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Daily Archives: June 12, 2014

Brazilian miner convicted for bogus immigration stamps

A Brazilian gold miner was convicted and fined on Thursday for having false immigration stamps in his passport. Chief Magistrate, Priya Sewnarine-Beharry gave Raimundo Norato Barros the option of paying GUY$75,000 or six months imprisonment after he pleaded guilty to uttering a forged document and conspiracy. If he did not pay the fine, he would have had to serve three months ...

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Man charged for alleged abduction of ex-girlfriend to city hotel

A man, who allegedly attempted to force his ex- girlfriend to go to a city hotel, on Thursday pleaded not guilty and was released on GUY$350,000 bail. Mark Bhikari,28, also has to report to the Criminal Investigations Department every Friday until his return to court on July 4. Defence Lawyer, George Thomas said the accused was willing to have no ...

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Stop going after touts, arrest drunken drivers- APNU tells police

The parliamentary opposition coalition A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) called on the police force to cease its crackdown on touts in Georgetown and go after drunken drivers, in the wake of Wednesday night’s deadly hit-and-run rampage. “APNU calls on the Guyana Police Force to stop chasing touts in Georgetown and instead go after the drunken drivers who are killing ...

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Results of the National Grade Six Assessment ‘Common Entrance’

 MINISTRY OF EDUCATION EXAMINATIONS DIVISION NATIONAL GRADE SIX ASSESSMENT 2014 The results of the National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA) written on16 April and 17 April 2014 will be released to schools shortly.  Fifteen thousand two hundred and twenty seven (15,227) candidates were entered for this assessment. These candidates also wrote the National Grade Two Assessment in 2010 and the National ...

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UPDATED: Dead and injured in Corentyne hit-and-run rampage identified

A drunken driver killed three persons, including a three year old child, and injured two others  Wednesday night on the public road of three Corentyne villages. A police source identified the driver of motor car, PPP 5842, as 18 year old Nakash Persaud of Number 51 Village, Corentyne. Investigators said the driver was believed to have been under the influence of alcohol ...

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