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At end of October: 119 murders, 113 road deaths

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 09:20
At the end of October 2014 the Guyana Police Force recorded an 11% drop in serious crimes when the period January 01 to October 31, 2014, is compared with the corresponding period in 2013 but murders...

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Fire destroys building at Robb and King streets

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 08:10
Firemen directing a hose at a burning building at the corner of Robb and King streets in the wee hours of this morning.      

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Colombia suspends FARC peace talks after kidnapping of general

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 06:34
BOGOTA, (Reuters) – Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos suspended peace talks with Marxist FARC rebels following the kidnapping of an army general, throwing into crisis the nation’s...

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India’s Srinivasan cleared of IPL corruption

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 06:31
MUMBAI, (Reuters) – International Cricket Council (ICC) chairman Narayanaswami Srinivasan has been cleared in a report submitted to India’s top court by a committee probing allegations of...

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Parliament gambit leaves govt isolated

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 04:19
A week after President Donald Ramotar suspended Parliament by proclamation, his government stands isolated with key sections of society withholding support for the move and pressure mounting for a...

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Bishoo bowls Guyana to innings victory over Leewards

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 04:12
Led by Devendra Bishoo’s seven-wicket haul, the Guyana Jaguars yesterday defeated the Leeward Islands by an innings and 10-runs inside three days of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Professional...

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Cops probing murder of Angoy’s Ave mechanic

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 04:12
The police in ‘B’ Division are investigating the murder of an Angoy’s Avenue mechanic. Richard Dey, 40 years, of 205-207 Angoy’s Avenue, New Amsterdam was discovered dead, face down lying in a pool...

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Jeffrey drives off with individual Group Four honours

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 04:11
The 2014 Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championships (CMRC) is a wrap, speed demon, Kristian Jeffrey drove off with the individual Group 4 honours and perhaps helped Team Guyana to retain...

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Cop under close arrest over road death

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 04:11
A police constable is under close arrest after he struck and killed a man at Greenwich Park, East Bank Essequibo around 11 pm on Saturday while on duty with the force’s vehicle. Police said in a...

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Flaunting caste in a heterogeneous society is repugnant

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 04:11
Dear Editor, In my novel, The Silver Lining, awarded the Guyana Prize for Literature, 1998, there is a distasteful character, Anil, who was in the habit of antagonizing his peers and opponents by...

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Based on my interpretation, government’s authority to spend would end on December 31, 2014

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 04:10
Dear Editor, I am attempting to take up the challenge posed to Opposition MPs by Christopher Ram in his letter ‘The opposition should display more interest …’ (SN, November 15, 2014). In this letter...

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President hopes Parliament ‘ will reconvene with good sense’

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 04:10
President Donald Ramotar yesterday said that he hopes good sense will prevail and that the National Assembly will be reconvened shortly but did not mention any move his government is making that...

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Stella Maris upset defending champs in Petra/Courts Pee Wee final

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 04:10
History was denied yesterday when a Darron Niles inspired Stella Maris, overcame defending champs St. Pius 2-0 on penalty kicks in the grand finale of the third annual Petra Organization/Courts Pee...

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Matthews third straight fifty fails to save Windies from defeat

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 04:09
BOWRAL, Australia, CMC – Teenaged opener Hayley Matthews carved out here third successive half-century but it did little to prevent West Indies Women’s losing skid from continuing, as the Caribbean...

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What would MLK have said?

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 04:09
Dear Editor, I don’t consider myself a theologian; rather I consider myself a high school drop-out. As I read the letter from church leader Rev Chris Bowman in SN of November 13, I was forced to ask...

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Youth Workers Week

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 01:08
Scores of youth leaders from registered clubs, groups and organisations turned up at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport’s youth forum in its Main Street compound in observance of Youth...

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Paratrooping

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 01:01
Parachutists landing during the Military Tattoo at the Guyana Defence Force, Sport Ground, Ayanganna yesterday. (GINA photo)

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Conductor President

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 00:59
President Donald Ramotar conducting the Guyana Police Force band during the Military Tattoo at the Guyana Defence Force, Sport Ground yesterday. (GINA photo)

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Cosby declines to answer questions about sex assault accusations

Sun, 11/16/2014 - 18:41
(Reuters) – Comedian Bill Cosby, in an interview that aired on Saturday, declined to answer questions by a National Public Radio journalist about accusations of sexual assault that resurfaced...

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Police probing murder of Angoy’s Ave man

Sun, 11/16/2014 - 08:39
The police say they are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Richard Dey, 40 years, of Angoy’s Avenue, New Amsterdam, Berbice, whose body was found at Angoy’s Avenue with a...

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