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Daily Archives: January 31, 2014

Youth charged with stealing vehicles

An 18-year old man was Friday arraigned for robbing two men of their vehicles and he was refused bail until another court appearance next month. Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry’s court was told that Lorenzo Forde of Drysdale Street, Charlestown was picked out during an identification parade. Forde pleaded not guilty to both charges. He was remanded to prison until February ...

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Passenger arrivals nosedive but CJIA earns above GUY$1 billion

Despite a decline in passenger arrivals, the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) still managed to scrape in GUY$1 billion in 2013. Chief Executive Officer of the CJIA, Ramesh Ghir said before Delta Airlines ceased operating here on May 5, 2013, it had accounted for 75,000 passengers annually, a market-share of 15 percent and an 85 percent payload. “The decline in ...

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Head teacher allegedly severely beats child over fire crackers

A student of West Ruimveldt Primary School has accused his Head Teacher of severely beating him with a bamboo wrapped with adhesive tape because he had allegedly taken fire crackers to school. A photograph seen by Demerara Waves Online News depicts badly inflamed buttocks of a seven-year-old, Grade Three student. The whipping occurred on Thursday at the school. Minister of ...

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Alleged police killer surrenders

The man who allegedly shot dead a policeman during a triangular love affair disagreement surrendered Thursday afternoon. A police force spokesman said 21-year old Steve Richard Bacchus turned himself in at the Sparendaam Police Station about 3 PM in the company of his lawyer. He was wanted by the police in connection with the “murder” of Police Special Constable Quincy ...

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Home Ministry: Stop recruiting perverts, run the police force properly

In the wake of another alleged sexual assault by police-this time on a 16 year old boy- the Home Affairs Ministry on Thursday told the Guyana Police Force to avoid recruiting “perverts” and improve its management. “This allegation, notwithstanding, the Ministry of Home Affairs calls on  the Guyana Police Force (GPF)  to pay closer attention to its recruitment procedures and ...

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