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Guyana, other Caricom countries should invest jointly in renewable energy- Antigua PM

Last Updated on Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 23:57 by GxMedia Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister, Gaston Browne Tuesday night floated the idea of renewable energy cooperation and investment among Guyana, St. Kitts and Nevis, and Dominica. Addressing the opening of the summit of leaders of 15-nation Caribbean Community (Caricom) being held in his homeland, the newly elected Head of Government ...

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Guyanese and Trinidadian nationals win CARICOM Annual 10k

Last Updated on Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 18:51 by GxMedia Trinidad and Tobago’s Tonya Nero won the women’s leg of the CARICOM 10K Road Race for the third time in a row, when the event came off in St. John’s, Antigua/Barbuda on Sunday June 29 2014, the Caricom headquarters said in a statement. Guyanese national Cleveland Forde excelled in the ...

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Ganja-in-bambsee prisoner convicted

Last Updated on Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 18:08 by GxMedia A prisoner, caught with marijuana in his anus at the Georgetown Prison, was Tuesday convicted for being in possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking. Forty-five year old Roger Samuels was fined GUY$10,000 and jailed for 48 months by City Magistrate, Judy Latchman. That sentence would begin at the end ...

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Guns seized; five arrested

Last Updated on Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 17:34 by GxMedia Five persons, including two women, were arrested Monday in connection with the discovery of two handguns. Police said that about 5:30 PM, they responded to a report that two men were involved in an altercation at Mc Doom, East Bank Demerara. The men were arrested and one of them was ...

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Orphanage caretaker charged with buggering orphan

Last Updated on Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 11:50 by GxMedia A caretaker for the Berbice Anjuman Orphanage in New Amsterdam has been granted GUY$200,000 bail for allegedly buggering an orphan when he was 13 years old.  Mohamed Deen of the Philadelphia Street-based orphanage was granted his pre-trial liberty when he appeared before New Amsterdam Magistrate, Sherdel Isaacs- Marcus. He has ...

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Guyana’s population declines slightly

Last Updated on Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 1:53 by GxMedia The population of Guyana has recorded a marginal reduction of 3,339 persons as the preliminary results of the Guyana population and housing census 2012, released by the Guyana National Bureau of Statistics revealed that the population count of 751,223 at the previous census, September 15, 2002, was down to a ...

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New York Police Dept recruits many Guyanese

Last Updated on Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 1:43 by GxMedia Guyanese make up the second highest number of recruits by the New York Police Department (NYPD), according to the New York Daily News. The publication says nearly a quarter of the NYPD’s newest batch of cops are foreign born, with the Dominican Republic leading the way as the most popular ...

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