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Security guard shot, robbed of guns, cash at bank

Two security guards were robbed of their guns and a quantity of cash while they were about to make a deposit at Demerara Bank’s branch at Le Resouvennir, East Coast Demerara Monday night.  Police said that at about 2000h. last night Monday May 23, 2016, Cleveland Pyle, 22 years, and Damion Pearce, 24 years, security guards attached to a private ...

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PPP to participate in Independence Anniversary Flag Raising

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP), which played a significantly leading role in fighting for Guyana’s independence from Britain, will be participating in the 50th Independence Anniversary Flag Raising Ceremony. “We will be attending the Flag Raising ceremony because we believe that will be a very important event,” Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo announced at a news conference at his party’s headquarters, ...

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Integration of contracted govt employees begins- Harmon

The Guyana government has begun integrating contracted employees into the fixed establishment of the public service, Minister of State Joseph Harmon said Wednesday. Speaking with reporters shortly after handing over a copy of the Public Service Commission of Inquiry Report to House Speaker, Dr. Barton Scotland, the Minister of State said more than 100 contracted employees are now part of ...

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Five charged with murder of Professor Mars‎

Five teenagers on Tuesday appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts charges with the murder of Professor Perry Mars. Mars was found bound to a chair in his home last Thursday evening. The five teens, who had their matter heard in camera were not required to plea to the charge when it was read to them by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan. ...

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Drunken policeman kills 10 year old child

 A drunken policeman was Sunday night injured in a road accident that left a 10-year old boy dead, the Guyana Police Force said in a statement.   Investigations so far have revealed that Devon Sealey was riding a bicycle along the roadway when he was struck down by a motor vehicle that was driven by a Police Constable, who was ...

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Inter-American Human Rights Commission calls on Guyana to reduce prison overcrowding

Washington, D.C. –   The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) condemns the deaths of inmates at the Camp Street prison located in Georgetown, Guyana. The IACHR calls on the State to ensure that the ongoing investigations be conducted with due diligence and without delays, and that urgent measures be adopted to prevent similar incidents from occurring again. Based on information ...

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Age of criminal responsibility to be raised, wandering decriminalized – Ramjattan

Vice President and Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan says that the new Juvenile Justice Bill would be seeking to implement a myriad of changes for juvenile justice while decriminalizing wandering. Ramjattan made the statement while delivering the feature address at the first of three consultations on the draft Bill that is expected to be taken before the house in the ...

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