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Daily Archives: March 3, 2014

Prime Minister’s son bailed for unlawful wounding, threatening behaviour

The son of Prime Minister Samuel Hinds- Samuel Hinds Jr.- was Monday arraigned on charges of threatening behaviour and unlawful wounding allegedly committed on his sister-in-law. City Magistrate, Geeta Chand-Edmond granted Hinds GUY$150,000 bail along with four conditions- lodge his passport with police, lodge his licensed firearm with police, stay 200 yards away from the virtual complainant and all witnesses, ...

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Man committs suicide after attempting to kill wife

The relatively quiet West Bank Demerara village of Goed Fortuin was Wednesday morning rocked by an attempted murder and suicide by a married couple. Investigators were told that 25-year old Tamika Patterson was stabbed about her body at a yard next door to where she and her husband lived. The incident occurred about 2:30 AM. She was hospitalised at the ...

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GWI engineer arrested for alleged sexual relations with minor

A Guyana Water Inc. (GWI) engineer on Monday remained in police custody in Lethem as a probe continued into his alleged sexual relations with a minor who is now pregnant. Investigators were told that the engineer of the government-owned utility company was arrested on Saturday afternoon for allegedly impregnating a 15-year old girl in the border township. The engineer, who ...

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Japan provides cash for private sector borrowing

Japan on Monday formally provided a US$2.9 million grant to the Guyana government for lending to the private sector to import goods. Inking the agreement were Foreign Affairs Minister, Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett and Japan’s Ambassador to Guyana, Yoshimasa Tezuka. The envoy said the private sector would be allowed to buy civil engineering equipment and electrical power machinery. The Foreign Minister said ...

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Missing children found on North West hilltop

Three children, who went missing during a fishing trip in Hosororo, North West District, were eventually found on a hill and they were later reunited with their families, residents said. While the two brothers fell asleep after crying, an older friend remained awake blowing shells and calling for help. They left their homes about 10 AM Saturday to go fishing ...

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