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Guyanese woman under fire for ‘fake’ cancer claim

New York (New York Daily News) – A New York woman whose battle with leukemia united her community behind her is under investigation after skipping town, police said Saturday. Residents around Ardsley village in Westchester County donated over $60,000 to Shivonie Deokaran and her family after learning in August she had only 18 months to live, The Journal News of ...

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Suspected rapist shot after assaulting two rural constables

A suspected rapist and robbery has been shot and injured after he assaulted two rural constables and drew a knife on the lawmen. The Guyana Police Force said a policeman shot 32-year old Malcolm Henry to his left foot. The incident involving Henry of Rosignol, West Bank Berbice occurred at about 7:55 Tuesday night (March 29, 2016) at East Canefield, ...

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UK Navy vessel, which helps fight narco-trafficking in the Caribbean, to assist GDF Coast Guard

A United Kingdom Navy vessel, which engages in the fight against narco-trafficking, has arrived in Guyana where its engineers will help train local Coast Guardsmen and revive the country’s coast guard flagship, GDFS Essequibo. “I would also be sending across some engineers to your Coast Guard vessel to assist in some engineering training and, if possible, see if we get ...

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Man of Guyanese background arrested on fear of terrorism in Canada

Reproduced from Canada’s NATIONAL POST and CTV NEWS BRAMPTON—The day after he was arrested by RCMP anti-terrorism police, a 23-year-old appeared in court Saturday to face weapons charges and allegations he was preparing to leave Canada to engage in terrorism. Kevin Omar Mohamed was arrested by members of the Toronto-based Integrated National Security Enforcement Team as part of an ongoing ...

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Store owner shoots burglar

A suspected burglar was Wednesday night shot to his buttocks in a store on Charlotte Street, Georgetown. He has been identified as 35-year old Jermaine of ‘D’ Field, Sophia.  He has been hospitalised under guard at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation. The Guyana Police Force said in a statement that  he allegedly broke into the Lisa General Store, Charlotte Street, Georgetown, ...

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Wanted man shot dead, body found in Le Repentir Cemetery

A man wanted for murder and implicated in several other offences was Thursday morning found dead in the Le Repentir Cemetery. Police identified him as Steve “Cheesy” Mohammed. Investigators intend to confirm his association with his alleged crimes by matching his finger-prints. The Guyana Police Force said in a statement that at about 6 AM on Thursday March 24, 2016, ...

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Trio arraigned for agriculturist’s murder

Three men were Tuesday arraigned for the murder of a Guyanese agriculturist who returned home from Montserrat where he had worked for several years. They are 21-year old Donnell “Short man” Trapp, 18-year old Kemo “Trini” Corbin and 28-year Paul “Jun-Jun” Goriah. Trapp said he worked at BK International while Corbin said he worked at Gafoors. Chief Magistrate, Ann Mc ...

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Two shot in separate robberies

Two men were shot Monday night in two separate robbery incidents in Georgetown, sources confirmed. A fast-food delivery man was shot to one of his wrists and robbed of money and his motorcycle. Sources said he was at the time delivering chicken when the incident occurred at 102 Garnett Street and Aramatta Place, Lamaha  Gardens. He was rushed to the Georgetown ...

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Man shot, robbed of US, GY dollars at city hotel

A man was shot and robbed while at a  bar at Kanuku Suites Hotel, Campbelville, Georgetown. Police said that about 11:45 Saturday night (March 19, 2016), two men two men entered the hotel, pretending to be customers. They whipped out firearms and held up Rondell Orlando, 31 years, who was at the bar with two other men, and took away a total ...

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