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Daily Archives: December 4, 2013

Body of nude man without genitals dumped on Georgetown foreshore

The nude body of a man, with his penis and testicles missing, was found on the Georgetown Seawalls Foreshore shortly after midday Wednesday. Police are probing the death of the man but they do not know his identity. “The body bore marks of violence and the genitals were missing,” police said. The only description is that the he victim is ...

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Minibus slams into steel-laden truck, driver seriously hurt

A minibus driver was seriously injured when the vehicle he was driving slammed into the back of a steel-laden truck. Sherwin Reynolds sustained facial and neck injuries. He was rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) where he was receiving treatment. The accident occurred on the Mc Doom Public Road, East Bank Demerara shortly before 4 PM. Reynolds hails ...

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UK warns of taxypayers’ corruption-fatigue; Guyana ditches Transparency Intl’s low marks

Less than one month after the British High Commissioner to Guyana, Andrew Ayre warned that donor nations were under pressure to pull funding from countries that are perceived as corrupt, the South American country has slipped even further on the global yardstick. Transparency International (TI) says Guyana has scored a mere 27 out of 100 points and 28th out of ...

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Govt sends back anti-money laundering bill to the House

Government has decided to send back amendments to the financial crimes act to the National Assembly in the hope that it would be passed this time around. Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Dr. Roger Luncheon said even if it meant ultimately taking it back to the Parliamentary Select Committee government had no choice. “It doesn’t matter. We are going back ...

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Carol Sooba confirmed as Town Clerk

Controversial Town Clerk, Carol Sooba has been confirmed in the position, Head of the Presidential Secretariat Dr. Roger Luncheon confirmed on Wednesday. Luncheon declined to justify Sooba’s confirmation on the basis of her qualifications and approach to her work. Permanent Secretary of the Local Government Ministry, Colin Croal declined to comment and referred all nqueries to the Minister. Neither of ...

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Moblissa double murder accused arraigned

A 20-year old man was Wednesday arraigned for the double murder of a woman and her son at Moblissa. Orin Rodrigues was not required to plea to the indictable offence when he appeared before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry. He is accused of the murder of 33-year old Molly James and her on 15-year old Aaron James during the early hours ...

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