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Daily Archives: March 17, 2014

St. Lucia lifts quarantine from ship on which Guyanese died

St. Lucia has lifted the quarantine from the cargo vessel, MV Lady Zai, aboard which a Guyanese sailor died and another one was sickened. The names of the dead and sick have not been released. Sources said the sailor died from bronchial pneumonia. Guyana’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) said the sailor has been discharged from a St. Lucian hospital. “They are ...

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Updated: Several injured in East Bank Demerara accident

Nine persons were up to late Monday being treated at the Georgetown Public Hospital for injuries they sustained after the pickup they were travelling in toppled. Police said the Phagwah revellers, who were in the vehicle, were believed to be under the influence of alcohol. Investigators said the vehicle toppled several times while negotiating the Houston bypass. An eyewitness said ...

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Gas poisoning kills Guyanese family members in Canada

(CBC CANADA).-Police believe carbon monoxide caused the deaths of three members of the same Brampton, Ont., family early Monday when propane heaters were brought into the home after the furnace stopped working in frigid conditions. “It’s just a tragedy … a terrible situation,” Peel Regional Police Const. Fiona Thivierge told reporters Monday. Just before 2 a.m. Monday, emergency services were ...

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