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Foul play suspected in soldier’s death

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia Foul play is suspected in the death of a Guyana Defence Force (GDF) soldier whose badly decomposed body was found in his locked house, police say. Chief of Criminal Investigations, Deputy Police Commissioner Seelall Persaud said an autopsy revealed that Corporal Akini Sampson,38, died of shock and blunt trauma to ...

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Police to send DNA samples to Brazil

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia Guyana is turning to Brazil for help with sophisticated crime scene forensic tests because Caribbean laboratories are taking too long to conduct them and return results, a senior police official said Monday. Chief of Criminal Investigations, Deputy Police Commissioner Seelall Persaud said details are being finalized with the Brazilian liaison ...

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Home Ministry “dismayed” at alleged police beating of Rupununi woman

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia Distressed at the alleged beating of a Rupununi woman by a policeman, the Home Affairs Ministry on Monday said it was still awaiting an official report on the incident. “The Ministry is dismayed by this very serious allegation, which implicates a serving member of the Guyana Police Force,” the ministry ...

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Forensic lab staff identified – Rohee

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia Home Affairs Minister Clement Rohee says the staff for the GUY$450M Police Forensic Laboratory has been identified. He told reporters on Monday at a PPP press conference that the vacancies were filled by persons who responded to advertisements in the newspapers. “A panel was set up and they have selected ...

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Guyana gets FAO award for halving hunger

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia Guyana was among 18 countries that received a global award for fighting hunger in keeping with international benchmarks set by United Nations (UN) organisations. Receiving the award in Rome, Italy was Prime Minister Samuel Hinds who attended a Special high level ceremony at the Headquarters of the Food and Agriculture ...

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