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Daily Archives: March 14, 2016

Guyanese agriculturalist, who once worked in Montserrat, killed

A former Guyanese agriculturalist, who worked for years in Montserrat, was found dead at his home in Guyana on Monday. Dead is 60-year old Anthony Breedy of Hill Foot, Soesdyke-Linden Highway. The Guyana Police Force said Breedy sustained “multiple injuries to his head” and his hands and feet were tied. Investigators said his body was found in the lower flat and the ...

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Linden toll booth to be returned to Town Council after LGE

Government Monday night announced that the Linden-Wismar bridge toll booth would again come under the control of the Linden Town Council following next Friday's Local Government Elections. Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Basil Williams made the announcement at a public meeting at the Linden Bus Park. Williams referred the tussle between the Linden Town Council, Region 10 administration ...

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12 percent reduction in serious crimes – police force

The Guyana Police Force on Monday released statistics in relation to the offences of murder and robbery under arms at the end of February 2016 with corresponding statistics for the same period in 2015 are attached.   Among the serious crimes policed by the Force are murder, robbery under arms, robbery with violence, robbery with aggravation, larceny from the person, ...

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We just wanted our voice to be heard’ – Prisoner says fires were to gain media attention

As the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the Camp Street Prison riot continues, a prisoner has testified that the inmates primarily wanted to gain the attention of the media when they started fires in the Capital A block of the jail. The prisoner, Basil Morgan, under cross by examination by Commission Counsel Excellence Dazzle, stated he has been incarcerated at ...

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Gov’t sends condolences to Jagdeo on sister’s passing

The Government of Guyana has expressed “deep condolences” to Leader of the Opposition Bharrat Jagdeo on the passing of his sister Oma Jagdeo. The 57-year-old woman was found dead in Jagdeo’s Prado Ville 2 mansion on Sunday and police sources have suspected the woman died as a result of a heart attack. The government in a release stated “The Government ...

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