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Suspected cocaine mule recruiters charged

Last Updated on Friday, 3 June 2016, 12:12 by Denis Chabrol Two men long suspected of hiring cocaine mules to export the illicit drug out of Guyana were Friday slapped with charges of procuring at least three persons. They are Rolston Bacchus and Troy Sauers also known as Randy, Muslim and Biggs. They appeared before Chief Magistrate, Mc Lennan to ...

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Former Public Works Minister, Jules “Dickie” Kranenburg dies

Last Updated on Thursday, 2 June 2016, 22:51 by Denis Chabrol Former Public Works Minister, Jules “Dickie” Kranenburg has died and would be cremated later this month. He was 83 years old. Relatives said he died on May 30, 2016 after a “short illness.” Kranenburg, who served as Minister of Public Works from 1986 to 1992,  is scheduled to be cremated ...

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BREAKING: Man wanted in fatal shooting of 16-year-old Guyana-born Brooklyn baby-sitter surrenders to police

Last Updated on Thursday, 2 June 2016, 22:25 by Denis Chabrol Reproduced from New York Daily News The dangerous fugitive wanted for killing a teenage Brooklyn baby-sitter turned himself in Thursday. Taariq Stephens, a 24-year-old man with a half-dozen prior arrests and a .40-caliber submachine gun, was identified two days after the cold-blooded shooting of 16-year-old Shemel Mercurius as her ...

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Alleged robber of ex British soldier charged

Last Updated on Thursday, 2 June 2016, 15:59 by Denis Chabrol The man, who allegedly snatched jewellery from a former British soldier who is visiting  Guyana for its 50th Independence Anniversary, on Thursday pleaded not guilty to the charge. He is Jose Barker, 35, of Howes Street, Charlestown, Georgetown who was positively identified by the ex-serviceman, Edward John Constant.  Barker ...

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Husband hacks security guard to death; workmate seriously injured

Last Updated on Thursday, 2 June 2016, 11:27 by Denis Chabrol A security guard was Tuesday night hacked to death by her husband while she was on duty an East Coast Demerara secondary school and later surrendered to police. One of the dead woman’s colleagues, who tried to prevent the man from entering the  Bygeval Secondary School Compound, was also ...

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