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Daily Archives: May 9, 2014

Policemen charged with facilitating escape of murder suspect

Two policemen were Thursday charged with facilitating the escape of a murder suspect from lawful custody and they were granted bail. The charges were arraigned before Magistrate Clive Nurse at the La Grange Magistrates Court, West Bank Demerara. Constable 20836 Garfield Brown and Constable Smith were granted GIUY$75,000 bail each. The facts are that they allegedly allowed murder suspect, Troy ...

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Updated: Bandit shot dead shortly after snatching bag of cash

A man was shot dead less than 10 minutes after he grabbed a bag of money belonging to Black and Decker Hardware Store, Main Street, Georgetown. The bandit has been identified as Lloyd Hazel. Police said a firearm was recovered from the bandit. Well-placed sources said Hazel and an accomplice snatched the bag from a taxi that was taking an ...

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PNCR prepared if Granger subpoenaed by Rodney Commission

The Peoples National Congress Reform (PNCR) is preparing the groundwork should its leader, Retired Brigadier David Granger be subpoenaed to appear before the Commission of Inquiry into the bomb-blast death of Guyanese political activist, Dr. Walter Rodney. Attorney-at-Law, Basil Williams told Demerara Waves Online News that the PNCR was ready for the appearance of Granger, a former Commander of the ...

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Woman allegedly with Spain-bound cocaine refused bail

A Guyanese woman who allegedly attempted to smuggle cocaine to Spain through the post office was Friday arraigned on a cocaine trafficking charge and remanded to prison. She is 49-year old Sandra Daniels of 2 Dennis Street, Sophia, Greater Georgetown. Appearing before City Magistrate Judy Latchman on May 8, she pleaded not guilty to having been in possession of 274 ...

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Guysuco surpasses first crop target but nothing to boast about

The Guyana Sugar Corporation (Guysuco) has already surpassed its first crop target but the President of the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU), Komal Chand says there is nothing to shout about because it was a low target. “First of all you have to recognise that the target was low…The fact that you have a low target and you ...

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MACORP launches hydraulic excavators with lower fuel consumption

Guyana’s mining and construction sectors are now poised to benefit from lower fuel consumption hydraulic excavators. They are being supplied by Machinery Corporation of Guyana (MARCORP) Guyana  Limited.  Company officials stressed the greater fuel efficiency of the new D2 series hydraulic excavators during a demonstration exercise at Providence, East Bank Demerara. The Government Information Agency (GINA) reported that Prime Minister ...

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