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Contractors made voluntary donations for water wells

Stabroek - 5 hours 20 min ago
While Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan on Tuesday acknowledged that $6.2M was collected to sink eight wells in Region 9 during the drought this year, he maintained that contrary to allegations...

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Soldier, 18, charged with armed robbery of 13-yr-old

Stabroek - 5 hours 20 min ago
An 18-year-old army rank accused of robbing a 13-year-old girl of her cellphone while armed with a broken bottle, was yesterday released into the custody of his commanding officer until his next...

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Residents of the Palms reminisce on independence

Stabroek - 5 hours 22 min ago
Fifty years ago Guyana became an independent nation, bringing an end to  British rule and Guyanese celebrated with much fanfare. Stabroek News yesterday spoke to some residents at the Palms Geriatric...

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Corentyne teen committed to stand trial for rape of girl, 12

Stabroek - 5 hours 23 min ago
Richard Sankar, who has been accused of forced sexual intercourse with a 12-year-old girl, was committed to stand trial at the next session of the Berbice Assizes, following a paper committal this...

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Jubilee

Stabroek - 5 hours 23 min ago
Jubilee: The Golden Arrowhead fluttering atop the flagpole at D’Urban Park just after midnight.  The crowd was also treated to a fireworks display.

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Jubilee

Stabroek - 5 hours 23 min ago
Jubilee: The Golden Arrowhead fluttering atop the flagpole at D’Urban Park just after midnight.  The crowd was also treated to a fireworks display.

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Parliament recognises outstanding student Kelly Hyles

Stabroek - 5 hours 23 min ago
Outstanding Guyana-born US student Kelly Hyles was present at Tuesday’s sitting of the National Assembly and was recognized by Speaker of the House Dr Barton Scotland who thanked her for the visit...

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Fireworks

Stabroek - 5 hours 24 min ago
Fireworks: A fireworks display was put on just after midnight following the raising of the Golden Arrowhead to symbolise the 50th independence anniversary.

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Boyer new head of private sector

Stabroek - 5 hours 25 min ago
Edward Boyer, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the National Hardware Group of Companies, was elected Chairman of the Private Sector Commission (PSC) at its Annual General Meeting held on...

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Chiefs chairman wary of rising salaries

BBC Sport - 5 hours 38 min ago
Exeter Chiefs chairman Tony Rowe has warned against the escalating player salaries in the Premiership.

Joseph eyeing tour match as ‘learning opportunity’

Stabroek - 6 hours 13 min ago
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Under-19 World Cup star Alzarri Joseph is hoping to use the upcoming WICB President’s XI match against South Africa as “another learning opportunity”.

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Nurse hails Pollard’s captaincy ahead of Tridents campaign

Stabroek - 6 hours 14 min ago
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies off-spinner Ashley Nurse expects the captaincy of Kieron Pollard to once again play a pivotal role in Barbados Tridents’ upcoming Caribbean Premier League...

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President’s XI confident ahead of Proteas clash, says Brathwaite

Stabroek - 6 hours 16 min ago
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Captain Kraigg Brathwaite says his side will be high on confidence when West Indies President’s XI take on the powerful South Africans in their warm-up match on Sunday.

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There should not be fireworks so near to the Bird Sanctuary in the Botanical Gardens

Stabroek - 6 hours 16 min ago
Dear Editor, On Monday May 23, during a rehearsal for the Independence flag-raising ceremony in Georgetown, the organizers of the event saw it fit to set off fireworks at D’Urban Park.

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Murray takes long road, others enjoy quick march

Stabroek - 6 hours 17 min ago
PARIS,  (Reuters) – Andy Murray survived a second close shave at the French Open yesterday, but his path towards what he hopes will be a maiden title in Paris is getting so circuitous he may...

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Bogus traffic policeman

Stabroek - 6 hours 17 min ago
Dear Editor, Permit me, please, to share with your readers an unpleasant yet instructive experience I had recently. A little before midday, as I waited in line for the traffic light to change to...

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Brazil investigating possible corruption at Olympic venues

Stabroek - 6 hours 18 min ago
RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) – Brazilian investigators have expanded their probe into possible corruption around the staging of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro this August to include all the...

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LIAT is affecting tourism to Guyana

Stabroek - 6 hours 18 min ago
Dear Editor, Having failed to contact the Minister of Tourism, I am voicing my concerns here for the government to see.

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Editorial was well informed

Stabroek - 6 hours 18 min ago
Dear Editor, Anyone reading the Stabroek News editorial of Tuesday, May 24 cannot escape the impression that it is based on an actual reading of the Report of the Commission of Inquiry into the...

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Three players reportedly slapped with provisional bans

Stabroek - 6 hours 18 min ago
Pele stalwarts and Golden Jaguars internationals Gregory Richardson and Travis Grant as well as Omallo Williams have been provisionally banned  by the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) for their...

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