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Sunday, 27 December 2015 17:03

December Dates to Remember

December is famous for its festive atmosphere during the Christmas and year-end holidays. It is a time when Guyana, as all other nations, make merry. It is so for those having a bright season and it is also so for those who are not doing so well.

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 There’s no Christ­mas without family, is there? Of baubles and wreaths, cakes and can­dies, holly and mistletoe, it’s all about family time. Numerous traditions are associated with Christ­mas, involving tree deco­rations, presents, etc. On that note, how about some unique family traditions to start this Christmas? You can decide on some special tradition with your family members and follow it reli­giously. It’ll bring you even closer to each other. 

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like to meet someone who is kind and stable

Dear Portia,

I am turning 40 and have never been married. Lately, on dates, men have started asking me why I’ve never married. It makes me uncomfortable, and I don’t know how to answer them.

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Sunday, 27 December 2015 16:58

Nice Things to Say to a Friend

 Nice Things to Say to a Friend

Friends give us memo­ries to cherish forever and moments of turmoil seem to disappear in their presence. It is obvious that they know you love them, but sometimes, expressions of love, gratitude, appreci­ation, and encouragement can strengthen the bond. The desire to be accepted and appreciated resides in every human heart and even small words of appre­ciation work wonders in lifting moods and raising self-esteem. 

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 (Prensa Latina) The attacks by the Russian Air Forces and Navy forced the Islamic State (IS) in Syria to retreat from part of the territory under its control, amounting to 14 percent of the total, ac­cording to the risk consul­tant IHS. 

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On the early Earth,light came not only from the sun but also from the incessant bombardment of fireball meteorites continually striking the planet. Now, the recent work of University of South Florida (USF) associate professor of geology Matthew Pasek, USF researcher Maheen Gull, and colleagues at Georgia Institute of Technology, has demonstrated that these meteorites may have carried within them an extraterrestrial mineral that, as it corroded in water on Earth, could have provided the essential chemical spark leading to the birth of biological life on the planet.

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Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini were each banned for eight years by the FIFA ethics committee in a stun­ning blow to world football’s most powerful leaders. 

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 Take a look at the score­card from West Indies’ tour match in Geelong at the weekend and you’d be forgiven for thinking it was as meaningless as warm-up games get. A two-day match against a Victorian XI featuring only two play­ers - neither of them bowlers - withfirst-classexperience. But Darren Bravo hopes that if his fellow batsmen gained just one thing from the game it is this: confidence. 

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The year 2015 was a fairly good one for sports in Guyana. The Power Lifting Association had a great year as they dominated the Commonwealth Games.Power-lifting is asport discipline that enjoys a very good and respectable leadership. Hence, the success that the Association enjoys is as a result of the excellent planning and implementation of the work schedule of the Association.

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 The Anti-Chavista political swing in Venezuela 

– Its impact on Guyana and Caribbean relations

The December 6 elec­tions to the National Assembly in Venezuela resulted in an overwhelm­ing majority victory of the opposition coalition, the Democratic Unity Round­table (Mesa de la Unidad Democrática, MUD), over the governing Chavistas—the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (Partido So­cialista Unido de Venezue­la, PSUV) led by President Nicolas Maduro. The right-wing coalition won 109 seats, and with the support of three elected indigenous legislators has managed to control a razor-edge two-thirds majority in the 167-seat National Assembly. 

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