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Monthly Archives: February 2014

Agricola woman killed, overseas-based woman injured

An Agricola woman was on Friday night murdered and an overseas based visitor injured in what is believed to be a robbery murder. The lifeless body of 55-year old Donna Taylor of 1617 Public Road, Agricola was found with her throat slit and her hands bound. Demerara waves was told that her Husband Bertram Taylor, a security guard, went home ...

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Guyana must satisfy new EU rules before accessing sea defence funding

The European Union (EU) on Friday announced strict rules before Guyana could begin drawing down funds to strengthen its sea and river defence systems. The 10th European Development Fund (EDF) has allocated 14.8 million Euros to Guyana’s Sea and River Defence Sector Budget Support Programme. However, the European Delegation here outlined a series of steps that the Guyana government would ...

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University of Guyana students participating in exchange prog. with US institutions

GEORGETOWN – The U.S. Embassy, in partnership with the U.S. NGO One World Youth Project (OWYP), the University of Guyana, and educational institutions in the United States and Guyana, is bringing students together in a dynamic cross-cultural exchange.  The program, “Virtually There:  Expanding Cultural Exchanges Between the United States and Guyana,” is providing an opportunity for eleven students from the ...

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US deportee allegedly gave friend cocaine to take overseas

A United States (US) deportee who allegedly gave a woman cocaine-laden cream liqueur to take to America on Friday pleaded not guilty to drug possession for the purpose of trafficking. Appearing before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court, Robin Wills of Republic Park, East Bank Demerara denied having 2.232 kilos of cocaine in his possession at the ...

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