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Daily Archives: May 13, 2017

East Coast Demerara arch, financed by Trinidad company, symbolises Caricom integration; govt apologises for traffic fiasco

The construction of a GYD$20 million arch over the East Coast Demerara Public Road-in honour of Guyana’s 50th Independence and indicating the eastern entrance to Guyana’s capital, Georgetown- symbolises Caricom integration, President David Granger said Saturday. “This arch defines the boundaries of our capital. It exemplifies private-public partnership. It epitomises the friendship between two Anglo-phone Caribbean states- Guyana and, Trinidad ...

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Rupununi gold miner chopped to death at Potaro

A gold miner from Central Rupununi, who was guarding a sluice box at a camp in Potaro, was chopped to death and a number of gold mats stolen, police said. Dead is 56-year old Damon “Rastaman’ Scipio of Moco-Moco. “Investigation so far revealed that the victim who was employed by a small-scale mining company at 111 miles Madhia, was performing duties ...

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Police briber arrested in “sting operation”

A man, who tried to bribe a policeman with GYD$500,000 to release his 19-year old son, has been arrested and the cash lodged, the Guyana Police F0rce said in a statement. Investigators did not name the man, but said he is 39-years old and lives in “C” Field, Sophia, Greater Georgetown. Police said the man had hoped that his son, ...

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