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LETTER: An appeal to all patriotic Government Ministers… Put Guyana First!

  Even with a small population as ours, the chance of one becoming a Member of Parliament is either slim or none. But if you’re fortunate in your lifetime to have this great honour bestowed upon you, nothing matters more than putting the interest of Guyana and her people above all… above self. Do the […]

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Canada wants 1 million more immigrants over next 3 years

(ABC News) Canada, a nation of not quite 37 million people, wants to add more than 1 million immigrants through 2021. “Thanks in great part to the newcomers we have welcomed throughout our history, Canada has developed into the strong and vibrant country we all enjoy,” Ahmed Hussen, minister of immigration, refugees and citizenship, wrote […]

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Corentyne carpenter beaten to death in “rum” row

The battered body of a Corentyne, Berbice carpenter was found on Thursday afternoon found lying on the roadway suspected to have been beaten to death over an argument involving a bottle of alcohol. Dead is 21-year-old Navindramauth Bowman also called ‘Altaf’ of Lot 54 Number 70 Village Corentyne, Berbice. Based on information report the now […]

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Woman jailed for causing death of friend

Tecona Welcome was on Thursday sentenced to three years imprisonment for causing the death of her friend, Debra Pompey on June 24, 2018 following a vehicular accident at Liliendaal, Greater Georgetown. She appeared at the Sparendaam Magistrate Court and was found guilty by Magistrate Alisha George following a lengthy trial. On the day of the […]

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Top Cop assures public security will be maintained

Police Commissioner, Leslie James is assuring that public security will be maintained. He was at the time speaking at the opening of the three days Annual Police Conference held at State House, the Department of Public Information (DPI) has reported. The theme for this year’s conference is “security sector reform implementation – enhancing capacity through […]

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Vendor placed on $100,000 bail for phone theft

A 44-year-old vendor appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Thursday charged with stealing a midwife’s phone at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC). Shawn Smith, of Dennis Street, Kitty, Georgetown, appeared before Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus and pleaded guilty to the charge when it was read to him. It was stated by Police Prosecutor, Adoni […]

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Guyana joins India in celebrating Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

The High Commission of India in Guyana, on Thursday evening, hosted its local celebration of the 2019 Pravasi Bharatiya Divas to honour overseas-based Indians who have made contributions towards the development of the country. Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, which means Non-Resident Indian Day, is observed on January 9 annually. It is an event started in 2003 […]

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Jagdeo to take legal action against Aubrey Norton over bribery allegations

Amid accusations from the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) executive Aubrey Norton that Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo bribed former APNU/AFC Member of Parliament Charrandas Persaud for his “yes” vote which toppled the Coalition Government, the PPP General secretary has indicated that he will be pursuing the matter in Court. The Opposition Leader made this statement on […]

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Death row inmate “Smallie” and co-accused “Catty” on trial for businessman’s murder

After nearly 12 years of being behind bars amid trial delays, death row inmate Mark Royden Williams, called “Smallie” along with Sherwin Nero, also known as “Catty” appeared again at the High Court today (Thursday) where a jury was finally empaneled to hear the case regarding the murder of businessman Kumar Singh, called “Mango Man”. […]

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How Ottis Gibson set up South Africa’s ‘elite fast-bowling group’

(Reprinted from ESPNCricinfo) Forget elite honesty, all South Africa have needed to make home a fortress is elite fast bowling. Under Ottis Gibson, South Africa have now won five home Test series in a row, and key to that success has been a reinvigorated pace culture: a coach rooted in Barbadian pace traditions has been […]

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