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Burma teacher and students drowned

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 04:17
Autopsies performed yesterday on the remains of the Mahaicony teacher and her six students, whose lifeless bodies were pulled from a car in a canal last Friday, revealed that they all drowned....

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Caricom Rice Mills silent on death of teen worker

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 04:16
Caricom Rice Mills Limited has remained silent on the death of 17-year-old worker Threeion Gittens, who was crushed to death by paddy after a storage tank gave way. The incident occurred on February...

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Records tumble as Windies blow away Zimbabwe

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 04:16
CANBERRA, Australia, CMC – Chris Gayle smashed the first double century in a World Cup and the fastest ever in one-dayers, as West Indies pivoted on a record-breaking batting effort to beat Zimbabwe...

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Accused smuggler claimed she brought ganja for wine -court hears

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 04:15
A woman who was held for trying to smuggle a large quantity of cannabis into the country through the Ogle International Airport has been remanded after a court heard that she told ranks that narcotic...

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 Foul smell at Vreed-en-Hoop school after flooding

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 04:14
Students and teachers are disgusted by the stench that is emanating from the Vreed-en-Hoop Secondary School on the West Coast of Demerara following recent flooding caused by the high tide. Concerned...

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 NAMILCO Football Festival in limbo after Normalisation Committee hands over time slot to K&S

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 04:13
President of Fruta Conquerors Wayne Forde said the possibility exists the Tucville giants will not stage their eighth edition of the National Milling Company (NAMILCO) football festival this year....

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New TD Thompson seeks to build on legacy

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 04:13
Angus Thomson, the newly appointed Technical Director (TD) of the Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) (GRFU) said yesterday apart from helping this country achieve success further afield than the...

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Floodlight, Speedboat are GFSCA Mash softball champions

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 04:13
Speedboat and Floodlight ran out winners of the Guyana Floodlight Softball Cricket Assoc-iation (GFSCA) Open and Over40 competitions Saturday at the Demerara Cricket Club ground, Queenstown. In the...

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Bids submitted for GWI building

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 04:13
As the Guyana Water Inc. continues with water improvements, bids were yesterday opened for the construction of a new building at its Shelter Belt Compound. The tender also includes the supply of...

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Anna Regina Multilateral students visit OP

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 00:16
President Donald Ramotar (right) greets a staffer of the Anna Regina Multilateral School. Students of the school visited the Office of the President yesterday. (GINA photo)

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President announces dissolution of Parliament

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 18:00
President Donald Ramotar this evening announced the dissolution of parliament to pave the way for general elections on May 11th. The President had been criticised for not announcing the dissolution...

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IDB signs US$15M security loan with Guyana

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 15:47
The Inter-American Development Bank on Thursday signed a US$15M security loan with Guyana, on the heels of the announcement of another loan worth US$17.1M for the environment sector. Announcement of...

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Gayle’s record double century flattens Zimbabwe

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 10:03
CANBERRA, (Reuters) – Chris Gayle rediscovered his mojo in spectacular fashion today with the first ever World Cup double century to drive West Indies to a 73-run victory over Zimbabwe in their...

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Digicel crowd

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 04:52
A view of the Digicel revellers on Church St yesterday. (GINA photo)

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Concerns raised in Suriname on vulnerability of Chinese computers

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 04:28
(De Ware Tijd) PARAMARIBO — Computers manufactured by Lenovo, a Chinese firm, contain secret software which make the devices vulnerable to cyber attacks and even espionage by outside parties. The...

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Philander to miss Windies match with hamstring injury

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 04:23
MELBOURNE,(Reuters) – South Africa seamer Vernon Philander will miss the World Cup clash against West Indies and is in doubt for the following game against Ireland next week, the team said...

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Deonarine, Chanderpaul mastermind superb run chase

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 04:20
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Test batsman Narsingh Deonarine, veteran left-hander Shiv Chanderpaul and opener Rajindra Chandrika all stroked enterprising half-centuries to mastermind a successful run...

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Ex-cop shot, injured in Regent St attack

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 04:20
Another former police officer came under attack early yesterday morning when two men opened fire on him as he was sitting in a car on Regent Street. Otis Grant, 39, was shot and injured, police said,...

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Gayle savages Zimbabwe with first World Cup double century

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 04:20
CANBERRA, (Reuters) – Chris Gayle rediscovered his mojo in spectacular fashion with the highest individual innings in a World Cup match today, his 215 helping West Indies to 372 for two in...

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Slingerz romps to Mayor’s Cup title after lopsided win over Western Tigers

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 04:18
In what can be described as a lopsided final, Slingerz FC clinched their first Mayor’s Cup championship dismissing a toothless Western Tigers by a 5-0 score line on Sunday at the Georgetown Football...

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