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Daily Archives: June 14, 2016

Three charged in connection with grenade outside Kaieteur News

Three men were on Wednesday remanded to prison by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan after they were charged in connection with he recent grenade attack on publisher of Kaieteur News, Glen Lall earlier this month. Those charged were; 30-year old trader, Janiel Howard of Section ‘C’, Turkeyen;; 25-year old Leroy Williams of Durban Backlands; and 20-year old Alfie Garraway, a labourer, ...

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20-year old father of one charged with murder of Timehri mechanic

Twenty-year-old Rayon Jones was on Tuesday remanded to prison by City Magistrate, Judy Latchman for his alleged murder of 23-year old Timehri mechanic, Puranand ‘Andrew’ Baljit which occurred last week Thursday. Jones, of  212 Fourth Avenue Bartica was not required to plea to the indictable charge which states that on Thursday, June 9, 2016 at Madewini, Timehri East Bank Demerara he ...

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Huge marijuana bust in container with heavy duty equipment

Enforcement agents of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) and the Container Control Programme (CCP) have seized 1,276 pounds of marijuana in a shipping container that arrived from Jamaica, Head of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit, James Singh said Tuesday. Authorities estimate that the marijuana fetches a street value of US$765,600. Two broker and the owner of a sawmill company are assisting with investigations ...

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Education Ministry shuts Brickdam Secondary school doors

The doors of Brickdam Secondary School have been shut indefinitely by the Ministry of Education, following a protest on Friday by teachers over the deplorable conditions at the institution. This was confirmed by a high ranking official of the ministry who spoke on condition of anonymity. According to reports, the decision was made following a meeting on Tuesday, June 14, ...

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Crackdown on fake Aji; authorities warn it’s bad for your health

The Food and Drug Department has been seizing fake  Aji-No-Moto which is of a different colour and is being sold cheaper than the original product and bad for consumers’ health. The Department of the Government Analyst says it has since seized and removed the counterfeited Ajinomoto from several stalls and supermarkets in the lower East Coast area, but was recently ...

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Corn beef thief deported to Guyana

Reproduced from Barbados Today A 51-year-old Guyanese man was today ordered to leave the country after pleading guilty to theft in the District “A” Magistrates’ Court. Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sergeant issued the deportation order to Johnny Harington Worrell, who has been living in Barbados illegally for the past 11 years. Worrell, who resided in Deacons Road, St Michael, was charged with ...

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