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 Guyana’s Demolition Crew advance to four boxing finals

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 01:10
Guyana’s four-member team of boxers have all progressed to the medal round of the Caribbean Development Boxing Tournament which concludes tonight in St Lucia.

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Three charged with gunpoint robbery of bus passengers at McDoom

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 01:10
Three men were yesterday charged with robbing a minibus driver and several passengers at gunpoint of cash and valuables at McDoom, East Bank Demerara.

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Remanded over armed robbery at Orange Walk

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 01:09
A man was yesterday remanded to prison after he was accused of robbing two men last Tuesday while being armed with a gun.

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GFF Extraordinary Congress set for today

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 01:09
The Guyana Football Federation (GFF) is set to stage its Extraordinary Congress today from 10:00am at the National Racquet Centre, Woolford Avenue.

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The government should do the morally right thing by acknowledging its mistake

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 01:09
Dear Editor, I refer to yesterday’s article in the Stabroek News under the caption ‘Greenidge says he advised  against disclosing the bonus’ and wish to comment as follows: At the time when Mr...

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Men’s lack of control over women’s sexuality is reversing the power structure in the society

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 01:08
Dear Editor, Whether one is male or female is not only a biological fact, it assigns one to membership of one of two social groups, known as ‘gender’.

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GT Final Showdown tonight at Thomas lands

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 01:08
Witness exciting go-kart rivalry tonight when the Caribbean’s best transform the GT Motorsport Track into their personal shifting battleground for supremacy. 

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Taxi driver carjacked at Diamond

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 01:08
A 30-year-old taxi driver was early yesterday morning relieved of his motorcar and other valuables at Diamond, East Bank Demerara by a man and woman posing at customers.

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Ten percent of each invoice submitted in CJIA expansion project being retained as safeguard

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 01:07
Dear Editor, Reference is made to a letter published in the Thursday, December 14, 2017 edition of Stabroek News, under the headline, `Demerara River Bridge, Ministry of Citizenship digitising of...

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Police get more time with suspects in murder of BV girl

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 01:07
The police were on Thursday granted additional time to detain the five men who were arrested in relation to the murder of Qualfon employee Ranella Benfield, whose body was discovered in a cemetery at...

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NK Ballers, Silver Bullets, Hard-knocks, Spaniards quarterfinal winners

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 01:07
NK Ballers will battle Silver Bullets, while Hard-knocks will oppose Spaniards in the semi-final round of the New Era Entertainment/Mohamed Enterprise Futsal Championship, following quarterfinal wins...

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Nandlall perturbed over $305m for AG’s Chambers under ‘other’ purposes

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 01:06
Former Attorney General (AG) Anil Nandlall on Thursday criticised the allocation in the 2018 budget for the Ministry of Legal Affairs for the payment of special prosecutors and expressed belief that...

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Apology

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 01:06
Stabroek News apologises for a statement in our editorial of Thursday, December 14, which suggested that some government MPs were involved in the fracas in Parliament on Monday.

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Guyanese swimmers holding their own in Trinidad

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 01:06
Guyana is being well represented, by a fifteen strong contingent comprising of members from the Dorado Speed Swim Club and the Swim Academy Sea Otters, at the Amateur Swimming Association of Trinidad...

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Final Republican tax bill slashes U.S. corporate rate, voting next week

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 01:06
WASHINGTON,  (Reuters) – Congressional Republicans yesterday unveiled the final version of their dramatic U.S.

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Canada police probe ‘suspicious’ deaths of billionaire, wife

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 01:05
TORONTO, (Reuters) – Canadian police said they were investigating the mysterious deaths of the billionaire founder of Canadian pharmaceutical firm Apotex Inc, Barry Sherman, and his wife,...

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Indian Immigration Monument should be sited at Highbury

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 01:05
Dear Editor, There has been some controversy about the appropriate location for the Indian Immigration Memorial Monument which the Indian Government has already kindly donated to Guyana.

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Brazilian football boss Del Nero banned for 90 days – FIFA

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 01:05
ZURICH, (Reuters) – Brazilian soccer chief Marco Polo del Nero was banned for 90 days by FIFA on Friday while he is investigated over possible unethical conduct, world soccer’s ruling body said...

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President, some ministers breached the Constitution and laws of Guyana

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 01:04
Dear Editor, I am appalled at the explanation given by President David Granger with respect to the non- transparency and unaccountability of the US$18,000,000 signing bonus from ExxonMobil to Guyana.

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Reach of river ambulances queried

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 01:04
The sum of $19.4 million has been allocated towards the purchase of river ambulances in 2018 to serve Upper Demerara/Upper Berbice  (Region 10).

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