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Daily Archives: September 1, 2020

90-year old man beaten to death at home

A 90-year old man was beaten to death with a piece of wood at his home at Lot 6 Lowlands Public Road, East Coast Demerara. Dead is Sukhnanan Dugi, called Henry Sukhnanan. He lived alone. His niece told police she last saw him alive and well at about 4 O’clock Monday afternoon. She says she visited him regularly to cook, ...

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Teixeira, Harmon prove they gave up foreign citizenships; Shuman says has not received Parliament’s request for documents

Two of three parliamentarians, who were holders of foreign citizenships before the March 2, 2020 general and regional elections, have provided proof that they have renounced them. Leader of the Liberty and Justice Party (LJP), Lenox Shuman on Tuesday night told News-Talk Radio Guyana 103.1 FM/ Demerara Waves Online News that he was not asked by the Clerk of the ...

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Two arrested for Bourda Market assault, robbery of caterer

Two men were Tuesday afternoon arrested by police minutes after one of them allegedly lashed a caterer with a handgun and robbed her while she was shopping at Bourda Market, the Guyana Police Force said. The 42-year old woman told investigators that she was robbed of cash and other valuables  valued GYD$75,000. The incident occurred at about 2:30 PM. The ...

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APNU+AFC plans “eyeball-to-eyeball” meetings with grassroots

The opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) says it will be returning to the grassroots to take their issues to the National Assembly for the government to address them. While maintaining that the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) was declared the winner of the March 2, 2020 general elections based on fraudulent votes, Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon indicates ...

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579 COVID-19 cases isolated

The Ministry of Health says 512 persons have been isolated at home and 67 others are hospitalised.The number of persons in the Intensive Care Unit is 11. 98 others have been quarantined to ascertain whether they will develop coronavirus symptoms. The Ministry of Health says records show that 742 of the 1,373 positive cases have recovered. Although tests show that ...

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APNU+AFC walked out of House to protest Lenox Shuman’s election as Deputy Speaker

The opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) on Tuesday railed against the government using its 33-seat majority to hand the post of Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly to a politician whose party got just over 2,000 seats at the March 2, 2020 general and regional elections. APNU+AFC front-bencher Cathy Hughes said the decision by the 31 ...

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Manzoor Nadir is new House Speaker, Lenox Shuman is Deputy

Well-known Guyanese politician Manzoor Nadir on Tuesday became the Speaker of the 65-seat National Assembly. There was no ceremonial opening of the Parliament which would include an address by the President.  The parliamentarians took the oath of office. The Deputy House Speaker is Lenox Shuman, leader of the Liberty and Justice Party by a vote of 34 for, 31 against. He ...

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