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$12M fine paid for cocaine ship’s release

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 04:21
The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) yesterday disclosed that it allowed the MV Deltadiep, which had been busted with some 192 kgs of cocaine, to leave Guyana after the payment of a $12 million fine,...

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Some private gas stations slash fuel prices

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 04:20
Privately-owned gas stations made further reductions on the price of fuel, days after the state-owned Guyana Oil Company (GuyOil) gas stations slashed prices, following last Monday’s announcement of...

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Woman hospitalized after allegedly ingesting cocaine

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 04:19
A woman who allegedly swallowed cocaine pellets is now an admitted patient at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH). According to a source, the woman was rushed to the GPH’s Accident and Emergency...

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New contract soon for completion of $600M High St complex

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 04:18
The controversial $600 million High Street complex that was proposed as the main office for the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) will see a retender soon for its completion. “The...

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Trotman confident charges won’t be filed

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 04:17
Speaker of the National Assembly Raphael Trotman has said investigators from the Guyana Police Force have reported to his lawyers that the file on sexual molestation allegations against him has been...

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Up for grabs!

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 04:16
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Hosts Trinidad and Tobago Red Force will look to make good on their label as favourites but face a stern test from the formidable Guyana Jaguars, when the two sides...

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Woman who jumped out hospital window had started to improve, shocked sons say

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 04:16
Relatives of 39-year-old Shaneeza Farouk of Meten-Meer-Zorg, West Coast Demerara who died after jumping out a window at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH) on Friday evening, said that her condition...

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Beyond the criminal state: The dynamics of state terrorism and looting national resources

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 04:15
Part4   Introduction Today’s column concludes this four-part series on the Guyana state. On January 20 the President announced May 11 as the elections date. This announcement did not address the...

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Date may be fixed soon for budget cuts appeal

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 04:15
A date for the budget cuts appeal could be soon set as records submitted for the case are being indexed. Attorney Khemraj Ramjattan, who filed the appeal on behalf of Speaker Raphael Trotman,...

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Enforcement must come

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 04:14
Stabroek News this week carried a photograph by Arian Browne of a solitary minibus driving on the Seawall Road in broad daylight. The caption read: “Public transport vehicles are not supposed to use...

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Neither WICB nor its players getting it right

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 04:13
By Tony Cozier Throughout two decades of disputes and decline, the West Indies captaincy has been an unbearable burden, even for its most prominent holders. Under pressure as the team began its...

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‘We’re going to get that win!’

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 04:12
Golden Jaguars Head Coach Jamaal Shabazz said yesterday that the team’s main objective for the impending away international friendly on February 1 against Caribbean Football Union (CFU) rival...

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Keavon Bess returned as GABBFF president

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 04:11
Attorney-at-Law, Keavon Bess was returned unopposed as President of the Guyana Amateur Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (GABBFF) when the body held its AGM yesterday at GOA’s Kingston...

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Far more stringent measures needed to curb road fatalities – Dr Cummings

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 04:11
Traffic accidents continue to place a huge burden in the country’s health budget. Millions of dollars are spent annually to treat persons involved in vehicular accidents, Dr Karen Cummings said, as...

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An end to over-long ceremonies

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 04:11
There was a famous occasion in Trinidad a few years ago when an audience, bored out of their minds by an interminable function, decided to take matters into their own hands and exited the seemingly...

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No candidates as yet for GABA top post

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 04:11
Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) President Michael Singh yesterday said that no one has officially signalled their intention to contest for the post of GABA president at today’s...

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The China-CELAC forum

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 04:10
Part 2   A few days ago, Dong Xiaojun, the Chinese Ambassador in Jamaica, wrote a commentary on the recent meetings held in Beijing between China and the Foreign Ministers of the Community of...

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Canine geriatrics

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 04:10
(continued) Physical changes in the elderly dog   Since the old dog tends to be more lethargic and less likely to frolic around the yard as he used to do when younger, it stands to reason that...

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The economic and social value system of choice in 2015

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 04:10
The trick   The President of Guyana on Tuesday January 20, 2015 announced May 11, 2015 as the date on which the next elections will occur. The announcement was done without the customary...

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Williams kicks off cycling season in fine style

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 04:10
Marlon Williams kicked off the local cycling season in fine style yesterday, winning the feature 35-lap event of the 22nd annual Ricks and Sari Agro Industries 11-race programme. In perfect...

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