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Daily Archives: October 1, 2019

Regional information card for Venezuelan migrants

Guyana has joined 32 other Latin American and Caribbean countries in signing on to the creation of an Information Card for Regional Mobility for Venezuelan migrants, the Ministry of the Presidency said Tuesday. Legal Officer, Frontiers Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dianna Khan and Officer-in-Charge of Ports of Entry, Immigration Department of the Guyana Police Force, Assistant Superintendent, Jeanette Prince ...

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AFC, APNU in key talks over choosing PM candidate

The Alliance For Change (AFC) and A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) are locked in tight deliberations over whether their almost five-year old political agreement should be changed to give the President the opportunity to choose his presidential candidate this time around, well-placed sources said. Officially, representatives of APNU and AFC have refused to comment on the ongoing negotiations that ...

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Adventist medical services plane crashes in Region 1

A light aircraft being operated by the Guyana Adventist Medical Aviation Services (GAMAS) crashed on the airstrip at Bethany in Region 1 (Barima-Waini), but no one was injured, the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said Tuesday evening. The Cessna 182 aircraft upon landing, “hit a pile of dirt and flipped” at approximately 5:37 pm on Tuesday. Reports are that there ...

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GDF officer arrested for drug, gun possession

A senior Guyana Defence Force (GDF) coast guardsman has been arrested allegedly with an illegal gun and a quantity of marijuana in his possession, police said. The GDF said¬†Lieutenant Dominique Gilpin has since been interdicted from duty and investigation has been launched. The GDF says it has launched an investigation into the arrest and detention of Gilpin. “As is procedure, ...

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Duo admit to killing elderly women in their home

Two men, Imran Khan and Stephen Andrews admitted to killing 89-year-old Constance Fraser and 77-year-old Phyllis Caesar former residents of South Road, when they appeared before Justice Sandel Kissoon on Tuesday in the High Court. They pleaded guilty to the lesser count of manslaughter. A third man, Phillip Sufferein, did not confess to the crime and he will face trial ...

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