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Monthly Archives: August 2016

Armed bandits rob East Bank Demerara supermarket

Armed bandits Wednesday night invaded a supermarket at Covent Garden, East Bank Demerara and ordered the owner, staff and customers to lie face down on the ground before carting off more than GYD$1 million in cash and valuables,  the owner said. The incident occurred at about 7:34 PM on August 31, 2016 at Fresh Mart Supermarket, Coverden Public Road, East ...

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Robbery suspect turns out to be East Demerara serial bandit, gang member

A suspected serial bandit, who was arrested earlier this week, has confessed to committing several armed robberies on the East Coast Demerara and he is expected to be arraigned on Thursday, the Guyana Police Force said in a statement. Investigators said the man was also “positively identified” as a perpetrator during several identification parades. “The suspect was positively identified during ...

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City Councillors divided over parking meters; City Hall hopes to further revise agreement with investor

Although Smart City Solutions (SCS) has agreed to reduce the parking meter fees and the life of the contract from 49 to 20 years, a divided Georgetown’s City Council ended a meeting Wednesday with a decision to hold further negotiations with the company based on the deliberations. The proposed amendments would see the parking rate being reduced from GYD$125 per ...

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Guyana-bound man held at Jamaica airport with marijuana

JAMAICA OBSERVER – A man has been taken into custody for breaches of the Dangerous Drug Act after 12 pounds of ganja was found in his luggage at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston, on Sunday He has been identified as Sean Matthews of Arnold Road in Kingston. Reports from the narcotics police are that Matthews was about to board ...

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BK International to build US$3.5 million hangar at Ogle Airport, acquire more aircraft

BK International on Tuesday turned the sod to build a US$3.5 million dollar hangar at the Eugene F. Correia International Airport at Ogle as part of the company’s plans to bring down the cost of domestic airfares, Chief Executive Officer, Brian Tiwari said. “It’s to increase our fleet and make our flights cheaper,” he told Demerara Waves Online News., alluding ...

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Oil production will not bring large number of direct jobs for Guyanese – ExxonMobil

A top official of the American oil giant, ExxonMobil, on Tuesday cautioned Guyanese against expecting a large number of direct jobs when Guyana begins commercial production and instead said it is the government’s responsibility to use oil revenues to help create employment. Jeff Simons, the Country Manager of ExxonMobil’s local subsidiary- Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited- told media representatives ...

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Guyana’s doctors told to test for potentially deadly polio virus

Guyana is to begin testing for the crippling poliomyelitis (polio) virus to prevent the resurgence of the disease in the same way yellow fever has raised its ugly head again, Public Health Minister Dr. George Norton announced at the weekend. Addressing the graduation ceremony for 86 Cuban-trained Guyanese doctors, Norton said that although Guyana has maintained a polio-free status since ...

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Licensed firearm holder charged with murder of man in tinted car

The man, who allegedly shot dead another man and seriously injured his girlfriend after they drove up in a heavily tinted car on his bridge, was charged with murder. A neatly dressed Robert Benn of TucVille, Georgetown was handcuffed and shackled before he was taken to courtroom at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court. He was charged with the murder of 25-year ...

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