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T&T ruling party suspends prominent businessman over attempted tender manipulation

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 07:46
Harry Ragoonanan (Trinidad Guardian) Prominent south businessman Harry Ragoonanan says he plans to challenge to his suspension from the People’s National Movement (PNM).

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Five die in Corentyne crash

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 02:28
Five persons – including a mother and two of her children – were killed yesterday in a head-on collision between a car and a paddy truck along the Number 59 Village Public Road, Corentyne.

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Man chopped to death at Cane Grove in land row

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 02:27
A confrontation over the use of land at Cane Grove Backdam, Mahaica, turned deadly yesterday when a father and son were attacked and chopped.

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Absence of Chairperson affecting Gecom’s work -Lowenfield

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 02:26
The absence of a Chairperson is undoubtedly affecting the operations of the Guyana Elections Commission (Gecom), according to Chief Election Officer Keith Lowenfield.

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Eco says shares sale to finance its portion of offshore oil drilling

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 02:25
Eco Oil and Gas Limited says that there was no “flipping” when it sold a percentage of its shares in the offshore Orinduik Block to French oil and gas company, Total and that it is committed to the...

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Parfaite Harmonie residents complain about adults preying on schoolgirls

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 02:24
The Ministry of Public Security on Friday met with residents of La Parfaite Harmonie, West Demerara where concerns were raised about security and adults preying on school girls.

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Unit for sugar privatisation to be fully functional in January – official

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 02:23
The Special Purposes Unit set up to spearhead the divestment and privatisation of certain GuySuCo assets will be fully functional by January 2018, a government official says.

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President’s daughter rubbishes report jewellery company got contract for investiture medals

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 02:22
President David Granger’s daughter has rubbished an online news report that her jewellery company benefitted from millions in a contract to make 69 medals for the recent national awards investiture...

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Meeting to be held with Indian envoy on Palmyra monument – Dr Norton

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 02:21
A meeting between Indian High Commissioner to Guyana, Venkatachalam Mahalingam and the government will decide the way forward for the Indian immigration monument at Palmyra, Corentyne, the base of...

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Bridge linking Goedverwagting, Pradoville 1 burnt for third time in a month

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 02:20
About two weeks ago, Goedverwagting residents, awakened by calls in the wee hours of the morning, rose to find the bridge linking their community to the adjoining Pradoville 1 on fire for the third...

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Plans underway for agri census

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 02:19
The Ministry of Agriculture and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) on Friday launched the Steering Committee Meeting for an agricultural census at the Ministry’s boardroom, Regent Street.

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Champs at last, Essequibo win maiden tournament

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 02:19
Essequibo captured their maiden three – day title after ending atop the points table when curtains came down on the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Jaguars three-day league yesterday.

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Guyana places third behind winners England, and Ireland

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 02:18
By Noelle Smith   Hosts Guyana ended in third place behind champions England and runners-up Ireland when the West Indies Fullbore Shooting Championships ended yesterday at the Timehri Rifle...

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Many lessons to be learnt from Diwali

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 02:18
President David Granger said that as Guyana strives for national unity and social cohesion, there are many important lessons to be learnt from the Hindu festival of Diwali, according to a statement...

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Amna Ally calls on Madewini graduates to take ‘frontline leadership’

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 02:17
Minister of Social Protection, Amna Ally, yesterday encouraged the 92 graduates of the Ninth Module One Youth Leadership Training Programme to take up frontline leadership.

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Hope spearheads batting effort as Windies shine

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 02:15
BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, CMC – Batsmen Shai Hope, Roston Chase and Kraigg Brathwaite all gathered half-centuries as West Indies made a bright start to their tour of Zimbabwe here yesterday.

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Darren Bravo sparkles in charity T20 for hurricane victims

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 02:14
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Brandon King, Darren Bravo and Rovman Powell all starred as a Regional Invitational XI defeated a Trinidad and Tobago Red Force XI by 11 runs in a celebrity Hurricane...

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No water from LBI to Better Hope

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 02:09
Dear Editor, For the past three days, ie Thursday, Friday and Saturday, the residents of LBI to Better Hope on the East Coast are without water, again.

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There was an industry before Heffner

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 02:08
Dear Editor, So much of the analysis from columnists and letter writers I see in papers in Guyana continues to remind me of the management maxim from Murphy’s law: “Nothing is as simple as it looks...

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Even with accurate figures point is still valid

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 02:07
Dear Editor, In reference to a letter from the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) published in the October 14, edition of Stabroek News captioned ‘The Corporation Tax Rate for non-commercial companies...

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