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WICB apologises for tour collapse

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 20:38
The WICB this evening apologized for the stunning collapse of the West Indies tour to India over a player revolt and said it will be meeting on October 21st to discuss the way forward. In a statement...

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Quarantining will be part of Ebola response – President says in address to nation

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 20:25
President Donald Ramotar in an address to the nation today said a range of measures have been instituted to combat the possibility of Ebola here and these will include quarantining at ports of entry....

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U2’s Bono says glaucoma is reason for trademark sunglasses

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 19:03
(Reuters) – U2 frontman Bono has revealed the mystery behind his trademark sunglasses. The Irish rocker has glaucoma. Bono told British TV chat show host Graham Norton he had suffered from the...

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Guyanese girl tops CSEC

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 17:53
The following CXC press release was issued today Queen’s College Guyana Tops CSEC Again A student from Queen’s College in Guyana is once again the Most Outstanding Candidate in the region in the...

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Experts predict Venezuela’s PetroCaribe to end

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 17:06
(Trinidad Guardian) There is a prediction that Petrocaribe will be discontinued by the Venezuelan government in the near future. It comes from Prof Anthony Bryan who said the programme has become too...

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Windies board in emergency meet over tour fiasco

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 16:56
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies Cricket Board directors were scheduled to hold an emergency meeting at 3 pm Friday, to discuss the one-day squad’s controversial decision to quit the ongoing...

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Troy Resources signs mineral deal with gov’t

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 14:59
Troy Resources today signed a mineral agreement with the Guyana Government for the Karouni gold mine being developed by the Australian company. The photo in this news item shows the airstrip...

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Activism for young women

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 14:52
Chargé d’Affaires of the US embassy, Bryan Hunt today met with Clonel Samuels-Boston upon her return from the United States after participating in the Embassy-sponsored International Visitor...

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Windies meet Dalai Lama

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:04
Dharmasala: Dalai Lama the spiritual head of Tibetan Buddhists with a West Indian cricketer Dwayne Bravo ahead of the fourth ODI match between India and West Indies at Himachal Pradesh Cricket...

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Joan Rivers died of complication during medical procedure

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 10:26
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Comedian Joan Rivers, who passed away last month at the age of 81, died of a complication during a medical procedure, the New York Chief Medical Examiner’s Office...

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Nappi Village man stabbed to death

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 09:51
The police say they are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Wilson James, 35 years, of Nappi Village, Central Rupununi, who was found at his home at about 1000h. yesterday with...

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WICB denies abandoning India tour

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 09:40
The WICB this morning denied that it had abandoned its troubled tour of India despite international reports to this effect and confirmation from the Indian Board. In a brief release this morning, the...

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Ship coming from Africa refused entry by T&T over Ebola

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 09:02
(Trinidad Express) As Trinidad and Tobago takes steps to prevent the deadly Ebola from reaching its shores, the United Kingdom registered cargo ship Ocean Discovery was yesterday prevented from...

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Renamo rejects Mozambique election result, African observers endorse vote

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 08:37
MAPUTO, (Reuters) – Mozambique’s main opposition group Renamo today rejected as fraudulent results showing the ruling Frelimo party had won national elections but African observers...

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Pistorius should serve at least 10 years in prison – prosecutor

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 07:10
PRETORIA, (Reuters) – South African track star Oscar Pistorius should serve at least 10 years in prison for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine’s Day last year, the...

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No entry for travellers from Ebola-stricken West Africa

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 05:22
Guyana has placed restrictions on entry into the country of travellers from Ebola-hit West African countries and government yesterday announced that simultaneously a series of health prevention and...

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Team Coco takes lead

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 05:20
After the opening stages of the ‘Ride for Life’ five-stage road race yesterday, it is Team Coco’s Ruben Companioni who leads the way from his club mate and countryman, Carlos...

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Upbeat Windies seek to reclaim opening game brilliance

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 05:19
DHARAMSALA, India, CMC- West Indies will attempt to re-ignite the brilliance which earned them a commanding opening win over India, when the two sides clash in the fourth One-Day International (ODI)...

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Gov’t sues Surendra over specialty hospital contract

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 05:19
Government yesterday filed a lawsuit against specialty hospital contractor Surendra Engineering for breach of contract and fraud and is seeking damages to the tune of $100M and the recovery of...

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Ex-teacher blames teen’s suicide on harassment over relationship with her

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 05:18
The former Saraswati Vidya Niketan (SVN) teacher, whose relationship with student Alex Persaud resulted in his expulsion, says she believes the embarrassment and harassment the boy faced as a result...

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