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Guyana, Venezuela to begin talks on treating illegal fishers

Guyanese and Venezuelan officials are preparing to formally crafting rules on how illegal fishermen and their vessels should be treated when caught in each other’s waters, officials said Wednesday. Demerara Waves Online News (www.demwaves.com) was told that the two sides have been exploring September 26 as a possible date for technical teams of the neighbouring South American countries to hold ...

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Murder suspect arrested while making assault report

A man, who went to a police station to report that he was assaulted, was held in connection with the early Wednesday morning stabbing death of another man. 20-year old Jamal Fernandes of 14 West La Penitence, Georgetown was stabbed in his abdomen.The incident occurred just outside Baroombar, North Road, Georgetown. Deputy Police Commissioner, Seelall Persaud said the assailant was ...

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Shot woman knew executed businessman

A woman, who turned up at a private city hospital with a gunshot wound, was Wednesday expected to be further questioned in connection with the gunning down of a man outside his Eccles, East Bank Demerara. Deputy Police Commissioner, Seelall Persaud said the woman admitted knowing Davis but claimed that she was shot and robbed while walking in Alexander Village ...

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Updated: Fire badly damage West Bank Demerara school

A school on the West Bank Demerara was early Wednesday morning badly damaged by fire. The fire destroyed the offices, Home Economics Department and the Auditorium of  the L’ Adventure Secondary School, Canal Number One. No one was reported injured. The Headmistress, Althea Daniels-Stuart, confirmed that vital school records have been destroyed. Daniels-Stuart, disputed an earlier claim by the Fire ...

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Biker gunned down

A well-kinown biker was Tuesday night shot dead outside his home at Eccles, East Bank Demerara. He has been identified as Kurt Davis 7th Street BB Eccles. Investigators were told that the motorcycle racer and mechanic had just arrived home around 9:45 PM when he was greeted by a hail of bullets. Sources at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) ...

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Caribbean fisherfolk mobilise for stronger representation

Port of Spain, Trinidad. September 2, 2013 – Over 35 fisherfolk leaders and resource persons from 17 CARICOM countries met in August in Trinidad and agreed on a four year plan of action which among other things will see fisherfolk in the Caribbean mobilising for stronger representation in the region and internationally. “There are many factors that are threatening the ...

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Low water pressure hits section of East Coast Demerara

Guyana Water Incorporated Tuesday said customers from Beterverwagting to Lusignan are experiencing low water pressure because of technical difficulties at the Good Hope Well Station, East Coast Demerara. A source said the well screens malfunctioned and mud entered the well, forcing engineers to shut down the system and flush it to prevent customers from receiving muddy water. The well screens ...

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Police arrest Kwakwani-Ituni road protesters; community remains defiant

Despite the arrest of several persons, residents of the Kwakwani-Ituni area on Tuesday defied police and resumed blocking a key road to press demands for government to urgently fix the deplorable roads there. “The protest will continue until the government and business community understand the people of Region Ten are too entitled to be treated as equals under the laws,” ...

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Man chops reputed wife and her sister

An East Coast Demerara woman and her sister were Tuesday seeking medical attention for chop wounds which were allegedly inflicted by the partner of one of them. The reputed wife has been identified as Yankumarie Bissoon while the sister is still to be identified. Both of them are from Phase Two, Good Hope. A check at the GPHC revealed that ...

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Miss World Guyana gets New York award

Miss World Guyana Ruqayyah Boyer has received a Citation Award from the City of New York for her work to combat domestic violence and bullying through the Caribbean American Domestic Violence Association. She was presented with the award by Councilman Ruben Wills at a recent fundraising event in her honour in New York. Wills commended Boyer for taking an international ...

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