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Daily Archives: January 9, 2014

Teenager, young man charged with murder of taxi driver

One teenager and a young adult were Thursday charged with the murder of a taxi driver whose body was dumped at Liliendaal, East Coast Demerara. Those charged are a 16-year old boy of Charlestown and 21-year old Michael Bishop of Albouystown, Georgetown. They are accused of the murder of Raphael Campbell of Beterverwagting, East Coast Demerara on January 5. The ...

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266 killed last year

Homicides and road accidents last year snuffed out the lives of 266 persons during 2013, compared to 249 during 2012, police said. Of the 154 homicides during last year, 24 were domestic related, 61 were related to disorderly behaviour, four were execution-type, 41 so far undetermined and 24 were committed during armed robberies.  For last year, there were 26 domestic ...

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Eureka Medical Laboratory to join list of GPHC`s Hydroclave users

Eureka Medical Laboratory will soon join the list of medical institutions that utilise the service of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation’s Hydroclave system. The hydroclave ensures that all medical waste from public and private medical institutions is treated before disposal, so as to reduce risks of contamination among garbage collectors and waste pickers.GPHC Waste Management Consultant Mr. Rufus Lewis had ...

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Federal Management employees beaten, bound and robbed

Two employees of Federal Management System (FMS) were beaten, bound and gagged and a female relative raped before the lone intruder carted off jewellery and other valuables. The incident occurred during the pre-dawn hours of Thursday at Prince William Street, Plaisance (closer to the seawall), East Coast Demerara , according to sources. Those injured and receiving treatment at a city ...

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Watch out for full-face helmeted bandits

Motorcycle bandits are finding new ways of concealing their identities by using full-face helmets instead of masks. The first reported incident involving such clad bandits occurred 8:15 Wednesday morning at Interior Flight Services courier service, 147 D’Urbana Square. Deputy Police Commissioner, Seelall Persaud said the two bandits, one of whom was armed with a handgun, grabbed GUY$2 million and personal ...

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Two suspects in Public Works payroll heist held following shooting

Two suspects in the Ministry of Public Works payroll heist have been arrested following a shooting incident involving them, police said Thursday. Deputy Police Commissioner, Seelall Persaud said Kelly Aaron was shot in his abdomen at 2463 Safari Street, North Ruimveldt, Georgetown. The suspect in the shooting incident has been identified as Lloyd Sadloo who police described as a “known ...

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“Light bill” skyrockets in Lethem

Residents and businesses in Lethem will now have to pay more for electricity from January 2014 as the company copes with spiralling operational costs and pushes ahead with plans to triple power supply, several residents said. Several residents said they received letters from the LPC accompanying their December “light bills” stating that the cost of electricity has gone up to ...

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