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Daily Archives: Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 22:21

Two arrested for spate of city robberies including businessman’s shooting death

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 22:21 by GxMedia Two persons have been arrested in connection with a spate of armed robberies in Georgetown including Monday afternoon’s gunning down of a businessman and injury to his wife, police said. The Guyana Police Force confirmed the arrest of a “suspect” in the robbery/murder of gold miner, Ashook Ragghu of Pike ...

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Young Guyanese boy, Brazilian man die in boat accident

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 21:43 by GxMedia A five-year old Guyanese boy and an elderly Brazilian man lost their lives in a boat mishap on the Cuyuni region late Monday afternoon, police said. Dead are Henrique Salvao De Souza, 66 years, of  Junior Ross Landing, Cuyuni, and Bisham Munilall, 5 years, of Charolette Street, Georgetown. The boy’s ...

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Stabbed body of Mahdia businessman found on trail

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 21:16 by GxMedia The body of a young businessman, who was stabbed, was found on a trail in Region Eight (Potaro-Siparuni) early Tuesday morning. Police identified him as 20-year old Nickel Leacock of 11 Miles, Mahdia. Investigators said his body was seen on a trail at Black Water, Konawaruk about 7:45 AM. A ...

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No cover-up of GDF involvement in Walter Rodney’s death- Chief-of-Staff

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 20:30 by GxMedia Chief-of-Staff of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF), Brigadier Mark Phillips on Tuesday denied that the army was engaged in massive cover-up over the alleged involvement of former Sergeant 4141 William Gregory Smith in the bomb-blast death of politician Dr. Walter Rodney. “I’m not aware of any covering-up. At least that ...

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China’s army, GDF sign grant agreement without political strings

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 19:51 by GxMedia China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on Tuesday agreed to provide U$4.8 million in assistance to the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) without any strings attached. GDF Chief-of-Staff, Brigadier Mark Phillips and PLA Major General, Kong Li signed the agreement at the Guyana International Conference Centre (GICC), Liliendaal during the opening of ...

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