Daily Archives: Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 23:52

15-year old boy stabs taxi driver to death

Last Updated on Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 23:52 by Denis Chabrol A 15-year old schoolboy Wednesday afternoon allegedly stabbed to death a taxi driver to death because he allegedly taunted the teen’s sister on several occasions, police said. “It is alleged that during the journey, the victim began to make sarcastic remarks of his (lad) sister; during which process ,the ...

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Constitutional reform pressure group formed; members free to get into active politics

Last Updated on Thursday, 6 July 2017, 7:41 by Denis Chabrol Reform, Inform, Sustain Educate (RISE) Guyana, a newly-formed non-profit organisation, on Wednesday announced that it would be embarking on a countrywide push for reforming Guyana’s constitution over the next two years, and said its members are free to engage in active politics with any party of their choice. “We ...

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Guyana to build embassy complex in Brazil to cut cost, reinforce its diplomatic presence

Last Updated on Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 15:11 by Denis Chabrol Guyana has turned the sod for the construction of its own embassy in Brasilia, the capital of Brazil, to cut costs and send a strong message of the “high premium” this country places on relations with its Portuguese-speaking neighbour, Brazil’s Ambassador to Guyana, George Talbot said. “Guyana places a ...

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City resident on armed robbery, ganja trafficking charges

Last Updated on Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 15:54 by Denis Chabrol A city resident , who allegedly robbed a man of raw gold and cash, was Wednesday remanded to jail pending his trial. Twenty-seven year old Akeem Rajkumar of 63 Leopold Street, Georgetown was also accused of being in possession of  50 grammes of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking. ...

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Guyana needs legal reforms, more cash to combat suicide, parliamentarians told

Last Updated on Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 14:36 by Denis Chabrol The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) and the Chairman of the bipartisan House Committee on Social Services, Dr Vindhya Persaud on Wednesday called for legal reforms and more monies to help combat suicide. PAHO-WHO Representative in Guyana, Dr. William Adu-Krow noted that the mental health in 2011 received a mere ...

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