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Gunmen shoot workers, cop in Ramada Princess raid

4 hours 50 min ago
Four masked gunmen stormed the Ramada Princess Hotel’s Casino during the wee hours of yesterday morning and carted off an undisclosed amount of cash and left five persons, including a police officer,...

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Gunmen grab nearly $4M from Alesie Group’s office

4 hours 51 min ago
Five heavily armed bandits robbed the Alesie Group of Companies office at Ruimzigt, West Coast Demerara of almost $4 million after beating and tying up the security guards and torching the lock on an...

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Vendors protest relocation from Stabroek Market square

4 hours 52 min ago
Rejecting the city’s plans to relocate them from the Stabroek Market square, dozens of vendors yesterday staged a protest outside of the Ministry of the Presidency in hopes of getting a stay.

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Existing broadcasters will have to reapply, GNBA says

4 hours 53 min ago
There are currently 44 new applications for television, radio and cable licences according to Guyana National Broadcasting Authority (GNBA) Chairman Leonard Craig who announced yesterday that...

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Broadcasting body proposing lower fees for TV operators

4 hours 53 min ago
The Guyana National Broadcasting Authority (GNBA) has recommended a new fee structure which will see a steep cut in the rate for television broadcasters and it is looking at all available options to...

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Labour Day Classic set for tomorrow at Bush Lot United Turf Club

4 hours 54 min ago
The ‘Sport of Kings’ returns to Bush Lot United Club tomorrow with the staging of the  Labour Day six-race classic. In excess of $4M will be on offer for the Jumbo Jet Auto Sales and Racing Stables...

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Second Guyanese athlete qualifies for Rio

4 hours 55 min ago
Brenessa Thompson has qualified for the 2016 Olympic Games. The US based sprinter potentially punched her ticket to the Games to be held in Brazil in August after achieving the qualifying standard on...

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In-form Smith strokes fifty to keep Lions top

4 hours 56 min ago
PUNE, India, CMC – Dashing West Indies opener Dwayne Smith stroked a high-class half-century in a Man-of-the-Match performance, to help leaders Gujarat Lions beat Rising Pune Supergiants by three...

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First sugar crop suffers 23,000 tonnues shortfall -due to El Nino

4 hours 56 min ago
The first crop of the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) estates saw a shortfall of 23,000 tonnes from the production target of 80,270, largely as a result of the El Nino dry weather conditions.

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Prison chef defends food served to Camp St inmates

4 hours 56 min ago
The head of the kitchen at the Georgetown Prison yesterday defended the quality of food served to inmates as “fairly satisfactory.” With the food served at the prison being one of sources of...

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TVG facing loss of licence

4 hours 57 min ago
TVG Guyana Inc (Channel 28), which is owned by businessman Bobby Ramroop, has failed to submit its financial records to the Board of the Guyana National Broadcasting Authority (GNBA) and if this...

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Pollard scares opposition sides, says coach

4 hours 57 min ago
MUMBAI, India, CMC – Mumbai Indians assistant coach, Robin Singh, has praised Kieron Pollard following his match-wining half-century against Kolkata Knight Riders on Thursday, and says the West...

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Grimmond praises Demerara players ahead of One-Day final

4 hours 58 min ago
Demerara Under-19 Coach Clive Grimmond yesterday hailed the performances of his players who will defend their title against the U17 Select in the final of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB)/Hand-in-hand...

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City residents anxious over looming rainy season

4 hours 58 min ago
Residents are still concerned about the looming rainy season even after City Council announced that it is prepared to deal with the May/June rains since the necessary precautions have been taken to...

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NIS Records Section needs upgrading

4 hours 59 min ago
Dear Editor, I visited the NIS Records Section – Camp Street on Friday 22nd April 2016.  I must commend the staff for their pleasant and helpful attitude towards me on this day. 

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Reggae Boy Taylor own goal hurts Portland

4 hours 59 min ago
FOXBOROUGH, Massachusetts, CMC – Jamaican international Jermaine Taylor scored a late own goal as New England Revolution snatched a share of the points in their MLS Soccer clash with Portland Timbers...

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Banking exodus from Caribbean on agenda of US energy security summit

4 hours 59 min ago
With CARICOM alarmed at moves by international banks to cull their correspondent banking relationships in the Caribbean, the issue will be discussed at an energy security summit in Washington DC next...

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Floodlights, Upper Corentyne T20 match postponed

4 hours 59 min ago
Today’s scheduled Twenty20 hardball encounter between Guyana Softball Cup 4 (2014), New York Independence Cup 2015, and Florida Cup 2016 Masters Softball champions “Floodlights”, and an Upper...

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Gov’t must now present its evidence on outstanding payment for GTT shares

5 hours 8 sec ago
Dear Editor, I write in reference to the Stabroek News article titled, `NICIL says has not received outstanding US$5M for GTT shares’ (April 29).

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Gov’t will not undermine media workers’ professionalism – Granger

5 hours 21 sec ago
President David Granger yesterday said his administration will not undermine the professionalism of media workers, whether they are members of the state or privately-owned media.

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