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One dead, another seriously injured in boat accident

An early morning speedboat accident in the Pomeroon River has left a 25-year-old miner dead and another injured. Police identified the dead passenger as Renny France. The captain of the 40-horsepower vessel, 27-year-old Dennon Lyte is hospitalised due to severe injuries. Police said the men were heading home between midnight and 1 a.m. Tuesday morning when their boat hit a ...

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Miner held for allegedly raping girl

A 27-year old miner has been arrested for allegedly raping a child under 16 years old. The miner of Potaro River was also detained in connection with alleged illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition. Investigators said a “search of his person revealed an unlicensed pistol with six live rounds.” The suspect, who was arrested at Garraway Stream, Potaro River, ...

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Bartica miner allegedly shoots wife

A 52-year-old Bartica miner, who, allegedly, shot and injured his wife during an argument, has been taken into custody, and his firearm lodged, the Guyana Police Force said Sunday. Businesswoman, 49-year old Ava Abrams of 77 Third Avenue, Bartica, sustained a gunshot wound to her left hand. “Enquiries disclosed from the victim that she closed her business about 01:50 hrs., ...

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