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  1. U.S. envoy says U.N. aiding ‘corrupt’ Congo government

    NEW YORK, (Reuters) – The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said on Wednesday that U.N. peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo are aiding a government that is “corrupt and preys on its citizens.” “The U.N.
  2. Judiciary to pronounce on AG’s encounter with judge – acting Chancellor

    Justice Franklin Holder has given a statement pertaining to the conduct of Attorney-General Basil Williams SC in his courtroom last week, according to acting Chancellor Yonette Cummings-Edwards, who yesterday said that the judiciary would pronounce on the issue soon.
  3. Granger appoints acting Chancellor, Chief Justice

    Acting Chancellor of the Judiciary Yonette Cummings-Edwards and acting Chief Justice Roxane George were both sworn-in yesterday and President David Granger signalled that he will finally move to appoint judges soon to address the shortage in the judiciary.
  4. Ambulance driver, pharmacy assistants arrested over missing Suddie Hospital drugs

    Three members of the Suddie Hospital staff have been arrested as part of an investigation into the disappearance of a quantity of drugs allocated to the hospital only last week.
  5. Grove man dies in East Bank crash

    A 27-year-old man died early yesterday morning after the car he was driving collided with a metal culvert before toppling several times and striking a utility pole at Land of Canaan on the East Bank Demerara (EBD).
  6. Exxon yields favourable results from new well, sources say

    Preliminary findings from the Snoek-1 well, ExxonMobil’s latest exploration in the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana, are favourable and the company is expected to make a formal announcement within the coming weeks, sources say.
  7. Toshaos call for separate land rights commission for indigenous people

    The National Toshaos Council (NTC) yesterday called on President David Granger to establish a separate commission to deal with land rights of the indigenous peoples, claiming it had not been consulted prior to the setting up of the recent Commission of Inquiry into Land Rights.
  8. Guyana, Martinique play to 0-0 draw

    From Duncan Saul in Linden Guyana’s?winless run in international football continued yesterday as the Golden Jaguars laboured to an uninspiring 0-0 draw with CONCACAF Gold Cup qualifier Martinique yesterday at the Mackenzie Sport Club (MSC) ground in Linden.
  9. Accused ganja trafficker freed after no-show police witness

    Taxi driver Michael McLeod, who police claim was found with over 50 pounds of cannabis in his home last October, was yesterday freed of a drug trafficking charge after the main witness in the case was a no-show.
  10. Brazilian pastor gets bail on causing death charge

    Haleno Luiz, the Brazilian pastor who is charged with causing the death of a motorcyclist, has been released on bail. Luiz, a senior pastor at the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God, is charged with driving motor van PPP 4765 in a manner dangerous to the public on March 3, at Hadfield and Smyth streets, thereby causing the death of Maurice Moseley.
  11. Jaguars in pole position for hat-trick following great escape

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC — Guyana Jaguars’ great escape against Barbados Pride at Kensington Oval on Monday, ensured they remained at the top of the Regional four-day championship and firm favourites to win a third straight title.
  12. Star Party Rental support for Futsal c/ships

    Star Party Rentals became the latest entity to throw its support behind the Petra Organization/GT Beer Futsal Championship, donating the Most Valuable Player (MVP), Highest Goal Scorer and Best Goalkeeper prizes yesterday at a simple presentation ceremony.
  13. Cops conclude probe into officer who shot civilian at Fairfield

    The police file involving an officer, who had allegedly shot at a businessman who approached his car which was parked along the Fairfield Public Road, East Coast Demerara (ECD) almost two months ago, was yesterday sent to the Police Complaints Authority for recommendations.
  14. Where is the recommendation to fill the PPC top posts?

    More than a month after the Public Procurement Commission (PPC) submitted recommendations to fill its top three positions, Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Irfaan Ali has told Stabroek News that there is no such information before the committee.
  15. Georgetown representative team defeat West Demerara

    -East Coast makes light work of East Bank  National Youth cricketer Ashmead Nedd yesterday led the Georgetown Representative team to victory over West Demerara at the Everest Cricket Club ground in their opening encounter of the Demerara U17 Inter-Association competition yesterday.
  16. Berbice and Georgetown/Mahaicony clash today in high profile semi-final

    A high-profile semi-final between Georgetown/Mahaicony and Berbice in the Guyana Cricket Board/Demerara Mutual Life Assurance Society/Ministry Of Education/National Secondary Cricket School League will take place today from 09:30 hours at the Georgetown Cricket Club ground.
  17. Bids opened for new hinterland students’ dorm

    Million-dollar bids were opened yesterday at the National Procurement and Tender Administration Board (NPTAB) for the construction of a student dormitory at Liliendaal, East Coast Demerara under the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples Affairs.
  18. New preliminary teachers’ promotion list satisfactory – GTU

    Two months after it began a review of the 2015 applications for senior promotions, the Teaching Service Commission (TSC) has issued a preliminary list, which the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) has deemed much more satisfactory than the first.
  19. FIBA’s visit to Guyana aimed at implementing new initiatives

    By Royston Alkins Assistant Regional Director of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), Victor Mansure yesterday outlined a number of new initiatives to take the game forward during a press conference at Palm Court, Main Street.
  20. Frustrated Logie to consider future as Red Force form declines

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC — Trinidad and Tobago Red Force’s dismal form in the ongoing Regional four-day championship has forced head Coach Gus Logie to the brink of quitting of his post.