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Daily Archives: July 14, 2013

Caricom ballistics tracking system to help cut case backlog

The 15-nation Caribbean Community (Caricom) hopes a new ballistic information system will help track down guns used by certain gangs and reduce the backlog of criminal cases across the region. The Regional Integrated Ballistic Information Network (RIBIN)  would be empowered by a Charter and Participation Agreement. the Caribbean Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS) said in a statement that ...

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Six in custody for drugs, gun and bullets

Six men are in custody in connection with the separate discovery of a large quantity of marijuana and a handgun with matching bullets, police said. A mobile patrol stopped and searched a minibus at Ithaca, West Bank Berbice around 5:30 PM Saturday and found 3 kilogrammes 192 grammes of marijuana. Three men have been arrested and are in police custody ...

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UK politician who observed a Guyana election dies

A British elections observer, who had described the 1986 elections as “crooked as barbed wire” has died. The UK Guardian reported that Pratap Chitnis, Lord Chitnis, died on July 12. He was 77. Lord Chitnis was one of several members of the United Kingdom’s House of Commons whom the Peoples Progressive Party (PPP) had lobbied prior to the 1986 poll ...

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Speed boat captain dies after slamming bike into car

A 32-year old speedboat operator was Saturday afternoon killed when he slammed a motorcycle into the back of a car on the Parika Public Road, East Bank Essequibo. He has been identified as 32-year old Gavin Renville of Tuschen Housing Scheme, East Bank Essequibo. Police sources said that investigations so far have revealed that the car slowed down to negotiate ...

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