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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Suicide Prevention in Guyana- facts, warnings and testimonies

by Psychologist and Drug Addiction Specialist, Caitlin Vieria Hello Everyone, I hope this past week has treated you well. Today, all around the world, is an extremely special day. It is World Suicide Prevention Day. Although many of you are grieving today, I encourage you to view this as a day to celebrate life, resilience and hope. Hope for those who ...

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Irma kills Guyanese in British Virgin Islands

Hurricane Irma has killed a Guyanese businessman in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), relatives said. He is 55-year old Derek Ragnath, formerly of Mahaica Public Road near the police station. A close relative said she was informed that the roof of Ragnath’s shop in Tortola caved in and killed him during the passage of the monster storm, Hurricane Irma. Ragnath’s ...

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One of three detainees admits to constructing illegal Rupununi airstrip — police

A man in Lethem has admitted to the constructing an illegal airstrip where a Brazilian-registered plane landed last month, police said Saturday. “Ranks from CIDHQ (Criminal Investigations Department Headquarters) contacted the suspect in Lethem and during an interview, he admitted his involvement in the construction and preparation of the said airstrip which facilitated the landing of the illegal aircraft discovered ...

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“Significant lapse in professionalism at the high levels of the Guyana Police Force”- Granger

Even as government prepares to replace expired Police and Public Service Commissions, President David Granger on Friday said that the Commission of Inquiry (COI) into the alleged assassination plot against him has exposed serious deficiencies and weaknesses in the Guyana Police Force (GPF), which would have to be corrected. While making it clear that the COI was not meant to ...

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Elderly rural constable killed in road accident two days before 44th wedding anniversary

A 66-year-old Rural Constable of Mibicuri North, Blackbush Polder Coretyne on was on Thursday killed after a car that was allegedly speeding slammed into him on the Blackbush Polder Public road. Dead is Latchman Suhku called “Uncle Black” of Lot 186 Mibicuri North, Blackbush Polder, Corentyne. The man who was employed at the Mibicuri Police Station was on his way ...

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Man allegedly points gun at mother and threatens to kill her

A man , who allegedly pointed a shotgun and threatened to kill her, was Friday charged with illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition, and police plan to charge him for the alleged threat. Police said Ryan Sauers, 38 years, unemployed of De Velde, Berbice River, was arrested on Thursday at his home and charged Friday with unlawful possession of a ...

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City Councillors agree to renegotiate metered parking contract; door open for revocation

After a heated debate and persuasive arguments across the political divide,Georgetown’s City Councillors on Thursday voted by a majority of 13 to an overall  12 to approach Smart City Solutions (SCS) to renegotiate the controversial parking meter contract. Actually,  seven of the councillors voted to await the outcome of pending court cases before deciding the next move and five voted ...

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No gov’t ban on night work by female security guards

The Guyana government on Thursday distanced itself from talk of a ban on night work by female  security guards, saying the idea was never taken to Cabinet. “As far as the government is concerned we have had no debate on the matter. The senior Minister of Social Protection in that regard would have to bring a paper to Cabinet and ...

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Possible “collusion” between police and illegal Brazilian aircraft operators

Government is probing suspected collusion between police and persons connected to the illegal Brazilian registered aircraft that landed in southern Guyana last month, Minister of State Joseph Harmon said. “There is some information that is available to us which is suggesting a certain level of collusion and that information we take very seriously and it will inform the way in ...

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