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Veterinary lab commissioned

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 05:22
A state- of -the -art veterinary lab which cost an estimated $326 million was yesterday launched at the Guyana Livestock Development Authority (GLDA) at Mon Repos, East Coast Demerara. According to...

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Resort caretaker freed of assault charge

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 05:21
After admitting that he allowed persons into the Umbrella Resort who eventually tried to damage the property, the caretaker was yesterday advised by a city magistrate to “don’t flex” again. Peter...

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Line Path boy drowns at Orealla

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 05:20
A student of Line Path Lutheran School lost his life in the Corentyne River whilst he was swimming at Orealla on Tuesday. Andrew Dayal Singh, 14, of #71 Village, Corentyne was a participant in a...

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Lusignan Prison for $79M works

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 05:19
Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Dr Roger Luncheon on Wednesday announced the clearing of the awards of contracts that Cabinet granted its no objection to when it met on Tuesday. The table below...

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Search still on for crew missing after capsizing

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 05:18
Rescuers intensified a search yesterday for the two men who are still missing after a Motor Tanker ‘Swift Dolphin’ capsized off the Corentyne Coast in Guyana’s waters. A statement yesterday from the...

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Gunman in Strathspey robbery identified

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 05:17
The gunman who robbed an auto dealership at Strathspey on Tuesday has been positively identified by a victim and is to be arraigned in court shortly. Two other persons are also likely to be charged...

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Ann’s Grove woman, 81, beaten, house torched

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 05:16
An 81-year-old woman was beaten and robbed by two teenagers, who later set her Ann’s Grove home on fire on Tuesday night. Dorrel Canterbury is now hospitalised at the Georgetown Public Hospital after...

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REO denies authorising community officers to do registration visits

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 05:15
Region One Regional Executive Officer Nigel Fisher has denied authorising Community Service Officers (CSOs) to conduct house to house visits to advise residents on their registration status. His...

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Micro and Small Enterprise project: Out of time and excuses

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 05:05
This newspaper has paid a particular interest in the Micro and Small Enterprise Development (MSED) Project under the Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS) as a mechanism for supporting the growth...

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Tage Chanderpaul scoops up U-19 MVP award

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 05:05
Several of the region’s top youth cricketers were awarded for their individual performances in the recently concluded West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Under-19 Three-Day Tournament. At the...

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The working class no longer wants to go to the barricades; they want to go to Disney World

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 05:04
Dear Editor,   President Donald Ramotar is nearly three years into his presidency and seems to face in the immediate future the possibility of early elections. His background in the PPP is a...

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Fri, 08/15/2014 - 05:04


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Robredo ends Djokovic bid for elusive Cincinnati title

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 05:04
(Reuters) – Spain’s Tommy Robredo shocked world number one Novak Djokovic 7-6(6) 7-5 yesterday to move into the quarter-finals of the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati. For the 16th...

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Missouri protests call attention to police ‘militarization’

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 05:04
FERGUSON, Mo., (Reuters) – A U.S. military program that sends armored cars, camouflage and other battlefield equipment to police departments is under fresh scrutiny as demonstrators in...

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Jayawardene fails in final test

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 05:04
COLOMBO, (Reuters) – Mahela Jayawardene fell cheaply in his final test as Pakistan came back strongly in the last session to grab five wickets and reduce Sri Lanka to 261 for eight on the first...

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The business of Home Economics

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 05:03
Up until a few weeks ago when the Stabroek Business covered a meeting of the Guyana Association of Home Econo-mists (GAHE) relatively few people outside the professional circle knew about the...

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Evidence suggests Ebola toll vastly underestimated -WHO

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 05:03
CONAKRY, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Staff with the World Health Organisation battling an Ebola outbreak in West Africa see evidence the numbers of reported cases and deaths vastly underestimates the...

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Supporters of Haiti’s Aristide accuse authorities of persecution

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 05:03
(Reuters) – Supporters of former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide accused local authorities of political persecution after he was summoned before a judge on Wednesday for questioning in...

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Anderson on a par with world No.1 Steyn, says Cook

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 05:03
LONDON, (Reuters) – England fast bowler James Anderson ranks alongside South Africa’s world No. 1 Dale Steyn and possesses more skill, his captain Alastair Cook said on the eve of the fifth...

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Break the taboo against abortion now!

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 05:03
There are some species in the natural world where individuals of either gender can reproduce. In humans however, it is women alone who are the child-bearers. This is a critically important task,...

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