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Seven soldiers hurt in accident

6 hours 52 min ago
The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) today said that seven Guyana Defence Force (GDF) members who were injured this morning in a collision between a truck and a bus on the Garden of Eden...

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Lucky escape for T&T Soca artiste `Benjai’

8 hours 41 min ago
(Trinidad Guardian) Soca artiste Rodney “Benjai” Le Blanc is lucky to be alive sources at the President’s House said yesterday after they confirmed the car in which he was a passenger  was shot at...

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Rice farmer found dead in canal

10 hours 19 min ago
The body of a 51-year-old rice farmer of Golden Fleece, Essequibo Coast was found floating in a canal in the vicinity of Golden Fleece backdam a few hours after he went missing. According to...

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Record-breaker Sangakkara sets up Sri Lanka win

12 hours 2 min ago
(Reuters) – Kumar Sangakkara scored an unbeaten 113 and then returned to break the world record for the most dismissals by a wicketkeeper in one-day internationals as Sri Lanka beat New Zealand...

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In violent Venezuela, police killings surge to almost one a day

12 hours 5 min ago
CARACAS, (Reuters) – After finishing a routine overnight shift, Venezuelan policeman Edgar Perez was walking home from the bus stop when two armed men pulled up on a motorbike. Perez, 41, had...

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US$30M plymill reduced to change

14 hours 49 min ago
A US$30 million plymill purchased by the now defunct Case Timbers Limited (CTL) in the mid-1990s was sold last August to Barama for US$180,000 to be used primarily for spare parts, CTL’s former...

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Guyana grilled on police abuse

14 hours 51 min ago
Several countries expressed concern about human rights violations by local police and the failure to hold perpetrators to account and called on government to take action as Guyana’s human rights...

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GGMC workers back on the job as new agreement signed

14 hours 52 min ago
Almost two months of strike action over non-payment of wage increases ended yesterday when Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) workers returned to work, as a result of the GGMC and the Guyana...

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Woman who jumped from bridge identified as Grove mother of four

14 hours 52 min ago
The woman who jumped from the Demerara Harbour Bridge (DHB) on Tuesday has been identified as Patricia Lowton, 59, a mother of four, of Block ‘Y’ 366 Golden Grove, East Bank Demerara. According to...

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Cabinet approved promotion of torture cops

14 hours 53 min ago
Head of the Presidential Secretariat Dr Roger Luncheon said Cabinet approves of the promotion by the Police Service Commission (PSC) of a police officer found liable in the torturing of a boy in 2009...

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Bystander shot by cop at Nabaclis during robbery probe

14 hours 55 min ago
A bystander was accidentally shot by the police yesterday at Nabaclis while they were investigating a robbery that occurred on Monday at Haslington, another East Coast Demerara village. In a...

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Guyana called upon to decriminalize same-sex relations

14 hours 55 min ago
-foreign minister says society remains divided Faced with a slew of recommendations urging decriminalisation of consensual same-sex relations, Minister of Foreign Affairs Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett...

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Teacher charged with raping underage girl

14 hours 56 min ago
A 38-year-old teacher accused of having sexual activity with a 13-year-old girl was yesterday granted bail in the sum of $300,000 when he appeared before Magis-trate Fabayo Azore at the Georgetown...

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One bandit nabbed during exchange of gunfire at Survival Supermarket

14 hours 57 min ago
One of three fleeing bandits, who broke into the Survival Supermarket on Sheriff Street yesterday morning is now in police custody after security personnel confronted them and shots were fired. At...

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Canefield–Enterprise Overseer defends action against illicit construction

14 hours 58 min ago
In light of calls from some residents of Betsy Ground Village in East Canje for the removal of the chairman and overseer of the Canefield– Enterprise Neigh-bourhood Dem-ocratic Council, overseer...

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India celebrates 65th anniversary as Republic

14 hours 58 min ago
President Donald Ramotar on Monday congratulated the Indian Government on behalf of the Government and the people of Guyana as the Asian giant celebrated its 65th Republic anniversary. At a simple...

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Skeldon estate worker, union move to court over dismissal

15 hours 9 sec ago
Skeldon sugar estate worker, Daniel Stephen and his union GAWU have been granted interim injunctions by the High Court against the Guyana Sugar Corporation from treating him as if he was summarily...

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Eighteen cadet officers now ensigns after GDF course

15 hours 44 sec ago
Eighteen Cadet Officers on the verge of completing training on the Guyana Defence Force’s Standard Officer’s Course (SOC) Number 47, have graduated to the rank of Ensigns. A release from the GDF...

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Medical report tendered in Colin Mack rape case

15 hours 2 min ago
A medical report, which was admitted and marked as evidence in the rape trial of entertainment promotor Colin Mack, revealed that the complainant suffered injuries to her eyes, elbow and genitals....

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Accused wife beater says cops ignoring his reports

15 hours 2 min ago
Ceon Edwards, accused of beating his wife for a second time in as many months, on Tuesday complained to a court that police ignored him when he tried to make a report after she allegedly assaulted...

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