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Cops hold suspect in murder of Pomeroon River miner

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 00:18
The police at Charity have arrested the main suspect in the fatal stabbing of miner Rafael Danns. Danns, 21, called ‘Singh,’ of Grant Anna Regina Lower Pomeroon River, was stabbed at around 10pm on...

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GDF presents 60 with Bursaries for 2014

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 20:28
Wonetta Semple, Acquino Luke, and Sonia Lynch were the top three awardees when the Guyana Defence Force awarded 60 Bursaries valued $25,000 each, to children who successfully completed the National...

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Wellness Warriors Club launched

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 20:21
The Ministry of Health’s Wellness Warriors Club was today officially launched by President Donald Ramotar in the presence of Prime Minister Samuel Hinds, visiting Director of the Pan American Health...

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Over 500 families get house lots at Providence

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 20:19
The 59th One Stop Shop event held at the Guyana National Stadium today saw the assigning of over 500 house lots to families in phase three of Providence, East Bank Demerara, GINA said.

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Yachts set for rally

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 17:59
Sailing off from Trinidad and Tobago on September 1, the Nereid Yachting Rally is again in Guyana’s waters with participants from the United Kingdom, Argentina, Israel, Italy, France, United States,...

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Composting progress

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 17:55
Residents of Mocha Arcadia and Marfriends Cooperative Society in Friendship, were able to recently harvest the rewards of their labour under the community composting project being carried out by the...

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Body of man found after No.2 Village blaze

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 13:12
At about 2225h. last night, police say that the circumstances of a fire, which is under investigations, occurred at No. 2 Village, WCB, and completely destroyed a dwelling house. The charred remains...

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Jeweller charged with causing death by dangerous driving

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 13:08
Jeweller, Sanjay Persaud, 43 years, of Sheriff Street, Campbellville, Georgetown, was today charged today with causing death by dangerous driving committed on Leon Hunte, 55 years, of Stone Avenue,...

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Health Ministry says still in dark over drug supply decision

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 12:42
Seven weeks after the Head of the Presidential Secretariat (HPS) announced that New GPC was the only company pre-qualified for the supply of drugs to the health sector, the Ministry of Health today...

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New community exclusively for Muslims to be built in Barbados

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:29
(Barbados Nation) A new community exclusively for Muslims has been started at Clermont, St James. But Barbadians have nothing to fear, said members of the An-Noor Muslim Association, the body behind...

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TT$718m for CAL in Trini budget: most for a State enterprise

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 07:34
(Trinidad Express) Caribbean Airlines (CAL) is the most indebted State entity, as well as the largest recipient of Government’s transfers to the State enterprises. In 2014, the Government spent just...

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Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 07:17
PRETORIA, (Reuters) – Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius was convicted of culpable homicide today, escaping the more serious charge of murder for the killing of his girlfriend,...

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Surendra denies fraud, says owed millions

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 05:30
Surendra Engineering Company Limited (SECL) yesterday rejected charges of fraud as baseless, while accusing the Donald Ramotar administration of seeking to back out of its commitments to the US$18M...

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$700M Popeye’s Camp St restaurant opens

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 05:28
The second Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen location in Guyana was commissioned yesterday on Camp Street by Minister of Finance Dr Ashni Singh who hailed the franchise as “another manifestation of investor...

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Ramotar seeking clarification on Granger ultimatum 

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 05:27
President Donald Ramotar is seeking clarification from Opposition Leader David Granger about his ultimatum on Tuesday for a date to be named by Monday for local government elections. In a letter to...

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NIS manager charged with demanding bribe

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 05:26
Miguel Anthony, the branch manager of the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) office at Port Mourant, Berbice, was yesterday charged with demanding money with menace. Anthony, 44, of Nigg Village,...

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Nagamootoo ‘humbled’ by Ramjattan endorsement

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 05:25
AFC Vice-Chairman Moses Nagamootoo says he is humbled by the endorsement for him to be the party’s presidential candidate at any early general elections by leader of the group, Khemraj Ramjattan. In...

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City Hall handyman dies after being hit down by businessman

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 05:24
Days before his birthday, City Hall employee Leon Hunte is now dead following an early morning accident with a local businessman. Hunte, 55, of Stone Avenue, Blygezight had been heading home on his...

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Leguan man killed in accident at Buck Hall

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 05:23
A man from Leguan, Essequibo River is now dead after he was involved in an accident at Buck Hall, Essequibo. Dead is Zakeer Mohammed, 52, a miner of Leguan. According to information, at around 4.30...

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Police say they believe complaint against Finance Minister ‘administrative not criminal’

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 05:22
Breaking its silence on the complaint filed by AFC Leader Khemraj Ramjattan against Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh over alleged illegal spending of public funds, the Guyana Police Force yesterday...

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