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Not upon a ‘proud’ or ‘glorious’ course

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 02:01
Arguably the most important achievement of the PNC in its 60 years of existence was its dismissal of  the PPP/C from government in 2015, and the most important day in the history of the PPP was its...

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HPV vaccination campaign launched

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 02:01
Schoolchildren from Bartica and surrounding areas, participated in the national launch of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination campaign on Sunday.

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T&T oil spill reaches Cocorite

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 02:01
(Trinidad Guardian) Even as two companies have been procured to commence clean-up operations after a massive oil spill in Chaguaramas on Saturday, the spill is said to be quickly spreading southeast...

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SHIELA ELCOCK

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 00:01
SHIELA ELCOCK

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SOCU needs to focus on `quality investigations’ – DPP’s Chambers

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 18:34
Saying that the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) needs to focus on “quality investigations”, the Chambers of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) today said that it is reviewing for the...

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City fires constabulary officer accused of sexual assault

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 15:01
The Mayor and City Council (M&CC) today dismissed the constabulary officer who is alleged to have sexually assaulted a minor being detained by the City Constabulary.

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Chaotic response to Somali bombing cost lives, medics say

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 13:12
Workers clear the rubble from the scene of last Saturday explosion in KM4 street in the Hodan district in Mogadishu, Somalia October 17, 2017.

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Former skipper Taylor back to strengthen Zimbabwe team

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 07:41
Brendan Taylor   BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, (Reuters) – Former captain Brendan Taylor and bowler Kyle Jarvis were both included in the Zimbabwe test squad for the first time after lengthy absences...

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GAWU slams GuySuCo plan to lay off 2,500 by yearend

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 02:24
With GuySuCo retrenching 2,500 more workers by the end of the year, the main sugar union GAWU has again appealed for it to rethink the closure of estates.

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City unveils steep rise in compliance fee

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 02:23
Effective January 1, 2018 property owners applying to the Mayor and City Council (M&CC) for a certificate of compliance will have to pay an increased fee.

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Authorities scrambling to fill pothole linked to horrific No.59 crash

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 02:22
Officials from the Number 52- 74 Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC) were yesterday scrambling to fill a pothole on the No.

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Sophia squatters, CH&PA reach compromise after illegal structures torn down

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 02:21
Squatters from ‘A’ Field, Sophia and the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) yesterday reached a compromise following last week’s tearing down of a number of illegal structures by the...

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Corentyne labourer gets life sentence for raping three-year-old

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 02:20
Justice Jo Ann Barlow on Monday imposed a life sentence on Yoganand Ramnarine who raped a three year old girl, who was entrusted, by her mother  into his family’s care.

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Prima facie case made out against husband, other man – magistrate

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 02:19
Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan yesterday found that a prima facie case had been made out against Anand Narine and Darrol Compton, who were both charged with the murder of Babita Sarjou.

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Juvenile who was allegedly assaulted by constable was grilled by city officers

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 02:18
Yesterday, the Mayor and City Council was presented with a copy of a report which describes in detail the harrowing experience of a minor who was allegedly sexually assaulted by a member of the city...

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Moneychanger robbed at Meadow Bank

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 02:17
A moneychanger was on Sunday evening robbed at gunpoint of more than $500,000 in cash and valuables in front of his Meadow Bank, East Bank Demerara (EBD) home, shortly after he exited a taxi.

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Staffer took nude photo of recaptured escapee with cell phone

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 02:16
Instructions were given to a prison staffer to take a nude picture of Royden Williams called `Smallie’ with his cellphone owing to the unavailability of the prison’s camera, according to Prison...

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Brian Singh to be tried for murder of ‘Timehri Man’

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 02:15
Brian Singh was yesterday committed to stand trial for the murder of Adrian Duncan called ‘Timehri Man’.

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Warwick University renames Centre for Caribbean Studies after Yesu Persaud

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 02:14
Longstanding Guyanese businessman and entrepreneur, Yesu Persaud, was honoured by the University of Warwick of the United Kingdom last night, after it renamed one of their research centres after him.

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Mixed day for Guyana as indoor hockey tournament commences

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 02:14
Guyana defeated Barbados 5-4 in the Men’s division, to cap off a mixed day, following losses to Uruguay and Argentina in Women’s section, when the Pan American Indoor Hockey Cup commenced yesterday.

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