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Daily Archives: Monday, 29 May 2017, 22:18

Haitians in protective custody pending document verification ; police awaiting legal advice

Last Updated on Monday, 29 May 2017, 22:18 by Denis Chabrol Several Haitian adults and children are in protective custody of Guyanese authorities as efforts are underway to translate and authenticate documents concerning the minors, Minister of Immigration and Citizenship, Winston Felix said Monday. “What I do know is that they  (Haitians) came in with documents which we have to ...

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31-year old man accused of sexually abusing 14-year old boy

Last Updated on Monday, 29 May 2017, 19:24 by Denis Chabrol A 31-year old man, who works at the Ministry of Public Health, has been charged with a sexual offence allegedly committed on a 14-year old boy. The man was not required to plea to the charge that was read to him by City Magistrate, Leron Daly. Police alleged that ...

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Trinidadian man charged with ganja possession, trafficking

Last Updated on Monday, 29 May 2017, 17:15 by Denis Chabrol A 31- year old Trinidadian was Monday morning arraigned on a charge of being in possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking. The charge alleges that on May 28, 2017 at Mandela Avenue, Georgetown,  Cornelius Thomas of South Trinidad had in his possession 834 grammes of marijuana in his ...

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Virtual ban on fuel to Kaieteur National Park aims to “choke” illegal mining; Chenapau residents protest arrest of fellow villagers for illegal mining

Last Updated on Monday, 29 May 2017, 16:50 by Denis Chabrol As residents of Chenpau on Monday protested the arrest of more than 20 persons mainly from that Amerindian village for allegedly illegally mining at the Kaieteur National Park, authorities are contemplating prohibiting the landing of fuel at the airstrip on that protected area to “choke” mining. Minister of Natural ...

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Guyanese native goes back to school at 57…After degree, immigrant hopes to teach others

Last Updated on Monday, 29 May 2017, 7:44 by Denis Chabrol Reproduced from the Daily Gazette (Schenectady, New York)  by Ned Campbell For Bridget Liebson, helping her 9-year-old granddaughter with her homework is kind of a big deal. Having grown up in Guyana, the Malta woman never graduated from high school and wasn’t able to help her granddaughter, one of ...

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