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India beat West Indies by an innings and 92 runs

2 hours 25 min ago
NORTH SOUND, Antigua,  CMC – India defeated West Indies by an innings and 92 runs, 25 minutes after tea on the fourth day of the opening Test at the Vivian Richards Cricket Stadium here today.

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Big battle set for key Clico beachfront property in T&T

11 hours 1 min ago
(Trinidad Guardian) Battle for No Man’s Land. That is what is shaping up on all fronts—from Government to the Clico owners of the property—as the spotlight continues to increase on one of the...

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Two more held as cops look for motive in Corentyne triple murder

15 hours 59 min ago
Police yesterday detained two more persons as they continued to try to unravel the motive behind the gruesome shooting to death of two men and a teenage boy, whose bodies were discovered at Kokerite...

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Riverstown

16 hours 7 sec ago
Riverstown, a village on the Essequibo Coast, is pressed between Pomona and Airy Hall. Once you cross the railway-like bridge over a black water creek, you’re in Riverstown, where there are more than...

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SARU operating legally despite absence of legislation

16 hours 54 sec ago
Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman said on Thursday that the State Assets Recovery Unit (SARU) is operating legally and despite its inability to prosecute persons, it is currently doing...

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Sophia stevedore killed in freak accident at wharf

16 hours 2 min ago
The body of a stevedore attached to the John Fernandes Limited, Water Street wharf was retrieved from the Demerara River on Thursday evening, more than a day after he was involved in a freak accident.

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2018 deadline set for completion of Moco-Moco hydropower facility

16 hours 2 min ago
Due diligence is currently being done on two firms that had bid to rehabilitate the Moco-Moco hydropower facility and the project should be completed by the end of 2018, Minister of Public...

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Mobile money: a technological fad or serious economic business?

16 hours 3 min ago
No one knows Imagine talking to a friend on the phone while thousands of dollars are pressed to your ears and no one knows it. 

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Development imperatives for the extractive forest sub-sector

16 hours 3 min ago
Regrettable underperformance Readers would have no doubt readily gleaned from the subject matter which was addressed in last Sunday’s column, whether it was a boon for Guyana or a regrettable loss as...

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Breast cancer survivor turned advocate urges women to get screened early

16 hours 4 min ago
For many who receive a breast cancer diagnosis, hearing from others who have survived it can be a great source of comfort and support.

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Despair

16 hours 5 min ago
Elie Wiesel, Auschwitz survivor, Nobel Peace Prize laureate, died recently at the age of 87. His book, Night, is one of the most unsparing accounts ever written of the horror man inflicts on his...

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Dr Mitchell hangs up his stethoscope after more than 50 years of service

16 hours 5 min ago
After more than half a century of practice, Dr Gladstone Mitchell has hung up his stethoscope, but he wants local politicians to stop interfering in the policy decisions, made by medical...

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Nothing to do with cricket

16 hours 5 min ago
Patrons of the current T20 matches in the CPL, whether at the stadiums or via television, are witnessing a non-stop array of diversions – carnival outfits; steelband music; scantily clad dancers;...

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The daily struggle for passports

16 hours 6 min ago
There is nothing unusual about seeing, on a typical morning, a line at the Passport Office so long it meanders around the corner of Camp, into Barrack Street.

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Hundreds continuing to show up at passport office

16 hours 6 min ago
With hundreds turning up each day at the Central Immigration and Passport Office to apply for passports, many have been forced to endure hours of waiting, jostle for numbers to get into the line,...

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Guyana crowned overall junior squash champions for 12th time

16 hours 6 min ago
Despite failing to win the girls team title Guyana yesterday retained the overall team title at the annual junior Maples Caribbean squash championships for an incredible and unprecedented 12th...

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Politics and the ethnic census

16 hours 7 min ago
The National Population and Housing Census was conducted in 2012. Published in 2014, it showed a decrease in the population from 751,223 in 2002 to 746,955 in 2012.

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‘Backwards’ dress codes taken to ‘ridiculous extremes’

16 hours 7 min ago
President David Granger has voiced disagreement with some of the requirements outlined in the dress codes for entry into government buildings and says that the focus should be on serving the public...

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Dowrich shines but Windies battling to avoid defeat

16 hours 8 min ago
NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – Wicketkeeper Shane Dowrich struck his second half-century in only his third Test but West Indies were staring at a possible innings defeat after being forced to follow-on...

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The Caribbean needs a full response to Brexit

16 hours 8 min ago
Earlier this month Caricom heads of government met in Georgetown. Among the many issues they considered was Britain’s decision to leave the European Union.

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