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Auditor General still awaiting response from Chief Election Officer on special probe findings

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 01:10
Months after the final reports of the completed special investigations were handed over to Gecom’s Chief Election Officer (CEO) Keith Lowenfield no response has yet been received, Auditor General...

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Ramdin hundred not enough to halt Pride progress

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 01:09
TAROUBA, Trinidad,  CMC – Captain Denesh Ramdin stroked his third hundred of the Regional first class season and second against Barbados Pride but it was not enough to stop the visitors from taking...

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Reminder from the hurricanes

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 01:09
Amid the various discussions of the diverse factors in play, the fundamental piece in mainstream Caribbean tourism is blue water and white sand; traverse the span as I have, from Puerto Rico in the...

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A glimpse at the life of Cy Grant

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 01:06
Many knew of the late UK-based Guyanese actor, musician, writer and poet who became the first black person to be featured regularly on television in the United Kingdom, but those who were intimately...

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Proud stylist values role as confidant, urges respect for profession

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 01:06
“I am a hairdresser and I am proud of what I do. You have many hairdressers who are very intelligent, but they just love hairdressing.

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Hope brothers shine as WI lose warm-up

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 01:06
WHANGAREI, New Zealand,  CMC – The Hope brothers, Kyle and Shai, gathered half-centuries but were unable to prevent West Indies from going down by six wickets to an unsung New Zealand XI in their...

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Smith eyes another record as Volcanoes punish Scorpions

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 01:05
GROS ISLET, St Lucia,CMC – Jamaica Scorpions flopped while veteran left-hander Devon Smith took aim at another record to put Windward Islands Volcanoes in a strong position, heading into Saturday’s...

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Initiative launched to help heal Guyana

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 01:05
A new civil society group called “HEAL GUYANA” was launched on December 14 to stimulate attitudinal and behavioural change in Guyana.

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Around the world in chess

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 01:04
Garry Kasparov, a previous world chess champion, has documented his insights into his 1997 match with the IBM computer Deep Blue.

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`Serious breach’ of security at Bourda outpost – Mayor

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 01:04
There was a “serious breach” of security at the Bourda Outpost, Mayor Patricia Chase-Green said on Monday, when she related that the officers involved have been transferred from the location.

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Wins for Mackenzie High, LTI, Plaisance Secondary

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 01:04
Mackenzie High, Linden Technical Institute (LTI) and Plaisance Secondary were amongst the wins, when the 7th edition of the Youth Basketball Guyana (YBG) ‘Titan Bowl’ commenced on Friday.

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Zuma calls for party unity as ANC meets to elect new leader

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 01:04
JOHANNESBURG,  (Reuters) – South Africa’s Jacob Zuma gave his last speech as African National Congress head yesterday, as the only party in power since the end of apartheid prepared to pick its...

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Immune boosters and busters for the rainy season

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 01:03
Already suffering from the seasonal sniffles? With the arrival of cold and flu season, you may be tempted to turn to immune-boosting supplements like Emergen-C to save you from a sore throat, runny...

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President expects new Police Service Commission by yearend

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 01:03
President David Granger while noting that he expects the Police Service Commission (PSC) to be reconstituted by yearend, reiterated yesterday that it was letters of complaints and an apparent...

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Privatization of sugar estates is the only feasible option

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 01:03
Dear Editor, A tragedy is unfolding in Guyana. The government has suddenly and dramatically begun the closure of GuySuCo, the largest single employer in Guyana outside of the public service.

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Golden Stars down Mahaica 4-2

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 01:03
Golden Stars earned their quarterfinal berth in the GT Beer Berbice 8-aside Football Championship, humbling Mahaica Determinators 4-2 on Friday at the Scott’s School ground, New Amsterdam (NA).

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Odebrecht says dealings with Peru president were legitimate

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 01:03
LIMA, (Reuters) – Brazilian builder Odebrecht said Saturday that its recently-disclosed business ties to embattled Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski were not part of the corrupt deals it...

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News story that overseas nominee for Chancellor post identified is deeply troubling

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 01:02
Dear Editor, I write in relation to a story in yesterday’s edition of the Kaieteur News captioned ‘Overseas-based nominee for Chancellor post identified’.

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Colombia fines Argos, Cemex and Holcim $66 mln for fixing cement prices

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 01:02
BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombia on Tuesday fined cement companies Cementos Argos, Cemex and Holcim, along with some of its managers, more than 200 billion pesos ($66 million) for fixing prices.

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Marian Academy Basketball Tournament

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 01:02
Plaisance Secondary School and President’s College were the respective winner’s in the Boys and Girls divisions of the recent weekend basketball tournament hosted by the Marian Academy’s Physical...

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