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Army weapons issued to ‘R. Corbin,’ ministry were never returned

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 05:28
A comprehensive audit has revealed that a number of weapons issued by the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) to ‘R. Corbin,’ the Ministry of National Development and other external agencies in the latter...

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Better Hope fisherman found dead with stab wounds

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 05:27
A fisherman was found dead with stab wounds to the chest in his friend’s yard at Cummings Lodge on Sunday and two persons have since been held by police. Bharrat Sugrim, 37, also known as “Lusty,” of...

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Plantation Brahan man dies after accident

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 05:26
A West Coast Berbice (WCB) man died after he was struck down on the D’ Edward Village Public Road on Sunday morning by a speeding driver who fled the scene but was later apprehended. Police in a...

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Shooter in restaurant murder caught on surveillance footage

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 05:25
Police have been able to pick up useful information from surveillance footage from the Chinese Delicious Restaurant, where cashier Debra Blackman was gunned down on Saturday night during an attempted...

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Royston King charged with forgery

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 05:24
City Hall Public Relations Officer Royston King was yesterday arraigned on a forgery charge, based on the allegation that he wrote a letter purporting that he was the acting Town Clerk, when he was...

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UG classes postponed to Monday

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 05:23
The commencement of the University of Guyana’s (UG) 2014/2015 academic year has been postponed until Monday, September 1 to facilitate late applications. This is according to Public Relations Officer...

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Ganja trafficker gets 60 months jail, $4M fine

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 05:22
Marlon King, one of the men nabbed during the transfer of over eight kilos of marijuana last year, will be spending the next 60 months in jail after being found guilty of narcotics possession. King,...

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Family suing hospital, physician over Mel Sankies’ death

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 05:21
The Medical Arts Centre Limited and Dr. Sheik Amir are being sued for in excess of $50M after alleged negligence in the death of engineer Mel Sankies, who died three years ago. Geoffrey and Jean...

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McDoom woman remanded over ganja found in home

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 05:20
A McDoom woman, allegedly caught with just over 250 grammes of cannabis in her bedroom, was remanded to prison yesterday when she appeared in a city court. Shellon Hopkinson, 21, of Lot 55 Middle...

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Man charged with threatening to kill magistrate and family

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 05:19
A man was yesterday accused of threatening to kill Magistrate Clive Nurse and his family. The charge against Wesley Payne is that on August 5, at Burnham Drive Wismar, Linden, he used threatening...

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No licences granted to Chinese company for deep sea fishing – Ramsammy

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 05:18
No licences have been granted to any Chinese company for deep sea fishing although various companies have expressed interest, according to Minister of Agriculture Dr Leslie Ramsammy. “No licence will...

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AFC mourns passing of Lionel Peters

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 05:17
The Alliance for Change (AFC) is mourning the passing of one of its activists Lionel Peters, who died peacefully after prolonged illness, in New York on Saturday morning. A release yesterday from the...

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Schools to have adequate furniture for new term – ministry

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 05:16
The Ministry of Education says that all schools are expected to have additional furniture to accommodate every child in the new school term which begins on Monday, September 1st. A release yesterday...

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Ramdin, Bravo giftwrap whitewash

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 05:15
(Cricinfo) Denesh Ramdin wouldn’t have had as much fun on a cricket field as he did yesterday afternoon at Warner Park. His malevolent 169 was part of the highest third wicket partnership in ODIs...

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GIT condemns actions of Islamic State of Iraq

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 05:15
The Guyana Islamic Trust (GIT) has strongly condemned the actions of the group known as ISIS (the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham/Islamic State Group). “The dreadful actions of this group and similar...

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Essequibo rice farmers seeking own deal with Venezuela

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 05:14
The Essequibo Paddy Farmers Association (EPFA) is planning to approach the Venezuelan Ambassador seeking an audience to negotiate an export deal but the association is bemoaning the length of time...

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Biker critical after Walton Hall accident

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 05:13
A man was critically injured after he was involved in an accident on the Walton Hall Public Road yesterday. According to information, at around 1pm yesterday, Ramesh Jaigopaul was riding his...

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Plantation Brahan man dies after accident

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 15:44
At about 1055h. yesterday, police say that Parmendra Mohan, 49 years, of Plantation Brahan, WCB, was struck down by a motor car while walking along the roadway at D’ Edward Village, WBB. He was taken...

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Health Ministry stages walk to raise awareness on lifestyle diseases

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 13:18
Dozens of persons joined a health walk on Saturday, starting from Fifth Street, Cummings Lodge and ending at the University of Guyana’s tarmac (UG) to heighten awareness of Non Communicable Diseases...

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Health Ministry stages walk to raise awareness on lifestyle diseases

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 13:17
Dozens of persons joined a health walk on Saturday, starting from Fifth Street, Cummings Lodge and ending at the University of Guyana’s tarmac (UG) to heighten awareness of Non Communicable Diseases...

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