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Shaping our self-image – Stabroek News

Stabroek NewsShaping our self-imageStabroek NewsHow could we motivate and inspire our fellow citizens to live their best, to wake up every day believing in the Guyana Dream, to tackle the task of self-development with zeal and gusto? At the end of the ...

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Linden COI report is an achievement for all Guyana – Stabroek News

Linden COI report is an achievement for all GuyanaStabroek NewsThe report by the Linden Commission of Inquiry is an achievement for all Guyana. This report exposes the underbelly of the beast seeking to consume law and order in the society and rob the ...

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Guyana’s porous coastline – Stabroek News


Guyana's porous coastline
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On Monday and again on Tuesday above normal high tides with ferocious surfing waves, lashed the Guyana coast causing some amount of destruction. A warning had been issued to residents in low lying areas for them to take precautions during the period ...

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Actor Ed Asner treated in hospital for exhaustion

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Veteran actor Ed Asner was rushed to a hospital on Tuesday night while performing in a one-man show in Gary, Indiana and was being treated for exhaustion, his publicist said on Wednesday. Asner, 83, “had to be taken off stage due to exhaustion and is resting comfortably at a Chicago-area hospital,” Charles Sherman told Reuters. The ...

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A Minute With: R&B singer Miguel in the spotlight after Grammys

By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – With two critically acclaimed albums and a Grammy award under his belt, American R&B singer/songwriter Miguel is starting to hit the mainstream. The Los Angeles native, born Miguel Jontel Pimentel to a Mexican father and African-American mother, was thrust into the spotlight at the Grammy awards last month, delivering a soulful rendition of ...

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No Protests Against Cuban Artists at Miami Global Cuba Festival – Fox News Latino

No Protests Against Cuban Artists at Miami Global Cuba FestivalFox News LatinoThey’re coming in from Cuba, to perform in the Sixth Global Cuba Fest, set to kick off in Miami Beach on Friday. On its face, the visit by foreign artists may not seem amazing. But until not too long ago, plans for a performance or festival featuring … and ...

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Brazil probes bribery claims over national soccer team – Gulf Times

Gulf Times Brazil probes bribery claims over national soccer teamGulf TimesBrazil’s Supreme Tribunal of Sports Justice has opened an investigation into allegations the president of a top soccer club paid a bribe to get one of his players called up to the national team in 2001. Luciano Bivar, a three-time president of … and more »

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Live Blog: New Pope is from Latin America – Voice of America

Voice of America Live Blog: New Pope is from Latin AmericaVoice of AmericaFor those not fluent in Latin, here’s an interesting article from Slate’s coverage of the 2005 conclave about the words used to announce the election of a new pope. ​​19:23 UTC … 1104 UTC Italian press sees conclave through lens of … what else …ARGENTINE cardinal Jorge Mario ...

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Latin Americans rejoice at papal choice – Columbus Dispatch

Columbus Dispatch Latin Americans rejoice at papal choiceColumbus DispatchBUENOS AIRES — Jubilant Argentines poured into churches yesterday to celebrate the surprise announcement that one of their own — Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio — had become the first Latin American pope, and many said they hope he will bring change … and more »

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Small labels lure big bucks in fashion’s latest trend

By Astrid Wendlandt PARIS (Reuters) – Christophe Lemaire has spent the past three years designing dresses for Hermes. Now he wants to develop his own brand and ride a wave of investor interest in new labels which have the potential to become global brands. He’s not alone. Whether it is private financing or takeovers by major luxury groups like LVMH, ...

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