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Daily Archives: August 9, 2017

Prime suspect in Corentyne robbery arrested, taxi driver charged

The prime suspect in a recent armed robbery of a Corentyne family was early Wednesday morning arrested, police said. Commander of the Berbic Division, Assistant Commissioner Paul Williams confirmed said the man was nabbed in the Bath Settlement, West Coast Berbice area after police launched an intelligence-led operation and information regarding his location surfaced. He is assisting with investigations. Meanwhile, ...

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Cheddi Jagan Research Centre to remain at Red House until final High Court decision

The Cheddi Jagan Research Centre Inc (CJRC); a company closely associated with the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP),  on Wednesday claimed partial victory against government’s efforts to quash a 999 year lease for Red House where the centre is located. CJRC lawyer, Anil Nandlall said Chief Justice, Roxane George granted two conservatory orders, essentially granting the centre temporary use of ...

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Suspected wife killer arrested near Guyana-Suriname border

The 25-year old man, who is the prime suspect in the killing of his 16-year old reputed wife, was caught Wednesday at Crabwood Creek, Springlands area, a top police officer said. Ryan Singh was spotted by public spirited citizens based on a wanted bulletin that had been issued and he has since told investigators that he was staying in an ...

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Businesses to pay for garbage collection; garbage collection companies to be paid by year-end- Town Clerk

Georgetown’s City Council on Wednesday said businesses would from September 1, 2017 have to pay for their waste to be collected, even as the municipality promised to pay off the GYD$300 million to the two major garbage  collection companies before year-end. “The city will introduce fees on commercial and industrial waste beginning form the 1st September, 2017. There were consultations ...

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President’s revocation of land lease to farmers unconstitutional- High Court

The High Court has ruled that President David Granger’s revocation of State leases aback Number 40 Village, West Coast Berbice was unconstitutional because they amounted to the unconstitutional deprivation of private property and the leases were valid although they were not signed by then President, Donald Ramotar. Chief Justice, Roxane George ruled on Tuesday that the cancellation of the farmers’ lease ...

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Former soldier charged with uncle’s murder

Twenty-six year old Dwayne Tappin was Wednesday morning remanded for the alleged murder of his uncle. The prosecution’s case is that Tappin murdered 51- year old Randolph Seenauth which occurred on Sunday last at Better Hope, East Coast Demerara. Tappin who appeared before Magistrate Alisha George in the Sparendaam Magistrate was not required to plea to the indictable charge when ...

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