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Daily Archives: March 28, 2014

Port Kaituma businessman who burnt family to death succumbs

The Port Kaituma businessman who burnt  wife and four children in their house earlier this month, died Friday morning while undergoing treatment for severe burns. Police said that at about 0320h. today Friday March 28, 2014, Linus La Cruz, 50 years, of Port Kaituma, NWD, succumbed at the GPHC where he had been admitted suffering from burns to his body. ...

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Much of GuySuCo’s $6B to address mechanisation – Pres. Ramotar

President Donald Ramotar says much of the $6B earmarked for GuySuCo in this year’s budget will be directed towards mechanisation of the industry in light og labour challenges.  The president, at a press briefing yesterday, at the Office of the President, explained that in all of the estates there has been the issue of shortage of labour and obviously “we have ...

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Updated: Mother allegedly kills children by poisoning

Two children were allegedly poisoned to death by their mother at their Perth, Mahaicony, East Coast Demerara home. They are one year old Jabarie Cadogan and his four year old sister Odaceia Cadogan. The boy died at the Mahaicony Cottage Hospital and the girl succcumbed at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation.  Their mother, Awena Rutherford, was alive and was being ...

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Outgoing City Chamber President wants better governance

A call for Local Government Elections to be held this year and the implementation of the effective anti-money laundering legislation were among several appeals made by outgoing President of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Clinton Urling . Urling , while addressing a gathering of businesspersons ,diplomats and the media the body’s annual general meeting (AGM) at the Duke ...

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Shoplifters fined

Two shoplifters were Thursday fined a total of GUY$70,000 for stealing items from the Shell Service Station on Regent and King Streets, Georgetown. Michael Ashby,37, of Roxanne Burnham Gardens pleaded guilty to stealing two bars of Cadbury Chocolate valued GUY$1,500 from the service station. He was fined GUY$30,000 or five months imprisonment when he appeared before City Magistrate, Ann Mc ...

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Taxi service owner, driver on malicious wounding charges

The owner of a taxi service and his driver were Thursday on charges of unlawfully wounding each other. Police accused the owner of Crown Taxi Service, Nawaab Abdul of unlawfully and maliciously wounding Mark Allen on March 5 at 317 East Street, Georgetown. Abdul,48, was placed on GUY$40,000 bail and Allen was required to lodge GUY$60,000 surety when they appeared ...

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