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Daily Archives: August 14, 2014

PPP must produce evidence of registration irregularities- GECOM Chairman

Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Dr. Steve Surujbally on Thursday challenged the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) to produce evidence that there have been irregularities resulting in an increase in the number of registrants by 78,000 persons. But PPP Civic General Secretary, Clement Rohee said his party does not have to provide the list of persons because the party ...

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Seamen probably trapped in capsized Surinamese tanker; two survivors being transported for medical attention

The two seamen, who were aboard the now capsized Surinamese-owned Motor Tanker Swift Dolphin, were Thursday afternoon being transported to Georgetown for medical attention but their two colleagues were trapped in the vessel and believed dead, according to well-placed sources. The survivors have been positively identified as Augustus Persaud and Anthony Sukhdeo. Persaud was injured but his condition is not ...

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Man charged with murder of woman who presented bouquet to Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II

An 18-year old man was Thursday arraigned for the alleged murder of a Plaisance woman who had presented a bouquet to Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II when she visited here 48 years ago. Police said 18-year old John Hetsberger of Duke Street, Kingston, Georgetown appeared before Sparendaam Magistrate, Alex Moore for the alleged murder of57-year old Jennifer Ann Mendonca on August ...

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Man allegedly kills stepfather

Police have arrested a man who allegedly killed his stepfather at Freeyard, Port Mourant, Berbice. Deochand Singh, 48, was allegedly beaten and stabbed about his body by his stepson about 8:30 Wednesday night, police said. The circumstances that led to the homicide were not immediately available.

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City businessman on terror-related charge for opening fire in mother-in-law’s yard

The proprietor of Guyana Variety Store and Nut Centre on Monday  admitted to firing several shots outside his mother-in-law’s house due to a bitter domestic dispute after he was arraigned on a terror-related charge. City Magistrate, Ann Mc Lennan remanded Johnny Singh to prison until August 15 pending a probation report. Also known as “God” and “Superman,” he was charged ...

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