Daily Archives: Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 21:18

11-month old child drowns in drain

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 21:18 by Denis Chabrol An 11-month old boy on Monday drowned in a three-foot deep drain after he sneaked out of his home unknown to his 39-year old mother and siblings, police said. The incident involving Alvin Matthew occurred at about 11 AM Monday at Lot 47 Sayah Village, Cane Grove East Coast Demerara. ...

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Drainage and Irrigation Authority to take over cleaning of City canals

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 18:12 by Denis Chabrol Minister of Agriculture, Noel Holder says the National Drainage and Irrigation Authority (NDIA) will take responsibility for the maintenance of primary drainage infrastructure in Georgetown. This was announced as part of the Committee of Supplies of the National Assembly today approved more than $17Billion for the 2019 capital and ...

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Children discover parents’ bloodied bodies in bedroom

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 19:22 by Denis Chabrol Police are investigating the murder of a woman and her reputed husband whose stabbed bodies were found in their bedroom. Dead are Naco Hale, 34, and her reputed husband Alwin Blucher, 48, of lot 522 Kuru Kururu, Soesdyke/Linden Highway. Investigators believed the incident occurred between  11 PM Monday and ...

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Pres. Granger due back Tuesday

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 17:02 by Denis Chabrol President David Granger will be returning Tuesday to Guyana, having completed the second round of medical treatment and evaluation at the Centro de Investigaciones Médicas Quirúrgicas (CIMEQ) in Havana, the Guyana Embassy in Cuba said. He will be returning amid a controversial claim by the opposition  People’s Progressive Party ...

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ExxonMobil donates US$40,000 worth equipment to University of Guyana

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 16:29 by Denis Chabrol The University of Guyana’s Faculty of Natural Science was given a boost with the donation of over $8.3Million (US$40,000) in equipment by ExxonMobil, Yuesday morning. Among the highly specialised equipment presented were; a Baader Multi-Purpose Coma Corrector, a Bsc Optics Diode Laser; Wireless Temperature Sensor; Demo Mirror Concave; 1 Meade Series ...

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