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Two die in car, ambulance smash-up in Linden

Two persons died in Linden early Saturday morning when a car and an ambulance collided, police said. Fatally injured were the car driver, 18-year-old Triston Clark of 4847 Central Amelia’s Ward and 37-year-old Eon Reddock of 6763 Amelia’s Ward. Reddock was an occupant of a Ministry of Public Health ambulance. Traffic police investigators were informed that the ambulance was proceeding ...

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PNCR shrugs off failure to convict death squad members, alleged fraudsters

The People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) – the major governing APNU+AFC coalition partner – on Friday shrugged off suggestions that the incumbent coalition would find it hard to convince supporters that enough has been done to convict death squad members and alleged corrupt officials of the past administration under the PPPC. PNCR Chairperson Volda Lawrence said government could invoke the ...

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T&HD sailor killed during argument

A Transport and Harbours Department (T&HD) sailor was Thursday evening killed by a man he asked to leave the Parika Stelling, the Guyana Police Force said. Dead is 48-year old Shurlon Errol Cutting of 2529 Layou Street, North Ruimveldt, Georgetown. Investigators said a 28-year old labourer of Ithaca Village, West Bank Berbice was in custody in connection with the incident ...

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Drug treatment court opens

Guyana’s first Drug Treatment Court, opened its doors on Monday, aimed at giving convicted drug addicts a chance to receive treatment and reduce overcrowding of the country’s prisons. Located in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court, the facility will permit easier access to resources and personnel, including stakeholders such as the police, social services, health and drug treatment providers for the efficient ...

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West Coast Demerara fisherman stabbed to death

A fisherman of the West Coast of Demerara, was stabbed to death Sunday night allegedly stemming from a six-day old grievance between himself and his assailant. Dead is 19-year old Noel Singh of Lot 33 Meten-Meer-Zorg. He sustained several stab wounds inflicted by a 20-year old resident of Ocean Garden, Meten-Meer-Zorg. Investigators were told that six days ago, the suspected ...

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Two wanted for gold miner killing

Two men are wanted for the gunning down of well-known Guyanese gold miner, Deon Stoll, during an attempted robbery, police said. They are 33-year old Delon ‘Demon’ Morgan also known as Shane Morgan and Lennox Estwick of 640 South Amelia’s Ward, Linden. Investigators want to question them about the murder of Stoll on October 14 outside El Dorado Gold Trading, ...

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UG bus service to take students directly along the East Coast route from campus

University of Guyana (UG) students will now benefit from a much-needed enhancement to their travel arrangements in light of robberies in the Turkeyen-Cummings Lodge area, following discussions between the UG Student Society’s (UGSS) newly-elected President, Jafar Gibbons and bus operators. One day after his swearing in, Mr Jafar and two other faculty representatives, Kimalie George and Desmond Kissoon, met with ...

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Former Chief-of-Staff says GDF, PNCR did not get solid info on Roger Khan

Former Chief-of-Staff of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF), Retired Rear Admiral Gary Best on Friday said the force and the then opposition People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) did not amass concrete information to charge convicted drug dealer, Shaheed ‘Roger’ Khan, with other crimes. Khan and several associates were intercepted by a GDF patrol on December 14, 2002 in a bullet ...

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Police looking overseas for information on Roger Khan, as Granger, Jagdeo weigh in on no homicide charges so far

Guyanese police are still hoping to unearth information to link convicted drug lord, Shaheed ‘Roger’ Khan to two murders, even as President David Granger and Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo weighed on a lack of evidence so far to charge the United States (US) deportee. A top police officer told News-Talk Radio Guyana that based on requests by the Director of ...

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