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Daily Archives: Tuesday, 1 November 2016, 18:03

Shot robbery suspect taken to court on stretcher

Last Updated on Tuesday, 1 November 2016, 18:03 by Denis Chabrol An 18-year-old appeared in court on a stretcher on Tuesday afternoon, and was charged with robbery under arms, gun and ammo possession, and for firing shots at a policeman. The first charge against Mark Anthony is that on September 26, 2016 at Georgetown, he discharged a loaded firearm at ...

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Industrial Estate bond thief jailed

Last Updated on Tuesday, 1 November 2016, 17:15 by Denis Chabrol A security guard, who said he stole over a half million Guyana dollars  in items from an Industrial Estate bond because he wanted them at his home, will be spending nine months in prison although he begged for a light sentence The allegation against Omand Hussain is that between ...

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Caricom countries attracting significant interest at Havana trade fair

Last Updated on Tuesday, 1 November 2016, 16:48 by Denis Chabrol by Wesley Kirton Havana, November 1- Some 12 Caribbean Community (CARICIN member states including Guyana, Belize, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, Barbados and several Organisation of  Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) countries are among the 75 nations represented at the 34th Havana International Fair (FIHAV 2016) which opened here Monday. The ...

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Sargassum seaweed partly responsible for Guyana’s reduced fish production

Last Updated on Tuesday, 1 November 2016, 16:26 by Denis Chabrol Guyana’s fish production has suffered a significant decline partly due to the adverse impact of sargassum seaweed, local and regional fishery experts said. Chief Fisheries Officer at the Ministry of Agriculture, Denzil Roberts said dry weather due to climate change, piracy, cost of inputs for small-scale fisherfolk and the ...

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Two charged in connection with return of stolen cameras to Stabroek News photographer

Last Updated on Tuesday, 1 November 2016, 15:46 by Denis Chabrol Two men were Tuesday grantedGYD$50,000 bail for allegedly taking money from Stabroek News photographer, Keno George under the guise of helping recover his stolen camera. Police alleged that Jevon Patterson and Romel Guttery on October 19, 2016 at Camp St. Georgetown, corruptly obtained GYD$50,000 from George, on account of helping ...

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Bees force adjournment of Georgetown Magistrates’ Court; several persons stung

Last Updated on Tuesday, 1 November 2016, 15:25 by Denis Chabrol A swarm of bees invaded a section of the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court Tuesday morning, causing all courtrooms to be locked down with members of the public inside. The insects, which were housed in a tree behind Court One facing Brickdam, were disturbed by several men doing maintenance works close by. ...

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Digicel improves conditions at Kingston Practical Institute; appeal sounded for new equipment

Last Updated on Tuesday, 1 November 2016, 15:16 by Denis Chabrol Almost 600 students can now pursue studies in various skilled trades in much more conducive conditions now that the Kingston Practical Institute has been rehabilitated with assistance from Digicel (Guyana) Limited but they need better equipment. However, authorities hope that the equipment being used by students and teachers could ...

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