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Miner remanded on attempted murder charge

Stabroek - Sat, 01/09/2016 - 04:12
A Linden miner was yesterday remanded to prison after being charged with trying to kill another man. It is alleged, that on December 27, 2015, at Christianburg, Linden, Kelroy McPherson wounded...

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La Penitence man denies $2.9M bond burglary

Stabroek - Sat, 01/09/2016 - 04:11
A La Penitence man maintained his innocence yesterday when he appeared in a city court charged with stealing almost $3 million in goods during two break-ins at an Industrial Site bond.

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Coe could have pushed for IAAF reform years ago – investigator

Stabroek - Sat, 01/09/2016 - 04:11
LONDON, (Reuters) – The head of an investigation that found high-level corruption in international athletics has accused Sebastian Coe, leader of the sport’s world governing body, of missing...

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Berbice bus operators lobby ministers to cushion losses to water taxi service

Stabroek - Sat, 01/09/2016 - 04:10
Route 56 (Rosignol-New Amsterdam) minibus operators yesterday appealed to the Public Infrastructure Ministers to put measures in place to mitigate their losses since the introduction of the Berbice...

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Nationalities of failed drugs test cyclists not disclosed

Stabroek - Sat, 01/09/2016 - 04:10
The nationalities of the cyclists who tested positive for drug use following the five-stage road race in Guyana last October have not been disclosed.

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GCB extends condolences to Chandrika following death of father

Stabroek - Sat, 01/09/2016 - 04:09
The staff of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) has extended condolences to Guyana and West Indies opener Rajindra Chandrika following the death of his father earlier this week.

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Barbados monitors 8 suspected cases of Zika virus

Observer - Sat, 01/09/2016 - 04:09
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – The Ministry of Health says it is monitoring eight suspected cases of the Zika virus .

Goolsarran calls for measures to end contingencies fund abuse

Stabroek - Sat, 01/09/2016 - 04:09
Abuse of the Contingen-cies Fund needs to be nipped in the bud by putting concrete measures in place, former Auditor-General Anand Goolsarran says.

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Ministerial code still to be finalised as gov’t awaits feedback

Stabroek - Sat, 01/09/2016 - 04:08
Five months after it was presented to Cabinet, a Code of Conduct for ministers is still to be finalised. Questioned on the matter during a press conference on Wednesday, Minister of Natural Resources...

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FIFA presidential candidate Salman says he would examine role of US law, consulting firms

Stabroek - Sat, 01/09/2016 - 04:08
PANAMA CITY, (Reuters) – FIFA presidential candidate Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa said that if he is elected he will examine the role of the U.S law and consulting firms that were hired...

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New project to combat child abuse gets $75.7M EU funding

Stabroek - Sat, 01/09/2016 - 04:07
The European Union (EU) has inked an agreement to provide $75.7 million in funding for a new national advocacy project being spearheaded by local child rights non-governmental organisation ChildLinK.

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Grove Hi Tech, individual winners receive prizes

Stabroek - Sat, 01/09/2016 - 04:07
Grove Hi Tech, winner of the recent second annual Stag Super XVI football competition and the standout individual performers were officially rewarded yesterday in the lobby of Ansa McAL’s...

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Wall St has worst start to year ever

Stabroek - Sat, 01/09/2016 - 04:07
(Reuters) – U.S. stocks closed lower yesterday, ending a volatile week with their worst five-day start to a year ever, as sliding oil prices and lingering worries about the global economy...

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Ram & McRae was never provided with any proof of an $82M deposit to any Republic Bank account holder

Stabroek - Sat, 01/09/2016 - 04:07
Dear Editor, Some time ago, Messrs Ronald and Rustum Bulkan, Joint Managing Directors of Precision Woodworking Limited (PWL) called to request a meeting with me.

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Why was Robert Pyle’s wife in the car with him?

Stabroek - Sat, 01/09/2016 - 04:06
Dear Editor, Much has been said on social media about Guyana Defence Force soldier, Sergeant Robert Pyle, his wife Stacy Pyle and canter driver Linden Eastman all of whom died on Carifesta Avenue...

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Sydney FC beat Newcastle Jets as Ali Abbas scores on comeback from injury

Guardian Sport - Sat, 01/09/2016 - 03:50
  • Sydney FC 2-0 Newcastle Jets at ANZ Stadium
  • Sydney temporarily join Brisbane and Western Sydney at top of table

Sydney FC winger Ali Abbas enjoyed a fairytale comeback from a knee reconstruction with a goal in his side’s 2-0 win over Newcastle at ANZ Stadium.

For 80 minutes, Filip Holosko’s first-half goal was the only difference between a dominant Sydney outfit and a ragged Jets defence.

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