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Constitutional reform insufficient without trust-building, USAID report says

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 02:07
Guyana suffers from a “consensus crisis”, and constitutional and institutional reforms, while necessary, are likely insufficient without trust-building to generate increased consensus, a recent...

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Jones eyes bigger Summer Camp next year

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 02:06
Director of Sports Christopher Jones yesterday said that this year’s National Sports Commission’s (NSC) Summer Camp has laid a solid foundation for making the event grander come next year.

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Politikles

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 01:01


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Constitutional reform needed to remedy Guyana’s political dysfunction

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 02:19
There are indications of significant change in tackling challenges to democratic governance in Guyana by the APNU+AFC government, but there are also reasons for concern, according to a USAID-funded...

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Neymar hands Brazil precious football gold medal

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 02:18
RIO DE JANEIRO,(Reuters) – Neymar shed tears of joy after delivering Brazil’s first men’s football gold medal with the winning penalty in a 5-4 shootout triumph over Germany after a thrilling...

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Airy Hall

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 02:18
Photos by Joanna Dhanraj   Reggae music blared from a house and a few young men sat under a tree chatting, otherwise Airy Hall on the Essequibo Coast seemed super quiet.

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Stevenson can turn defeat into pro success

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 02:17
RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) – Shakur Stevenson’s bid for Olympic gold ended in tears yesterday but the U.S. bantamweight could see a silver lining as he contemplated his future as a professional.

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City Hall begins reclaiming wards from private garbage contractors

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 02:17
In the face of a threat by the city’s two major garbage collection services to suspend their operations over hundreds of millions owed to them, City Hall has pulled their contracts for some wards in...

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U.S. rolls past Spain to win sixth straight gold

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 02:16
RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 20 (Reuters) – The United States women’s basketball team thumped Spain 101-72 to claim a sixth straight gold medal yesterday to rubber-stamp their credentials as one of the...

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Unidentified man shot dead after creating a ruckus outside the prison

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 02:16
An unidentified man who allegedly attacked a police officer after he was approached about his disorderly behaviour was shot and killed by police on Friday night outside the Georgetown Prison at Camp...

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Girl, 4, killed, five injured in two-car crash at Mahaicony

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 02:15
A two car-smash-up on along the Mahaicony Public Road, East Coast Demerara yesterday afternoon has left one child dead and five persons injured.

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United States reclaim men’s 4x400m title

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 02:15
RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) – LaShawn Merritt ran a blistering anchor leg to return the men’s 4x400m title to the United States, and win his third Olympic gold medal, in the final athletics event...

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Jagdeo spoke the truth about racial discrimination

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 02:14
Former President Donald Ramotar has rushed to the defence of his predecessor and current opposition leader Bharrat Jagdeo on his New York statements on discrimination against Indo-Guyanese, which the...

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Imperious Farah seals double-double

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 02:14
RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) – Briton Mo Farah became only the second man to retain both Olympic track long-distance titles yesterday when he produced an utterly dominant performance to add the...

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U.S. win sixth straight gold in women’s 4×400 relay

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 02:13
RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) – The United States maintained their iron grip on the Olympic women’s 4×400 metres relay yesterday when they held off Jamaica for their sixth straight victory in...

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GPHC CEO mum on alleged withholding of income tax

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 02:13
Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Michael Khan has refused to comment on a recent audit into the operations of the hospital that has recommended that he be...

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South Africa’s Semenya takes 800 metres gold

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 02:12
RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) – Caster Semenya became the first South African woman in 64 years to win Olympic gold in athletics yesterday, running a personal best time of 1:55.28 in the 800 metres...

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Region Six experiencing economic slowdown, chairman says

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 02:12
Lack of diversification has left the economy of Region Six grappling with the ramifications of mainly relying on rice and sugar for its survival.

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What matters most

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 02:11
In my 84th year the time for ambition is long past. Nobody gets a return match between himself and his destiny.

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Region Five council discusses setting up special needs school

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 02:11
The Regional Democratic Council of Region Five is looking to have a special needs school set up in the region, so as to cater for the numerous persons living with disabilities.

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