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Attorney says attempt to mediate settlement was only involvement with Trotman accuser

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:26
Attorney Jaya Manickchand yesterday said she was never retained by Johnny Anthony Welshman, who has made abuse allegations against Speaker Raphael Trotman, although she did seek to “mediate” a...

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Seventeen-yr-old detained over tossing boy overboard

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:26
A Linden teen is in police custody after the boy he threw into the Demerara River on Tuesday disappeared underwater and has not been seen since. Feared dead is Omar Mitchell, 14, of Half Mile Wismar,...

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Gas station worker dies in accident at Wallers Delight

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:22
A 22-year-old Wallers Delight, West Coast Demerara man died as he attempted to cross the road in his community yesterday morning. ‘Dead is Simon Bachu who worked as a pump attendant at the Guyoil Gas...

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Victim of robbery by fake cops frustrated by lack of progress in probe

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:13
Almost two months after a headmistress and her husband were robbed by men dressed as policemen while on their way to the airport, the police are yet to make any headway in their investigation. In an...

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Man charged with threatening to kill sister

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:13
A brother who is accused of threatening to kill his sister was yesterday ordered not to go within 500 yards of her and was additionally bonded to keep the peace pending the determination of the...

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Beaten miner died of head trauma

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:13
Joseph Nurse, the miner who succumbed after being severely beaten at an Issano mining camp during a gunpoint hold-up, died of blunt trauma to the head, a post-mortem examination has revealed. Nurse,...

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Bagotville man jailed over Devonshire Castle ganja find

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:12
A Bagotville West Bank Demerara man was on Tuesday sentenced to prison after he was found guilty of having narcotics in his possession for the purpose of trafficking. Sheldon Smith, 44, who said he...

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Linden man nabbed with loaded gun in pants crotch – court hears

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:12
A Linden man, charged over an unlicensed gun and ammunition found his pants crotch during a stop and search in the interior, had every intention of handing them over to police, his lawyer told a...

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Boyfriend charged with murdering Hague woman

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:11
Sudesh Lakeram, the man accused of fatally stabbing his girlfriend at Hague, West Coast Demerara on Sunday, has been charged with her murder. Lakeram, 29, was remanded to prison yesterday after being...

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TravelSpan flights off from weekend

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:11
TravelSpan yesterday announced that it would be unable to fulfil bookings for passengers scheduled for flights from this weekend due to a split with air carrier Vision Airlines. The travel agency...

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Alpha ends campaign with 0-6 loss

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:11
Alpha United’s CONCACAF Champions League group campaign concluded as it started with another disappointing loss as they went down to MLS unit Portland Timbers 0-6 on Tuesday at Providence Park...

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Sir Viv honoured for being most destructive batsman of his era

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:11
LONDON – Sir Viv Richards was driven almost to tears at a dinner honouring his illustrious career as the most destructive batsman of his era and successful West Indies captain at Lord’s, traditional...

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Johnson, Taylor recalled for India ODIs

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:10
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Left-hander Leon Johnson is poised to play his first One-Day International in six years after being named in a 15-man West Indies squad for the one-day tour of India...

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Childcare agency treats reports of child abuse with confidentiality

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:10
Dear Editor, The letter in SN of September 22 by Mr Sahadeo Bates captioned ‘Ended up in prison after reporting child abuse’ refers. The Childcare and Protection Agency in its mandate investigates...

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Bartica IMC/NDC undertaking clean-up project

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:10
The Bartica IMC/NDC has embarked on a massive clean-up and desilting exercise in central Bartica after residents paid their rates. In a press release, the Bartica Neighbourhood Democratic Council...

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Central America plan foresees infrastructure, energy projects-draft

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 16:55
TEGUCIGALPA, (Reuters) – A plan by Central American governments to boost economic growth in the region and cut illegal immigration to the United States foresees major spending on infrastructure...

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GDF Cessna crash lands, no injuries

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 16:51
The Guyana Defence Force Cessna 206 today, crashed upon landing at Camp Jaguar at New River at 1350hours. None of the persons on board was injured, a statement from the GDF said this afternoon. It...

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Obama holds reception

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 16:48
Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston A. Browne (centre) on Tuesday attended a reception hosted by President of the United States Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the Waldorf...

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Wallers Delight man dies in accident

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 16:32
The police say they are investigating a fatal accident which occurred at about 0900h today at Wallers Delight Public Road, WCD, and which resulted in the death of pedestrian Simon Bachu, of Wallers...

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DPP denies having conversation with Trotman accuser

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 16:27
The Director of Public Prosecutions today denied that she had a conversation on Sunday with the man who has levelled sex abuse allegations against House Speaker Raphael Trotman. In a statement,...

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