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NFMU owed millions by PPP/C cable co friends

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 02:25
Millions have been outstanding to the National Frequency Management Unit (NFMU) from two cable companies with close ties to the former PPP/C government, according to forensic auditor Ram and McRae.

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Broomes should declare conflict of interest, recuse herself – TIGI

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 02:21
Transparency Institute of Guyana Inc (TIGI) said yesterday that a conflict of interest exists even though Minister within the Ministry of Natural Resources Simona Broomes has transferred her mining...

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Recaptured murder accused charged with two more killings

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 02:20
Recaptured murder accused Stafrei Alexander was yesterday faced with two new murder charges, including killing his former co-accused, when he was arraigned in a city court.

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Utility body raps GPL over system losses

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 02:19
The Guyana Power and Light (GPL) once again missed several key targets in 2015 and in its review the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has rapped the company for continuing high system losses and...

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City targets illegal East R’veldt vending, Mandela Ave squatters

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 02:18
The Mayor and City Council (M&CC) has announced that 24 hours’ notice will be given to East Ruimveldt Market vendors and persons squatting along Mandela Avenue to desist from illegal activities,...

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M&CC says unaware of ‘Dread Shop’ court proceedings

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 02:17
The Mayor and City Council (M&CC) yesterday denied that it was a party or privy to any court action involving the popular ‘Dread Shop,’ which its workers demolished on Thursday morning.

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Health Ministry monitoring cane cutter with suspected Zika-linked brain disorder

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 02:16
The Ministry of Public Health is monitoring the condition of Pooran Ramcharitar, the East Canje cane-cutter, who was diagnosed with Guillain-Barre syndrome, a rare neurological disorder said to be...

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Forde calls for patience

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 02:16
Following their 5-1 thrashing by Canada’s Olympic team, Guyana Football Federation (GFF) President Wayne Forde is calling on the populace to be patient with the Golden Jaguars as they aim to develop...

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Kings Knight gunning for further glory

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 02:15
Guyana Cup Fever winner, King’s Knight leads the field as the ‘Four Horse Men Promotions’ presents the grand ‘Golden Jubilee Independence’ meet at the Port Mourant Turf Club tomorrow.

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Gold declarations up by 60%

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 02:15
Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman on Thursday reported a 60% increase in gold declarations for the year so far, which he credited in part to the successes in curbing smuggling.

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Defending champs booted

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 02:14
A new champion will be crowned in the Guinness of the Streets Linden competition as holders Amelia Ward Russians were booted in the quarterfinal round Thursday at the Mackenzie Market Tarmac.

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Small-scale miners to get priority as committee set to consider new permits

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 02:14
The Closed Area Committee (CAC) is now ready to receive applications for prospecting permits to mining lands, according to Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman, who says small-scale mining...

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Economy did not grow as fast as its peak in 2007 – PSC

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 02:13
The Private Sector Commission (PSC) yesterday objected to the headline on page 1 in yesterday’s edition which said `Private sector finds decade-long decline in economy’.

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Sir Curtly’s expertise needed in team setup, argues Sir Viv

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 02:13
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Outspoken former West Indies captain Sir Vivian Richards, has leapt to the defence of Sir Curtly Ambrose, slamming the reason given for the legendary former pacer’s...

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Starc to be at peak fitness to face Windies, Proteas

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 02:12
BRISBANE, Australia, May 20, CMC – Test opener Joe Burns says Mitchell Starc has fully recovered from injury and will be in peak fitness for next month’s Tri-Nations Series against West Indies and...

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Jagdeo says ready for PPP congress any time, denies infighting

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 02:12
Former President Bharrat Jagdeo has disputed reports that there is internal fighting within  the PPP and blasted criticisms by former executive Ralph Ramkarran that he is not keen on the party...

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Demerara defeat U17 in rain affected encounter

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 02:11
Demerara Captain Travis Persaud bowled his team to a 16-run win via the Duckworth/Lewis method as they defended a low score against the Under-17 Select XI in yesterday’s rain-affected Guyana Cricket...

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School breakfast pilot launched in East Coast schools

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 02:10
Over 600 students from schools along the East Coast Demerara are now benefiting from the Ministry of Education’s breakfast programme as part of a feasibility study being conducted for the expansion...

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Brathwaite shines with ball as Delhi win to keep hopes alive

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 02:10
RAIPUR, India,  CMC – Twenty20 World Cup star, Carlos Brathwaite, shone with the ball but failed to deliver with the bat, as Delhi Daredevils kept their playoff hopes alive with a six-wicket win over...

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More lights added to Stabroek Market

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 01:53
Stabroek Market brilliantly lit last night. (Keno George photo)

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