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  1. GBTI to recover funds lost in alleged fraud -Board Chairman

    Shareholders of the Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) were last evening assured that the bank would recover the $941 million lost in a fraudulent transaction allegedly conducted by gold dealer Saddiqi Rasul.

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  2. Trio to stand trial for murder of Hill Foot farmer

    The three accused in the murder of Hill Foot farmer Anthony Breedy were yesterday committed to stand trial by a city court, and one of them later went on a rampage in the courtyard, where he assaulted a police inspector.

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  3. GuySuCo warns it may be forced to close Uitvlugt estate

    The Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) has said that if the 375 cane-harvesters and cane-transporters of the Wales estate do not support the Uitvlugt Improvement Programme (UIP), it may be forced to close the estate.

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  4. Ministry flayed over handling of purchase of vehicle for PM

    At a Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament hearing yesterday, the Ministry of the Presidency came in for criticism for its handling of the purchase of a vehicle for  Prime Minister, Moses Nagamootoo.

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  5. CDC widens relief efforts as list of affected areas grows

    The Civil Defence Com-mission (CDC) was yesterday preparing to extend its surveillance and relief efforts as it received reports of more flood-affected areas in regions 8 and 7.

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  6. Project for more effective engagement with diaspora underway

    Minister of State,  Joseph Harmon yesterday said that the Government is committed to working with the Guyanese diaspora as he  declared open the Regional Project for “Effective and Sustainable Diaspora Engagement for Development in the Caribbean”.

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  7. Emergency $19M purchase for National Intelligence Centre still to be delivered 17 months after

    The Ministry of the Presidency has not yet received $19.108 million worth of emergency CCTV system supplies, paid for in full since December, 2015, for the National Intelligence Centre using monies from the Contingency Fund.

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  8. Stephen Vieira released

    Biker Stephen Vieira, who was arrested last Thursday in connection with the recent discovery of almost 85 kilos of cocaine at Zeelugt, was released yesterday after a warrant that was issued for his arrest was recalled by the Chief Magistrate.

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  9. Achievers tops points table after first round of DVA volleyball league

    Young Achievers Volleyball Club lead the points table after notching up two wins on the opening night of the Demerara Volleyball Association (DVA) A-Division volleyball league at the National Gymnasium, Sunday.

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  10. Two charged over gun, ammo after held on Duncan St

    Charges were read yesterday to two of the four men who were held in the city last Friday with a gun and matching ammunition in one of the two vehicles in which they were travelling.

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  11. Dangerous driving charge for man in Rising Sun three-bus accident

    Alpha Felix who was involved in a serious accident on May 04, 2017 on the Rising Sun Public Road, West Coast Berbice where several children were injured, has been charged with Dangerous Driving and his Driver’s Licence has been suspended until the outcome of the matter.

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  12. Ball in Bravo’s court, says chief selector

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – With the critical tour of England looming, chief selector Courtney Browne has said there is still no timetable for Darren Bravo’s return to the West Indies side.

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  13. Linden driver guilty of causing cop’s death

    Ron Cole, the driver accused of causing the death of traffic policeman Nakosi ‘Kelvin’ LaFleur on the Eccles, East Bank Demerara public road last year, was last week found guilty of the offence by a city magistrate.

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  14. Bolt weeps as friend Mason laid to rest

    KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Sprint icon Usain Bolt was among high profile members of the sports fraternity paying their last respects as Jamaica-born British high jumper Germaine Mason was laid to rest here Sunday.

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  15. City parking contract negotiating team begins consultations today

    The team from the Georgetown Mayor and City Council that is tasked with renegotiating the metered parking contract is scheduled to begin a series of consultations from today.

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  16. GFF honours Walter Moore

    The Guyana Football Federation (GFF) has honoured Golden Jaguars’ defender Walter Moore who recently wrapped up a Talent Identification initiative to Guyana.

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  17. Acting Top Cop intervened over gold dealer’s ‘unnecessary’ arrest – police

    Businessman Saddiqi Rasul, who was charged last month with bank fraud, is still licensed to carry firearms, the Guyana Police Force said last week as it sought to clarify the acting Police Commission-er David Ramnarine’s intervention in his arrest for gun possession.

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  18. Nominees for registries authority submitted to Cabinet for review

    Cabinet will consider a list of eight nominees for the Governing Board of the Deeds and Commercial Registry Autho-rity at its next meeting, the Attorney General’s Chambers announced last evening.

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  19. McLaren boss sees a world of virtual F1 teams

    WOKING,England,(Reuters) – All Formula One teams could eventually have their own virtual counterpart, while gaming can become the new grassroots of the sport, McLaren executive director Zak Brown said yesterday.

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  20. Wells, van Zyl hit centuries after Barbadian Archer hurts Durham

    HOVE, England, CMC – Sussex ended day two of their Division Two County Championship match against Durham in command, following Barbadian seamer Jofra Archer’s five-wicket haul on Sunday and centuries from Luke Wells and Stiaan van Zyl yesterday.

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