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CONCACAF blocks Warner from selling Centre of Excellence

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 05:14
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC-The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) is seeking compensation from former football executive Jack Warner for the...

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UWI seeks to lure more Guyanese applicants

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 05:13
Seeking to attract more Guyanese to the University of the West Indies (UWI), Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Clement Sankat yesterday told local students that the institution can help nurture them into...

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Rasheed (12-71) guides ECC to victory over MYO

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 05:13
Javed Rasheed’s 12-wicket match haul guided Everest Cricket Club (ECC) to a comprehensive victory over Muslim Youth Organisation (MYO) as the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) competition...

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Prairie International Hotel up for sale

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 05:12
The Prairie International Hotel, located at Coverden, East Bank Demerara, is up for sale. The Waldron family, which established the hotel on June 29th, 1996, is asking for a negotiable US$2.5M for...

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Bronchitis cause of daycare death – PM report

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 05:12
A post-mortem examination performed on the body of four-month-old Phillip Pratt has revealed that he died of complications from bronchitis. The infant died suddenly at the Mother’s Union Day Care on...

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Warner: Centre of Excellence not for sale, never was

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 05:12
Member of Parliament for Chaguanas West Jack Warner yesterday responded to newspaper reports that CONCACAF had taken legal action preventing him from selling the Centre of Excellence in Macoya....

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Lusignan CC wins ECCB U15 competition

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 05:11
Lusignan Cricket Club was crowned champions of the East Coast Cricket Board (ECCB) 2014 U15 competition after they defeated Ogle Cricket Club by 17 runs on Sunday. Lusignan won the toss and batted...

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Full forensic audit of Gold Board ordered

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 05:11
A full forensic audit has been ordered into the operations of the Guyana Gold Board (GGB) as police continue a probe of a fraud at the operation that reportedly could involve the loss of tens of...

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Grassroots Foundation inter ward quarters on today

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 05:10
The quarterfinal round of the first annual Grassroots Foundation inter-ward knockout football tournament continues today at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground Bourda with a doubleheader. In...

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Judiciary to be funded by direct charge on Consolidated Fund

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 05:10
Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh on Tuesday presented a revision of the 2014 budget paving the way for the judiciary to be financed via a direct charge on the Consolidated Fund. Prior to the start of...

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Team Guyana ready for CARIFTA battle

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 05:09
Coach, Sham Johnny is satisfied with the preparation of Team Guyana but noted there are some areas that needed to be improved ahead of this weekend’s CARIFTA Games in the French island of Martinique....

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Two men jailed for 20 years over Tain murder

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 05:09
At the Berbice High Court yesterday, Justice Diana Insanally sentenced two men to 20 years imprisonment each for the June 3, 2012 murder of Marlon Andrew Ramcharran. Joshua ‘Bun Boy’ Persaud, 22 of...

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US urges Guyana to back sanctions against Ukraine `destabilizers’

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 13:13
The United States yesterday called upon the Government of Guyana to join it in imposing targeted sanctions on individuals seen to be destabilizing Ukraine and those providing material support to...

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More than 300 people missing after South Korean ferry sinks – coastguard

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 07:21
JINDO, South Korea,  (Reuters) – Almost 300 people were missing after a ferry sank off South Korea today, the coastguard said, in what could be the country’s biggest peacetime disaster in...

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NCN, GINA $$ cut

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 05:30
Targeting proposed budgetary allocations for both the National Communica-tions Network (NCN) and Government Information Agency (GINA), the parliamentary opposition yesterday voted down the entire...

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Baby dies at day care

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 05:29
A four-month-old baby died yesterday morning at the Mothers’ Union Day Care after care workers said that he was having trouble breathing. The baby, Phillip Pratt, died minutes after the day care...

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Kitty wake raided by gunmen

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 05:28
A wake house was raided by three gunmen on Monday night on Shell Road, Kitty and one man’s attempt to contact the police via 911 produced no result. The home, a street way from the Kitty police...

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Funding for GDF, Parliament Office among $17.5B in allocations cleared

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 05:27
The Committee of Supply last evening approved more than $17.5 billion for a number of agencies, including the Guyana Defence Force, the Office of the Ombudsman and Parliament Office. The opposition...

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Princess Hotel for Ramada rebranding

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 05:26
The Princess Hotel & Casino is being rebranded under international hotel chain Ramada and its management plans on investing over US$5M on renovations as it aims to attract more international...

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AG warns city council of contempt proceedings over Sooba

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 05:26
The City Council has been told by Attorney General Anil Nandlall that it faces contempt of court proceedings if it makes any attempt to replace Town Clerk Carol Sooba and Mayor Hamilton Green is now...

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