Daily Archives: Friday, 29 August 2014, 22:48

Prime Minister Hinds in minor boat accident, no one injured

Last Updated on Friday, 29 August 2014, 22:48 by GxMedia A boat carrying Prime Minister, Samuel Hinds up the Canje River, Berbice was Friday afternoon involved in a minor incident but no one was injured, a senior regional official said. The official explained that the captain of the 250 Horsepower fiberglass boat “banked a turn too rash” and ended up ...

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Bandits, guards in gun fight at Issano mining camp

Last Updated on Friday, 29 August 2014, 22:06 by GxMedia Security personnel and four armed bandits exchanged gunfire, leaving one of the thieves injured during an attempted robbery at a mining camp at Issano, sources said. The incident occurred shortly after 7 AM Friday at S &S Barakat Mining Inc’s mining camp at 72 Miles Issano, Kaburi. Up to Friday ...

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Convict found dead with stolen items

Last Updated on Friday, 29 August 2014, 21:51 by GxMedia An armed robbery convict, who was recently released from prison, was found badly beaten and dead with a quantity of stolen items and cash in his possession, police said. He has been indentified as 25-year old Eldon Sampson of Craig, East Bank Demerara. His body was found with “multiple injuries” ...

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Updated Barama employee drowns during Cricket Day

Last Updated on Friday, 29 August 2014, 20:58 by GxMedia An employee of Barama Company Limited (BCL) drowned Friday during Barama Cricket Day held at Land of Canaan, East Bank Demerara. He has been identified as 19-year old Sean Hopkinson of Fire Station Road, Timehri, East Bank Demerara. Police said his body was discovered late Friday afternoon. Sources said the ...

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