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Daily Archives: Friday, 28 August 2020, 20:08

Trio held for GYD$1.2 million cigarette heist from Wakenaam businessman

Last Updated on Friday, 28 August 2020, 20:08 by Denis Chabrol Three men were arrested in connection with the theft of 350 cartons of cigarettes worth GYD$1.2 million from an 81-year old businessman of 22 Good Success, Wakenaam Island, Essequibo River, police said. Investigators said one of the suspects is from Tuschen, East Bank Essequibo and the two others are ...

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Tabitha Sarabo-Halley eligible to sit in Parliament – AFC; WPA insists on right to choose parliamentarian

Last Updated on Friday, 28 August 2020, 19:48 by Denis Chabrol by Samuel Sukhnandan The Alliance for Change (AFC) said Friday that former Public Service Minister Mrs.Tabitha Sarabo-Halley is eligible to sit in Parliament although she has resigned from the Working People’s Alliance (WPA). WPA’s Executive Member, Professor David Hinds said his party’s executive has not discussed whether Mr. Sarabo-Halley ...

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APNU+AFC to file two election petitions to cater for potential failure

Last Updated on Friday, 28 August 2020, 19:07 by Denis Chabrol by Samuel Sukhnandan Alliance for Change (AFC) Chairman Mr. Raphael Trotman said Friday that the A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance for Change (APNU+AFC) will be filing two election petitions to challenge the declaration of the March, 2020 general and regional elections. Mr. Trotman made this disclosure on Friday during ...

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High Court extends police detention of Clairmont Mingo

Last Updated on Friday, 28 August 2020, 19:02 by Denis Chabrol The High Court on Friday granted a request by Police Commissioner Nigel Hoppie for Region Four Returning Officer to be held in custody until 2:20  Saturday afternoon. He was arrested on Tuesday afternoon at his home at Mahaicony, East Coast Demerara in connection with allegations that he committed fraud ...

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Guyana’s coronavirus deaths now 35, 503 others isolated

Last Updated on Friday, 28 August 2020, 17:33 by Denis Chabrol The Ministry of Health on Friday said Guyana’s coronavirus death toll has risen to  35 with the passing of four more persons. The number of hospitalised persons is 96, including nine in the Intensive Care Unit of the Georgetown Public Hospital,  and those in home isolation now total 407. ...

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Murder accused, “Topcat” shot, arrested… Wanted for shooting death of phone card sales rep

Last Updated on Friday, 28 August 2020, 7:16 by Denis Chabrol Murder accused Wayne Castello called “Topcat”, was shot and arrested at about 8 O’clock  Thursday night when he opened fire on police during efforts to apprehend him,  the Guyana Police Force said. Police say the incident occurred at Genip Lane, East Ruimveldt. Investigators say he attempted to escape on a ...

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