Daily Archives: Monday, 30 October 2017, 12:48

Male sex workers, Cox and Forrester, charged with robbery

Last Updated on Monday, 30 October 2017, 14:12 by Denis Chabrol Twenty-one year old Kevin Forrester and 19-year old Godfrey Cox , both commercial sex workers, appeared before Magistrate Judy Latchman charged with robbery with aggravation. The charge states that on October 24 at Croal Sreet, Georgetown, they robbed Victor Best of GYD$84,000 and US$370 property of the said Victor ...

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Corentyne mason dies weeks after chopped 37 times by mentally ill neighbor

Last Updated on Monday, 30 October 2017, 12:28 by Denis Chabrol Fifty-four year-old Mohammed Aslam of Williamsburg, Corentyne on Sunday succumbed at the Georgetown Public Hospital, three weeks after he waa chopped by a suspect said to be of unsound mind. The man’s wife, 54-year-old Bhasmattie Aslam,  on Monday told Demerara Waves Online News hat on Tuesday October 3rd, she ...

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All-weather road project to open more farmlands in Berbice – PM regional rep

Last Updated on Monday, 30 October 2017, 10:10 by Denis Chabrol Project to cost GYD$1.6 billion The proposed ‘Upper Corentyne all-weather road project’ will be a catalyst to the economic development of Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) since it will see the cultivation of over 90,000 acres of farm lands, a senior government official in the region said. Regional Prime Ministerial ...

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Cocaine-in-rice destined for Belgium intercepted; broker in custody

Last Updated on Monday, 30 October 2017, 9:58 by Denis Chabrol More than 67 kilogrammes of cocaine in a consignment of rice that was destined for Belgium have been found after searches of several shipping containers, the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) said Monday. The anti-drug agency said a broker, “responsible for the shipment”, has been taken into custody to assist ...

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