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Floodlights win Jai Hind CC fundraiser softball tournament

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 02:12
Floodlight Masters Sunday warmed up for the upcoming seventh annual Guyana Softball Cup tournament by winning Sunday’s four-team Jai Hind Cricket Club fund-raising softball tournament in Berbice.

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Powell, Kyle Hope star in Windies final dress rehearsal

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 02:11
BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, CMC – Kieran Powell and Kyle Hope got into gear with half-centuries, as West Indies had to settle for a draw with Zimbabwe “A” in their three-day, tour match yesterday.

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Cadet officer calls pathologist as final witness at trial for shooting teen

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 02:11
Franz Paul, the former cadet officer who was charged with shooting the then 15-year-old Alex Griffith in the mouth in 2014, yesterday called his final witness.

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Good Hope family robbed of SUV in carjacking

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 02:10
A Good Hope, East Coast Demerara family is offering a reward of $300,000 for any information that may lead to the recovery of their vehicle, which was taken during a carjacking last Thursday evening.

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Men go down 0-4 to Trinidad, winless streak continues for women

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 02:10
It was a disappointing day for team Guyana as the 2017 Indoor Pan American Cup continued yesterday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall (CASH).

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Gold is Money, Future Stars to clash in Futsal final

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 02:09
Gold is Money will oppose Future Stars in the inaugural Street Vibes Entertainment Futsal Championship grand finale today following semi-final wins over Sparta Boss and Back Circle respectively on...

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Gunathilaka’s six-match ban reduced by half on appeal

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 02:03
COLOMBO, (Reuters) – Danushka Gunathilaka’s ban from six limited-overs matches for misconduct during the home series against India has been cut by half following an appeal by the Sri Lankan...

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China to take 70 percent stake in strategic port in Myanmar – official

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 02:03
YANGON,  (Reuters) – China has agreed take a 70 percent stake in a strategically important sea port in Myanmar, at the lower end of a proposed range amid local concerns about Beijing’s growing...

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Bahá’ís celebrating bicentenary

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 02:03
This weekend the Bahá’ís across Guyana and around the world will celebrate the bicentenary of the birth of Bahá’u’lláh.

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The level of police performance in Mabaruma is low

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 02:03
Dear Editor, The Commissioner of Police (ag) recently removed police officers from the Mabaruma police station for lack of professionalism.

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Back at it again

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 02:02
Days after being stripped of dark tint, a Route 40 (Kitty-Campbellville) minibus is once again the target of ranks of the Guyana Police Force’s traffic department after it was spotted again, heavily...

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Middlesex relegated after losing appeal against points deduction

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 02:02
(Reuters) – Middlesex will be relegated from the County Championship First Division after losing their appeal against a points deduction in a match, the England and Wales Cricket Board said ...

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City picks Robin Hunte, Owen Edwards for metered parking negotiations

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 02:02
City Hall’s new metered parking renegotiation committee now has two non-council members. Robin Hunte, a lawyer and accountant and Owen Edwards an engineer were on Monday selected by a majority of the...

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Trump’s drug czar nominee withdraws from consideration

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 02:02
WASHINGTON,  (Reuters) – The U.S. lawmaker who was President Donald Trump’s pick for drug czar withdrew yesterday after reports he spearheaded a bill that hurt the government’s ability to crack...

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The country could do better in removing hindrances to doing business

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 02:02
Dear Editor, Thank you for posting my last letter concerning an application for approval to build a storage bond in the community of Bachelor’s Adventure, lower East Coast.

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NAFTA negotiators trade barbs, indicate wide differences

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 02:02
WASHINGTON,  (Reuters) – The top U.S. and Canadian and trade officials yesterday accused each other of sabotaging efforts to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, even as they...

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Plenty potholes on WBD road

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 02:01
Dear Editor, While I extend my sympathy to the family and relatives of the five who died in the recent Corentyne vehicles’ collision, I think of us, the West Bank Demerarians, who daily have to...

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Chaotic response to Somali bombing cost lives, medics say

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 02:01
MOGADISHU,  (Reuters) – Medics who rushed to help victims of a huge bomb explosion in the Somali capital Mogadishu that killed more than 300 people say the country’s threadbare emergency...

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Trump and the NFL

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 02:01
Over the last month President Trump has been very critical of the National Football League (NFL) and its players for kneeling during the playing of the American national anthem before the start of...

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Politikles

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