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Anderson, Nedd in CWI Academy - —First class players among first intake for Emerging Players project

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 02/07/2022 - 8:01am

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Five players with first class experience were among a 15-man group announced yesterday for the first intake at the Cricket West Indies’ Emerging Players Academy.

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Djokovic tames Kecmanovic to sweep into last 16

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 02/07/2022 - 8:01am

LONDON, (Reuters) – Top seed Novak Djokovic served a timely reminder of why he is fancied to claim a seventh Wimbledon title as he dismantled fellow Serb Miomir Kecmanovic 6-0 6-3 6-4 to sweep into the last 16 yesterday.

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Why unions matter

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 02/07/2022 - 8:01am

The purpose of unions is to represent labour in its struggle against the intrinsic abuses of the capitalist class.

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ExxonMobil’s financial risks not a Guyanese concern – Oil Governance Network

Kaieteur News - Sab, 02/07/2022 - 6:59am
…calls argument a distraction from contract renegotiation Kaieteur News – The amount of money Guyana is losing from the lopsided 2016 Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) should be of more concern to Guyanese stakeholders rather than the financial risks undertaken by oil companies operating in the Stabroek oil Block. Oil and Gas Governance Network (OGGN) member […]
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GuySuCo management seeking $1.6B for more “unsuitable” tractors

Kaieteur News - Sab, 02/07/2022 - 6:58am
Kaieteur News – Executive management staff of the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) is seeking approximately $1.6B from the Guyana Government, to facilitate the purchase of at least 11 articulated tractors, despite internal contention over the unsuitability of the equipment in the preparation of land for planting sugarcane. In the document which was dated June 2, […]
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Two in custody for murder of Mon Repos granny

Kaieteur News - Sab, 02/07/2022 - 6:57am
By Shervin Belgrave Kaieteur News -Kaieteur News was reliably informed on Friday that two men have been detained for questioning in relation to the brutal murder of the Mon Repos granny, Agnes Dillon, 89, on Thursday last. Dillon rented the bottom flat of a two-storey wooden home where she was found dead around 12:00hrs lying […]
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Return textbooks or no cash grant – Ed. Ministry

Kaieteur News - Sab, 02/07/2022 - 6:56am
Kaieteur News – The Ministry of Education (MOE) is currently advising all parents and guardians of children with the government-issued textbooks to return them no later than July 7, 2022 or they would not be able to obtain the promised cash grant for school pupils. As reported on, textbooks were distributed to students as part […]
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Suriname to offer 60% of offshore oil blocks in coming year

Kaieteur News - Sab, 02/07/2022 - 6:55am
…eyes state company becoming partner for developing the areas — VP Suriname’s state oil firm Staatsolie is getting ready to offer 60 percent of the country’s offshore blocks for auction over the next 12 months, starting with a deepwater round in the fourth quarter, a company executive said on Wednesday. The Guyana-Suriname basin is among […]
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GDF selling off Bell 412 helicopter; Police to buy more body cameras

Kaieteur News - Sab, 02/07/2022 - 6:54am
Kaieteur News – The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) is presently upgrading its fleet of aircraft and is looking to sell a Bell 412 aircraft as is. Bids for this, were opened on Thursday at the National Procurement and Tender Administration Board office and saw a total of three bidders vying to procure the unserviceable aircraft. […]
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Two years later: President inducts Procurement Commission Members

Kaieteur News - Sab, 02/07/2022 - 6:53am
Kaieteur News – More than two years after the life of the Public Procurement Commission (PPC), ended, Head of State, President, Irfaan Ali on Friday, swore in four of the five members of that commission. The PPC is the body which exercises a major regulatory and oversight role in public procurement and the awarding of […]
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Four-lane highway is a passport to de funeral parlour

Kaieteur News - Sab, 02/07/2022 - 6:49am
Dem Boys Seh… Kaieteur News – People doing all kinda crazy things dese days. Zebra crossing is really a pedestrian crossing. But since de guvament build four-lane highway alongside wey people live, yuh does gat bicycle and motorcycle using de pedestrian crossing. Somebody gat fuh remind de public dat it illegal fuh ride pon zebra […]
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Whatever happened to investigative journalism?

