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Night of upsets as Guinness Cage football tourney gets underway

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 02:12
It was a night of upsets as Sophia, Dave and Celina’s All-Stars, North East La Penitence, Tucville and Broad Street were sent packing, when the inaugural Guinness ‘Cage’ Football Championship...

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Clothes vendor remanded for ganja in washing machine

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 02:12
A city magistrate yesterday remanded a clothes vendor to prison after he was accused of having in his possession less than a pound of cannabis.

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Harbour bridge feasibility study completed

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 02:11
The Feasibility Study and Design for the new Demerara River Bridge has been completed and it confirms that the proposed location of Houston to Versailles was the best option.

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Berbice edges Beer Plant 1-0 at football

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 02:11
Berbice branch secured a hard-fought win over Beer Plant when the Banks DIH Limited Inter-Department football tournament commenced on Tuesday at the Thirst park ground.

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Businessmen held over illegal Region Nine strip released

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 02:10
The two businessmen who were held for questioning in relation to the discovery of the illegal airstrip and aircraft found earlier this month close to Santa Fe, Region Nine have been released from...

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Georgetown Franchise practice session on today at Everest

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 02:10
The Georgetown Franchise Team will conduct a practice session at the Everest Cricket Club ground today from 15:00 hours in preparation for their first round match in the Guyana Cricket Board/Jaguars...

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Engineer never submitted payment certificates for GMC building works, supervisor testifies

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 02:09
Frederick Flatts, former senior civil engineer in the Agriculture Sector Development Unit of the Ministry of Agriculture, on Tuesday testified that he never received payment certificates from Hanniel...

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Annual Courts 10K road race set for October 1

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 02:09
Get ready distance athletes, the annual Courts (Unicomer Guyana Inc.)10km road race billed for October 1 was launched yesterday at its Main Street head office with lucrative cash prizes on offer.

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WI U15 Captain eyes U-19 spot

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 02:08
West Indies Under – 15 captain, Sachin Singh, who recently returned from a tour of the United Kingdom where he led the Caribbean side to five wins out of their eight matches, has suggested that the...

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Uitvlugt pasture mason remanded over three armed robberies victims relieved of $3.5M in items

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 02:08
Accused of committing three separate robberies of items totaling $3.5 million, a mason was remanded to prison for the crimes, which also left one complainant injured.

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Miner remanded for alleged firearm and ammo possession

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 02:07
After denying being in possession of both a firearm and several rounds of ammunition found during the search of a minibus, a miner was yesterday remanded to prison on the charges.

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Guyanese cyclists seeking to qualify for 2018 CAC games

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 02:07
With a delegation of three athletes, Guyana has a presence at the Pan American Track Cycling Championships in Couva, Trinidad and Tobago, which is also qualifying for the next Central American and...

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The demolition of Astor Cinema continues

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 21:20


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Atlanticville man dies in crash

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 17:03
The Police say they are probing a fatal accident which occurred about 1 this morning on the Liliendaal Public Road, ECD, that resulted the death of motorist Terrence Bowen, 36 years, of Lot 62...

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Richard Berkeley Fields

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 15:13
Richard Berkeley Fields

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Baishanlin Sunset Lakes land for sale

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 14:16
The intended Sunset Lakes development (SN file photo) Land originally for a posh housing estate on the East Bank of Demerara which had been owned by the controversial Chinese logging company...

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Richard Fields passes away

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 09:53
Senior Counsel Richard Fields has passed away at the age of 79. A death announcement in today’s Stabroek News said he passed away on August 26.

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Bangladesh stun Australia as underdogs triumph

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 07:47
DHAKA,  (Reuters) – Bangladesh pulled off a fairytale maiden test victory over Australia on Wednesday as cricket witnessed a second triumph for the underdog in as many days with the Ashes...

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The GDF needs modern helicopters for search and rescue

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 05:06
Dear Editor, I had written in your newspapers back in July 2017 that the GDF needs to enhance their search and rescue equipment to include modern helicopters (‘Army, police must be better equipped’).

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Deputy Mayor recommends city complete tearing down of Astor Cinema

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 03:26
Deputy Mayor of Georgetown,  Lionel Jaikarran has said that he would be recommending to Town Clerk Royston King that  city workers complete the demolition of the Astor Cinema and have the cost of the...

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