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Former Consul General to Suriname, Arlington Bancroft dies

Last Updated on Sunday, 27 March 2016, 22:44 by Denis Chabrol Guyana’s former Consul General in Nickerie, Suriname, Arlington Bancroft  has passed away. He was 66 years old. Bancroft, who was based in the border district of Nickerie where he served the Guyanese community, died on March 21,  2016 at his residence in South Ruimveldt, Georgetown. Prior to his appointment ...

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Man of Guyanese background arrested on fear of terrorism in Canada

Last Updated on Sunday, 27 March 2016, 17:46 by Denis Chabrol Reproduced from Canada’s NATIONAL POST and CTV NEWS BRAMPTON—The day after he was arrested by RCMP anti-terrorism police, a 23-year-old appeared in court Saturday to face weapons charges and allegations he was preparing to leave Canada to engage in terrorism. Kevin Omar Mohamed was arrested by members of the ...

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Police man found with unlicensed gun, ammo ; four others arrested

Last Updated on Sunday, 27 March 2016, 13:04 by Denis Chabrol A Berbice-based policeman has been placed under close arrest after an unlicensed gun was found in his possession.  Four other men in whose company he was on three motorcycles have been arrested. Police said during yesterday Saturday March 26, 2016, ranks of a police traffic patrol stopped a group ...

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West Berbice Chamber wants tax concessions for rice farmers

Last Updated on Sunday, 27 March 2016, 17:25 by Denis Chabrol The President of the West Berbice Chamber of Commerce, Imran Sacoor on Saturday urged government to provide concessions to rice farmers, amid concerns about the devastation to hundreds of acres of paddy caused by the prolonged drought. Addressing the formal opening of the first West Berbice Business Expo being ...

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Bees kill sugar industry worker

Last Updated on Sunday, 27 March 2016, 0:07 by Denis Chabrol One sugar estate worker was killed and another hospitalized after a swarm of Africanized bees attacked them aback Bath Settlement, West Coast Berbice, authorities said.   Dead is 56-year old Ramesh “Satesh” Lalaram of Church Street, Bath Settlement. He was employed by the state-owned Guyana Sugar Corporation (Guysuco) for 23 ...

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