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Footballer charged with attempted murder

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 23:32 by Denis Chabrol A Guyhoc Park resident was  Wednesday placed on bail when he appeared before chief magistrate Ann McLennan charged with the attempt murder of another man with whom he was playing football. Kurt Joseph was not required to plea to the charge which alleged that on June 18, 2017 at ...

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More prisoners removed from Lusignan; non-custodial penalties for marijuana possession to be fast-tracked

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 23:21 by Denis Chabrol Mazaruni Prison being extended; Lusignan conditions being improved At least 300 of the 1,008 prisoners, who  were displaced by last Sunday’s destruction by fire of the Georgetown Prison, have been allowed to leave the holding facility at Lusignan, East Coast Demerara, Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan said Wednesday evening. ...

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Prisoner at Lusignan detention facility chopped; Jagdeo vows no political support for escapees

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 18:16 by Denis Chabrol A prisoner at the Lusignan Prison holding facility was chopped by another inmate, even as authorities continued efforts to reduce the number of inmates who were moved there following last Sunday’s destruction of the Georgetown Prison. The number of inmates has been reduced from just over 1,000. Director of ...

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GECOM Chairmanship: 10 persons shortlisted – Jagdeo

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 15:20 by Denis Chabrol Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo on Wednesday announced that 10 persons have been shortlisted for the post of chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) and already one of them has declined. “We shortlisted 10 persons so from the 10 we have to go down to the first six that ...

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