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Odd-job man found dead in Essequibo pasture

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 05:13
The partly decomposed body of a man which was found in a cow pasture at the back of New Road Essequibo Coast on Wednesday was identified yesterday as that of odd-job worker Phillip Darchiville. The...

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Minister pressed for more tourism marketing funds

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 05:12
The Committee of Supply on Wednesday evening approved the $2.2B budgetary estimates for the Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Commerce even as AFC member Cathy Hughes stressed that more money was...

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Bangalore’s arsenal blazes to victory

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 05:12
(ESPNcricinfo ) The Yuvraj Singh-Virat Kohli partnership didn’t have a happy ending in the World T20 final, but less than two weeks after that night in Mirpur, their association in Sharjah...

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UG lecturer gets South Pacific award

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 05:11
Kerwin Livingstone, lecturer in the Department of Language and Cultural Studies, School of Education and Humanities, University of Guyana, Turkeyen campus, has won the gold medal for his field at the...

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Two charged with obstructing traffic; one fined, one for trial

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 05:10
A man who pleaded guilty to obstructing traffic on Water and Cornhill streets was yesterday fined $10,000 with the alternative of 20 days in jail, while another who denied the charge was placed on...

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Aviators take swipe at government over neglect of sector’s needs

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 05:10
The Aircraft Owners Association of Guyana (AOAG) this week took an uncharacteristic swipe at the Government of Guyana for what it says is the “minimal recognition in this year’s budget” of...

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Brian Lara’s 375: The inside story of a world record-breaking innings

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 05:10
By Marc Higginson BBC Sport Twenty years ago this week, West Indies batsman Brian Lara broke Sir Garfield Sobers’s 36-year-old world record for the highest score in a Test innings. The legendary...

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Cops still to crack murder of elderly North R’veldt woman

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 05:09
Police are still on the hunt for suspects in the killing of 75-year-old Joyce Lewis, who was found dead in her North Ruimveldt home over three weeks ago. Public Relations Officer Ivelaw Whittaker...

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Seasonal glut of vegetables exposes Guyana’s agro-processing limitations

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 05:09
Coming as it has on the heels of a major national agro-processing forum, the current glut of fresh fruit and vegetables on the local market provides a sobering reminder of just how far behind we are...

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What the people say about…Guyana’s performance in the WICB four-day tournament

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 05:09
After a dismal showing by the national cricket team which ended the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional Four-day Tournament in last place with 29 points after losing five consecutive matches,...

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Apology

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 05:08
Stabroek News had mistakenly carried the photo of Keshwar Harinarain, 24, on April 8 along with the story of Deodat ‘Popcorn’ Seecharran who was shot dead by police during a shootout. The photo again...

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Skipper touts Barbadian Jordan for Tests after top spells

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 05:08
LONDON,  CMC – Sussex captain Ed Joyce says Barbadian seamer Chris Jordan is ready for Test cricket and is pushing for him to be included in the England squad for July’s start of the India series....

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The Mayor and Councillors do not handle money; the city administration does

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 05:08
Dear Editor, I am appalled to read the letters penned in the media by Minister Clement Rohee and the past and present local government ministers. I usually feel a sense of impatience when these...

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Stock market updates

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 05:08
GASCI (www.gasci.com/telephone Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 559’s trading results showed consideration of $2,085,088 from 58,999 shares traded in 17 transactions as compared to 558’s trading...

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Caricom SG pays courtesy call on Chilean President

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 05:07
Caricom Secretary-General Irwin LaRocque said he is satisfied with the  progress in the Plan of Action with Chile, when he paid a courtesy call on President Michelle Bachelet on Tuesday, the second...

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The case of the Caribbean Export Development Agency

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 05:07
By Joycelyn Williams Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) is the regional trade and investment promotion agency, established in 1996 by an intergovernmental agreement as the trade...

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Willing to engage the Culture Ministry on cultural policy

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 05:07
Dear Editor, In reference to the article ‘Culture Minister bombarded with queries on art fund’ (SN, April 17), I’d like to congratulate the political opposition on the scrutiny it attached to this...

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‘Dangerous’ Richmond loses by unanimous decision

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 05:07
Guyana’s Derrick ‘Dangerous’ Richmond lost via unanimous decision to Jamaican Tsetsi ‘ Lights Out’ Davis in the fifth bout of this season’s Wray and Nephew Caribbean Contender Series on Wednesday...

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Powerlifters named for St Croix event

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 05:06
The Guyana Amateur Powerlifting Federation (GAPF) has shortlisted an 11-member team to represent the nation at the eighth NAPF Caribbean Islands Powerlifting Championships in St Croix, US Virgin...

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Africa’s hunger for data sends satellites into orbit

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 05:06
JOHANNESBURG,  (Reuters) – Africa’s demand for bandwidth is doubling every year, outpacing the laying of terrestrial telecom fibre links and encouraging commercial satellite operators to launch...

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