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Police Force announces promotions

  On the occasion of the Guyana Police Force 177th Anniversary, the Commissioner of Police Mr. Seelall Persaud, D.S.M, has promoted ranks of the Regular Force, Special Constabulary, Guystac and Rural Constabulary because of their hard work and dedication to the job.   The following  are the ranks who have been promoted with effect from July 16, 2016.   TO ...

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Bandits caught after robbing Bourda Market vendors of GYD$500,000

The police in ‘A’ Division are investigating a robbery under arms committed on Wayne Miller, 51 years and Darmenna Wong, 43 years, vendors of Bourda Market, both of whom resides at Block ‘Y’, Section ‘C’, Grove, EBD, which occurred  2300h. on Monday July 11, 2016, of $500,000.00 cash.   Investigations have so far revealed that Wayne Miller and Darmenna Wong ...

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CONFIRMED: Veteran engineer Walter Willis dies- St. Joseph Hospital

St. Joseph’s Mercy Hospital Monday night confirmed that veteran Guyanese engineer, Walter Willis died and at the same time announced that a probe has been launched to ensure that all the rules were followed in treating him. “His condition deteriorated and he was treated for multi-organ dysfunction. Regrettably, Mr. Willis passed on the evening of Monday July 11, 2016,” the ...

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Inquest into allegations made by Barry Dataram completed-Report handed over to Minister of State 

Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, this morning, received the report of the inquiry made into the allegations made against officials of the Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU) by self-confessed drug lord, Mr. Barry Dataram. The Ministry of the Presidency said the probe was conducted by Brigadier Bruce Lovell, who was appointed by President David Granger, shortly after the allegations were ...

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Guyanese medical doctor accused of sexual misconduct loses GYD $20 million claim at Caribbean Court of Justice

Port of Spain – CCJ. The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) gave judgment in Medical Council of Guyana v Rama Sahadeo, rejecting a claim of GY $20 million by Dr. Rama Sahadeo for loss of earnings. This claim arose following upon his allegedly unlawful suspension from medical practice in October1998 until he had satisfactorily answered some allegations of sexual misconduct ...

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Prominent Guyanese business executive honoured by Rotary International, Rotary Club of Guyana

The Rotary Club of Demerara, a well-established service organisation known for promoting service above self in Guyana, presented veteran Guyanese Business Executive Ramesh Dookhoo with the prestigious Paul Harris Fellow Award at its annual ‘Handing-Over’ Dinner  on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at the Pegasus Hotel. The Paul Harris Fellow Award is the highest recognition of the Rotary Foundation of  Rotary ...

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Man demands money from bank in ISIS’ name; threatens to explode bomb

A man has been arrested and is undergoing psychiatric evaluation after he entered a city commercial bank and demanded Gyd $10 million  in the name of the Islamic State (ISIS) or he would detonate a bomb he claimed he was carrying, police said. Head of the Criminal Investigations Department, Senior Superintendent Wendell Blanhum said a knife and documents were found ...

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Guyana citizen charged with falsifying an application for a U.S. passport

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – A federal grand jury returned an indictment charging Joseph Fedrick, 42, of Guyana, with falsifying an application for a United States passport, U.S.  Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced. Fedrick executed an application for a United States passport in Berkeley County, West Virginia. Within the application, Fedrick attempted to use a false social security number with ...

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