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PPP/C says jobs to be priority if re-elected

2 hours 2 min ago
The PPP/C says job creation will be its “highest priority” if it is re-elected at the May 11th general elections and President Donald Ramotar yesterday said a robust five-year plan has been...

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Malgre Tout

2 hours 5 min ago
Story and photos by Joanna Khan Malgre Tout is a tiny village on the West Bank Demerara bordered by Versailles and Klein Pouderoyen. Another village, Crystal Spring adjoins them from behind. The name...

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In new manifesto, PPP/C seeks to keep old promises

2 hours 6 min ago
If re-elected next month, the PPP/C says it will once again seek to realise the Amaila Falls Hydropower project, the Cheddi Jagan airport expansion and a specialty hospital, for which the Donald...

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Citizenship gave Bai Shan Lin official access to mining claim – source

2 hours 8 min ago
Baishanlin director Chu Hongbo’s naturalization as a Guyanese citizen ensures that at least 50% of the shares of Bai Shan Lin Mining Development Company Limited are held by Guyanese. This was...

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Fazil Azeez shot, hospitalized

2 hours 9 min ago
A former magistrate was shot several times yesterday afternoon at a construction site in Eccles. Attorney-at-Law Fazil Azeez of Dowding Street, Kitty was at Eccles, East Bank Demerara, when he was...

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Probe into gas station fire points to smoking porter

2 hours 10 min ago
Three days after fire razed a section of the Two Brothers Service Station located in Eccles officials are close to concluding their investigations and identifying the source of the blaze. Fire Chief...

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For activist Sherlina Nageer, silence is not an option

2 hours 11 min ago
The issues that push activist Sherlina Nageer into action can vary from a boy’s genitals burnt by the police, protestors shot and killed, a woman dying after an illegal abortion, a child being raped...

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US diplomat says voters’ list credible

2 hours 12 min ago
Despite concerns about the size of the voters’ list, US Charge d’Affaires Bryan Hunt says he believes it is “largely accurate.” “I do not have concerns about the quality of the voters’ list. I have...

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Prime ministerial debate must precede presidential – Granger

2 hours 13 min ago
Amidst calls for a presidential debate, APNU+AFC presidential candidate David Granger says the coalition is sticking to its position that it will not participate in a presidential debate unless a...

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ACIC did not endorse APNU+AFC

2 hours 14 min ago
The APNU+AFC Coalition says while it participated in cordial meetings with members of the Muslim community including the Anna Catherina Islamic Complex (ACIC) the groups did not endorse the...

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May 11 is about saving Guyana

2 hours 14 min ago
APNU+AFC Coalition prime ministerial candidate Moses Nagamooto told an enthusiastic crowd at a rally at the Vreed-en-Hoop Stelling, West Coast Demerara on Friday that the May 11 “election is about...

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Police complaints investigators begin work

2 hours 15 min ago
Four independent investigators for the Police Complaints Authority (PCA) have been appointed and have so far received more than a dozen complaints against the police, including the alleged assault of...

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Seaweed stinking up seawall area

2 hours 17 min ago
Sections of the seawall are reeking because of a noticeable increase in seaweed and other water creatures that have washed ashore. According to Romeo Defreitas, a turtle conservationist, the seaweed...

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Caribbean has to become skills, knowledge-based for vibrant services sector

2 hours 17 min ago
When in the early 1990s it became apparent that Europe’s preferential regimes for Caribbean bananas and sugar were coming to an end, an impassioned debate began about a transition to other forms of...

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Shot rice farmer stable

2 hours 18 min ago
Fyuse Hossein, 63, the rice farmer who was shot and robbed at Church Street on Friday, is in now a stable condition at a private hospital, his wife Omeela Hossein has said. Hossein said the hospital...

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World champions on show in current international chess tournaments

2 hours 18 min ago
The rapidity of strong chess tournaments have increased recently and it is becoming difficult to give coverage to all of them. One is committed to feature the stars because they are the strongest...

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Cops finally take statement from partner in probe of businesswoman’s 2013 murder

2 hours 19 min ago
Over a year and a half after the murder of his common-law wife, investigators have finally taken a statement from Sergeant Colin Bailey, while telling him the probe is still active. Sirmattie...

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Windies crash to nine wicket defeat

2 hours 19 min ago
ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – Mediocre batting coupled with a devastating new ball spell from seamer James Anderson combined to help West Indies squander a position of strength and slide to a heavy...

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Cheddar-chive Dumplings

2 hours 19 min ago
  Anyone up for some savoury dumplings? You know, there are times when one can take too many liberties with food. I should have just made the traditional dumplings – with a hint of...

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Construction firm replaces Eastville Bridge

2 hours 20 min ago
A new bridge has been constructed at the Eastville Housing Scheme, East Coast Demerara by H Nauth and Sons Civil Engineering Contractors after the old one caved in under the weight of one of its...

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