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Teen acquitted of murdering classmate

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 05:22
Samuel Cornelius, who was acquitted of the murder of his fellow classmate yesterday, was later released on bail after state attorney Natasha Backer gave notice of her intention to appeal. Cornelius...

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Speaker to rule shortly on bid to refer Finance Minister to Privileges Committee

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 05:21
House Speaker Raphael Trotman says before the month is out he will decide whether Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh will be referred to the Privileges Committee of Parliament over billions of dollars...

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Despite withholding local polls, gov’t hosts seminar on role of elected officials

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 05:20
Local Government Minis-ter Norman Whittaker declined to answer why government yesterday held a seminar on the role of elected officials in local development when it has not convened Local Government...

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SASOD honoured with Red Ribbon at international AIDS conference

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 05:19
The Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) was honoured with the 2014 Red Ribbon Award for Advocacy and Human Rights at the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne,...

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Bartica NDC sees itself as model performer

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 05:18
(This is the 10th in a series on the state of local government) By Mario Joseph   The Bartica Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC), currently managed by an Interim Management Committee (IMC)...

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Damaged main switch at GPL station leaves Bartica in the dark

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 05:17
A damaged main switch of a generating unit that experienced problems on Monday caused the recent power outages in Bartica, Guyana Power and Light (GPL) Divisional Director of Operations Elwyn...

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GINA receiving subvention despite lag in audit reports -Greenidge

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 14:17
Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Chairman Carl Greenidge is alarmed that the Ministry of Finance continues to dole out annual provisions for the Government Information Agency (GINA) despite its...

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Moving house, literally

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 14:14


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Not only for watching movies

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 14:13


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Garbage burning nuisance

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 14:12


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This is how we roll

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 14:11


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Mahaica businessman on bail over alleged shooting of customs officers

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 07:37
The Helena, Mahaica businessman accused of discharging a loaded firearm at officers from the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) was yesterday placed on $350,000 bail when he appeared at the Mahaicony...

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Guyana’s reaction on piracy late, Surinamese official says

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 07:29
(de Ware Tijd) PARAMARIBO — Suriname has been sounding the alarm for a year already about the shocking incidents at sea, but neighbouring Guyana has never responded. Surinamese officials say the...

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Malaysia quietly worked back channels to secure bodies, black boxes

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 07:25
KUALA LUMPUR, (Reuters) – As Western leaders increasingly pointed the finger of blame at pro-Russian separatists, and Moscow itself, over the shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines plane in...

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Mahaicony farmer fatally stabbed in row over washroom use

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 05:25
A row over the use of the washroom has left a Mahaicony mechanic dead; allegedly stabbed by his sister’s lover, who is currently in police custody. Dead is Alvy Richmond, 52, a mechanic and rice...

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West Dem man stabbed to death

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 05:24
A father of three was stabbed to death reportedly by his common-law wife in their West Bank Demerara (WBD) home on Sunday at approximately 10 pm. According to police reports, Curtis McKinnon, 38, of...

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Barabina $21.3M road project ‘abandoned’ after funds depleted

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 05:23
By Mario Joseph   A $21.3 million road project started in January 2013 in Barabina, Region One, has been stalled for about two months forcing residents to use a boat to cross a section of the...

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Rift in PNCR over Vanessa Kissoon deepens

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 05:22
Linden PNCR members are threatening to take their concerns over the suspension of Vanessa Kissoon to the floor of the party’s delegates’ conference this weekend, signalling a further deepening of...

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Cook won’t quit as England captain

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 05:20
LONDON, (Reuters) – Alastair Cook will not be quitting as England captain despite losing the second test to India by 95 runs at Lord’s yesterday, the 10th successive test they have failed to...

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T&T LifeSport programme was ‘easy $$’

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 05:19
(Trinidad Express) For nearly two years Jim John (not his real name) claimed he cashed close to TT$2 million  in cheques for the LifeSport programme and has never lifted a finger to work in it. The...

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