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Daily Archives: June 16, 2013

Pres. Ramotar touts co-ops to rescue Guysuco

President Donald Ramotar, declaring on Sunday that Guyana’s sugar industry was in near “crisis”, said he was open to cooperatives producing cane- an idea that a top trade union leader said would be no quick fix. Addressing a rally at Enmore in honour of the five sugar workers, who were killed by colonial police during labour unrest, the Guyanese leader ...

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Security guard dies in fire

A woman, who was a security guard, was burnt to death in a house at Plaisance, East Coast Demerara. She has been identified a 30-year old Susie Best. The fire of unknown origin occurred some time around 4 AM on Victoria Road over the Railway Embankment Road. The fire started in the house that Best was occupying and quickly spread ...

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Canada-born Guyanese, battery serviceman shot

A Canada-born Guyanese and a veteran battery serviceman were Sunday recovering from gunshot injuries during the invasion of their home at a Festival City, Georgetown. They are 31-year old Ruth Rodney, who is pursuing a PhD in Global Health at the University of Toronto and 67-year old George Grimes who is vehicle battery serviceman at Fraser’s Battery Service. Rodney was ...

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Policeman shot at TSU headquarters

A policeman was Sunday morning shot to his abdomen by a colleague while they were uplifting firearms at the Tactical Services Unit, Eve Leary, multiple sources confirmed. Constable Christopher Albert,20, was shot in his lower abdomen and the .38 bullet exited his buttock. Hospital sources listed his condition as stable. He was taken for surgery in a conscious and alert ...

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GT&T rolls out new cellular site in Rupununi

by Alva Solomon Telecoms company Guyana Telephone and Telegraph (GT&T) on Saturday commissioned its Aranaputa, North Rupununi cellular site and informed of plans to strengthen communications along the Linden/Lethem trail . At a simple commissioning   ceremony at Aranaputa Valley today, company CEO RK Sharma stated that the event will see a special bond being forged between the entity and residents ...

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