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Daily Archives: June 4, 2016

Gasoline, kero and diesel prices ‘gone up’

Guyanese on Sunday began paying more for gasoline, diesel and kerosene as the price on the world market continued to increase slowly, the state-owned Guyana Oil Company (GuyOil) has announced. “Consistent with the trend in the world market Guyoil, wishes to announce a movement in prices at its pumps,” said the oil company.  In Georgetown, the retail price for gasoline ...

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Grenade found near Kaieteur News publisher’s vehicle

A grenade was late Saturday night tossed near the vehicle of Kaieteur News publisher, Glenn Lall, outside the newspaper’s office and printery on Saffon Street, Charlestown. The device did not explode. Police were summoned and they cordoned off the street, preventing vehicles and pedestrians from passing. The incident occurred during the first night of the wake for Kaieteur News Assistant ...

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West Demerara man died in road accident

Police say they are investigating  another fatal accident which occurred on Goed Fortuin Public Road, West Bank Demerara about 04:05 hrs today Saturday June 4, 2016. Dead is  Shawn Patrich 21 years, of David Rose Street, Bagotville, WBD. Investigators learned that the deceased who was riding a motor cycle CH 8338 proceeding south at a fast rate, overtook a motor ...

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Missionary beaten, robbed at gunpoint

A missionary attached to the United Pentecostal Church, on Charlotte Street, Georgetown was beaten and robbed on Church Street by two men. Police said one of the bandits was armed with a handgun when they attacked and robbed Otis Smith, Male Caucasian, 48 years, a Missionary of GYD$19,000. Investigators were told that the robbers are identifiable. Police were told tha ...

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Operation Dragnet extended indefinitely following success- Crime Chief

Operation Dragnet, a Joint Services tactic, will be extended indefinitely ahead of the next summit of Caribbean Community (Caricom) Leaders scheduled for July in Guyana, according to Head of the Criminal Investigations Department, Senior Superintendent Wendell Blanhum. In an interview with the Government Information Agency (GINA), Blanhum said since Operation Dragnet began six months ago, law enforcement agents have netted in ...

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Kaieteur News’ leading crime reporter dies

Long-serving Kaieteur News journalist, Dale Andrews died Saturday morning, co-workers confirmed. He succumbed to heart and other complications at a city hospital. Andrews was 45 years old. Editor-in-Chief of the Kaieteur News, Adam Harris expressed “shock” at the irreplaceable loss of Andrews who called in a news report Friday night although he was on three days sick leave. “Now, there ...

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Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at 74

Muhammad Ali has died at the age of 74, a family spokesman has said. The former world heavyweight boxing champion, one of the world’s best-known sportsmen, died at a hospital in the US city of Phoenix, Arizona, after being admitted on Thursday. He was suffering from a respiratory illness, a condition that was complicated by Parkinson’s disease. The funeral will ...

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