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Trinidad siblings in court over TT$316m Country Club sale

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 21/05/2022 - 2:28pm

(Trinidad Express) A squabble  between siblings of the Fernandes family over the recent sale of the Trinidad Country Club (TCC) in Maraval to the United States Embassy at a cost of TT$316 million has found its way before the court.

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Sod turned for US$190m Linden to Mabura Road

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 21/05/2022 - 8:12am

The sod was yesterday turned for the US$190m Linden to Mabura Road which it is expected will lead to a fully paved highway all the way to Lethem and open up massive business opportunities with Brazil.

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Swift action necessary to avoid failure of food reduction target - -Jagdeo cautions Heads

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 21/05/2022 - 8:11am

Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo in his remarks to regional leaders on the expectations of meeting the 20 by 2025 food reduction target, cautioned that it could fail, as did his 2005 agricultural initiative, if an integrated, swift approach doesn’t start immediately, given that there are only two and half years to go and over US$7.5 billion in investments would need to be raised.

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Back Circle, Sparta Boss to clash in Magnum Independence Cup championship match

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 21/05/2022 - 8:10am

The National Park tarmac, Thomas Lands, Georgetown, will provide the setting for a modern rendition of the biblical ‘David vs Goliath’ account, as Back Circle and Sparta Boss contest the championship match in the Magnum Independence Cup at 22:00hrs.

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DPP says evidence for charge against Nirvan Singh not consistent with Act

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 21/05/2022 - 8:10am

One day after Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Shalimar Ali-Hack faced mounting criticisms for providing no reasons for her decision to discontinue the private criminal charge of racial hostility filed by police corporal Shawnette Bollers against attorney Nirvan Singh, her Chambers issued a statement saying that advice had been provided to the police, though that had been after Singh had already been charged.

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DHB cashless toll system now in operation - -bypass lane for eastern exit to ease congestion - Edghill

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 21/05/2022 - 8:09am

The Demerara Harbour Bridge and the Ministry of Public Works will soon be engaged in constructing a bypass lane to further ease traffic congestion at the bridge, Minister  of Public Works Juan Edghill yesterday said during the launch of the country’s only automated toll payment system.

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Ms. Bollers by standing up sets an example that all of us may enjoy equitable justice in Guyana

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 21/05/2022 - 8:08am

Dear Editor,
We are appalled at the way Ms. Shawnette Bollers is being treated by the judicial system.

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Guyana, Antigua and Barbuda sign MoU on economic cooperation

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 21/05/2022 - 8:08am

The governments of Guyana and Antigua and Barbuda yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding for economic cooperation in eight areas, including tourism, financial services, agriculture, air transportation and energy.

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Home construction aid agency will begin taking applications from May 30th

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 21/05/2022 - 8:07am

The housing construction assistance agency announced by President Irfaan Ali on Monday will begin taking applications from May 30th.

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Mini-bus drivers appear to be more concerned with producing unhealthy noise instead of operating the vehicle

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 21/05/2022 - 8:07am

Dear Editor,
In many mini-buses operating in Georgetown the operator(s) play “music” at extremely high volume.

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Two more COVID deaths, 92 new cases

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 21/05/2022 - 8:06am

Two more COVID-19 deaths were reported yesterday by the Ministry of Health.

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My experience of abuse and destruction of Guyanese currency at an East Canje supermarket

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 21/05/2022 - 8:06am

Dear Editor,
As a born and bred Guyanese, I would like to share my experience of the disrespectful abuse and blatant robbery I suffered at the hands of a Foreign National cashier on May 18, 2022.

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Santos and Pele secure hard fought wins

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 21/05/2022 - 8:05am

Santos and Pele secured hard fought wins when the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) Senior Men’s’ League continued yesterday at the Eve Leary ground.

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Activist poet Nikhil Sankar is one to watch

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 21/05/2022 - 8:05am

Twenty-year-old socio-political activist Nikhil Sankar is known for his posts on social media and writing letters to various newspapers, but he is also a singer, writer and poet, whose name was recently buzzing after he performed his patriotic poem, “Motherland” on the Guyana Learning Channel.

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Money supply alone does not influence inflation

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 21/05/2022 - 8:05am

Dear Editor,
The Joshua Luke article in SN 2022-05-19 is a crude attempt to link money supply and the Government spending.

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Tucville teen shot by police during chase

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 21/05/2022 - 8:05am

A 17-year-old boy of Tucville Squatting Area, Georgetown was shot on Thursday by a rank of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) during a chase.

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Paved road linking Guyana to Brazil was a dream of our forefathers and the previous administration

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 21/05/2022 - 8:04am

Dear Editor,
The signing of the contract for the Linden – Mabura Road project was held yesterday, all Guyanese should be proud of this historic event, since a paved road linking Guyana to Brazil was a dream of our forefathers.

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Rock, only by name

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 21/05/2022 - 8:04am

The surface is uneven, rough, resembling rocks but that is where the similarities stop; in appearance between real rocks and the baked good, Rock Cakes, or Rock Buns as they are also known.

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Harbour bridge may have to close several days for span replacement

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 21/05/2022 - 8:04am

It may become necessary to initiate a lengthy closure of the Demerara Harbour Bridge in order to execute vital maintenance works by the end of August.
 There is a proposal for the bridge to be closed for approximately three to five days.

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Biden officials consider inviting Cuban representative to Americas summit -source

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 21/05/2022 - 8:03am

HAVANA/WASHINGTON,  (Reuters) – Biden administration officials are considering inviting a Cuban representative to the U.S.-hosted

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