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GDF lance corporal dies in Lethem accident

2 hours 32 min ago
The Police say they are investigating a fatal accident which occurred about 2.20 this morning on the Lethem Public Road that resulted in the death of pedestrian Devon Fraser, 28, a Guyana Defence...

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T&T oil leak could be from offshore rig -minister

4 hours 18 min ago
(Trinidad Guardian) Preliminary investigations have revealed that the source of the oil spill that occurred in Chaguaramas over the weekend can be an offshore rig.

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Millions of Britons in financial difficulty

4 hours 57 min ago
LONDON, (Reuters) – Over four million people in Britain are having difficulties paying their monthly bills, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said on Wednesday, at a time when inflation is...

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City cop fired over sex abuse of minor

10 hours 31 min ago
One day after saying that there was not enough evidence for the administration to act, Town Clerk Royston King yesterday dismissed the constabulary officer who is accused of sexually abusing a...

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Pork knocker charged with murdering businessman

10 hours 32 min ago
Pork knocker Aubrey Bobb was yesterday charged with the murder of businessman Godfrey Scipio, who police say he fatally shot during a robbery last Thursday.

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Woman beaten by partner jumps from burning Da Silva St building

10 hours 33 min ago
A mother of two is now homeless and nursing injuries at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH) after her partner attacked her and set their Da Silva Street house on fire.

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Defence seeks discharge of accused in ‘Mango Man’ murder over trial delay

10 hours 34 min ago
Recaptured prison escapee Mark Royden Williams, called ‘Smallie,’ and Sherwin Nero, called ‘Catty,’ were yesterday both indicted for the 2007 murder of Kumar Singh, called ‘Mango Man,’ but their...

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NAREI seals $19.2M contract to improve Essequibo river defence

10 hours 35 min ago
The National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) yesterday signed a contract with S&K Construction Services for $19.2M to improve river defences on the Essequibo coast.

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Recaptured escapee on trial for attempted murder

10 hours 36 min ago
The trial of recaptured prison escapee Stafrei Alexander on the charge of attempted murder commenced yesterday before Justice Brassington Reynolds and a 12-member jury at the High Court in Georgetown.

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Sup’t Kurleigh Simon in charge of police narcotics branch

10 hours 37 min ago
Superintendent of Police, Kurleigh Simon has taken up the post as Head of the Guyana Police Force Narcotics branch, less than a month after Superinten-dent Wayne DeHearte was transferred in the wake...

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Man charged with rape of 12-year-old

10 hours 38 min ago
A man was yesterday granted bail after he was accused of raping a 12-year-old child.

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Diamond man freed of cocaine in rice bag charge

10 hours 39 min ago
A city magistrate yesterday dismissed a drug charge against a Diamond Housing Scheme resident, who had been accused of having two pounds of cocaine in his possession, due to conflicting evidence...

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Civil aviation body warns again about drone use

10 hours 40 min ago
The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) yesterday warned drone users to ensure that they comply with the standard operating conditions which have been previously outlined.

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Cops caution squib sellers

10 hours 41 min ago
The Guyana Police Force yesterday warned that persons caught selling or found in possession of squibs will be prosecuted and face the consequences of the law.

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T&T companies among bidders for Sheriff St to Mandela Ave project

10 hours 42 min ago
Three Trinidadian companies, a China-based firm and two local companies have bid for the massive Sheriff Street to Mandela Avenue road upgrade and expansion project.

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Vergenoegen Co-op claims lands being illegally occupied

10 hours 43 min ago
The representative of another Vergenoegen co-op society appeared before the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into ancestral land issues on Monday and alleged that businessman Shiraz Ali has been illegally...

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Mansell to act as East Coast Commander

10 hours 44 min ago
Commander of ‘C’ Division (East Coast of Demerara) Calvin Brutus will be proceeding on his annual leave from next week and Senior Superintendent Stephen Mansell will temporarily act in his capacity.

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Floodlights win Jai Hind CC fundraiser softball tournament

10 hours 44 min ago
Floodlight Masters Sunday warmed up for the upcoming seventh annual Guyana Softball Cup tournament by winning Sunday’s four-team Jai Hind Cricket Club fund-raising softball tournament in Berbice.

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Powell, Kyle Hope star in Windies final dress rehearsal

10 hours 45 min ago
BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, CMC – Kieran Powell and Kyle Hope got into gear with half-centuries, as West Indies had to settle for a draw with Zimbabwe “A” in their three-day, tour match yesterday.

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Cadet officer calls pathologist as final witness at trial for shooting teen

10 hours 45 min ago
Franz Paul, the former cadet officer who was charged with shooting the then 15-year-old Alex Griffith in the mouth in 2014, yesterday called his final witness.

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