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Daily Archives: August 2, 2015

Visually impaired Guyanese cricketer dies in St. Lucia

Reproduced from St. Lucia Times (ST. LUCIA TIMES).-A visually impaired Guyanese cricketer, here for a blind cricket tournament, died on Friday, July 31 during a beach outing, organizers of the tournament have confirmed. The deceased has been identified as 28-year old Gordon Sandiford, who was a member of the Guyana team. An official of the Saint Lucia Blind Welfare Association (SLBWA), ...

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Cuban shot, robbed

At about 1325h. today Sunday August 02, 2015, Cuban national Mirko Cardenos, 35 years, was walking along Regent Street, Georgetown, when he was attacked by two men, one of whom was armed with a firearm. Mirko Cardenas was shot to his chest and robbed of $9,000.00 by the perpetrators who escaped in a waiting motor car. He has been admitted ...

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Chief Prison Officer allegedly caught with marijuana at G/town Prison

A Chief Prison Officer at the Georgetown Prison was Saturday night arrested for allegedly being in possession of a large quantity of marijuana and other items, according to well-placed sources. He has been identified as Marvin Azore of Onion Field, La Bonne Intention (LBI), East Coast Demerara. Police and prison sources confirmed that a search was conducted on Azore’s personal ...

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Essequibo Coast businessman shot, robbed

A businessman of Henrietta Village,  Essequibo Coast was shot and injured during an armed robbery at his shop, police said. Nursing a gunshot injury to his left foot is 47-year old Mark Warner. He has been admitted to the Suddie Hospital. Investigators were told that at about 11 PM on Saturday, August 1, 2015 he was held at gunpoint by ...

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Venezuela demands that Guyana immediately corrects maritime boundary

Venezuela is formally demanding that Guyana immediately corrects an aspect of its maritime boundary related to the Essequibo River. “The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has sent today, through the Ministry of Popular Power for Foreign Affairs, a note of protest to the Guyanese government demanding immediate correction of that Point 1,” according to an unofficial translation of a statement. That ...

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