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Cricket commentary legend Tony Cozier dead

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 12:11 by BBC – Legendary West Indian commentator Tony Cozier has died at the age of 75. A familiar and respected voice around the world, the Barbadian will be remembered for a career in TV, radio and journalism spanning 58 years. Born in Bridgetown in 1940, he made his BBC Test Match Special debut ...

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Inspectorate division to be ‘eyes’ of Infrastructure Ministry

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 15:58 by Denis Chabrol An Inspectorate Division will be established shortly to ensure that citizens benefit from standard infrastructural works. This is in keeping with Government’s plans to restore and repair Guyana’s infrastructure. Works Services Group (WSG) Coordinator, Geoffrey Vaughn told the Government Information Agency (GINA) that the Inspectorate division will be a ...

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US-based cocaine importer tied to shipments from Guyana, Suriname

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 15:51 by Denis Chabrol Reproduced from the New York Daily News An unidentified importer, who was previously associated with a shipment of cocaine from Guyana earlier this year, has been linked to a haul of cocaine-in-fish netted in Brooklyn. This time, the consignment originated from neighbouring Suriname and was trailed by United States ...

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Rihanna’s scholarships for Guyanese students

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 15:19 by Denis Chabrol Reproduced from Artist Direct In 2012, Rihanna launched The Clara Lionel Foundation, a nonprofit that “works to improve the quality of life for communities globally in the areas of health, education, arts and culture.” Yesterday, “Clara Lionel Foundation established a scholarship program to assist citizens or natives of Brazil, ...

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Gafoor Fire: Gov’t concerned with job, financial losses

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 13:29 by President David Granger and the Government of Guyana have expressed concerned over the financial losses incurred by Sattaur Gafoor after his Houston complex went up in flames on Monday. Reports indicate that the fire which could be seen from miles away destroyed hundreds of million in goods stored in the facility. ...

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Rose Hall serial robber nabbed

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 10:31 by Denis Chabrol A serial robber at Rose Hall, Corentyne was arrested shortly after grabbing a sum of money from from a money-changer and his brother. The Guyana Police Force said the suspect who had carried out the robbery has been identified as one of three men who had committed an armed ...

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Scented Amerindian skin cleansers developed for local, overseas markets

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 12:02 by Denis Chabrol Guyana’s Amerindians are poised to earn much more for organic skin cleansers now that scents have been added, with assistance from the Institute of Applied Science and Technology (IAST). The initiative was spearheaded by several grassroots activists and Amerindian entities through the Ministry of Social Cohesion. The 100 percent ...

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Several firefighters injured at Gafoor’s Houston Complex

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 7:38 by Denis Chabrol Eight fire fighters were injured Monday night when sections of the burning Gafoor’s Complex at Houston, East Bank Demerara collapsed on them, Fire Chief Marlon Gentle said. Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) sources said one of the firemen was admitted for further treatment while the others were treated, granted ...

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