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Former GRDB employee is no fugitive, not an accountant – Canadian lawyer

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 02:17
Former Guyana Rice Develoment Board (GRDB) employee Peter Ramcharran is no fugitive from the law or a criminal, his Canada-based attorney Kaisree Chatarpaul said yesterday while noting that he...

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Number 46 Village shop owners robbed

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 02:16
Two Number 46 Village, Corentyne shop owners were attacked and robbed yesterday by two men armed with a shotgun and a knife. The post Number 46 Village shop owners robbed appeared first on Stabroek...

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EU says no more sugar aid

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 02:15
As sugar prices continue to plummet on the world market and the local industry remains in a dire state, the European Union (EU) says that funds it has been using to help the sector will be depleted...

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Desperate Windies search for breakthrough win

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 02:15
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Struggling West Indies face powerhouses India in the pivotal third One-Day International here today, desperately needing a victory to halt the rot and make an actual contest...

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Hike in gold board processing fee on hold

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 02:14
The planned hike by the Guyana Gold Board (GGB) in its processing fee per ounce of gold has been put on hold, pending a meeting between the board, the Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association...

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CASA Junior Championships start Sunday

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 02:14
The Guyana Squash Association (GSA), yesterday, launched the 2017 Caribbean Area Squash Association (CASA) Junior Championships at the Georgetown Club, ahead of Sunday’s opening match at the same...

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Windies Women misery increases with India defeat

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 02:13
TAUNTON, England, CMC – West Indies Women’s misery at the ICC Women’s World Cup continued unabated when they tumbled to a seven-wicket defeat to India Women in their second match here Thursday. The...

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Family of suspected Wales fire victim still awaiting DNA results after one year

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 02:13
After a year, the family of Elvin Ceres is still awaiting the results of a DNA test to confirm his death so the remains believed to be his can be buried. The post Family of suspected Wales fire...

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Businessman cleared of $14.5M fraud

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 02:12
Iqwaz Arakhan, the businessman who was charged last month with obtaining $14.5 million in credit through fraud, had all the charges against him dismissed yesterday after the complainant opted to...

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Central Service qualify for the finals

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 02:12
Vehicle Workshop, Water Plant, Brewery clash in semi-finals Defending champion Vehicle Workshop sealed their berth in the semi-final of the Banks DIH Limited XM Rum Inter-Department Domino...

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Why can fairness in hiring practices not be an accepted principle of public employment?

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 02:12
Dear Editor, On the 7th June, 2017, Mr Sase Singh, in a letter in Stabroek News, wrote complaining of the seeming bias in the selection of permanent secretaries only one of whom is an apparent East...

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Guyana, Cuba moving to strengthen trade, economic ties

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 02:11
Guyana is one of several Caribbean countries seeking to strengthen trade and economic ties with Cuba in the wake of indications that the country is in the throes of liberalization. The post Guyana,...

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Malta Supreme criterium tomorrow at National Park

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 02:11
Hassan Mohamed has organized a criterium fixture tomorrow in the National Park to keep the competitive juices of the nation’s wheelsmen flowing. The post Malta Supreme criterium tomorrow at National...

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GTT sacks 15 more workers

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 02:11
The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) has terminated the services of 15 more workers, according to head of the Guyana Postal and Telecommunications Workers Union (PTWU) Harold Shepherd,...

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Existing GuySuCo employees do not have the capital, skills to grow other crops profitably

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 02:11
Dear Editor, In letters which appeared in the news media on June 21 and 23 respectively, Tony Vieira, a former director of GuySuCo concluded that the corporation was on the skids and rapidly heading...

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Ten Bartica sexual assault matters are before the courts

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 02:10
Dear Editor, The Guyana Police Force is responding to an article published in yesterday’s edition of the Guyana Chronicle under the caption ‘Rape gang tormenting Bartica teens …probe launched, group...

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U.S. House cracks down on illegal immigrants with bills backed by Trump

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 22:21
WASHINGTON,  (Reuters) – Bills backed by U.S. President Donald Trump to crack down on illegal immigrants passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, drawing criticism from immigration...

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Excavator brings down Demerara-Berbice Interconnected System

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 18:12
At approximately 8.00 this morning an excavator, contracted by the National Drainage and Irrigation Authority, while clearing the outfall on Cowan Street, Kingston, came into contact with GPL’s...

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Iraq declares end of caliphate after capture of Mosul mosque

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 12:49
MOSUL/ERBIL, Iraq,  (Reuters) – After eight months of grinding urban warfare, Iraqi government troops on Thursday captured the ruined mosque at the heart of Islamic State’s de facto...

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Baggage scanner being relocated to facilitate CJIA expansion

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 11:44
The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) today said that to facilitate ongoing expansion works at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), Timehri, the Baggage Scanner at the Arrival Terminal will be...

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