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Venezuela socialists win regional vote, opposition sees fraud

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 02:06
CARACAS,  (Reuters) – President Nicolas Maduro’s government won a majority of governorships in yesterday’s regional election, according to official results, drawing fraud suspicions from the...

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Policy needed for rewarding the nation’s successful athletes

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 02:06
The National Sports Commission (NSC) and the Minister of Sport, Dr. George Norton, Friday repaid Guyana’s Deshawna Skeete for her outstanding gold medal 400m run at the South American Youth Games...

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Was the money reallocated?

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 02:06
Dear Editor, I thank the media for publishing my recent letter in relation to the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) failure to implement the much anticipated Forest Carbon Partnership Facility...

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Death toll from blasts in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu tops 200

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 02:05
MOGADISHU,  (Reuters) – More than 200 people were killed by twin bomb blasts that struck busy junctions in the heart of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, officials said yesterday, marking the...

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Recent decision contradicts what mining syndicates were told by ministers

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 02:05
Dear Editor, The Toroparu Mining and Development Consortium is made up of a group of  small individual miners in Toroparu, Upper Mazaruni, Region Seven, who have been unable to work their dredges for...

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Pope canonises first New World martyrs, calls Amazon synod for 2019

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 16:19
Pope Francis VATICAN CITY, (Reuters) – Pope Francis canonised 35 new Roman Catholic saints on Sunday, including three indigenous children martyred in 16th century Mexico and considered the...

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Death toll from blasts in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu tops 200

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 16:05
The scene of the blast (Reuters photo)   MOGADISHU,  (Reuters) – More than 200 people were killed by twin bomb blasts that struck busy junctions in the heart of Somalia’s capital...

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Five die in Corentyne accident

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 15:47
The accident scene Five persons, including a child, were killed today in a head-on collision between a car and a paddy truck along the Number 59 Village public road, Corentyne, Berbice.

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T&T man killed over gold chain

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 08:28
Deryck “Chicken” Hinds (Trinidad Express) Deryck “Chicken” Hinds was shot and killed near Medine Street, San Fernando on Friday night.

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Guyana secures Long Range title

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 02:16
Team Guyana secured the Milex/Crown Mining Cup Long Range Team Title when the West Indies Fullbore Shooting Council (WIFBSC) Championship continued yesterday at the Timehri Rifle Ranges.

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Chanderpaul, spinners carry E’bo closer to maiden C/ship

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 02:15
A well-crafted century from veteran Shivnarine Chanderpaul followed by a meticulous bowling effort from the Essequibo’s spinners, carried the Cinderella County side within reach of their first major...

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Jacobs slices through SL to set up innings triumph

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 02:14
FLORENCE HALL, Jamaica,  CMC – Leg-spinner Damion Jacobs snatched a six-wicket haul to propel West Indies A to a crushing innings and 13-run victory over Sri Lanka A, on the final day of the opening...

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Does competition exist in local industries?

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 02:13
Competitiveness in industries Last week’s article identified some of the characteristics of competition and the role that it plays in making an economy better. 

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AG’s negligence sabotaging state’s cases, sacked Deputy Solicitor-General says

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 02:13
Former Deputy Solicitor- General Prithima Kissoon last evening defended herself against the scathing attack on her performance by the Attorney General’s Chambers, accusing it of making her a...

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Taylor fifty sees Windies to series win

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 02:13
TAROUBA, Trinidad, CMC – Captain Stafanie Taylor’s 28th One-Day International half-century was enough to steer West Indies Women to a comfortable seven-wicket victory over Sri Lanka Women and an...

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Minister Norton calls for better relationship with athletes

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 02:12
Minister of Social Cohesion with the responsibility of Culture, Youth and Sports, Dr.

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Local content requirements do not support wastage of public resources on an oil refinery

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 02:12
Introduction Today’s column, and the next, continues to evaluate the feasibility of a Guyana state-owned oil refinery, promoted by many as the leading edge of a local content requirements (LCRs)...

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Schoonord

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 02:12
Schoonord on the West Bank Demerara is bordered by the overpopulated Goed Fortuin and uninhabited Meer Zorgen.

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The heyday is gone but the sweetness lives

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 02:11
Calypso achieved popularity with the arrival of calypso tents in Port-of-Spain, particularly from the first commercial recordings in the 1930s, and from the spread of the tents after World War Two...

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Gov’t still to decide how remaining oil blocks will be assigned – Trotman

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 02:11
The government is still to decide how the remaining oil exploration blocks will be assigned despite a statement by its petroleum advisor, Dr Jan Mangal, that competitive bidding is the way to go to...

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