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Two sisters gang raped

Two sisters were allegedly gang-raped by three men at their Hadfield Street, Lodge home from where one of the perpetrators fired gunshots at one of the girl’s partners, residents said. Sources at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) confirmed that the girls, 18 and 24 years, were taken to the health care institution during the pre-dawn hours of Wednesday. Residents in ...

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Antigua borrows to improve public sector

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2013  The World Bank Board of Directors approved a US$10 million loan to Antigua and Barbuda to support the Governments efforts to improve public sector efficiency, strengthen capacity and institutions, and deliver better services to its citizens and residents.  The Public and Social Sector Transformation Project seeks to:”Strengthen Antigua and Barbudas capacity to manage public policies and public services. “Improve ...

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Miss World announces new Guyana Franchise Holder

The Miss World Pageant which is one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious beauty contests has announced that New York based Guyanese business woman and Financial Analyst, Natasha Martindale has been awarded the Miss World Franchise for Guyana. Ms. Matindale will now be tasked with organizing and hosting the Guyana leg of the international beauty event to find the ...

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Linden, Agricola unrest won’t hurt APNU at polls

A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) on Thursday shrugged off suggestions that the opposition alliance would lose votes because of unrests in Linden and Agricola last year. Insiders of the governing Peoples Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) say they plan to crank up their electioneering campaign to show their traditional supporters that the opposition was bent on destroying the country and ...

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“Common Entrance” results out today

The results of this year’s National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA) are to be made public on Friday, an education source says. The official told Demerara Waves Online News that Education Minister Priya Manickchand will present a report on the results at a press conference at 1PM. The results from this year’s exam along with those from exams written at Grades ...

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UN Rep. urges caution on foreign investment in natural resources

UN Resident Coordinator in Guyana Khadija Musa has sounded a warning about the exploitation of natural resources by cash-rich countries. She was speaking at the World Environment Day observance on Wednesday at the Umana Yana where she said natural resources could be the source of future conflicts. “Governments have to be really careful when powerful countries with plenty of money ...

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Masked bandits batter, rob Port Kaituma businessman

A Port Kaituma businessman was late Wednesday night beaten in his head with a handgun and tied up after three robbers carted off a huge sum of cash and mercury, he said. Police have since arrested two suspects and found GUY$100,000 in possession of one of them. No firearm was reportedly found. Police were hunting a third man. Reynold Moore, ...

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APNU joins AFC in opposing Cabinet role in contracts process

The APNU has joined the AFC in publicly stating its opposition to the president and his Cabinet retaining any role in the awarding of public contracts whenever the Public Procurement Commission is set up. The AFC last week vowed to oppose government’s intention to amend the Procurement Act to allow Cabinet oversight to be retained. The Act, which was passed ...

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Appointment of Chancellor, Chief Justice in constitutional limbo

The Guyana government on Wednesday deemed as unconstitutional” Opposition Leader David Granger’s suggestion that the posts of Chief Justice and Chancellor of the Judiciary be advertised. “The President appoints! Not the President and the Leader of the Opposition appoint. There is no defined process that involves the Leader of the Opposition other than agreeing with or not agreeing with the ...

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