Daily Archives: Saturday, 2 August 2014, 4:26

Policeman, DDL employee killed in Emancipation Night bike collision

Last Updated on Saturday, 2 August 2014, 4:26 by GxMedia A policeman and a Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) security guard were Emancipation Night- Friday, August 1- killed in a collision between the motorcycles they were riding on the Diamond Main Access Road. They are Constable Andrew Forde, who was assigned to Impact Base, Brickdam Police Station, and Stanley Adams of ...

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Canadian Court puts a hold on Guyanese man’s deportation with aboriginal daughter

Last Updated on Saturday, 2 August 2014, 0:38 by GxMedia (TORONTO STAR.COM)A Guyanese-born man has been granted a last-minute reprieve from deportation so he can stay in Canada with his daughter, a Canadian aboriginal girl for whom he is the sole guardian. On Friday, the Federal Court of Canada held an emergency hearing into Curtis Lewis’s plea, and stayed his deportation ...

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Woman from Guyana receives life-saving brain surgery at Maine Med

Last Updated on Saturday, 2 August 2014, 0:30 by GxMedia PORTLAND, Maine ( WLBZ NEWS CENTER) — A young woman from Guyana in South America is lucky to be alive, thanks to a medical team here in Maine. After two years of chronic headaches, Melissa Williams was diagnosed with a brain tumor. But Guyana does not have any neurosurgeons, and doctors ...

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Boy drowns at Emancipation Day outing in Linden

Last Updated on Saturday, 2 August 2014, 0:20 by GxMedia Emancipation Day activities in a section of Linden were marred by the drowning of a nine-year old boy at a creek. Kassel Harlequin and his family had gone on an outing at the Blue Lake, Block 22. There, he and others decided to go in the waterway when tragedy struck. ...

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