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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Fake kidnapped victim charged

A man who allegedly faked his kidnap in the hope of obtaining a GUY$3.5 million from his relatives at Enmore, East Coast Demerara was Monday arraigned on a charge of attempting to commit a felony aimed at obtaining money by false pretence. Ramraj Singh,19, was granted GUY$200,000 bail when he appeared before a magistrate at the Vigilance Magistrates’ Court. He ...

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Trio charged with GUY$M larceny at city store

Three men accused of breaking and entering a Water Street store and stealing more than GUY$2 million worth of items were Monday refused bail. Appearing before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry, the trio pleaded not guilty to committing the offence at the store owned by Harish Baxani between March 26 and March 27, 2014. Bail was refused and they were remanded ...

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Bartica must become a town- APNU

The opposition A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) has promised to push for Bartica to be designated a town and for a number of ills like poor waste disposal to be addressed. Already, the area is often described as a gold mining township where business has been booming largely due to a spike in the price for the precious yellow ...

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WPA members to participate in Rodney Commission

The Working Peoples Alliance (WPA), seemingly divided over whether it should participate in the Commission of Inquiry into the bomb-blast death of its co-founder Dr Walter Rodney, has opted to allow party members to do as they see fit. “After a careful assessment of the issues involved for and against participation in the work of the Commission, bearing in mind ...

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Put Guyana first says finance minister ahead of budget debate

Minister of Finance Dr. Ashni Singh is calling on the parliamentary opposition to put the country first as the parties prepare to begin debate on the $220B budget on Monday. His exhortation comes in light of indications from both the APNU and AFC that they are prepared to effect cuts to this year’s Estimates despite a court ruling which ruled ...

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Taxi driver gunned down in car

A taxi driver was Friday night gunned down in his car on the Strathspey Railway Embankment, East Coast Demerara. Police identified the victim as 24-year old Roopchan “Dave” Darsan of Logwood, Enmore, East Coast Demerara. Investigators said his body was found in his car about 10:50 PM “with a suspected gunshot wound to the head”. Police did not say if ...

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Eight homeless in Linden fire

Eight persons were rendered homeless  fire Saturday morning at Determa Street, Linden. They are the Browne family whose head of the household is Donna Browne. She is currently in Georgetown. The origin of the fire is unknown. However, sources said the fire is believed to have started in one of the rooms shortly after 6 AM. The six occupants at ...

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Arsonist burn Family Planning building

Arson is suspected to be the cause of the early Saturday morning fire that seriously damaged a building housing the Family Planning Association of Guyana on Croal Street, Georgetown. This is the second fire in less than one month to have targeted the health sector, the first being the Medex Building at Liliendaal. The Family Planning Association off Guyana is ...

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Hefty fine, lengthy jail term for marijuana convict

A North Ruimveldt man was jailed for four years and fined more than three times the value of marijuana that was found in a hole of the wall of his home. The convict is 38-year old Jeremy Stuffle of 3048 North Ruimveldt, Georgetown. His girlfriend, Marcia James, was freed as the case against her was discharged. Stuffle was fined GUY$544,500- ...

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Port Kaituma businessman who burnt family to death succumbs

The Port Kaituma businessman who burnt  wife and four children in their house earlier this month, died Friday morning while undergoing treatment for severe burns. Police said that at about 0320h. today Friday March 28, 2014, Linus La Cruz, 50 years, of Port Kaituma, NWD, succumbed at the GPHC where he had been admitted suffering from burns to his body. ...

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