Kaieteur News - Sab, 02/07/2022 - 6:48am
Kaieteur News – Investigative journalism is a dying art. Today, what passes for journalism are pick-ups where journalists sit back and wait for scoops to fall in their laps rather than go out and pursue the leads to uncover a story. Bernstein and Woodward had an inside source called “Deep Throat”. But they did not […]
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Mon Repos 2022: Oxymoronic crocodile tears; boring yet laughable

Kaieteur News - Sab, 02/07/2022 - 6:47am
Kaieteur News – This society is so psychologically corrugated that maybe it is beyond redemption. It is alleged that a social media post composed a fiction that the policeman who shot Quindon Bacchus was no longer in custody and this led to protest which led to an-Indian violence. Since then we have had deluge of […]
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Countrywide protests needed now to get fair share

Kaieteur News - Sab, 02/07/2022 - 6:46am
Kaieteur News – We have begun to put something before fellow citizens, for which we believe the time has come. The time has come for what our front page is calling for, which is “A country wide protest needed to get our FAIR SHARE” (KN June 30). We have been prompted by what is going […]
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Suspect confesses in hairdresser’s murder… Tells cops “whatever will be, will be”

Kaieteur News - Sab, 02/07/2022 - 6:28am
Kaieteur News -Detectives could be one step closer to solving the murder of 29-year-old Donalesa Park, a hairdresser and mother of one from No.2 Village, East Canje, Berbice, Region Six, after the 32-year-old male suspect in custody, reportedly told them, “he is willing to live with the consequences of his actions.” . Park’s body was […]
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Paul Slowe in court to block Police promotions until case against President is adjudicated

Kaieteur News - Sab, 02/07/2022 - 6:26am
Kaieteur News – Retired Assistant Commissioner of Police and former Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), Paul Slowe has moved to the court seeking an injunction to block the current PSC from promoting or publishing a promotions list of officers of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) – until his challenge to President Irfaan Ali’s […]
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Two cops transferred after ‘beating’ suspect – as OPR investigates

Kaieteur News - Sab, 02/07/2022 - 6:25am
Kaieteur News – Two police ranks attached to the Parfaite Police Station on the West Bank of Demerara (WBD) were transferred to another location because they are currently under investigation for allegedly assaulting a 24-year-old man on Tuesday last. The young man, Nicholas Osborne, was reportedly assaulted while the ranks were arresting him allegedly being […]
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Woman, 88, is country’s latest COVID-19 fatality

Kaieteur News - Sab, 02/07/2022 - 6:23am
Kaieteur News – An 88-year-old woman from Region Four, who contracted the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease, died on Tuesday. This, according to the Ministry of Health which reported yesterday, that as a result the country’s COVID-19 death toll has moved to 1,255. It was reported via its daily COVID-19 dashboard, that the Ministry recorded 77 […]
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Environmentalist boycotts EPA review board in protest for fair, independent body

Kaieteur News - Sab, 02/07/2022 - 6:21am
Kaieteur News – The lone appellant that objected to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) waiver to an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for two, 12 wells exploration campaigns in the Canje and Kaieteur Blocks of Guyana’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) has boycotted the public hearing as she lacks confidence in the review committee—the Environmental Assessment Board […]
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CPL announces fixtures for ‘The 6ixty’

Kaieteur News - Sab, 02/07/2022 - 6:20am
Fixtures for the inaugural Men’s and Women’s SKYEXCH 6IXTY have been announced. The 6IXTY gets underway on 24 August with all matches taking place at Warner Park, St Kitts. The tournament will see 12 Men’s matches and seven Women’s matches over five days of fast-paced action. The Men’s and Women’s teams will be competing for […]
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