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Development Bank still relevant – PSC

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 02:12
While the risk-averse nature of commercial banks’ lending policies have helped to keep the country’s financial system viable and sound in the face of banking crises in other countries, “rigid central...

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Windies wilt under weight of Kohli’s 12th hundred

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 19:57
NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – Captain Virat Kohli produced a sublime exhibition of batting to carve out his 12th Test hundred and first against West Indies, as India dominated the opening day of the...

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Death penalty talks

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 19:57


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Inquiry clears CANU of Dataram corruption claims, Granger says

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 19:44
The inquiry into corruption allegations against the Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU), which were made by self-confessed drug dealer Barry Dataram, found that they had no merit but was helpful in...

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Crane man, 70, chopped to death, stepson in custody

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 17:31
The Guyana Police Force is investigating the murder of Euscaue Williams, 70 years, a pensioner, of Crane Housing Scheme, WCD, which occurred about 1030h.

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Pakistani singer Khan unites Bollywood and Qawwali in UK shows

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 12:56
(Reuters) – Singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, known for both Bollywood hits and Qawwali, Sufi devotional music that dates back more than 700 years, is taking the two genres to Britain in August for...

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Russian athletes Olympic ban upheld by CAS

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 07:20
LAUSANNE, Switzerland/MOSCOW,  (Reuters) – Sport’s highest tribunal today rejected Russia’s appeal against a doping ban for its entire athletics team from the Rio Olympics starting...

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Navi Pillay ups call on gov’t to expunge death penalty

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 02:28
Guyana should remove the death penalty from its terrorism legislation and all other parts of the law books, former UN Commissioner on Human Rights Navi Pillay said yesterday, arguing that its...

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Shipping Association moves to court over container, trucking fees

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 02:27
Lawyers for the Shipping Association of Guyana (SAG) yesterday filed a motion in court to challenge the city’s move to charge $25,000 per container parked in Georgetown and for the traversing of...

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Puran Bros rubbishes Cevons complaints

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 02:26
Puran Brothers Disposal Inc yesterday defended its credentials and rubbished claims of bias in the award of a $221M contract for management of the Haags Bosch landfill which has since seen  a Cevons...

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Finance Minister presses argument for differentiated salary hikes for public servants

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 02:25
Finance Minister Winston Jordan has upped the ante for differentiated wage increases for public servants as opposed to the customary across-the-board hike.

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Gov’t seeking to update rental values for land

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 02:24
Government will implement a land classification system to revise and update rental values for land, Minister of State Joseph Harmon has said.

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Babies, pregnant women priority for yellow fever vaccines – Berbice health services director

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 02:23
The health service in Berbice is only administering yellow fever vaccines to pregnant women, newborn babies and persons who plan on travelling to Suriname, Trinidad, South America and South Africa,...

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National footballer remains in critical condition after stabbing

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 02:22
National footballer Rensford Coleridge remains in hospital in a critical condition after he was stabbed several times about his body, allegedly by his neighbour, on Tuesday evening.

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Ministers visit Region 9, hand out items

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 02:21
On July 16 and 17, Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan and Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples Affairs Valerie Garrido-Lowe visited the villages of Pai Pang, Tiger Pond and Karasabai...

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Two held over death of La Grange man

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 02:20
Two men are currently in custody in relation to the death of James Stuart, whose body was found on Sunday morning at La Grange, West Bank Demerara with a wound to his head.

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Number of Guyanese over 40 has risen – census

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 02:19
The number of Guyanese over 40 years of age has increased from 2002 to 2012 and now comprise 29.1 percent of the population or 217,498 persons, according to the last census done in 2012.

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Procurement seminar clears the air on some issues

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 02:18
Participants at  the recently concluded European Union (EU)and Cariforum capacity building public procurement training seminar say that government ministries need to be more involved in such forums...

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Bids invited for restoration of Trafalgar pump

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 02:17
The National Drainage and Irrigation Authority (NDIA) is inviting bids for the rehabilitation of the electric pump at Trafalgar, West Coast Berbice.

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Republic Bank sponsoring music literacy programme

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 02:16
Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited is once again sponsoring the 2016 edition of the Right Start Pan Minors Music Literacy Programme. This is the 8th consecutive year the Bank is joining with the Ministry...

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