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Desiree Joseph

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 23:24


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FIFA credibility in freefall, says German league chief

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 16:57
BERLIN, (Reuters) – The head of Germany’s Football League (DFL) launched a scathing attack on FIFA on Saturday, saying coordinated action was needed from Europe to reform world...

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Somali Islamists execute 28 non-Muslims on Kenyan bus

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 16:51
NAIROBI, (Reuters) – The Somali Islamist militant group al Shabaab said it had staged an attack in Kenya today in which gunmen ordered non-Muslims off a bus and shot 28 dead, while sparing...

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Contract signed for west coast highway

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 14:38
The Ministry of Public Works today sealed a US $46,789,000 contract with several contractors for varying aspects of a major road improvement project on the West Coast Highway. In this GINA photo,...

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Amended weather forecast

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 14:28
*WEATHER BRIEF for Saturday, November 22, 2014 from the Hydrometeorological Service, Guyana* Rainfall records for the past 24 hours, measured at 08:00 hrs November 22, 2014 was available for some...

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Gov’t must be held to account over flooding – TUC

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 13:27
The Trades Union Congress today said that the government must be held to account over the misery caused by ongoing flooding. The TUC statement issued today follows. The Guyana Trades Union Congress...

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St Kitts opens up huge greenhouse

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 12:40
(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica – St Kitts and Nevis has established what they say is the largest greenhouse in the Caribbean at 24 metres tall and covering more than 14,000 square feet. Located...

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Waiting on the bridge

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 10:03
Kishan, a commuter who was returning to Parika, made his bed on the asphaltic road as he awaited word on the Berbice bridge opening last night. The bridge was down for about five hours after a...

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Blame it on the bridge

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 08:20
The driver of this truck got fed up waiting in the line for the Berbice Bridge to reopen last night and opted to turn around. However, the poorly lit road proved difficult for him to manoeuvre and he...

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De Willem man dies after car crashes

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 08:14
At about 2230h. last night, police say that Kevin Sackichan, 20 years, of De Willem, WCD, lost control of a motor vehicle that he was driving along the main road at Zeeburg, EBE, and collided with a...

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Kitty man shot in neck

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 08:12
The police say they are investigating the circumstances surrounding an incident that occurred at about 1730h. yesterday in a home at D’andrade Street, Kitty, during which Devon Howell, 20...

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Stranded at the Berbice Bridge

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 08:09
Vehicles that were stranded last evening on the eastern side of the Berbice Bridge for around five hours after a malfunction.

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Hydrometeorological office predicting heavy rain on Sunday

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 06:23
The hydrometeorological office today issued an advisory projecting heavy rain tomorrow. The coastal areas and Georgetown have been hit by heavy flooding following rains which began on Wednesday...

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Swamped Hope Estate farmers lose millions in crops

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 04:17
After two days of incessant rainfall, Hope Estate farmers are now grappling with millions of dollars in estimated losses after acres of cash crops were destroyed in the flooding. Georgetown and most...

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Gecom announces new registration cycle

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 04:16
The Guyana Elections Com-mission (Gecom) has decided to embark on a new cycle of registration from December 1st and this has attracted the ire of the main opposition APNU, which sees it as a tactic...

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No warning about record rainfall due to unusual weather patterns

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 04:15
An official of the Hydrometeorological Department of Guyana yesterday said unpredictable weather patterns were the reason why no warning was issued prior to Thursday’s record 7.32 inches of rainfall,...

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Negligence, lack of resources blamed for city floods

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 04:14
Local Government Minis-ter Norman Whittaker yesterday sought to blame negligence by the Georgetown Mayor and City Council (M&CC) for major flooding after recent torrential rainfall, while the...

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Albouystown residents slam gov’t clean-up as floodwater rises

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 04:13
Albouystown residents were irate yesterday as water continued to rise in their homes as the city remained covered under several inches of floodwaters. Streets in Albouystown were covered in almost...

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Guyana Jaguars comfortably placed at close of rain affected first day

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 04:12
Narsingh Deonarine stroked his 43rd first-class half-century to leave table leaders Guyana Jaguars comfortably placed on 168-3 against the Windwards Volcanoes after bad light stopped play in the...

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Protest continues over police commander’s rape comments

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 04:12
Outraged groups and concerned citizens yesterday continued to push for the removal of ‘A’ Division Commander Clifton Hicken over his recent suggestion that how women dress is linked to sexual...

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