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CGX says injunction against Kanuku farm-out upheld

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:40
Oil explorer CGX today said that its injunction against Repsol Exploracion, S.A. from proceeding with the farming out of the Kanuku prospecting licence has been upheld by a court here. The erstwhile...

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Jacklow man wanted in rape probe

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:18
Colin Cornelius, 33, is wanted by the police for questioning in relation to a matter of rape that is under investigation. Police say that anyone with information that may lead to the arrest of...

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Ukraine accuses Russia of bringing in troops

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 07:35
KIEV, (Reuters) – Ukraine accused Russia today of bringing troops into the southeast of the country in support of pro-Moscow separatist rebels. Ukraine’s security and defence council said...

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Ram asks Walter Rodney inquiry to summon Corbin, Luncheon

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 05:31
Working People’s Alliance (WPA) attorney Christopher Ram has requested that former People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) leader Robert Corbin be summoned to testify at the Commission of Inquiry...

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Gecom confident about accuracy of preliminary list –Deputy CEO

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 05:30
The Guyana Elections Commission (Gecom) is bound by the legal procedures guiding the removal of any name from the Preliminary List of Electors (PLE) or the National Register or Registrants (NRR),...

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‘I wouldn’t wish this on my worst enemy’

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 05:29
After learning that she had been infected with the chikungunya virus, a New Amsterdam woman was later told by a doctor at the New Amsterdam Hospital that the joint pains she was experiencing could...

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Guyanese fugitive arrested in NY after shootout with US marshals

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 05:28
An alleged Guyanese drug smuggler, who has been on the run for over two decades in the United States, was on Tuesday night arrested in New York following a shootout with US marshals. The New York...

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How Bai Shan Lin acquired the several areas of State Forest which are now in its 1.3+ million hectares empire

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 05:28
By Janette Bulkan and John Palmer Why is it important to know about the Bai Shan Lin forest empire? Because the President, Ministers and the Guyana Forestry Commission have given almost unqualified...

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Arms handed out by GDF in 1979 pose security threat -Rohee

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 05:27
Weapons handed over by the GDF to then ruling PNC in 1979 pose a security threat to the country, according to Minister of Home Affairs Clement Rohee. In a statement last evening, Rohee was responding...

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Surveillance cameras for Office of the President

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 05:26
As part of its internal security, the Office of the President will soon be installing $90M worth of surveillance cameras on the premises as cabinet has given its no objection to the contract. The...

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GWI gets $80M towards water treatment plant in Port Kaituma

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 05:25
The Ministry of Natural Resourc-es and the Environment will provide $80 million towards a water treatment plant in Port Kaituma, Region One, in light of pollution of the main water source, the creek,...

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Pomeroon miner charged with rape

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 05:24
A 25-year-old rape accused was yesterday remanded to prison when he appeared before Magistrate Sunil Scarce at the Wakenaam Magistrate’s Court. Trevoun James, a miner of Grant Canaan, Lower Pomeroon...

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Utilities body warns against ‘spamming’ mobile phone users

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 05:23
The Public Utilities Commission (PUC) is advising businesses that solicit and share consumers’ mobile numbers to others to facilitate advertisements being sent to them to immediately desist from this...

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Williams says no proof missing weapons left army’s custody

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 05:22
A day after the Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry (CoI) was told that more than 150 army weapons issued to external bodies were never returned, People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) lawyer Basil...

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Airports have been successfully audited since 2003

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 05:21
The Ministry of Public Works yesterday said that a statement by Minister Robeson Benn that Guyana’s airports are not meeting security standards was his personal perspective and since 2003, the Cheddi...

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Town Clerk, Treasurer still performing duties despite leave motion

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 05:20
Acting Town Clerk Carol Sooba and City Treasurer Ron Ron McCalmon continue to perform their duties despite the passage of a recent City Council motion to send them on administrative leave. Further...

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Former GGDMA head robbed at knife-point

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 05:19
Former President of the Guyana Gold and Dia-mond Miners’ Association (GGDMA) Fredrick McWilfred was robbed at knife-point at his home at Meadowbrook Gardens on Tuesday night. It appeared that the...

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Tourism Ministry seeking to set up call centres

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 05:18
In an effort to create jobs, the Ministry of Tourism is looking to establish call centres at Tuschen on the East Bank of Essequibo that would see over 300 persons being employed and at Enmore. “The...

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Cops instructed to abort probe of break-in at Town Clerk’s office – Mayor

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 05:17
Police ranks probing the alleged “break in” to the Office of the Town Clerk were allegedly instructed to abort their investigation, according to Mayor Hamilton Green. Green said that he and Deputy...

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Barnwell’s XI in nail-biting win over Griffith’s XI

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 05:16
A sterling performance from the Chris Barnwell-led XI set up a nail-biting three-run win over Trevon Griffith’s XI in the second Demerara Cricket Board (DCB) 50-over trials played at the Everest...

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