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Kitty/Subryanville candidates seek to reverse neglect, chart new courses

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 01:30
Five candidates are contesting to be the representative for Constituency Two (Kitty North, Central, South and Subryanville) in the Georgetown municipality at the March 18 elections and among their...

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Pearson, Garrido-Lowe spar over development plans for Amerindians

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 01:29
Opposition parliamentarian Yvonne Pearson yesterday told government to quit whining about ills inherited from the previous administration and show the indigenous people of the country specific...

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Ministers promise big improvements for Kwakwani and Ituni

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 01:28
Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment, Raphael Trotman and Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson over the weekend visited Kwakwani and Ituni in Region 10 and promised a range...

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Accused’s mask fell off during fatal Anna Catherina home invasion

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 01:27
A witness yesterday testified that he recognised murder accused Alvin Semple as one of the men who invaded his father’s home after a rag he used to hide his face fell off during the fatal attack.

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GuySuCo offering severance, other options to Wales estate employees

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 01:26
In the wake of its planned closure later this year, groups of workers of the Wales Sugar Estate on Monday attended meetings with GuySuCo officials to discuss their fate and many were left displeased...

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MPs split on gov’t plans for Region Two

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 01:25
-Rajkumar cites $233m for education APNU+AFC regional representative Hemraj Rajkumar says government’s promised “good life for all” budget would see multi-million-dollar development and improvements...

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Trio charged over theft of ATV

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 01:24
Three men charged with stealing an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) were on Monday granted $100,000 bail each on the charge, but two of the accused remain on remand on additional charges of unlawful gun and...

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Youth development to balance education, sports, culture -Henry

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 01:23
Junior Minister of Education Nicolette Henry yesterday defended the amounts allotted for education, sports and cultural development in the proposed 2016 national budget, while saying government would...

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Trial begins of businessman accused of West Canje land dispute murder

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 01:22
The trial of Berbice businessman Charles Henry, who is charged with fatally shooting a man whose home he had been dismantling, began yesterday before Justice Franklyn Holder at the Berbice Assizes.

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Bourda man remanded over robbery of cop

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 01:21
A Bourda man is now a remanded prisoner after he appeared before a city court yesterday to face a robbery charge for the second time in three months Carl Hilliman, 27, was read a charge that stated...

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Man dies after being run over by truck

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 01:20
An unidentified man died instantly yesterday morning after a John Fernandes Limited truck ran over his head in the vicinity of the Public Buildings in Georgetown.

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Cop recounts identification of accused in robbery of judge

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 01:19
A police witness yesterday recounted the identification of Premnauth Samaroo as one of the men who robbed Justice Nicola Pierre. Police Constable Martin Edwards testified at the Better Hope Community...

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EPA to take on greater enforcement role – Trotman

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 01:18
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will be restructured and will take on more of an enforcement role, Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman says.

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Alleged Baroda bank robber out on bail

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 01:17
One of the four men charged with the robbery of the Bank of Baroda branch at Mon Repos is on bail but a bid by another to win his pre-trial liberty was denied yesterday.

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Police witness testifies at Rubis accountant murder inquiry

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 01:16
The Preliminary Inquiry (PI) into the murder charge against Clifton Gibson, Linton Eastman and Stancy Rodney, the men accused of killing Rubis accountant, Jason Cort, continued on Monday with the...

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Brazilian gets three years jail for chopping friend

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 01:15
A Brazilian national, accused of chopping a friend’s hand and causing it to be amputated, was yesterday sentenced to three years in jail after he pleaded guilty to the crime.

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Nagamootoo says suffered ‘major disqualifications’ while in PPP

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 01:14
Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo has accused the PPP of excluding him while he was a member of the party because he did not conform to what he said was its pro-Hindi and communist ideologies.

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Man wanted over alleged fraud makes court date

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 01:13
Just over a week after a wanted bulletin was issued for his arrest, alleged fraudster Dhanraj Raghubir on Monday turned up at a city court for a scheduled hearing.

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WICB, players in pay dispute on eve of T20 World Cup

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 01:13
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago, CMC- Fresh controversy appears to be brewing between the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the regional squad preparing to participate in the T20 World Cup in...

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Suspects elusive in some murders

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 01:12
Suspects in a number of murders this year have gone underground and Crime Chief Wendell Blanhum says that investigators are making every effort to apprehend them.

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