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Guyana has to comply with CCJ ruling on environment tax -Ram

Stabroek - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 05:20
Attorney Christopher Ram says that Guyana must comply with a ruling by the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) to pay Suriname company Rudisa Bev-erages some US$6, 047,244.47 ($1.2B) which had been...

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Limited supply of local sugar hindering new candy manufacturer

Stabroek - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 05:19
New candy company Sueria Manufacturing Incorporated is awaiting word on a request for an increased supply of sugar from the state-owned GuySuCo, which could literally decide the company’s fortunes,...

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Union to investigate abrupt closure of Tower

Stabroek - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 05:18
The Clerical and Com-mercial Workers Union (CCWU) is to launch an investigation into the abrupt closure of the Hotel Tower which has left dozens of its members without pay. “The union said they going...

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ONLINE READERS COMMENT: What was Prof Bain thinking?

Observer - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 05:17
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Giggs 'will thrive' under Van Gaal

BBC Sport - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 05:17
Ryan Giggs will get better assisting new Man Utd manager Louis van Gaal, says the club's ex-goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar.

Ten bauxite workers injured in accident on RUSAL mines road

Stabroek - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 05:17
Ten Bauxite Company of Guyana Inc (BCGI/RUSAL) employees were injured at the mine after a minibus transporting workers toppled due to the poor road conditions on Saturday. The names of the injured...

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Role models needed in abundance

Stabroek - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 05:16
At the launching on Tuesday of the first of two autobiographical volumes, business icon Dr Yesu Persaud stated that role models need to be in abundance throughout Guyana. He was critical of the...

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Ex-cop seeking reinstatement after being cleared of robbery

Stabroek - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 05:15
An ex-policeman, recently cleared of an armed robbery charge, wants his job back. Reinstatement, however, would only be possible following an investigation to prove that the former lawman did not...

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Elderly Triumph man dies on way home

Stabroek - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 05:14
An elderly man dropped dead yesterday morning in Triumph, East Coast Demerara (ECD) as he was making his way home from church. A post-mortem will not be done until Wednesday to determine the cause of...

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Retired educators honoured by Rose Hall club

Stabroek - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 05:13
Four retired educators were honoured for their outstanding contributions at a function organized by the eight cricket teams of the Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club (RHTYSC). The educators:...

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Youth non-profit launches $23M programme

Stabroek - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 05:12
Global Youth Movement – Guyana on Wednesday donated over $500,000 worth of agriculture tools and equipment to seven secondary schools in Region Five at the launch of a $23M community health,...

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Caribbean Development Bank for sessions with key stakeholders

Stabroek - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 05:11
The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) will be hosting consultations with two key groups of stakeholders aimed at strengthening operations of consultancy groups and creating stronger linkages, during...

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Atwell loses World title fight

Stabroek - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 05:11
World title hopeful, Clive ‘The Punisher’ Atwell (12-1-1, 7 KOs) suffered his first professional defeat on Saturday night in Mexico following a technical decision to loss to WBC world featherweight...

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TSC, Everest and DCC win on first innings

Stabroek - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 05:10
By Delvon Mc Ewan   Transport Sports Club (TSC) fell short of scoring an outright victory against Police in the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA)/Hadi’s World Incorporated first division...

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Caricom building capacity to implement genetic resources protocol

Stabroek - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 05:10
The Caricom Secretariat last week hosted a capacity building workshop for member states aimed at enhancing their abilities to implement the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing of genetic...

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Caribbean Development Bank returns to ‘stable’ outlook

Stabroek - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 05:09
The Caribbean Develop-ment Bank (CDB) has announced that Standard and Poor (S&P) has revised its outlook from “negative” to “stable” and has affirmed its “AA/A-1+” status on long and short-term...

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Score’s Even avenges loss to Treacle

Stabroek - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 05:09
There was no upsetting Score’s Even this time. Guyana’s premier thoroughbred galloped to a gate to pole victory yesterday in the feature A and Lower event of the PPP Independence Cup, beating Treacle...

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A lawyer can be elevated to senior counsel even if there is no substantive appointment to the office of chancellor

Stabroek - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 05:08
Dear Editor,   E B John’s letter entitled ‘Instructive profiles should be published on respective selectees for silk’ (SN, May 24) refers. The cumulative effect of the writer’s analysis is that...

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New Campbellville Secondary reaches final

Stabroek - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 05:08
New Campbellville Secondary booked their place in the final of the female division, defeating North Georgetown Secondary 2-1 when the Guyana Sports Development Foundation (GSDF) Pepsi/Scotia Bank...

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Probe into policeman’s fatal accident still ongoing

Stabroek - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 05:08
The investigation into the death of Chanderpaul Sookdai, who was killed in a road accident by an off-duty policeman at Bee Hive, East Coast Demerara, is still ongoing, according to Traffic Chief Hugh...

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