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Accused Jamaica ‘death squad’ cops being probed over 40 deaths

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 08:44
(Jamaica Observer) THE eight policemen allegedly involved in a death squad in Clarendon are being investigated for unlawfully killing 40 civilians, it was revealed in court yesterday, where four of...

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Caribbean Airlines pilots fed up over incentive payments

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 08:37
(Jamaica Observer) Caribbean Airlines (CAL) pilots in Jamaica yesterday joined their colleagues in Trinidad in registering disgust at the company’s failure to pay them their full salaries over...

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Curaçao airline to begin operations here

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 08:27
Curaçao airline Insel Air will be conducting flights between Guyana and Miami via Aruba connecting to many other destinations commencing June 18, 2014, according to a release today from Roraima...

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Australian PM says searchers confident of position of MH370′s black boxes

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 07:51
PERTH/SHANGHAI, (Reuters) – Search and rescue officials in Australia are confident they know the approximate position of the black box recorders from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370,...

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Sooba’s appointment unlawful – court rules

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 05:25
Carol Sooba’s appointment as Town Clerk was quashed yesterday by Chief Justice (ag) Ian Chang, who found that her appointment was “legally defective” since former Local Government Minister Ganga...

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GTU president suspended over victimisation of teacher

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 05:24
President of the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) Colin Bynoe has been suspended for two weeks by the union’s executive council for exhibiting inappropriate behaviour. Stabroek News was told that the...

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Opposition sinks funding for specialty hospital

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 05:23
The opposition yesterday voted down a $1.3 billion allocation for the health sector that includes financing for the controversial specialty hospital. The allocation was part of $21.5 billion to be...

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Region Five REO’s son killed in crash

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 05:22
One man is dead and another critically injured after a Toyota Carina AT 212 motorcar PRR 6417 and a Canter truck collided at D’ Edward, West Coast Berbice around midnight on Wednesday. Donald...

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What coaches say about: The Matthias administration – one year after

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 05:20
Saturday April 12 marks one year since the Christopher Matthias-led administration was elected to govern the Guyana Football Federation. Stabroek Sport asked a number of coaches what they thought...

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‘Sub Zero’ wins split decision over ‘The Judge’

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 05:19
Guyana’s Gardel ‘The Judge’ Roberts lost via split decision to Jamaican Romel ‘Sub Zero’ Lewis in the fourth bout of this season’s Wray and Nephew Caribbean Contender Series on Wednesday night in...

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Pacquiao has lost his fire, says Bradley before rematch

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 05:16
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Timothy Bradley Jr believes a lengthy and successful career has sapped Manny Pacquiao of his motivation, and that their WBO welterweight title bout tomorrow may be one...

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Asafa Powell says 18-month ban ‘unfair’ and ‘unjust’

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 05:15
KINGSTON, Jamaica (Jamaica Gleaner) Former 100-metre world-record holder, Jamaican, Asafa Powell, has been given an 18-month suspension from competition, after testing positive for the banned...

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Housing and Water budget gets approval

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 05:15
The Committee of Supply yesterday unanimously approved the $6.9 billion Housing and Water budget, even after concerns over how the ministry would be dispensing $484 million under a new Community...

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Defence says no case against woman charged with assault on PM’s son

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 05:14
The attorney for Tenza Lane, the woman accused of attacking of the Prime Minister’s son and his fiancée, yesterday argued that there was no case made out against her client, who will soon know her...

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Crandon hopeful of home win against T&T

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 05:14
Guyana’s Coach Esaun Crandon is hoping that his team can produce a home win and end on a high note in their final match against arch rivals Trinidad and Tobago in this year’s West Indies Cricket...

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NAACIE represented sugar workers committed strike over pay anomaly – Joseph

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 05:14
Members of the National Association of Agriculture, Commercial and Industrial Employees (NAACIE) will not be intimidated by the management of the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) and the workers...

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Gov’t to recognise judiciary’s financial autonomy

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 05:13
Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh on Wednesday agreed to a framework that would see the judiciary gaining full financial independence. The minister’s decision came in response to a proposed motion by A...

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A rivalry reignited: Fruta facing off against Pele in One Love Knockout tourney

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 05:13
Old rivals Fruta Conquerors will face off against Pele FC today in the quarter-final round of the Namilco sponsored Fruta Conquerors One Love Knockout Festival at the Tucville Community Centre...

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Canada crush Guyana in PanAm indoor hockey cup

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 05:13
Team Canada crushed Team Guyana 6-0 in their third group match-up, when the Pan American Indoor Hockey Cup was held on Wednesday in Montevideo, Uruguay. Ken Pereira opened the scoring for the...

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BCB launches 6th Republic Bank U-17 Inter-Zone tournament

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 05:12
The Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) on Wednesday launched their 6th annual Republic Bank Under-17 Inter-Zone tournament, with the bank donating $200,000, along with committing to provide uniforms for the...

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