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Colin Munro carves up Guyana to lead Trinbago to CPL win

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Colin Munro carves up Guyana to lead Trinbago to CPL win

- Black Caps batsman Colin Munro has set the Caribbean Premier League alight as he bludgeoned his side to victory with a man-of-the-match performance. The left-hander smashed an unbeaten 70 from 47 balls to lead the Trinbago Knight Riders to a seven-wicket win over the Guyana Amazon Warriors with an over to spare on Friday (Saturday NZ time). He got underway early after Brendon McCullum was caught first ball as the Knight Riders set out to chase down the Amazon Warriors' 156-7 off their 20 overs
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Honduras obtiene los tres puntos tras alineación indebida de Guyana Francesa | Diario El Mundo

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Honduras obtiene los tres puntos tras alineación indebida de Guyana Francesa | Diario El Mundo

- El Comité Disciplinario de la Copa Oro de la Concacaf concedió hoy a Honduras los tres puntos del partido que empató el martes 0-0 con Guayana Francesa al determinar que el jugador Florent Malouda fue alineado de manera irregular. De acuerdo al dictamen del comité, Malouda, de 37 años, era inelegible para participar en la Copa Oro y así lo informó previamente a los responsables de Guayana Francesa, cuya selección perdió el punto obtenido en la segunda jornada del Grupo A y aparecerá como si hubiera perdido por 3-0
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Le Guyana fête le 51e anniversaire de son indépendance

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Le Guyana fête le 51e anniversaire de son indépendance

- Ancienne colonie britannique, le Guyana est indépendant depuis le 26 mai 1966. Le pays fête aujourd’hui le 51e anniversaire de son indépendance. Près de 5 000 ressortissants guyaniens vivent en Guyane.
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  • Colin Munro carves up Guyana to lead Trinbago to CPL win
    Colin Munro carves up Guyana to lead Trinbago to CPL win

    , stuff.co.nz

    Black Caps batsman Colin Munro has set the Caribbean Premier League alight as he bludgeoned his side to victory with a man-of-the-match performance. The left-hander smashed an unbeaten 70 from 47 balls to lead the Trinbago Knight Riders to a seven-wicket win over the Guyana Amazon Warriors with an over to spare on Friday (Saturday NZ time). He got underway early after Brendon McCullum was caught first ball as the Knight Riders set out to chase down the Amazon Warriors' 156-7 off their 20 overs
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Politics & Government

  • Chinese embassy used its diplomatic status for bringing tax-free goods, says Guyana
    Chinese embassy used its diplomatic status for bringing tax-free goods, says Guyana

    , indianexpress.com

    The South American country of Guyana says it is investigating allegations that the Chinese embassy has been using its diplomatic status to bring in tax-free goods from China and distribute them to local merchants. Guyana Revenue Commissioner Godfrey Statia told The Associated Press on Friday that customs officers reported the embassy had been receiving unusually large shipments. Shipments tied to a diplomatic mission are not fully searched. Statia said there’s
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Sports

  • Colin Munro carves up Guyana to lead Trinbago to CPL win
    Colin Munro carves up Guyana to lead Trinbago to CPL win

    , stuff.co.nz

    Black Caps batsman Colin Munro has set the Caribbean Premier League alight as he bludgeoned his side to victory with a man-of-the-match performance. The left-hander smashed an unbeaten 70 from 47 balls to lead the Trinbago Knight Riders to a seven-wicket win over the Guyana Amazon Warriors with an over to spare on Friday (Saturday NZ time). He got underway early after Brendon McCullum was caught first ball as the Knight Riders set out to chase down the Amazon Warriors' 156-7 off their 20 overs
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Business

  • Overseas assistance to help grow Guyana coconut industry
    Overseas assistance to help grow Guyana coconut industry

    , nationnews.com

    GEORGETOWN – Guyana’s coconut industry is expected to expand significantly in 2017. The Ministry of Agriculture is currently engaged with its counterparts in Mexico and Brazil to acquire elite planting materials to sustain the growth in the local industry. Coconut and coconut-based food and by-products gained prominence in Guyana during 2016. Chief executive officer of the National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) Dr Oudho Homenauth said that coconut is
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Society & Culture

  • Guyana's transgender activists fight archaic law
    Guyana's transgender activists fight archaic law

    , bbc.co.uk

    As a transgender woman living in Guyana, Petronella Trotman has grown accustomed to violence and daily abuse on the streets. But when she was physically attacked in January, while walking in Georgetown, the South American country's capital, she decided to seek justice. "The young man came up to me and asked if it was me who disrespected him the other night," she said, in reference to a previous argument with her alleged assailant
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Education

  • Corrupt police and fake news used by Guyana university to attack local newspaper editor | Caribbean News Now

    , caribbeannewsnow.com

    INSET: Saju Bhaskar and Ashok Kumar, the key figures behind Texila American University, which saw many students leaving the institution after discovering that its medical degrees are not accredited by CAAM-HP By Andrea Fernandes GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- A Guyana-based offshore university that issues questionable medical degrees to mostly unsuspecting foreign students is alleged to have hired corrupt elements of the Guyana Police Force and two street thugs to intimidate
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Law & Crime

  • Venezuelan soldiers caught in Guyana begging for food
    Venezuelan soldiers caught in Guyana begging for food

    , smh.com.au

    Bogota: A handful of Venezuelan soldiers - armed and in uniform - have been caught in neighbouring Guyana begging for food, local police reported, another sign of Venezuela's deepening hunger crisis. Guyanese Police Inspector Christopher Humphrey said he'd gone to the border along the Amacuro river, which divides the two nations, last week to investigate reports that the Venezuelan military was stealing food from locals
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