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None of the 420 killings is a cold case -Guyana Police Force

The Guyana Police Force says none of the more than 420 killings between 2002 and 2006 has been declared a cold case. “Investigations into the deaths of those persons during that period of our history have never been closed and (the Guyana Police Force) is consequently urging anyone who may be in possession of any information into the incidents to ...

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Youth charged with attempted murder of peacemaker

A 19-year-old man was charged with the attempted murder of a peacemaker at a wedding ceremony three weeks ago. Police say Jermain Holder of Virginia in Cane Grove on the East Coast Demerara was charged with attempting to murder Hansraj “Kevin” Durga. Durga has since been paralysed with a fractured skull and shoulder, injury to one eye and loss of ...

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Suriname court jails seven Guyanese for 35 years for murdering Guyanese fishermen last year

A Surinamese court has sentenced seven Guyanese fishermen to 35 years imprisonment each for the murder of several Guyanese fishermen last year closer to the border with French Guiana. Those sentenced by sub-district court judge Marie Mettendaf on Friday, November 22 are Chris Parasram, Rameshwaru Roopnarine, Madre Kishoor, David Williams, Ramdeo Persaud, Ray Torres and Ganesh Beharry. Dagblad Suriname reported ...

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Construction worker, wife arrested for guns, ammo, ganja possession

Police say they have arrested a construction worker and his wife in connection with the seizure of guns, ammunition, drugs and cash. The Guyana Police Force said a third suspect is currently being sought. The six-hour operation was conducted at Sophia on East Coast Demerara, which began around 10:30 p.m. netted the following items, police said: 1. a quantity of ...

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One dead, another seriously injured in Agricola shootout

A man was killed and another injured in a shootout at Agricola in Greater Georgetown. Police say 24-year old Seon Bobb was killed. He received a gun shot injury below his chin. Seriously injured is Daniel Webster who shot to his right side chest. The shooting incident occurred on 6:30 Saturday evening at Caesar Street in Agricola in front of ...

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Royston “Crime” Evans shot after attacking police

A man, who repeatedly attacked police, was shot in the leg early Sunday morning. He is Royston “Crime” Evans of Charity Squatting Area on the Essequibo Coast. Police say he repeatedly attacked police with bottles, a cutlass and a knife. The incident occurred at about 12:39 this morning at the Charity Centre Ground where there was an entertainment activity. Evans ...

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Beheaded Brazilian found on Lethem roadway

A feud between two Brazilian cousins has left one of them dead at Lethem in Rupununi, police said. They are both from the neighbouring Brazilian border town of Bonfim in the State of Roraima. Guyanese police say the headless body of 22-year old Dico Davi Roberto Moreira was found lying on the road at Tabatinga, Lethem. Investigators said the body ...

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No place for lip-service against corruption, time for action -UG best graduating student

University of Guyana (UG) 2019 valedictorian, Shane Rampertab Saturday morning issued a stirring appeal for graduates to play a major role to fight corruption as the country prepares for the start of commercial oil production next month. Addressing the first of two graduation ceremonies at the Turkeyen Campus, he said his call for an end to corruption was in the ...

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