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Daily Archives: November 19, 2013

US-Caribbean security initiative reaping success

Cocaine seizures across CARICOM Member States, training of police personnel and the provision of fast boats to help curtail maritime criminal activities are among the successes of the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI), according to a statement issued by the Caricom Secretariat. These were outlined by Co-chairs of the Fourth Meeting of the CBSI Commission Ms Astonia Browne of the ...

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Duo accused of gun-point robbery of footwear, keys

Two men were Tuesday arraigned for allegedly robbing a man of footwear and several other items at gunpoint. 22-year old Ronell France and 19-year old Neko Devonish pleaded not guilty to the charge of robbery under arms when they appeared before City Magistrate, Judy Latchman. They are accused of robbing Kestwick Miller of one pair sneakers, two cellular phones, one ...

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Cricketer freed of murder charge because of witnesses’ absence

Cricketer Carlyle Barton, who was captured on video surveillance allegedly shooting his friend on Orange Walk, Georgetown earlier this year, was freed of murder because of a lack of prosecution. City Magistrate Fabayo Azore ruled that the man be freed after none of the civilian or police witnesses came forward to testify in the case. He immediately ran out of ...

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Man wanted for cocaine bust

Anti-drug agents are looking for a man they say could help them probe the recent discovery of a quantity of cocaine that was destined for the United States. CANU identified the wanted man as 43-year old Robin Llewellyn Wills. Three addresses have been given for him. They are 20 J Duncan Street, Campbellville, Georgetown; 145 Guyhoc Park, North East La ...

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Clerk allegedly steals millions from Georgetown Magistrates’ Court

A clerk of the Georgetown Magistrates; Court was Monday arraigned on a charge of stealing more than GUY$3 million from her place of employment, the court said. Twenty-three year old Tiffany Peters of Garden of Eden, East Bank Demerara was charged indictably with stealing GUY$3.045 million from the State of Guyana while being an employee of the Georgetown Magistrates Court. ...

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Local govt poll delay costing PPP- Robert Persaud

Environment Minister, Robert Persaud said government was continuing to lose political support because of the decrepit state of the local government system. “Politically, we lose every single day with the current state of local government bodies in terms of their lack of effective functioning,” he said. In remarks at a Stakeholders’ Consultation on Styrofoam, he reiterated that the Peoples Progressive ...

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