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Young woman charged with murdering friend

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 05:25
Angelique Williams, who is accused of viciously stabbing her friend to death during an argument, was yesterday remanded to prison after she was charged with murder.

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Bush Lot man found dead in trench

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 05:24
The body of a young West Coast Berbice man was fished out of a trench yesterday at Borlam Turn, East Berbice, Corentyne.

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Ramotar says undecided about joining independence celebrations

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 05:23
Former president Donald Ramotar is undecided as to whether he will be participating in Independence Day observance activities. Ramotar told Stabroek News yesterday that he had not yet made a decision...

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Granger announces pardons for 60 non-violent youth offenders

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 05:22
Sixty young prisoners, convicted for non-violent crimes, will be pardoned beginning today, according to President David Granger, who says attention will be paid to developing training programmes to...

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Two VPs, last minister sworn in

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 05:21
President David Granger yesterday swore in two vice-presidents and one more minister at the Ministry of the Presidency. According to a GINA press release, Minister of Indigenous People’s Affairs...

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Konawaruk mine operator denies being told of safety concerns

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 05:20
Operator of the horrific mining accident at Konawaruk, Region Eight, Imran Khan, has denied unsafe mining practises at the site, where the walls collapsed on May 17, killing 10 men and injuring seven...

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Judge still to be appointed to hear Justice Ramlall’s tax discrimination case

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 05:19
The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has not yet appointed another judge to consider a request by Justice William Ramlall for constitutional redress for the deduction of millions in income tax from...

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No evidence of fatal accident at Lion Mountain – police

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 05:18
The police have found no evidence that a fatal accident has occurred at Lion Mountain in Region Sevenlast Friday, according traffic chief Ian Amsterdam who says that investigators are yet to find the...

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Fined for threatening wife

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 05:17
A man was fined yesterday for threatening his wife. However, Courtney Persaud did not go free after a court opted to remand him to prison on additional charges that he assaulted the woman as well as...

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Attempted murder accused businessman fined $1.2M over illegal fuel

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 05:16
Just days after being committed to stand trial for two counts of attempted murder, businessman Dereck Jaisingh was fined $1.2 million in total after admitting to being in possession of illegal fuel.

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Four on ganja trafficking charges after cops search Mahdia travellers

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 05:15
Four persons, including a businesswoman, were yesterday refused bail after they were charged with trafficking in marijuana, which police said was found among their belongings when they and other...

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Prime Minister urges fair and balanced reporting by Chronicle

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 05:14
Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo yesterday held a meeting with staff of the Guyana Chronicle during which he urged that the newspaper be fair and balanced in its coverage.

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Decline of a Champ!

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 05:14
IT is always distressing to observe the decline of a champion in any sport. Understandably, it can be personally demoralising for the player himself when he is advised he is no longer considered...

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Public Health Ministry on alert for mosquito-borne Zika virus

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 05:13
Chief Medical Officer Shamdeo Persaud said yesterday that the Ministry of Public Health is on the alert for the Zika virus—a mosquito-borne disease which is transmitted by the same vector that...

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GCB furious over Chanderpaul decision

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 05:13
Top officials of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) were yesterday furious over the non-selection of veteran batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul from the training squad for next month’s tour of the West...

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Inflationary threshold depends on the characteristics of country being considered

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 05:13
Dear Editor, I refer to the ongoing discussion of inflation in Guyana in Stabroek News and Kaieteur News. Louis Hamilton and Richard N Rambarran posit the view that the proposed 10 per cent increase...

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Ministers are as ubiquitous as minibuses

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 05:12
Dear Editor, I am in a quagmire and in need of assistance. Could you tell me what a Ministry of Business does?

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It is not the number of ministries but the coherence of their functions which is important

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 05:07
Dear Editor, As with any change of the guard, there is an initial period of euphoria by supporters of the new order which soon gives way to more measured critique.

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Dressed in their ethnic wear

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 05:06
Dressed in their ethnic wear yesterday for pre-independence activities at their school, these pupils of Smyth Street Nursery found time to have fun on the swings.

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The state media need qualified professionals

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 05:06
Dear Editor, I was listening to Sports News last Saturday morning and the reader had too many problems with basic words.

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