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Daily Archives: September 6, 2014

Police turn to public for help in identifying, locating waitress killer

Two weeks after a waitress was gunned down at a city restaurant, police on Saturday released images of the shooter, hoping that the public could help identify and locate the killer. The Guyana Police Force asked anyone with “information that may lead to his identification and possible location is asked to contact the police” on telephone numbers 225-6411, 225-2227, 227-1149, ...

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GDF officer, who revealed that army loaned guns to PNC, appointed organized crime unit czar

Head of Intelligence at the Guyana Defence Force (GDF), Lt.Col. Sydney James- the man who revealed that several army guns given to People’s National Congress (PNC) functionaries three decades ago have not been returned- is to head a unit aimed at fighting money laundering. Police Commissioner, Seelall Persaud confirmed that James has been appointed Assistant Commissioner of Police to head ...

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Dissolution of PetroCaribe hangs over regional economies by Natan Levy

Reproduced from Business News Americas (http://www.bnamericas.com ) The PetroCaribe energy accord of 2005 stands at a point of significant uncertainty, according to a report from Scotiabank, posing substantial risks to Central American and Caribbean member states. While the collapse of the agreement is not a certainty, the fiscal dependence on Venezuela created by the agreement, which provides subsidized Venezuelan gasoline, is ...

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Study finds poor coping skills lead to suicide

The Guyana Foundation has announced the findings of a research study into the underlying economic and social factors driving the high prevalence of suicide and suicidal behavior in Guyana. This qualitative study was conducted by Ms. Serena Coultress, a researcher in the Global Health program at Maastricht University in the Netherlands, who was hosted by the Guyana Foundation earlier this ...

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“Every single vote is important”- APNU

A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) appears to be on an aggressive campaign to ensure its supporters are registered and turn out to vote in widely expected early general and regional elections. Addressing a public meeting at the Stabroek Market Square, APNU parliamentarian Christopher Jones suggested that his political leader, David Granger could have won the presidency in 2011 if ...

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