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Lawyer fined $100,000 for lying to judge

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 01:19
Attorney Eusi Anderson was yesterday fined $100,000 for lying to Justice Simone Morris-Ramlall.

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Gloomy Christmas looms for Kopinang as ASL suspends flights

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 01:18
Residents of Kopinang, Region Eight, may be in for a gloomy Christmas following the decision by Air Services Limited (ASL) to suspend flights to the area, due to the state of the Kopinang Airstrip.

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Forensic lab upgrades to enable DNA testing -Ramjattan

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 01:17
Minister of Public Security Khemraj Ramjattan has confirmed that the Guyana Forensic Science Laboratory will benefit from the investment of close to US$1 million for upgrades that will enable it to...

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Kitty roundabout pegged at $95.5m, bids in

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 01:16
Bids for the construction of a roundabout at Kitty, Georgetown were opened yesterday under the Ministry of Public Infrastructure.

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Salesman robbed of $1M cash outside Demerara Park

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 01:15
A salesman was robbed of $1 million in cash on Saturday night, when he was attacked by two bandits while about to hand over the day’s sales to his employer outside Demerara Park, East Bank Demerara.

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Court sets date to hear magistrate’s application for stay of committal order for Crum-Ewing murder

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 01:14
The application by Magistrate Judy Latchman for a stay of Justice Brassington Reynolds’ ruling compelling her to commit accused Regan ‘Grey Boy’ Rodrigues to stand trial for the murder of political...

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Gayle belts 20th T20 hundred as Riders lift title

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 01:13
DHAKA, Bangladesh, CMC – Superstar Chris Gayle crunched a world record 18 sixes and passed 11 000 runs in Twenty20s, as he struck his second hundred in three innings to fire Rangpur Riders to a...

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Port Kaituma trucker charged with converting gold to own use

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 01:12
A Port Kaituma truck driver was yesterday charged with converting raw gold that he had been entrusted to deliver to another man.

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Windies suffer clean sweep after batting buckles

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 01:12
HAMILTON, New Zealand, CMC – West Indies suffered a 2-0 clean sweep here yesterday after New Zealand needed just two sessions to wreck the remainder of the Caribbean side’s innings and inflict a...

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Arakaka man charged after cops find ganja in speaker box

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 01:12
An Arakaka resident was on Monday granted $100,000 bail after he denied the possession of a quantity of cannabis that was found in a speaker box.

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Sparta Boss sets up dream final against Gold is Money

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 01:11
Two-time defending champions Sparta Boss secured a dream final with arch-rival Gold is Money in the Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ Georgetown zone, edging Leopold Street 1-0 on penalty kicks...

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After a decade…Hand en Veldt to receive potable water

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 01:11
Residents of Hand en Veldt, Mahaica, Region 5, have been promised access to potable water by Christmas this year, after 10 years of being without such.

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Turbo Energy Drink knockout champs receive prize money

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 01:10
Camptown Football Club was yesterday presented with their prize monies and the championship trophy for winning the inaugural Turbo Energy Drink Knockout Football Championship at a simple presentation...

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No increase in subvention for local authorities despite billion-dollar allocation

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 01:10
While the amount earmarked for subventions to Local Government Authorities (LGAs) has increased to more than a billion dollars in the proposed 2018 national budget, the various LGAs are not getting...

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Ravens beat Bulls, Kobras bite Pacesetters

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 01:09
Ravens edged Half Mile Bulls, while Kobras bit Pacesetters, when the Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) ‘Road to Mecca’ Club Championship continued on Sunday.

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Canadian woman gets bail reduction on heroin charge

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 01:09
A reduction of bail was yesterday granted to Yuniyka Bovell, the Canadian woman who was charged in October with the possession of 3.5 pounds of heroin.

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DERRICK PETER JOSIAH

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 23:01
DERRICK PETER JOSIAH

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Edghill drama

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 18:10
Drama continued at Parliament today around PPP/C MP Juan Edghill who was later charged with breaching a police barricade and  went of his own volition to the Brickdam Police Station to hear the...

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Police intervention at Parliament `unacceptable overreaction’ – Private sector

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 17:59
The Private Sector Commission (PSC) today said that the involvement of the police in the ruckus yesterday around PPP/C MP Juan Edghill was an “unacceptable overreaction”.

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Gayle breaks sixes record in Bangladesh Premier League final

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 13:39
(Reuters) – Chris Gayle hit 18 sixes on his way to an unbeaten 146 off 69 balls for Rangpur Riders against Dhaka Dynamites to create Twenty20 cricket history in the Bangladesh Premier League...

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