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Australia seeking momentum for Ashes on Caribbean tour

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 07:35
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Australia will resist the temptation to tinker with their team on tour against West Indies and plan to field their best 11 in a bid to sweep the two-test series and build...

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Three dead, six in hospital after West Berbice crash

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 05:22
Three persons were killed and six others were left hospitalised early yesterday morning when a vehicle filled with party-goers crashed into two parked trucks along the Golden Grove Public Road, West...

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‘Stammer’ gets 18 years for raping nine-year-old

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 05:21
Leyrone Sandiford, called “Stammer,” who had earlier this month pleaded guilty to raping a nine-year-old girl, was yesterday sentenced to 18 years in prison. After hearing the prosecution’s facts and...

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Aussie mining co. might buy power from reactivated Tumatumari hydro station

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 05:20
Australian mining company Troy Resources Limited hopes to make operations at its Karouni gold project ‘green,’ by purchasing power from a reactivated Tumatumari hydropower facility. “It is obviously...

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Zeelugt taxi driver dies after hit-and-run

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 05:19
A taxi driver is now dead after he was hit by a speeding car as he was about to enter his vehicle on the public road at Zeeburg, West Coast Demerara on Sunday night. Omadat Narine Singh’s co-workers...

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GBTI registers $2.1B profit

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 05:18
The Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry’s (GBTI) profit for 2014 was $2.117 billion, slightly down from the previous year’s figure as provisioning for bad loans rose significantly. According to its...

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First permanent tax site to open at Diamond – GRA

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 05:17
The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) will open the first in a series of permanent tax centres on April 1, 2015. This first centre will be located in the G3 Building at Diamond, East Bank Demerara and...

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Two charged with impersonating cops in roadblock robbery

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 05:16
Two men were yesterday charged with disguising themselves as police and robbing poultry farm workers of almost $1 million in cash and property after stopping them at a bogus roadblock at Mahaicony....

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Queen St man wanted in connection with Mahdia chopping death

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 05:15
The police yesterday said that Thurston Kenrick Williams is wanted in connection with the murder of Charles Major on March 6 at Dickman Hill, Mahdia, North West District. Major was found dead at a...

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Woman and son charged with using child to sell liquor

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 05:14
A mother and son were yesterday accused of employing a child to sell liquor at a bar. Suzan Henry and Yaray Bowen found themselves before Chief Magistrate Priya-Sewnarine-Beharry, in Georgetown,...

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AAG could pull out of Carifta Games

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 05:14
Guyana’s participation at this year’s Carifta Games is in jeopardy and the Executive Council of the Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG) is to meet today to make a final decision on the team’s...

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Process to effect national science policy begins

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 05:13
The Ministry of Education with support from UNESCO yesterday opened a three-day implementation workshop for the recently completed National Science, Technology and Innovation Policy. The workshop...

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ICC president rails at World Cup trophy snub

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 05:13
ICC president AHM Mustafa Kamal has said that the game’s governing body denied him of his right to give the trophy at the post-match presentation ceremony of the World Cup final on Sunday. The trophy...

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Chase Academy favourites in today’s Milo Schools’ football final

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 05:12
After 53 fixtures across 16 days, favourites Chase Academy will faceoff with the formidable Dolphin Secondary in the finale of the third annual Milo Schools u-20 football tourney today from 19:00hrs...

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Construction worker fined for ‘spiritual supplement’

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 05:12
A construction worker was fined yesterday after admitting to having a gramme of cannabis in his possession. Carlton Burnett, of Fourth Bridge, Diamond Housing Scheme and explained that he smokes the...

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Bravo considers Test return under Simmons

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 05:11
TRINIDAD AND Tobago and West Indies cricketers Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard have both welcomed the appointment of ex-national and WI all-rounder Phil Simmons as the new coach of the regional team....

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Essequibo man stole $2M from parked car

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 05:11
A father of seven was remanded to prison yesterday after he was charged with stealing $2 million from a parked car. A city court heard that on December 16, 2014, Kelroy Adams, 54, of Essequibo, broke...

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Police should have been called in immediately over forgeries at registries

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 05:11
Dear Editor, I understand from your article ‘Probe underway at Deeds, Supreme Court registries over forged documents’ carried in the Stabroek News of March 30, 2015 that the investigation referred to...

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Buhari builds on early lead in tight Nigerian election

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 18:55
ABUJA, (Reuters) – Nigerian opposition leader Muhammadu Buhari built a lead of 2 million votes with three-quarters of states counted on Monday, raising the prospect of a stunning ballot box...

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