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Prisoners in Lusignan holding area hand over 33 improvised weapons

1 hour 32 min ago
The improvised weapons (Prisons photo) Prison Staff this morning with the support of the members of the other services, reported for duty at the new holding area lusignan Prison.

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Regional nations plus U.S. condemn Venezuela’s new constituent assembly

4 hours 50 min ago
Nicolas Maduro CARACAS/LIMA, (Reuters) – A group of 12 regional nations plus the United States rejected Venezuela’s new government-allied legislative superbody, saying they would continue...

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18 Lusignan prisoners hurt after reported bid to kill ‘informant’

12 hours 8 min ago
Eighteen prisoners at the Lusignan penitentiary were being treated for injuries last night following a reported attempt to kill a fellow inmate during which warders fired shots.

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WI fight back after Cook plunders 243

12 hours 8 min ago
BIRMINGHAM, England, CMC – Rain halted a promising West Indies fightback after opener Alistair Cook struck his third career double hundred, to put England in command of the day/night opening Test at...

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Girl, 12, crushed to death by LBI house

12 hours 9 min ago
A 12-year-old girl is now dead, while her brother narrowly escaped a similar fate yesterday after their aunt’s La Bonne Intention (LBI), East Coast Demerara house, which they were under, collapsed on...

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Guyana applies to key EU watchdog on natural resources revenues

12 hours 11 min ago
Guyana has officially applied for membership in the European Union’s Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) which will help in tracking revenues from oil and other natural resources.

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Halt of police promotions to prevent damage to force -Harmon

12 hours 11 min ago
State Minister Joseph Harmon yesterday reiterated that President David Granger’s directive to the Police Service Commission to halt its consideration of promotions was intended to prevent damage to...

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‘Make security a priority,’ Granger urges Region Nine during visit

12 hours 13 min ago
While saying that a strong security presence along the country’s borders is the first line of defence against transnational criminal syndicates, President David Granger yesterday called for...

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Chang in scathing attack against Gillard

12 hours 13 min ago
A Commission of Inquiry (CoI)  into an alleged plot to killed President David Granger wrapped up yesterday with a scathing attack on the accuser, Andriff Gillard, by counsel for the police, Ian Chang...

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Sammy sacked over Stars losing streak

12 hours 14 min ago
GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – Darren Sammy has been sacked as captain of St Lucia Stars, paying the price for the franchise’s woeful start to the Caribbean Premier League.

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Lawyers put Top Cop, CoI under scrutiny

12 hours 14 min ago
Attorney Selwyn Pieters yesterday charged that the police had “tunnel vision” while investigating the alleged plot to assassinate the president due to the intervention of Police Commissioner Seelall...

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Pacesetters crush Knights 131 – 59

12 hours 15 min ago
Pacesetters crushed Knights 131-59 in their Open Divisional fixture, when the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) League Championship continued on Thursday, at the Burnham Court at...

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AFC ministers ‘unbribable’

12 hours 15 min ago
A recent trip to the headquarters of ExxonMobil by five ministers of government was the second of its kind funded by the petroleum company.

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Rising Stars hammer Strikers 4-0

12 hours 15 min ago
Rising Stars continued their unbeaten run in the Bartica Zone of the NAMILCO under-17 League, trouncing Strikers by a 4-0 scoreline on Thursday, at the Bartica Secondary School ground.

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Warriors face Knightriders in must-win showdown

12 hours 16 min ago
The Guyana Amazon Warriors will take on top of the table Trinbago Knightriders in a must-win encounter today, in front of an anticipated capacity crowd, following their crushing loss to the Jamaica...

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Jawalla villager dies in storm

12 hours 17 min ago
A violent storm yesterday claimed the life of a resident of Jawalla, in Region Seven.

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Windies batsmen confident of strong showing – Chase

12 hours 17 min ago
BIRMINGHAM, England,  CMC – Roston Chase says West Indies batsmen were full of confidence as they headed into Saturday’s third day of the day/night opening Test against England, despite seeking to...

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Gunmen rob GPL Parika centre

12 hours 17 min ago
Gunmen yesterday stormed the Guyana Power and Light Inc (GPL) customer service centre at Parika, East Bank Essequibo and carted off approximately $800,000 in cash after holding up the staff and a...

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Chinese businessman died of head trauma, strangulation – autopsy

12 hours 18 min ago
An autopsy conducted on the remains of Chinese businessman Liyan Jiang, who was found bound and gagged in his Tuschen, East Bank Essequibo home last Thursday night, has found that he died as a result...

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Kyrgios beats Nadal in quarter-finals

12 hours 19 min ago
(Gracenote) – Results from the Cincinnati Open Men’s Singles matches on Friday.  Quarterfinals: Nick Kyrgios (Australia) beat 1-Rafa Nadal (Spain) 6-2 7-5 David Ferrer (Spain) beat 3-Dominic...

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