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Monthly Archives: June 2016

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

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 20:52 by Denis Chabrol 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 ...

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Huge marijuana bust in container with heavy duty equipment

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 20:38 by Denis Chabrol 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 ...

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Education Ministry shuts Brickdam Secondary school doors

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 20:41 by Denis Chabrol 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, ...

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

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 9:05 by Denis Chabrol 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 ...

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Corn beef thief deported to Guyana

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 8:37 by Denis Chabrol 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. ...

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Possible rebirth of AFC at City Hall, says Henry Jeffrey; Kissoon disagrees, says it’s “council dynamics”

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 8:22 by Denis Chabrol Political analyst, Dr. Henry Jeffrey believes that the diverging views of Georgetown Mayor Patricia Chase-Green and Deputy Mayor Sherod Duncan on the intended parking meter project signals a possible rebirth of the Alliance for Change (AFC), at the level of the City Council – a view opposed by Freddie Kissoon. “It ...

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Second man wanted for grenade outside Kaieteur News

Last Updated on Monday, 13 June 2016, 20:54 by Denis Chabrol A second man is wanted in connection with the discovery of a grenade near the vehicle that is usually driven by the publisher of Kaieteur News, Glenn Lall. Police on Monday issued a wanted bulletin for Janiel “JP” Howard , saying he is wanted for questioning in relation to  ‘attempting ...

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Council outraged over Parking Meters fiasco; wants explanation from Mayor

Last Updated on Monday, 13 June 2016, 21:36 by Denis Chabrol As concerns continue to mount over an impending contract between the Georgetown Mayor and City Council and two companies for the installation of Parking Meters in Georgetown; Mayor Patricia Chase-Greene may have additional questions to answer. Greene , Town Clerk Royston King and Councillors Oscar Clarke and Junior Garette ...

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US-bound cocaine-in-fish accused remanded

Last Updated on Monday, 13 June 2016, 20:03 by Denis Chabrol Two persons were Monday arraigned for allegedly attempting to traffick more than nine kilogrammes of cocaine in frozen fish to the United States (US). Chief Magistrate, Ann Mc Lennan refused bail to 27-year old Safoor Ali of 11 La Jalousie and 22-year old Lazeean Imrazie of Goed Fortuin, West ...

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Dataram’s ex-wife, others charged with ganja trafficking

Last Updated on Monday, 13 June 2016, 19:50 by Denis Chabrol Shameeza Khan, the ex-wife of self-confessed drug-trafficker Barry Dataram, and four others were Monday afternoon charged after ranks allegedly discovered 170 pounds of marijuana in their possession during a raid last Thursday, June 9, 2016 at Versailles, West Bank Demerara. Charged were Khan, 34, Andrea Purran, 40 Felicia Laundry ...

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