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Guyana defers action on death penalty, torture, LGBTI rights

Human rights review…

Guyana has put off pronouncing on a slew of recommendations, including calls to abolish the death penalty and accede to international instruments against torture as well as to repeal laws that discriminate against persons on the basis of their sexual orientation .

Walkie-talkie, not explosives was being collected on fateful night

Walkie-talkie, not explosives was being collected on fateful night

6 hours ago More than 34 years after the death of historian Dr Walter Rodney, his brother, Donald, the only living witness to..

Four on trafficking charges after Sheriff St cocaine bust

Four men were yesterday remanded to prison on charges of having cocaine for trafficking after being arrested by anti-narcotic agents..


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Williams beats Sharapova to win Australian Open title

4 hours ago MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Top seed Serena Williams clinched her 19th grand slam title with a 6-3 7-6(5) victory over Maria..
Kallicharran ready to give back to Guyana’s cricket

Kallicharran ready to give back to Guyana’s cricket

Former Guyana and West Indies batting legend Alvin Kallicharran yesterday urged the government, the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) and cricketers..
Johnson to skipper Jaguars for final round matches

Johnson to skipper Jaguars for final round matches

Leon Johnson, the West Indies Test and One Day International batsman will resume his role as captain of the Guyana..
Bravo quits Tests after  four years in wilderness

Bravo quits Tests after four years in wilderness

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – All-rounder Dwayne Bravo has announced his retirement from Test cricket, after four years in..
Rain prevents play on second day of Guyana Jaguars practice match

Rain prevents play on second day of Guyana Jaguars practice match

Persistent showers washed out day two of the Guyana Jaguars three-day practice match at the Georgetown Cricket Club ground (GCC)..

GOA commences preparations for Pan Am, Youth Commonwealth Games

The Guyana Olympic Association (GOA) has commenced preparations for the Pan Am Games in Canada and the Youth Commonwealth Games..
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T&T Speaker apologises: I never meant to mislead the House

T&T Speaker apologises: I never meant to mislead the House

(Trinidad Express) House Speaker Wade Mark yesterday afternoon apologised for his statement last Friday during a motion of censure against Finance Minister Larry Howai, filed by political leader of the Independent Liberal Party, Jack Warner .


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President due to officiate at small  business grant awards today

President due to officiate at small business grant awards today

Sixty-four proprietors of local small businesses are expected to be the first recipients of grants under the Micro and Small Enterprise Development (MSED) project funded through the Low Carbon Development Strategy/Guyana REDD+ Investment Fund (LCDS/GRIF) at a ceremony scheduled to take place at the Guyana International Conference Centre this morning .


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Ebola: Africa is not that far away

Ebola: Africa is not that far away

By mid October the west - and America particularly- had conceded that it had completely underestimated the threat of Ebola .



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