Daily Archives: Sunday, 7 April 2019, 16:20

Manari bypass aims to reduce accidents in Region 9

Last Updated on Sunday, 7 April 2019, 17:40 by Writer An GYD$80 million Manari bypass in Region 9  (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo) is expected to reduce the number of road accidents around a dangerously sharp turn, officials said. The bypass was constructed by JR Ranch Incorporated in collaboration with the ministries of Public Infrastructure and Natural Resources. “With this new bypass, ...

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Bartica miner allegedly shoots wife

Last Updated on Sunday, 7 April 2019, 16:34 by Writer A 52-year-old Bartica miner, who, allegedly, shot and injured his wife during an argument, has been taken into custody, and his firearm lodged, the Guyana Police Force said Sunday. Businesswoman, 49-year old Ava Abrams of 77 Third Avenue, Bartica, sustained a gunshot wound to her left hand. “Enquiries disclosed from ...

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Former soldier, convicted for drug trafficking, escapes from prison

Last Updated on Sunday, 7 April 2019, 11:07 by Writer A former Guyana Defence Force (GDF) soldier early Sunday morning escaped from the Lusignan Prison, police said. The escapee has been identified as 24-year-old John Lambert of 158 North Haslington, East Coast Demerara. He was serving a four-year sentence for possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking. Police said ...

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