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Daily Archives: Saturday, 14 June 2014, 19:27

Alleged bribe-taking policeman caught in sting operation

Last Updated on Saturday, 14 June 2014, 19:27 by GxMedia A policeman attached to the Den Amstel Police Station was Saturday under close arrest after he was caught during a sting operation when he had allegedly gone to collect the remainder of a bribe from a man he had arrested one day earlier. The probe into “corrupt transaction” is being conducted ...

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Guyana becoming “hub” for Cuban-trained Caribbean doctors; more specialists to be trained

Last Updated on Saturday, 14 June 2014, 19:01 by GxMedia Caribbean nationals being trained in medicine are expected to complete their final year of training in Guyana, Health Minister Dr. Bheri Ramsaran said Saturday. Addressing the opening of the 10th Scientific Conference by the Cuban Medical Brigade, he announced that Guyana would use the 170 Cuban doctors, nurses, technicians and ...

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No transfers to schools with higher marks- Education Ministry

Last Updated on Saturday, 14 June 2014, 17:35 by GxMedia The Ministry of Education on Saturday regrettably informed that there will be no transfers for students whose parents wish for them to move to a school which require higher marks than was earned by the student at the 2014 National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA). All placements of students were made ...

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Fmr. Guyana, West Indies cricketer dies

Last Updated on Saturday, 14 June 2014, 17:15 by GxMedia Former Guyana and West Indies cricketer, Ivor Mendonca died on Saturday after a battle with cancer. He was 79. Compton Mendonca confirmed that his brother died Saturday morning at the Davis Memorial Hospital, D’urban Backlands, Georgetown. Secretary of the Guyana Cricket Board, Anand Sanasie paid tribute to the former wicketkeeper ...

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Deportee shot

Last Updated on Saturday, 14 June 2014, 16:25 by GxMedia Police were Saturday probing the circumstances that led to the shooting of a deportee in War Lock, East Ruimveldt late Friday night, a senior police officer said. Sources said 19-year Kellon Hinds of 465 East La Penitence was shot to his left side abdomen. A high-ranking police officer said that ...

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Corentyne market vendor charged with hit-and-run deaths, drunken driving

Last Updated on Saturday, 14 June 2014, 1:43 by GxMedia A market vendor, who was involved in that Corentyne hit-and-run rampage earlier this week, was Friday arraigned for killing three pedestrians and drunken driving. Nakash Persaud, 18, of 121 Number 51 Village, Corentyne was charged with three counts of causing death by dangerous driving and seven other offences. He was ...

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