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Hururu and Baishanlin sign lease accord

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:20
Hururu, an Amerindian community in Region Ten, has signed a lease agreement with Chinese forest company Baishanlin Forest Development Inc., for 24.7 acres of land that will see the company...

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Rescued Good Hope girl hospitalized for burns

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:19
The Good Hope teenaged girl who was severely burnt while attempting to strain a pot of rice two weeks ago has been hospitalized. According to the head of the Child Care and Protection Agency...

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Youth stabbed after locked out of hostel

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:18
A young man is nursing a stab wound to his stomach in the Georgetown Public Hospital after he was locked out of the Amerindian Hostel on Tuesday evening. Ishmael Hunter travelled from the Upper...

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Probation report ordered for man found guilty of East La Penitence armed robbery

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:17
A man had two counts of armed robbery against him dismissed on Tuesday only to have the third stick as he was found guilty in a city court and sentencing adjourned pending a probation report. The...

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Shop owner remanded on ganja charge

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:16
A woman who was accused of having a quantity of cannabis in her possession for the purpose of trafficking was yesterday remanded to prison after she denied the allegation. Simone McPherson pleaded...

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Child rights commission, CIOG mourn tragedy on Burma Road

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:15
The Rights of the Child Commission has called for a day of mourning and reflection and a minute of silence to be observed in all schools countrywide, in the wake of the tragedy on Burma Road,...

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Venezuelan fined for overstaying

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:14
A Venezuelan national was on Tuesday fined $30,000 for overstaying his time in Guyana, where he was on vacation. The charge against Rogelio Perez stated that he overstayed after being granted...

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Man refused bail over gold fraud charge

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:09
A man was yesterday remanded to prison after he appeared in court charged with fraudulently converting a quantity of gold and cash. Royston Harry denied the charge read to him by Chief Magistrate...

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Massacre at the Manuka Oval

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:09
 By Cosmo Hamilton In a cable from London to the Associated Press in 1897 in response to erroneous news that was being circulated, Mark Twain the lamented American author once said “The report of my...

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Local Gov’t Ministry hands over tractors and trailers to Region Three NDCs

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:08
The Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development, yesterday handed over 12, 65 HSP-Double wheel drive tractors, along with 12 Bison Hydraulic lift trailers, to 12 of the 14 Neighbourhood...

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GBA shortlists boxers for overseas engagements

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:08
The Guyana Boxing Association (GBA) has shortlisted 32 pugilists to go into training for possible selection for upcoming overseas assignments. According to a release, the association’s boxers were...

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Alleged ganja seller nabbed in police sting

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:07
A man who police have charged with possession and trafficking of narcotics was yesterday refused bail when he appeared in a city court. Sunil Persaud pleaded not guilty to the charges which stated...

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Conquerors replace Bartica Beacons

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:07
Two-time champions Fruta Conquerors will officially participate in the 25th edition of the Kashif and Shanghai football tournament, replacing relative newcomers Bartica Beacons. Initially left out of...

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Wounding accused on bail after self defence claim

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:06
Dexter Rosemay, accused of wounding another man in Lethem, was on Tuesday released on $75,000 bail after claiming self defence. It is alleged that on February 20th, at Lethem, Rosemay of Agricola,...

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Eddie Fredericks gave much in service to Guyana and the region

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:06
Dear Editor, I am saddened to learn of the passing of Mr Paul Edward (Eddie) Fredericks on February 18, 2015. I feel very fortunate to have met him briefly only six months ago, and in one short visit...

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Britton wins men’s singles at Mash TT competition

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:06
Southpaw Shemar Britton on Sunday stopped national men’s singles champion Nigel Bryan to win the men’s singles title as the National Sports Commission Mashramani table tennis competition ended at the...

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A member of the vanishing minority disapproving of what Mashramani now portrays

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:05
Dear Editor, I hereby declare I belong to a vanishing minority represented by Ryhaan Shah in the February 25 SN, which is willing to openly disapprove of what Mashramani now portrays (‘Which party is...

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On Bush turf, Obama blames immigration woes on Republicans

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:05
MIAMI, (Reuters) – President Barack Obama yesterday told Latinos that Republicans were to blame for holding up changes to U.S. immigration laws, urging them to hold Republicans accountable for...

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De Groot, Mekdeci among early winners

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:05
Raphael deGroot and Benjamin Mekdeci were amongst the winners when the Guyana Squash Association in collaboration with its number one corporate sponsor Digicel commenced its 2015 season with the...

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Hague man to do community service after copping to drug possession

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:05
A Hague man will be doing community service for the next six months after admitting to drug possession. Godfrey Alves was also fined $3,000. Alves was charged with having four grammes of cannabis in...

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