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Daily Archives: May 20, 2014

Qualfon employees rushed to Georgetown Hospital

More than 12  employees of Qualfon Call Center, Goedverwagting/Plaisance were Tuesday afternoon rushed to the Georgetown Hospital suffering from respiratory problems and anxiety after a power outage shut down the entity’s air conditionining unit. Power was later restored  and operations at the Call Centre resumed with a limited staff because a number of agents opted to go home while others were ...

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Mother of four-month old stabbed to death by estranged partner

The19-year old  mother of a four-month old baby was stabbed to death by her estranged 49-year old partner after she told him that she wanted to end the relationship, police and relatives said. Onica Greaves was stabbed multiple times about her body Monday evening by Robert Stanley who is now fighting for his life after attempting suicide by drinking gramoxone. ...

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Third prisoner recaptured

Police early Tuesday morning captured a third prisoner who escaped from the holding cell at the Georgetown Magistrates Court  about 13 hours earlier, police said. A senior investigator said 20-year old Randolph Marks was found hiding under a bed in a house at Freeman Street, East La Penitence about 1:20 AM. There was no confrontation between police and the youth ...

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Prison escapee shot dead, gun recovered

Another of the four prisoners, who escaped while at te Georgetown Magistrates’ Court, was Monday evening shot dead, Crime Chief, Senior Superintendent Leslie James said. He said 28-year old Vickram “Lil John” Persaud was shot and killed at Fort Wellington, West Coast Berbice. James said a .38 revolver was found in his possession.  Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) sources said ...

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CFATF rejects opposition’s amendments to Anti-Money Laundering law

Attorney General, Anil Nandlall on Monday said the opposition’s proposed amendments to the 2009 Anti Money Laundering and Countering of Financing Terrorism Act have been rejected by the regional financial crimes watchdog based in Trinidad. He was quoted by the Government Information Agency (GINA) as saying that the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) had requested a copy of the ...

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Emergency bridge repairs begin in Mabura -Kurupukari area

The collapse of a log bridge between Mabura and Kurupukari has forced several trucks to line up for almost two days now, even as repair work continues feverishly to allow traffic to again flow freely, a source said Monday evening. Among the vehicles in the line is a tanker carrying fuel for the Lethem Power Company (LPC).  A power company ...

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