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Three gunned down in T&T

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 07:15
(Trinidad Express) Angry relatives walked around with cutlasses looking for killers following Friday’s shooting deaths of two men and a woman when gunmen stormed a house off the Eastern Main Road,...

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Human error caused ferry to run aground

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 04:23
While the report into the incident involving the Chinese ferry MV Sabanto, which ran aground last month on Wakenaam is not yet complete, preliminary findings indicate that the incident was due to...

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A visit to Fort Island

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 04:22
Fort Island, located not very far up the Essequibo River, boasts the best preserved built evidence of Dutch settlement in Guyana. Approaching the island, the calmness of the water and peaceful...

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Berbice man knifed to death at wake

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 04:20
A Berbice man was stabbed to death during the wee hours of Saturday morning after intervening in a row between his niece and her common-law husband. Surujpaul Ramnarine, 51, of Blairmont Village,...

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APNU calls for clean, calm elections and early results

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 04:19
Calling for calm, clean, efficient elections and early results come next year, A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) on Friday said that all of this can be achieved if there is no fear or...

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Gov’t to start road upgrade for planned Corentyne Bridge

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 04:18
Government is preparing to start infrastructural works that are needed ahead of the planned construction of a bridge across the Corentyne to link Guyana and neighbouring Suriname. The works,...

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Cop’s acquittal in drug counsellor murder renews scrutiny of eyewitness testimony

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 04:17
The recent acquittal of the policeman accused of shooting a drug counsellor dead in 2011, owing to conflicting testimony during the High Court trial, has placed eyewitness testimony under scrutiny...

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Brilliant Lyon bowls Australia to epic victory

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 04:16
(Reuters) - Australia beat India by 48 runs in a thrilling end to the first test at Adelaide Oval yesterday, with Nathan Lyon picking up seven wickets after Virat Kohli scored an inspired century for...

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Jamaicans named among athletes with suspicious samples in alleged IAAF cover-up

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 04:15
(Jamaica Gleaner) Three Jamaica athletes are said to be among 225 athletes from 39 countries who, according to a documentary aired on German television on Monday, returned suspicious samples that...

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The fruits of reading

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 04:14
In a long life I have become accustomed to the usefulness of reading. Useful not simply in the sense of getting information for students hoping to pass exams or people trying to do their jobs better....

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Alpha routs Rangers 16-0 to secure knockout berth

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 04:13
Alpha United continued their dominant showing in the Georgetown Football Association/Banks Beer Cup, hammering Northern Rangers 16-0 in their group fixture at the Camp Ayanganna ground on Friday....

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The monument our ancestors built

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 04:13
It’s not nature’s topography; the complex pattern of waterways draining our coastland wasn’t always there. Guyanese built it. The Dutch and the British laid it out, but our ancestors did the...

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Opposition unity

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 04:12
For some who oppose the PPP, an alliance of opposition political parties to contest elections has always been a prime objective. The AFC brought that reality closer at its conference last weekend...

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De Willem teen still missing

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 04:12
The family of Seema Poloram, who has been missing for 11 days, is still seeking the public’s help to locate her. Poloram, 14, also known as “Usha,” of Lot ‘E’ De Willem, West Coast Demerara, has not...

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Misbah injury concern, Pakistan call up Shah

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 04:12
KARACHI, (Reuters) – Leg-spinner Yasir Shah has been called into the Pakistan squad for the rest of the one-day series against New Zealand in the United Arab Emirates to replace injured pace...

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Joycelyn Mary Agatha Bentinck

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 23:42


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Derrick Peter Josiah

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 23:39


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Trinidad investors visit

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 18:24
On Thursday, 15 potential investors from Trinidad visited Guyana to check on land for large-scale agricultural ventures. The investors attended a meeting on Thursday with Guyana’s Minister of...

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Blairmont man stabbed to death

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 09:18
At about 0010h. today, police say that Surujpaul Ramnarine, 51 years, of Blairmont, WBB, intervened in an argument between a female relative and another man at Rosignol, WBB, during which he was...

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Indonesia rescuers use hands in search for scores missing in mudslide

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 06:36
JAKARTA,(Reuters) – A landslide destroyed a remote village in Indonesia, killing at least 17 people, an official said today, as rescuers used their bare hands and sticks to search through the...

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