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Three die in Vreed-en-Hoop accident

1 hour 41 min ago
Three persons were this afternoon killed when the  car they had hired slammed into a utility pole after overtaking another vehicle on the Vreed-en Hoop Public Road.

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Thousands still reeling from flooding in T&T

11 hours 27 min ago
A Pluck Road, Woodland resident takes his cow out of a flooded area yesterday.

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Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill envoy after outrage -statement

11 hours 31 min ago
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus GENEVA,  (Reuters) – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been removed as a goodwill ambassador, the World Health Organization (WHO) said today...

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Court could be way out of GECOM Chairman impasse but decision would have to be given quickly – UK High Commissioner

13 hours 23 min ago
UK High Commissioner to Guyana, Greg Quinn says that the impasse that has arisen over the appointment of a Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) could be addressed via the courts but if...

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Santos edges Alpha United in NAMILCO U17 football

15 hours 34 min ago
Santos, Eastveldt and Fruta Conquerors secured wins when the Georgetown zone in the National Milling Company (NAMILCO) U17 Football League continued yesterday at the Tucville Community ground.

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President’s reasons for rejecting nominees needed to justify Gecom appointment

18 hours 19 min ago
The legality of President David Granger’s decision to proceed with the unilateral appointment of the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (Gecom) is being questioned and the Bar Association of...

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Taymouth Manor

18 hours 19 min ago
  Story and photos  by Joanna Dhanraj Taymouth Manor sits between the villages of Alliance and Affiance and is home to a population of 200.

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Lethem formally declared town

18 hours 20 min ago
Lethem, in Region Nine (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo), was on Friday formally declared a capital town and President David Granger used the occasion to call for cooperation at all levels of...

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Black Bush farmer loses home after suspected arson

18 hours 21 min ago
A Black Bush Polder, Corentyne rice farmer yesterday put his losses at over $20 million after a fire, which he believes was the result of arson, destroyed his home.

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‘It was a misjudgment’

18 hours 24 min ago
Although Sherod Duncan has been one of the most vocal proponents for accountability and transparency since his election to the Georgetown city council, he admits that he may have failed to adhere to...

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Hope shines but Windies falter to give Zimbabwe edge

18 hours 24 min ago
BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, CMC – The enterprising Shai Hope was left stranded agonisingly short of a third Test hundred as West Indies lost seven wickets in a dismal final session to be bowled out...

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Women lawyers association disappointed over selection of Gecom chair without consensus

18 hours 25 min ago
The Guyana Association of Women Lawyers (GAWL) yesterday voiced its “disappointment” that a candidate for the position of Chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission (Gecom) was not arrived at by...

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Inaugural lighted bails cricket on today in B/ce

18 hours 26 min ago
The Cotton Tree Diehard Cricket Ground will be buzzing with a hive of activity today when the big names in softball cricket gather for one day explosive action of cricket.

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Human rights body blasts Granger’s Gecom decision

18 hours 27 min ago
The Guyana Human Rights Association (GHRA) yesterday accused President David Granger of abandoning the constitutionally-agreed process for the selection of the new Guyana Elections Commission (Gecom)...

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Men’s hockey team loses 2-5 to Canada in third place playoff

18 hours 27 min ago
Guyana finished outside the medals in the Pan American Indoor Hockey Cup after the men’s team lost 2-5 to Canada in the third place playoff yesterday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Homestretch...

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Breast cancer survivor Ena Persaud offers hope

18 hours 28 min ago
Weeks shy of her sixtieth birthday, Ena Persaud was diagnosed with breast cancer and almost three years and a double mastectomy later she is a tower of strength and a woman who is not shy about...

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Stacy beating the odds

18 hours 28 min ago
  Stacy Johnson is not one to accept the statistics of life. According to PAHO/WHO, only 25% of children with disabilities have access to education, and only 5% finish primary school.

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Batting flop sends Windies A to crushing defeat

18 hours 29 min ago
FLORENCE HALL, Jamaica, CMC – West Indies A failed with the bat for the second time in as many days, after left-arm spinner Malinda Pushpakumara claimed a 12-wicket match haul to send them crashing...

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Kohli hails India’s new spin duo ahead of NZ ODI series

18 hours 29 min ago
(Reuters) – India captain Virat Kohli has praised new spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal and is tempted to play them together in India’s one-day series opener against New Zealand in...

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New public service tribunal registrar driven to serve the ordinary indivdual

18 hours 29 min ago
After more than two decades, members of the public service now have recourse in matters of appointments, dismissals or other forms of disciplinary action with the appointment of the Registrar of the...

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