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Automatic promotion restored for secondary schools

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 05:24
A year after revising an Automatic Promotion policy, the Ministry of Education is reinstating the policy. In a memo dated July 14, Chief Education Officer Olato Sam instructed heads of schools and...

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Outstanding police ranks awarded $12.3 million

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 05:23
Thirteen hundred members of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) were yesterday endowed with $12.3 million in awards for exceptional service as part of the Force’s annual anniversary celebrations. This...

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Anti-gay comments ‘not hateful’ – Edghill

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 05:22
On the heels of a complaint being lodged against him to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), Minister in the Ministry of Finance Juan Edghill yesterday denied that his remarks during a...

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Man remains in custody over murder of hairdresser

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 05:21
An East Coast of Demerara man remains in police custody for questioning into the murder of Lusignan hairdresser Ashmini Harryram. Harryram, 19 years old and a cosmetologist of Lusignan, was hurrying...

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Travelspan flight made emergency landing at JFK

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 05:20
Over 200 passengers headed to Guyana were forced to return to New York after the Travelspan plane they were on made an emergency landing at the John F. Kennedy Airport on Tuesday morning. The 767-300...

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Providence court matters to be heard in Georgetown

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 05:19
Providence Magistrate’s court’s matters will now be heard at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court until further notice. According to a notice posted at various sections in the precincts of the...

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New Market, Camp Sts junction to remain closed for 14 days

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 05:18
The Guyana Water Inc (GWI) yesterday said that the New Market and Camp Sts junction will remain closed to traffic for the next 14 days for ongoing sewerage works. GWI said this is to facilitate the...

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Region Two rice farmers begin to receive payment for paddy

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 05:17
Rice farmers in Region Two have begun receiving from millers, the monies they were owed from the last crop. According to information reaching Stabroek News, farmers have started to receive payments...

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Rupununi miner charged with ganja trafficking

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 05:16
A Central Rupununi miner caught with nearly 800 grammes of cannabis on his pedal cycle, is now a remanded prisoner after he appeared in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts yesterday. Godfrey Jonas,...

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Public Works Ministry completes UG access road

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 05:15
The main access road leading to the University of Guyana entrance has been resurfaced. A release from the Ministry of Public Works on Tuesday said that this project was completed on Monday, July 13,...

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Seven new Cuba-trained doctors join Berbice health authority

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 05:14
The Berbice Regional Health Authority’s (BRHA) team recently received a boost, with the addition of seven new doctors, who were trained in Cuba. The new doctors are Andy Walcott, Mellissa Towler,...

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Environment NGO hosts camp in seven Region Five schools

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 05:13
Global Youth Movement – Guyana hosted a three-day environment camp at the Weldaad Youth Friendly Space, West Coast Berbice, for 25 students from seven secondary schools in Region Five. The camp is...

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North West man jailed over theft of motor blower

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 05:12
A North West District man who was found guilty of stealing a motor blower was yesterday sentenced to prison when he appeared before Magistrate Sunil Scarce at the Anna Regina Magistrate’s Court....

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Pavement art

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Careful now!

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Two killed in drive-by shooting at Curacao airport

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 13:16
The Caribbean Media Corporation is reporting that two people were killed and others injured in a drive-by shooting late Tuesday at the Curacao international airport. The incident occurred just...

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Linden miner murdered at Potaro

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 11:29
The police say they are investigating the murder of miner Quacy Thompson, 31 years, of Linden, which occurred at about 2000h last night at Mowasi Landing, Potaro. Investigations have revealed that...

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DNA tests for all T&T law enforcement officers, deportees

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 07:34
(Trinidad Express) Government makes no apologies whatsoever for taking the position that all deportees, all law enforcement officers and all private security officers must be subjected to mandatory...

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Dutch court rules Dutch state liable for 300 Srebrenica deaths

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 07:34
AMSTERDAM, (Reuters) – The Netherlands is liable for some 300 of the more than 8,000 deaths in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, a Dutch court ruled today, pinning some of the blame for...

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Four fishermen missing after gruesome pirate attack

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 05:20
By Mario Joseph   A week after their boat was attacked by pirates in Suriname’s waters, four fishermen remain missing and their empty, bloodied boat was found at De Hoop, Mahaica on Monday. Of...

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