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Danielstown motorcyclist dies in crash

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 12:00
At about 2115h last night, the police say that motorcyclist Anil Henry, 19 years, of Danielstown, Essequibo Coast, was struck down by a motor vehicle as he was driving along the Danielstown Public...

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T&T gov’t to build science city

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 07:36
(Trinidad Guardian) Science and Technology Minister Dr Rupert Griffith says a permanent home for showcasing local innovation will be established in T&T.

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Guatemala court approves bid to impeach president, Congress to decide

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 06:06
GUATEMALA CITY, (Reuters) – The Guatemalan Supreme Court yesterday approved a request by the country’s attorney general to impeach President Otto Perez over his suspected involvement in a...

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Alleged granny killer charged

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 05:28
Colin Alleyne, the man who allegedly bludgeoned and strangled elderly Montrose caretaker Danrasie Ganesh, was yesterday charged with her murder. Alleyne, 23, of 77 Cemetery Road, Timehri, was...

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Fair tax system sought in review – Finance Minister

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 05:27
  Finance Minister, Winston Jordan yesterday said that a fair tax system and one that goes after evasion is what his government is expecting as a result of a review recently established.

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PM ‘very disappointed’ at Chronicle ‘blunder’ headline, tells reporter

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 05:26
First Vice President and Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo yesterday generated concern about political interference in the media when he told reporters at Parliament Building that he was “surprised and...

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Fiscal transfers formula not being used for local gov’t subventions

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 05:25
  Parliament’s Committee of Supply yesterday approved the budget estimates for the yet to be gazetted Ministry of Communities amid howls of disapproval from the opposition PPP/C that the...

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UG student succumbs after Mahaicony accident

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 05:24
Days after being seriously injured in an accident at Mahaicony, a final year University of Guyana (UG) student succumbed early yesterday morning at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH).

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Gov’t seeking to reverse near crisis in education – Roopnaraine

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 05:23
Guyana’s education system is at the “cusp of a service delivery crisis” due to systemic flaws which successive education ministers have failed to address, according to Minister of Education Dr.

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Accused cleared of killing pregnant wife

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 05:22
Manslaughter accused Gavin Towler was found not guilty yesterday of the charge that he killed his common-law wife Samantha Marques, due to insufficient evidence.

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Seventeen-year-old charged with five robberies

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 05:21
A 17-year-old was yesterday remanded to prison after being charged with five counts of armed robbery. It is alleged that Anfernee Archer, on August 21st, at West Ruimveldt, while being armed with a...

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Drug purchases to be decentralized

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 05:20
In its attempts to provide regional authorities with more independence, the government has allocated funding at the regional level for the procurement of drugs and medical supplies.

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Dozens of tenders opened in marathon session

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 05:19
Dozens of tenders were opened at the National Procurement and Tender Administration Board (NPTAB) yesterday for works across the country in seven sessions.

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Man shot on Saffon St

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 05:18
A man was rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH) last night after he was shot to his right foot. Injured is forty-six years old, Randolph Thom of Lot 23 Saffon Street, Charlestown, Georgetown.

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Sophia man youth claims self defence in beating of uncle

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 05:17
A Sophia man was yesterday ordered to pay $50,000 in compensation after admitting to beating his uncle with a steel pipe in what he claimed was an act of self defence.

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Robbed West Berbice family unhappy with police investigation

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 05:16
Although a man was charged with the recent bloody attack on Abdool and Neeranie Kadir, their family remains critical of the investigation conducted by the police.

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Repeat offender gets 56 months for violent robbery

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 05:15
Keon Simon, who had managed to evade imprisonment after several court appearances for charges of armed robbery, was yesterday sentenced to 56 months in jail.

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Trial of accused child rapist ends with hung jury

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 05:14
The trial of Deochand Ramlall, who is charged with raping a 12-year-old, ended in a hung jury last Friday. As a result, Ramlall will have to face a new trial.

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Bows at the ready…Archery project launched

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 05:14
The Guyana Sport Shooting Federation (GSSF) in partnership with the World Archery Americas (WAA), on Monday broke new ground when they officially launched their Archery Guyana project at the...

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Rudisha back on top of the world, Dibaba dominant

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 05:13
BEIJING, (Reuters) – David Rudisha strained every sinew to win gold and Genzebe Dibaba dominated in the way the Kenyan once did at the world athletics championships yesterday.

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