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Daily Archives: September 29, 2016

Convicted drug lord Dataram travelling on forged foreign passport- Granger

President David Granger on Thursday said convicted Guyanese drug-lord Barry Dataram, who fled the country to avoid being jailed for cocaine trafficking, might be travelling on a forged foreign passport. “Even though Mr. Dataram might have a foreign passport, it might be a forged passport. I would urge all law enforcement agencies to use every legitimate measure to bring him ...

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Teachers, public servants’ salary increases are not the same- Granger

President David Granger on Thursday said that the proposed salary increase, which had been put forward to the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) for 2016, is not the same for the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU). The President was quoted  in a statement issued by the Ministry of the Presidency as saying that the two negotiations are separate. “It is not my view ...

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Guyana Cancer Foundation launched to help reintegrate survivors

by Abigail Semple The Guyana Cancer (GCF) Foundation was launched on Thursday at the Marriott Hotel, Guyana with the aim of preventing the dreaded disease and reintegrating survivors into society. The GCF was registered in June 1, 2016, after several years of conducting cancer awareness programmes through the then Avon Community Help Fund (ACHF). At the time, it was under ...

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Man charged in connection with deadly road accident

Nathan Heyliger was on Thursday placed on $600,000 bail after being charged for causing the death of Kuru Kuru resident Carl Dundas. The accused appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann Mc Lennan, and was told that on September 11, 2016 he drove in a dangerous manner thereby causing the death of the 41-year-old Dundas. Still nursing injuries from the accident, Heyliger ...

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Drug-addicted father hacks son to death

A drug-addicted man chopped to death his son at Annandale, East Coast Demerara. Dead is 24 year old Mohesh Chand, a truck driver. Divisional Police Commander, Assistant Commissioner Marlon Chapman said the assailant, Amernauth Chand, has since been arrested and has confessed to the crime. Relatives said Amernauth Chand killed his son because he intervened in altercation that stemmed from ...

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Professor Doris Rogers dies

Professor Doris Rogers has passed away, the Ministry of Education announced on Thursday. She died on September 22, 2016 at the age of 86 years. The Ministry of Education’s statement follows: Professor Rogers had a love for art and she found a way to share that love with many others during her tenure as a teacher of science, and later as ...

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