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Multiple deaths at shooting rampage in German shopping mall -police

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 13:56
MUNICH,  (Reuters) – Gunmen went on a shooting rampage in a shopping mall in the southern German city of Munich on Friday, killing and wounding many people, police said.

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IMF’s Lagarde to stand trial in Tapie case

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 11:36
PARIS, (Reuters) – France’s highest appeals court ruled today that International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde must stand trial for her role in a 400 million euros ($440 million)...

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Aboud blames 2013 Petrotrin spill for fish kill

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 07:39
(Trinidad Guardian) As more dead fish continued to wash ashore along the Mosquito Creek yesterday, president of Fishermen and Friends of the Sea, Gary Aboud, put the blame squarely on Petrotrin’s...

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Gov’t open to referendum on death penalty -Granger

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 02:26
President David Granger has said that he will be guided by the National Assembly and the public on the retention or abolition of the death penalty, while noting that government is willing to go to a...

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Crane man, 70, chopped to death

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 02:25
A 70-year-old Crane, West Coast Demerara man was chopped to death  around 10:30 am yesterday and a 16-year-old who has admitted to committing the horrendous act is in police custody.

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Gov’t may waive interest on UG student loans – Trotman

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 02:24
The waiving of interest on outstanding loan payments for former students of the University of Guyana may be among the considerations being looked at by government in a bid to ensure repayment.

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Shipping Association withdraws court action against container fee

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 02:23
Following a meeting with Town Clerk Royston King, the Shipping Association of Guyana (SAG) yesterday instructed its attorneys to withdraw a court action challenging the city’s move to charge fees for...

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AG review ordered to determine liability for Kato school defects

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 02:22
Attorney General Basil Williams has been mandated to review a technical report on the Kato Secondary School project to ascertain if anyone should be held responsible for the many defects found.

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Bureau of Standards building set for major improvement works

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 02:21
Improvement works totalling $123.5m are to begin shortly for the Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS). Cabinet on Tuesday issued no-objections for four projects on the Main and Hope streets,...

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Ravinas International gets $36.8m contract for school uniform items

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 02:20
Ravinas International has secured a $36.8m contract for the procurement of uniform-related materials for schoolchildren in several regions. This was disclosed yesterday by the Ministry of the...

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Fire guts Ogle apartment complex

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 02:19
An early morning fire yesterday gutted an apartment complex at Ogle, East Coast of Demerara, leaving seven persons in search of new homes.

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Guard to face trial for fisherman’s murder

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 02:18
Marlon Callender, the guard accused of the fatal shooting of a fisherman at the Pritipaul Singh wharf last year, was on Monday committed to stand trial in the High Court.

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Kitty bus driver threatened wife with gun -court hears

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 02:17
A Kitty bus driver, who was brought to a city court by his wife for allegedly pulling a gun on her and threatening to end her life, was yesterday granted $20,000 bail after he denied the charge.

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No bail for men accused of ganja trafficking in the interior

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 02:16
Two men were yesterday refused bail and remanded to prison after being accused of trafficking ganja in the interior. Trevor Craig, a 22-year-old carpenter, was allegedly caught by the police with...

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Start of casino robbery trial pushed back

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 02:15
The trial of the three accused in the Ramada Princess casino robbery was yesterday put on hold at the request of the lawyer for one of the men.

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Robotics camp seeks to nurture innovation

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 02:14
The role of robotics in an evolving world—particularly in sectors such as healthcare, agriculture and governance—was highlighted yesterday at Guyana’s first ever robotics camp, held at the Saint...

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Sammy inspires Zouks to victory over Patriots

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 02:14
(CPLT20) On the night that the Beauséjour Stadium was renamed in honour of Daren Sammy, the Zouks captain celebrated with a match winning half-century against the St Kitts & Nevis Patriots in the...

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GO-Invest not equipped to fulfil its mandate, PSC says

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 02:13
Private Sector Commission (PSC) believes that the Guyana Office for Investment (GO-Invest) is ill-equipped to effectively execute its mandate at this time and is unlikely to be able to do so unless...

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Well testing floods South Ruimveldt Park streets

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 02:13
Rehabilitation of the North #1 well, located in South Ruimveldt Park, has left several streets in the area flooded, with Kaikan Street and Well Road being the most severely affected.

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Windies wilt under weight of Kohli’s 12th hundred

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 02:13
NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – Captain Virat Kohli produced a sublime exhibition of batting to carve out his 12th Test hundred and first against West Indies, as India dominated the opening day of the...

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