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Ministry says fire at forensic lab was exaggerated by Hughes

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 17:49
The Ministry of Home Affairs today admitted that there was a fire at the billion-dollar forensic lab on March 17 but that it had been exaggerated by attorney Nigel Hughes in a post on his facebook...

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Rice cereal factory to create jobs for over 200 Essequibians -GINA

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 15:58
More than 200 jobs will be created for persons living along the Essequibo Coast in the near future with the establishment of the Institute of Applied Science and Technology’s (IAST) $100M rice cereal...

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Granger promises veterans’ department

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 14:33
Speaking to more than 300 Ex-members of the Guyana Defence Force and other well-wishers of the APNU+AFC Coalition, Brigadier David Granger said that under an APNU+AFC administration a National...

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Granger promises veterans’ department

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 14:32
Speaking to more than 300 Ex-members of the Guyana Defence Force and other well-wishers of the APNU+AFC Coalition, Brigadier David Granger said that under an APNU+AFC administration a National...

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Taxi driver shot on Laing Avenue

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 13:18
At about 0050h. today, police say that taxi driver Curtis Thom, 47 years, of Laing Avenue, Georgetown, was in his yard when he was confronted by two men armed with firearms who discharged several...

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Barbados to become a republic – PM

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 09:59
(Barbados Nation) Barbados will soon be switching from a monarchical system of government to republican status, dumping the Queen as its head of state. The Queen’s representative, the Governor...

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NZ, S.Africa bid to cast off semi-final shackles

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 07:36
AUCKLAND, (Reuters) – The cricket World Cup semi-final between New Zealand and South Africa at Eden Park tonight has more at stake than a first final for the winner. Both teams will hope to...

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Gold declarations down 39.3%

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 05:18
Gold declarations for the first two months of the year have plunged by almost 40%, according to data from the Guyana Gold Board and with less gold being exported earnings have also dropped...

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Revival of Tumatumari hydro could be on the cards – PM

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 05:17
There is a “great likelihood” that Dynamic Engineering and Australian gold mining company Troy Resources Limited could reach a deal that would see the reactivation of the Tumatumari hydropower...

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Body of Kitty man found on seawall, cops probing

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 05:16
The body of a man discovered yesterday morning at the Kitty Seawall has been identified as 29-year-old Ramesh Katarhnauth of Sandy Babb Street, Kitty. According to Katarhnauth’s brother, Kishan Ryan...

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Ramkarran: Jagdeo in full control of ruling party

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 05:15
No one in the PPP will now ever be able to speak to the Jagans’ simple and humble lifestyle and urge its emulation for fear of offending former president Bharrat Jagdeo who is in full control of the...

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Claim that no taxpayer $$ used on Marriott bizarre -Goolsarran

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 05:14
Statements by director of the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL), Winston Brassington that no taxpayers’ funds were used to finance the Marriott Hotel are “bizarre” former...

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Probe urged over ‘stolen’ Linden IMC minibus

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 05:13
By Jeff Trotman Chairman of the Linden IMC, Orrin Gordon has called on the town clerk of the Linden municipality, Jonellor Bowen to conduct an internal investigation into the apparent theft of a...

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Police clinging to Crum-Ewing’s bullhorn, cell phone – mum

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 05:13
The police are yet to hand over the bullhorn and cellular phone that murdered political activist Courtney Crum-Ewing had in his possession at the time of his death and his mother says she finds this...

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Chanderpaul, Barnwell, Permaul combine to leave Volcanoes facing defeat

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 05:11
ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – Veteran Test left-hander Shiv Chanderpaul stroked his 71st first class hundred and left-arm spinner Veerasammy Permaul grabbed three wickets to leave Windward Islands...

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Rice millers facing new criteria for access to Venezuela rice market

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 05:11
The rice barter agreement with Venezuela will commence for 2015 with a drop in prices by US$20 per tonne and a new mechanism is in place for the allocation of quotas to millers. In 2014 Guyana...

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Scores Even wins feature event, $1.2m

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 05:10
Score’s Even proved once again yesterday why it is Guyana’s premier thoroughbred. The eight-year old grey gelding galloped to a gate to pole victory in the feature A and Lower event at the Port...

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Seven names floated for list representative of opposition coalition

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 05:10
The APNU+AFC coalition is yet to name the representative of its list who will be entrusted with important tasks but a source yesterday said that seven names are under consideration. “No politician’s...

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Harlem man succumbs following accident

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 05:09
A man died at the West Demerara Regional Hospital, less than a day after he was struck down by a car on the Harlem Public Road, West Coast Demerara. Fareed Hamid succumbed to his injuries at about...

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Tigers storm into semis

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 05:09
Western Tigers stormed their way into the semi-final round of the inaugural Massy United Insurance Company U-15 League, defeating Order and Discipline 3-0 yesterday at the Tucville Community ground....

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