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Thompson peaking at right time

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 02:14
Six weeks leading up to the Rio Olympics, Athletic Association of Guyana (AAG) president, Aubrey Hutson believes that ace sprinter Brenessa Thompson is peaking at the right time.

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Passports thief jailed for four years

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 02:14
A youth who stole two passports and other items from a woman in the city last year, was yesterday jailed for four years after being found guilty of the crime.

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Dibaba’s coach arrested after hotel raid produces EPO traces

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 02:13
The coach of world 1,500-meter champion  Genzebe Dibaba and other long-distance runners was arrested near Barcelona after Spanish police raided his hotel room and found traces of EPO and other banned...

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From schoolboy comics to national award…Barrington Braithwaite urges more support for the arts

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 02:13
Elated that his years of contribution to the arts in Guyana have resulted in national recognition, illustrator and graphic artist Barrington Braithwaite is continuing to press for proper legislation...

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Two in custody over suspected molestation of three-year-old girl

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 02:12
A woman and a man are currently in custody as police investigate the suspected molestation of a three-year-old girl in Berbice.

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BV ‘B’ crowned new champion

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 02:12
A mammoth crowd at the Haslington Tarmac witnessed the crowning of a new champion as Beterverwagting (BV)-B edged North Haslington 1-0 in the final of the Guinness Greatest of the Streets East Coast...

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India level Tweny20 series with 10-wicket win

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 02:11
HARARE, (Reuters) – Mandeep Singh blasted a quick-fire unbeaten half-century as India crushed Zimbabwe by 10 wickets to level the Twenty20 series yesterday.

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Friendship sea, river defence project’s second phase starts

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 18:00
The second phase of the sea and river defence project at Friendship, East Bank Demerara, that will extend the project by 120 metres, has started, GINA said.

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City going ahead with parking meters – Mayor

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 13:19
Mayor of Georgetown Patricia Chase-Green said at a press conference this morning that the city will be going ahead with the parking meters project which will come on stream from September 1.

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LeBron validates greatness by winning title for Cleveland

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 07:58
OAKLAND, Calif., (Reuters) – LeBron James may be the self-proclaimed “King” but after delivering an NBA title to long-suffering Cleveland on Sunday the best player of his generation...

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Marriott for sale in two years – Harper

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 02:13
The Marriott Hotel is making itself marketable as government prepares to sell it in two years’ time with outfitting of an Entertainment Complex and Casino set to begin soon even as other works such...

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Boy shot in head during Green Ice robbery

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 02:12
A 15-year-old school boy is now hospitalised after he was shot in his head during a daring daylight robbery at the Green Ice taxi service base at South Ruimveldt yesterday.

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Cavaliers stun Warriors to clinch NBA title

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 02:12
OAKLAND, Calif.,  (Reuters) – LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors 93-89 in Game Seven last night to win their first NBA championship and complete a...

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Hero’s welcome for Green Machine rugby team

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 02:11
The ‘Green Machine’ rugby team returned home last evening to a hero’s welcome yesterday after regaining the Rugby America’s North (RAN) 15s trophy (southern zone) from Trinidad following Saturday’s...

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Local Gov’t Commission to be operational by July, Minister says

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 02:11
Having missed several deadlines, Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan has committed to having the long-awaited Local Government Commission operational by early July.

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Suspect in KN grenade lobbing was army reservist

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 02:10
Shemar Wilson, a suspect in the lobbing of a grenade outside the Kaieteur News office earlier this month, was a reserve member of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF), Chief of Staff of the GDF Mark...

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Junior table tennis team seeking to create history at Junior Pan Am games

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 02:10
President of the Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) Godfrey Munroe yesterday lauded his players for enduring weeks of hard training and said that he’s backing them to do well in the upcoming Pan...

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Baishanlin suitor a no-show

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 02:09
The Chinese investors who were supposed to arrive in the country last month to conduct due diligence for the takeover of controversial logging company Baishanlin have not come, several officials have...

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Fraser sweeps to victory in GCF Time Trial, Road Race

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 02:09
UK based Claire Fraser-Green took her fourth successive time trial and road race title to highlight Saturday’s National Cycling Championships staged at Mahaicony.

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Sophia woman feared dead after boat turns over in Puruni

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 02:08
A woman is feared dead after a boat capsized on Saturday afternoon in the Puruni River, Region 7. The missing woman has been identified as Barbara Hunte, 48, of D Field Sophia, Greater Georgetown.

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