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Daily Archives: March 1, 2016

BREAKING: Suspected rapist stabs cop to death, injures two other lawmen

One policeman was stabbed to death and two other lawmen were injured Tuesday afternoon by a suspected rapist during efforts to arrest him at Matthews Ridge, North West District. The incident occurred at about 5:30 PM. Dead in 62-year old Sergeant Linden La Rose who was enlisted in the Guyana Police Force in 1995. Police said he was stabbed to his neck ...

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“Snapping” gun saved my life; Man recalls encounter with bandit

Carl Haynes, an official attached to a private security company says that he was saved by the snapping of a bandit’s gun during an attempted robbery on Sheriff Street on Monday. It is understood that Haynes was walking along Second Street, Campbellville, Georgetown, accompanied by his sister Rayon Haynes when they were held up by a man armed with a ...

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Camera captures rare photos of Jaguar and her cubs in Guyana

by Daniel Uria Reproduced from United Press International RUPUNUNI , Guyana, March 1 (UPI) — Camera traps in Guyana captured rare photographs of a female jaguar and her two cubs living at Surama Eco Lodge. Rupununi Wildlife Research Unit shared photos of the jaguars to Facebook that show the jaguar and her two cubs walking through a forest. The photos ...

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Gay rights group lobbies govt to outlaw workplace discrimination

The Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) wants government to amend the 1997 Prevention of Discrimination Act to prohibit discrimination at the workplace and elsewhere “The organisation insists that the simple amendment would not take more than the inclusion of six words in the 1997 piece of legislation, “Gender Identity”, “Sexual Orientation”, and “Health Status.” SASOD’s Managing Director, Joel Simpson posited ...

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After spending millions on cleaning City, drains and alleys being clogged up again

After spending at least GYD$300 million on cleaning drains and alleyways in several sections of Georgetown, maintenance now appears to be a major problem. Several areas visited shows that drains are being slowly clogged up again by plastic bags, pieces of cardboard and silt. Vegetation is again taking over many alleyways. Demerara Waves Online News was told that the Georgetown ...

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Digicel (Guyana) boosting delivery of technical-vocational education

Students of the Practical Instruction Centre (PIC) will soon be taking classes and examinations in a more conducive environment, with the rehabilitation of the colonial wooden building in Kingston, Georgetown through a grant from Digicel (Guyana). Demerara Waves Online News was told that the project is as a result of a Digicel Group competition called “Waves” that the Guyana operations ...

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