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All schools ready for reopening -ministry

4 hours 39 min ago
The Ministry of Education says that all schools in Georgetown are ready for reopening on Monday September 01, 2014. A release from the Ministry today said that checks made by ministry officials of...

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West Ruimveldt clean-up

7 hours 7 min ago
On Friday the “Clean-Up My Country” Programme Monitoring Unit conducted inspections in the West Ruimveldt area to monitor the work that has been on going, a release from the unit said. Work under the...

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IMF’s Lagarde put under investigation in French fraud case

13 hours 15 min ago
PARIS, (Reuters) – International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has been placed under formal investigation by French magistrates for negligence in a political fraud affair dating from...

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Airports not meeting security standards –Benn

15 hours 31 min ago
Guyana’s international airports, the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), Timehri and the Ogle International Airport “are not meeting the minimum standards” on security, Minister of Public...

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No trace of over 150 weapons GDF supplied to external bodies

15 hours 31 min ago
A 2008 investigation launched by the military found that more than 150 weapons issued by the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) to external bodies in the 1970s, including sub-machine guns and grenade...

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Second man charged with killing businessman during robbery

15 hours 32 min ago
A second man was yesterday charged with murdering businessman Ashok Raghoo, who was shot dead during a robbery in the city last Monday. Jermain Otto was remanded to prison after being arraigned on a...

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Corpse found along Carifesta Avenue identified as Mon Repos fisherman

15 hours 34 min ago
A Mon Repos fisherman was found dead along the Carifesta Avenue on Saturday afternoon following a suspected hit and run earlier in the day. Sixty-six-year-old Mohamed Bacchus was discovered at the...

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Elderly forklift operator charged with causing UG worker’s death

15 hours 34 min ago
An elderly forklift operator was yesterday released on $1M bail after denying that he caused the death of a motorcyclist during a recent accident in the city. Balgobin Persaud, 69, of Lot 155 La...

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Slain waitress’ family says robbery is only motive

15 hours 35 min ago
As police continue to search for the man who was caught on camera shooting Debra Blackman, her family is maintaining that robbery was the sole motive for her murder. Blackman, a 48-year-old mother of...

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Former NCN manager Goolsarran now at the helm of MTV

15 hours 36 min ago
Former National Commu-nications Network (NCN) Programme Manager Martin Goolsarran quietly assumed the post of General Manager of Multi Technology Vision Inc Channel 14/Cable 65 two months ago. The...

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Former national rugby player remanded on gun charge

15 hours 37 min ago
Former national rugby player Robin Curtis was remanded to prison on a gun charge yesterday. Curtis, 25, of lot 3736 North Ruimveldt, was allegedly found with an illegal pistol at Castello Housing...

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Contract signed for de-bushing of Le Repentir Cemetery

15 hours 38 min ago
The de-bushing of Le Repentir Cemetery will soon begin as the Ministry of Local Government yesterday signed an $8.3M contract with the company which will execute the works. “Today (yesterday) the...

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Mining industry still in crisis – GGDMA

15 hours 40 min ago
The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) has said that the steep drop in gold prices coupled with high production costs along with a litany of other problems has made 2014 a struggle...

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Region 10 carved up for multinationals – Christopher Ram

15 hours 40 min ago
Region 10 (Upper Demerara/Upper Berbice) has been carved up for multinationals, with the government’s indifference only surpassed by the mounting reports of breaches of laws by these companies,...

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Bids received for market works across country

15 hours 40 min ago
The Ministry of Local Government yesterday received a series of bids for major rehabilitation works and for the extension of markets across the country. Tenders for the projects, which were divided...

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Two doctors injured in West Coast Berbice accident

15 hours 42 min ago
Several persons, including two doctors attached to the New Amsterdam Hospital were rushed to the Fort Wellington Hospital yesterday morning following separate accidents on the West Coast Berbice...

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Phone service in parts of city disrupted by excavation

15 hours 42 min ago
Wireline telephone and data services in several parts of Georgetown have been severely disrupted as a result of damage to GT&T’s buried facilities by Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI). A release...

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Janus Cultural Policy hosting ‘Conversations on Citizenship’

15 hours 43 min ago
The Janus Cultural Policy Initiative will be hosting its three-day ‘Conversations on Citizenship’ from tomorrow to Saturday at the Umana Yana. According to a press release, the group believes that...

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Ministry in lifestyle diseases awareness walk

15 hours 44 min ago
Dozens of persons including supporters from PAHO and the University of Guyana, on Saturday joined the Ministry of Health and its Wellness Warriors on a health walk to heighten awareness about...

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Tiger ends four-year alliance with coach Foley

15 hours 56 min ago
MIAMI, (Reuters) – Tiger Woods has split up with swing coach Sean Foley after a four-year partnership, the 14-times golf major winner said on Monday. The former world number one is sidelined...

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