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Palmyra businesswoman shot in head during robbery

1 hour 42 min ago
At  about 1900h. last night, police say that businesswoman Angela Hussain, 39 years, of Palmyra, Canje, Berbice, was in her shop when five men, armed with firearms and cutlasses, entered and held her...

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Bill Cosby said in 2005 lawsuit he gave Quaaludes to women for sex

3 hours 44 min ago
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Comedian Bill Cosby testified in 2005 that he had obtained Quaaludes with the intent of giving the sedatives to young women in order to have sex with them, according to...

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Maduro recalling envoy for consultations

6 hours 3 min ago
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said last night that he was recalling his Ambassador to Guyana Reina Margarita Arratia Diaz for consultation, initiating a comprehensive review of relations with...

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Granger convenes security meet to craft crime fighting plan

6 hours 4 min ago
Concerned about the recent rise in violent crime, President David Granger will today convene a high-level security meeting to craft a crime-fighting strategy.

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Man killed, friend critical after Liliendaal collision

6 hours 5 min ago
A father of four died early yesterday morning after the car he was travelling in hit a horse along the Liliendaal Railway Embankment, and then collided with another vehicle.

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Truck crushes cop’s head at Providence

6 hours 6 min ago
A police constable on duty was killed yesterday morning when his head was crushed by a sand truck while he was assisting in making preparations for the ‘Soca on the Beach’ show at the new Hits and...

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Family doubts robbery was motive in mall owner’s murder

6 hours 7 min ago
Although Ganesh Ramlall’s relatives insist that he was the victim of a hit, Crime Chief Wendell Blanhum yesterday said the information taken from his wife establishes that the businessman was killed...

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Gov’t satisfied with Caricom response to Venezuela decree – Greenidge

6 hours 8 min ago
Foreign Affairs Minister Carl Greenidge says Guyana is pleased with Caricom’s response to the most recent escalation of its border controversy with Venezuela.

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Cops nab suspect in Nandy Park slaying

6 hours 8 min ago
One of the suspects in the recent Nandy Park shooting, in which a man was shot dead and his partner and child were wounded, was arrested on Sunday, according to Crime Chief Wendell Blanhum.

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Brazilian dies from blow to head

6 hours 10 min ago
A Brazilian man was killed on Saturday after he was hit to his head with a piece of wood. According to a police press release, Antonio Rodriguez Da Silva, 57, of Turkeyen, East Coast Demerara, was...

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Defending champs Port Kaituma through to final

6 hours 10 min ago
Defending champs Port Kaituma sealed their berth to the final of the Region #1 zone, edging Kamwata Secondary 1-0 in a semi-final affair when the Digicel Secondary Schools Football Championship...

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Guyanese turned out in their numbers for breakfast meeting with Granger in Barbados

6 hours 11 min ago
Festive flags and the cheers and screams of loyal Guyanese living in Barbados, paved the way for President David Granger’s meet and greet on Sunday morning at Bubba’s Sports Bar, Hastings, Christ...

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Shamsi, Samuels star as Patriots inflict eight-wicket whipping on Tridents

6 hours 11 min ago
A second consecutive superb bowling performance from the St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots saw them register their third win of the 2015 Hero Caribbean Premier League season and consolidate their...

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Awareness campaign to be launched on local gov’t authorities

6 hours 12 min ago
The Guyana Elections Commission (Gecom) is seeking quotations for a public awareness campaign on local government authorities (LGAs) as preparations intensify for the staging of local government...

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Serena proves to be leading lady in Williams sister act

6 hours 12 min ago
LONDON, (Reuters) – After three hours and two minutes of combat yesterday, Novak Djokovic and Kevin Anderson were forced off court in the twilight with their last 16 clash tantalisingly poised...

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Every civilized society has laws regulating the hours for the sale of alcohol

6 hours 13 min ago
Dear Editor, With reference to Kamal Ramkarran’s question published in a letter on June 7 in Sunday Stabroek, under the caption, ‘Which is more important: rights or order?’ I would venture the answer...

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Sanasie released on bail as wife’s murder probe continues

6 hours 13 min ago
Auto dealer Deokarran ‘Ram’ Sanasie who was arrested last Thursday in connection with his wife’s murder has been released from police custody.

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North, Central Americas soccer reforms follow FIFA scandal

6 hours 13 min ago
MIAMI, (Reuters) – CONCACAF, the regional body controlling soccer in North and Central America, announced measures yesterday meant to curb corruption and improve transparency following its...

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The government needs a comprehensive gun eradication strategy

6 hours 13 min ago
Dear Editor, On Father’s Day, a miner with an alleged shady past was gunned down in his Nandy Park home as he slept with his girlfriend and their baby son.

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FIFA bans bid inspector Mayne-Nicholls for seven years

6 hours 14 min ago
ZURICH/WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Harold Mayne-Nicholls, who led the teams which inspected bids to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, has been banned from all football for seven years, FIFA’s...

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