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Cummings Lodge woman found stabbed to death

Posted: 04 Sep 2016 11:24 PM PDT

A 48-year-old woman was found lying on her kitchen floor with stab wounds just before dusk yesterday and police have since taken a relative into custody.

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Kuru-Kururu man pursuing lifelong agri dream with non-traditional crops

Posted: 04 Sep 2016 11:23 PM PDT

With an appreciation for Guyana’s agriculture potential and a dream of one day establishing an expansive fruit orchard of his own, one overseas-based Guyanese has returned home to enhance the local...

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Bond contractor Larry Singh has several businesses, longstanding ties with PNC

Posted: 04 Sep 2016 11:22 PM PDT

With the APNU+AFC government facing a barrage of questions over how he came to be single-sourced in a pharmacy bond deal, curiosity surrounds businessman Lawrence ‘Larry’ Singh.

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Former PS Anandjit aggrieved over non-renewal of contract

Posted: 04 Sep 2016 11:21 PM PDT

Former Permanent Secretary (PS) of the Legal Affairs Ministry, Indira Anandjit said on Saturday that the non-renewal of her contract came as a shock particularly as a report by the Auditor General...

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Jagdeo slams gov’t for just waiting for oil money

Posted: 04 Sep 2016 11:20 PM PDT

Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo has blasted the APNU+AFC government for having what he said was a lazy economic policy where it is sitting back and waiting on money that it is hoping to get from...

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Deadly family altercation in Essequibo renews alcohol abuse concerns

Posted: 04 Sep 2016 11:19 PM PDT

Horrific family violence that left a Better Success, Essequibo Coast man dead and his sister charged with killing him has once again placed focus on the abuse of alcohol and its deadly consequences.

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Press association probing report NCN Anchor pulled because of pregnancy

Posted: 04 Sep 2016 11:18 PM PDT

State television anchor, Natasha Smith was reportedly pulled from presenting the daily “NCN 6 O’ clock News” because of her pregnancy and the matter is being probed by the Guyana Press Association...

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Boy badly hurt in Regent St crash out of ICU

Posted: 04 Sep 2016 11:16 PM PDT

Isaac Caesar, the 15-year-old boy who was listed as critical at the Georgetown Public Hospital after the fatal Regent Street accident two Saturdays ago, has been transferred from the Intensive Care...

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PTAs, student councils to be strengthened to monitor schools

Posted: 04 Sep 2016 11:15 PM PDT

The Ministry of Education (MoE) plans to revive and strengthen Parent-Teacher Associations (PTAs) and student councils across the country in order to foster a community alliance that it hopes will...

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Nature-based solutions needed to fight climate change

Posted: 04 Sep 2016 11:14 PM PDT

By Gaulbert Sutherland in Hawaii   More emphasis needs to be placed on often overlooked nature-based solutions such as conservation to protect against the challenges of climate change and ensure...

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Suspects still sought in North Ruimveldt gunning down

Posted: 04 Sep 2016 11:13 PM PDT

The police are still hunting the men who gunned down Mark Anthony in North Ruimveldt on Thursday night. Anthony, called ‘QQ”, of Lot 1238 Canje Pheasant Lane, South Ruimveldt Park, Georgetown, was...

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Black Bush Polder farmer upset over ‘stop off’

Posted: 04 Sep 2016 11:12 PM PDT

A farmer at Black Bush Polder, Corentyne was recently on a local television programme where he expressed his disapproval of a `stop off’ near an inactive koker at the trench located at the entrance...

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Tesouro in back-to-school donation to orphanages

Posted: 04 Sep 2016 11:11 PM PDT

Dean Hassan of Tesouro Resources last week sent a team to six  orphanages around Georgetown to assist them with preparations for their return to school today, a release from the company said.

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Ministry of Agriculture needs to give more help to farmers to eradicate paddy bugs

Posted: 04 Sep 2016 11:11 PM PDT

Dear Editor, Rice farmers are once again tasked with the struggle to repel the ever advancing infestation of paddy bugs in their rice fields.

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L/Corentyne in impressive nine-wicket win over G/town

Posted: 04 Sep 2016 11:11 PM PDT

Lower Corentyne continued their unbeaten run after completing an impressive nine-wicket win over Georgetown when round two of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Jaguars Franchise League three-day...

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Wanted man shot by police in GPH ICU

Posted: 04 Sep 2016 11:10 PM PDT

The wanted man who was shot in New Amsterdam by the police is still in the Georgetown Public Hospital in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

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Is GAWU proposing to solve the problems of the sugar industry through resistance?

Posted: 04 Sep 2016 11:10 PM PDT

Dear Editor, We wish to respond to certain aspects of the letter from Mr Seepaul Narine, the General Secretary for the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) that was published in the...

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Six in six for Forde

Posted: 04 Sep 2016 11:10 PM PDT

“And the winner is Cleveland Forde” seems to be the recurring theme of the annual Massy Guyana 10km road race. The ‘Little Kenyan’ continued his dominance of the event yesterday, running away with...

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Women beat Tanzania, men lose and draw

Posted: 04 Sep 2016 11:09 PM PDT

Guyana’s women team defeated Tanzania 4-0 in their third round match of the 42nd Chess Olympiad women’s team events in Baku, Azerbaijan yesterday.

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Permanent secretaries should resign on change of government

Posted: 04 Sep 2016 11:09 PM PDT

Dear Editor, Once again a contract non-renewal takes the spotlight.  In this instance, it involves a permanent secretary at a central ministry. 

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