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Guyana registers best ever score on Transparency International ranking

Stabroek News Guyana - 5 ore 45 min fa

Guyana has risen three points in the latest Transparency International (TI) Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) Report, registering its best score ever and was once again listed among 22 countries which have significantly improved their standing in the last eight years.

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Son among four remanded over murder of Strathspey pensioner

Stabroek News Guyana - 5 ore 46 min fa

Four men including the son of Deochand Ramsahoye, the septuagenarian who died after he was brutally beaten during the wee hours of Sunday were yesterday charged and remanded to prison.

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Laid off bauxite workers block Berbice River

Stabroek News Guyana - 5 ore 47 min fa

Workers laid off by the Russian-owned Bauxite Company of Guyana Inc (BCGI) yesterday blocked the Berbice River in protest and their union, the Guyana Bauxite and General Workers Union (GB&GWU) has declared the actions of BCGI as a “planned attack on our democracy by the Russian management aimed at creating political turbulence.”

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GECOM reiterates that changes being made to RLE are lawful

Stabroek News Guyana - 5 ore 49 min fa

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) yesterday emphasised that amendments to the Revised List of Electors (RLE) using data from the controversial House-to-House (HtH) enumeration were well within the law.

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Chang’s ruling that Felix, Scott couldn’t hold seats as non-elected MPs stands - -after Court of Appeal unanimously rejects Williams challenge

Stabroek News Guyana - 5 ore 49 min fa

The Guyana Court of Appeal in a unanimous decision has affirmed the ruling of former acting Chief Justice Ian Chang, that APNU+AFC ministers Winston Felix and Keith Scott could not hold seats in the National Assembly as non-elected Members of Parliament.

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Jaguars hold slim advantage over Red Force - -Bramble, Chanderpaul, Barnwell stroke fifties, Charles takes four

Stabroek News Guyana - 5 ore 50 min fa

Half centuries from Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Christopher Barnwell and Anthony Bramble gave the Guyana Jaguars a slim advantage over the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force yesterday.

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In wake of leak, Bosai to complete work on tailings pond today - -hoping for EPA greenlight

Stabroek News Guyana - 5 ore 51 min fa

The Linden-based Bosai Minerals Group (Guyana) has promised to complete repair works on its tailings pond today and, will be hoping that the standard of work is good enough to persuade the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to grant the company permission to recommence the discharge of water into the pond. 

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Pollard, Fraser, Mekdeci among Guyanese to register triumphs - BCQS Masters Squash

Stabroek News Guyana - 5 ore 51 min fa

A number of Guyanese registered smooth opening round wins on the first evening of the inaugural BCQS International Masters Squash tournament at the Georgetown Club squash court last evening. 
 Former Caribbean junior champion Regan Pollard led the way with a clinical 3-0 win over Gregory Biddle in the lone male over 35 match of the evening. 

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Shuman gets chance to show he was not dual citizen on Nomination Day

Stabroek News Guyana - 5 ore 51 min fa

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has written to Lenox Shuman, the leader of the Liberty and Justice Party (LJP), to allow him a chance to prove he was not a citizen of a foreign state on Nomination Day.

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Fixtures released for entire Mashramani Cup Futsal

Stabroek News Guyana - 5 ore 52 min fa

The official group stage fixtures for the impending 3rd edition of the Magnum Tonic Wine Mashramani Cup Futsal Tournament were officially released yesterday ahead of the commencement at the National Gymnasium on Mandela Avenue tomorrow.
 Tournament coordinator Esan Griffith stated in a release, “In an effort to promote transparency and accountability, the entire group stage fixture for the tournament was released.

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Linden rape trial ends in hung jury

Stabroek News Guyana - 5 ore 52 min fa

A Linden man will have to face another trial after a jury yesterday failed to reach a verdict on charges of rape levelled against him.

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LeBron has triple-double as Lakers dump Nets

Stabroek News Guyana - 5 ore 53 min fa

(Field Level Media) LeBron James totaled 27 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists as the Los Angeles Lakers pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 128-113 victory over the struggling Brooklyn Nets last night in New York.

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Jamaica trade team arrives Sunday

Stabroek News Guyana - 5 ore 53 min fa

The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) in collaboration with the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC) will be hosting an incoming trade delegation of 10 Jamaican companies which is scheduled to take place from January 26 to January 31 at the Pegasus Hotel, Georgetown.

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Linden schoolgirl stabbed during fight with classmate

Stabroek News Guyana - 5 ore 54 min fa

A 15-year-old student of the Linden Foundation Secondary School was yesterday afternoon stabbed by a classmate during a fight.

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2020 edition of street football to kick off in Linden

Stabroek News Guyana - 5 ore 54 min fa

The 2020 season of the Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ Championship will commence tonight with eight matches in the Linden zonal competition at the Silver City Tarmac.

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Jagdeo welcomes Granger assurance on peaceful election - -urges reining in of wild talk

Stabroek News Guyana - 5 ore 55 min fa

Leader of the Opposition Bharrat Jagdeo has welcomed a declaration by President David Granger that there would be no disorder or lawlessness during the holding of the March 2, 2020 General and Regional Elections.

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Barty on a roll, moves into fourth round

Stabroek News Guyana - 5 ore 55 min fa

(Reuters) – World number one Ash Barty’s expectations have not risen too high after she advanced to the second week of the Australian Open yesterday following a 6-3 6-2 third round victory over Elena Rybakina.

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Guyana’s oil exports part of OPEC’s price concerns: Oil Industry News

Stabroek News Guyana - 5 ore 57 min fa

Long before Guyana becomes numbered among the ranks of the world’s major oil suppliers, informed opinion on the industry would already appear to be anticipating that its oil exports could impact significantly on global supplies and by extension, prices.

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Manari Bridge to be closed for ten weeks - -new structure to be built

Stabroek News Guyana - 5 ore 57 min fa

The Ministry of Public Infrastructure yesterday said that from today  the Manari Bridge in Region 9 will closed for approximately ten  weeks.

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Destructive Holder puts Pride on top despite batting failure

Stabroek News Guyana - 5 ore 57 min fa

KINGSTON, Jamaica,  CMC – Fast bowler Chemar Holder stunned Jamaica Scorpions with a devastating five-wicket haul to turn the page on a sub-par Barbados Pride batting display, and put the visitors in control of their third round contest at Sabina Park here yesterday.

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