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Opening triumph!

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 02:16
Left-arm spinner Veerasammy Permaul yesterday grabbed his fifth 10-wicket haul to spin three-time defending champions, the Guyana Jaguars, to a 264-run victory over the Jamaica Scorpions to begin...

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Volcanoes settle for draw after Smith’s masterful hundred

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 02:15
ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – Devon Smith cracked his 30th first-class career hundred, but the Windward Islands Volcanoes’ bid for an unexpected victory over Leeward Islands Hurricanes failed and they...

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Merit found in complaint against doctors in Carol Joseph matter

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 02:15
The Medical Council of Guyana (MCG) has found merit in a complaint of opioid prescription abuse against three doctors attached to the Fort Wellington Hospital and has sent a report to its...

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Federer outlasts Del Potro for eighth Basel title

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 02:14
BASEL, Switzerland, (Reuters) – Roger Federer displayed some rare flashes of temper as he battled past Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro 6-7(5) 6-4 6-3 for an eighth Swiss Indoors title in...

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SOCU under scrutiny following collapse of first audit case

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 02:14
The ability of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) to take solid cases to court will now be the subject of scrutiny following the recent collapse of the New Guyana Marketing Corporation...

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Masakadza hundred keeps Zimbabwe afloat

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 02:13
BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, CMC – Opener Hamilton Masakadza struck his fifth Test hundred and second against West Indies to rescue Zimbabwe, but rain curtailed a see-sawed opening day of the second Test at...

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GECOM appointment conformed to constitution – WPA

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 02:13
According to the Working People’s Alliance (WPA), the selection of the GECOM Chairman has followed the letter of the law and constitution but it said that neither side is committed to a solution that...

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Suspected cocaine found in rice for export at wharf

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 02:12
A quantity of narcotics suspected to be  cocaine was discovered at the John Fernandes Limited Wharf on Water Street on Saturday in a shipment of rice destined for Belgium.

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Yarde declines comment on decision to dismiss Deputy Solicitor General

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 02:12
Former Chairman (ag) of the Public Service Commission (PSC) Patrick Yarde was on Friday unwilling to defend the decision he took to dismiss Deputy Solicitor General, Prithima Kissoon without her...

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Miller smashes record for fastest ton in Twenty20 Internationals

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 02:12
POTCHEFSTROOM, South Africa, (Reuters) – South Africa middle-order batsman David Miller smashed the record for the fastest century in Twenty20 International cricket as South Africa thumped...

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Power units arrive for Essequibo Coast

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 02:11
The Guyana Power and Light (GPL) yesterday announced the arrival of generators totaling 5.34 megawatts for the Essequibo Coast.

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President hails AMCAR’s heart of palm operations

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 02:11
Hailing AMCAR’s heart of palm operations, President David Granger yesterday urged farming communities and investors to adopt a model that not only promotes agro-processing but also builds a solid...

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Hamilton takes fourth title despite collision

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 02:11
MEXICO CITY, (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton became Britain’s first four-time Formula One world champion at the Mexican Grand Prix yesterday despite enduring his worst race of the season.

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Regularisation of North Timehri to begin once lands handed over to CH&PA – Patterson-Yearwood

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 02:10
The regularisation of lands in North Timehri will begin once the lands are handed over to the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA).

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Wozniacki stands firm to claim WTA Finals title

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 02:10
SINGAPORE, (Reuters) – Caroline Wozniacki’s cruise to the biggest win of her career turned into a desperate struggle before the Dane finally subdued Venus Williams 6-4 6-4 in the WTA Finals...

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New UGSS Executive Body installed

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 02:09
The new Executive Body of the University of Guyana Students’ Society (UGSS) was on Friday installed and Vice Chancellor, Professor Ivelaw Griffith, charged the body to keep their constituents...

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Real suffer shock defeat to Liga minnows Girona in Catalonia

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 02:09
GIRONA, (Reuters) – La Liga champions Real Madridsuffered a shock 2-1 defeat in their first ever league visit to Catalan side Girona yesterday, conceding two goals in quick succession and...

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Joshua stops Takam in 10th to retain heavyweight crowns

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 02:08
CARDIFF, (Reuters) – Britain’s Anthony Joshua retained his IBF, WBA and IBO world heavyweight titles when he stopped bloodied challenger Carlos Takam in the 10th round in Cardiff on Saturday.

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WPA says GECOM selection has followed letter of law, constitution

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 08:35
  The Working People’s Alliance (WPA) says it is of the view that the selection procedure used for the GECOM Chairman has followed the letter of the law and the constitution, if not the spirit.  

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East Port of Spain gangs demanding contracts, menacing apartment residents

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 08:23
Clifton Street Towers (Trinidad Guardian) For the past few years residents of Clifton Towers have been living in an environment of extreme discomfort and fear at their Housing Development Corporation...

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