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Prolific horror filmmaker Wes Craven dead at 76

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 23:39
(Reuters) – Prolific horror filmmaker Wes Craven, who directed the slasher classic “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” died on Sunday afternoon, his family said in a statement.

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Family ambushed at Diamond on arrival from airport

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 15:51
Two armed bandits robbed a Diamond, East Bank Demerara (EBD) family during the wee hours of yesterday morning after they had just arrived from the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri.

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Malaysia’s Mahathir calls for “people power” movement to topple PM

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 08:18
KUALA LUMPUR, (Reuters) – Former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad, joining anti-government protesters for a second day today, called for a “people’s power” movement to topple...

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Granger to unveil initiative for gov’t, opposition engagement

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 05:13
President David Granger will “very soon” announce an initiative for engagement between the government and the opposition, according to Minister of Governance Raphael Trotman.

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Bolt lands sprint sweep, Farah the treble double

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 05:13
BEIJING, (Reuters) – Usain Bolt needed a bit of help from his American rivals to win a third gold medal but Mo Farah secured a unique “treble double” all on his own on a dramatic penultimate...

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Java

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 05:12
Story and photos by Joanna Dhanraj Sprawled along a dam parallel to the Canal Number One Polder public road is a charming little village called Java.

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Santos crowned I-Net Communications U13 champs

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 05:12
Santos FC were crowned the inaugural I-Net Communications u-13 champions, downing tourney hosts and home side Fruta Conquerors by a 3-1 score line yesterday at the Tucville Community ground.

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Toll reduction wasn’t a done deal, Berbice Bridge co says

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 05:11
The Berbice Bridge Com-pany Incorporated (BBCI) yesterday said it had not concluded an agreement with the government for the reduction of the bridge toll and warned that it could face potential...

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Djokovic confident despite run-up losses to rivals

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 05:11
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – World number one Novak Djokovic lost to rivals Roger Federer and Andy Murray in the finals of U.S.

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Integrity of the revenue collection system called into question

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 05:11
Illicit activities The recent disclosure in local print and online media that gold was being smuggled out of Guyana in significant quantities is a blow to the integrity of Guyana’s revenue collection...

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Mentally-unstable youth stabs man to death in Tiger Bay

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 05:10
An unidentified man was killed last evening in Tiger Bay by a mentally-unstable youth, who stabbed him over 40 times in a fit of rage.

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Brothers United to lock horns with Patentia Street Ballers

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 05:10
The final group round in the inaugural RDE Vibes and Sparta Boss ‘King of the Streets’ Football Tourney will commence tomorrow at the Sparta Boss Tarmac in East La Penitence.

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Life and work

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 05:10
At the ripe old age of eighty-two, when one is fully aware that it is time to make sense of what has happened in one’s life, I am convinced about two major things.

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The prime minister is entitled to sit in parliament while performing the functions of president

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 05:09
Mr Anil Nandlall, former attorney general and PPP/C Member of the Parliament, and now the guardian of our rights under the constitution, pronounced ominously on the dire consequences that would...

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Dowdridge punches way to best boxer award

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 05:09
Up and coming pugilist, John Dowridge punched his way to the best boxer award yesterday when the first (of two) Pepsi/ Mike Parris under-16 tournament concluded at the Andrew ‘Six Head’ Lewis Gym.

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More on Guyana and the evaluation of the Sustainable Development Goals 2015-2030

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 05:08
Introduction From Guyana’s perspective, today’s column continues to focus on an evaluation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2015-2030, their 169 targets and 304 indicators of compliance,...

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Turfites in for treat at President’s Cup meet

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 05:08
Today, the nation’s top trotters will be competing at the Rising Sun Turf Club for cash and stakes at the President’s Cup meet in honour of His Excellency President David Granger.

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Lawyers’ associations caution against reviewing RUDISA settlement

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 05:07
The Guyana Bar Association (GBA) and the Guyana Association of Women lawyers (GAWL) are both cautioning the government against any consideration of a recent call by local manufacturers to re-examine...

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Kvitova beats Czech mate Safarova in Connecticut final

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 05:07
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut, (Reuters) – Petra Kvitova used a dominant serve to beat Lucie Safarova 6-7(6) 6-2 6-2 in their all-Czech final at the Connecticut Open yesterday.

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Finding music

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 05:07
Two people in a chance encounter recently asked me what were my favourite songs – whether something I wrote or from another song-writer – and I was in a hurry and promised to write them a reply, but...

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