Daily Archives: Wednesday, 11 November 2020, 17:33

Sexual Offences law now available for the blind

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 November 2020, 17:34 by Denis Chabrol The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has handed over 98 copies of the Sexual Offences Act reproduced in braille to the National Commission on Disability (NCD). The organisation says the handover is part of a continuing initiative to ensure that all children, including those with disabilities, have access to ...

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PAHO outlines best practices to control COVID-19 pandemic

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 November 2020, 16:39 by Denis Chabrol The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) on Wednesday outlined best practices in a guide to help countries decide which measures to implement to control the COVID-19 pandemic and for how long, based on how the virus is spreading and the characteristics of their health systems. “We are hopeful that ...

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West Ruimveldt welder, Pouderoyen businesswoman arrested at Mahdia hotel for alleged marijuana possession

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 November 2020, 16:35 by Denis Chabrol A welder from West Ruimveldt and a businesswoman of Pouderoyen have been arrested in Mahdia for allegedly being in possession of a quantity of marijuana. Police identify him as 39-year old Mithuram Boodhoo also known as Romel of West Ruimveldt and 47-year old Carol Emmanuel, a shop-owner of Samaroo ...

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34-year old man attempts suicide after killing 16-year old ex-lover

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 November 2020, 16:31 by Denis Chabrol A 16 year old Essequibo female was Wednesday allegedly killed by her 34 year old ex-lover who attempted suicide. Police say 16-year old Sanesha Lall of Richmond Housing Scheme, Essequibo Coast, was allegedly killed by her 34-year-old ex-lover of Bounty Hall, Essequibo Coast. Police say the suspect entered the ...

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Parika fuel dealer’s killer gets 70 years in prison

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 November 2020, 13:34 by Denis Chabrol Following a guilty verdict by the jury in relation to the April 30, 2016 murder of Parika, East Bank Essequibo businessman, Mr Seeram Singh, convicted killer Curt Thomas has been sentenced to 70 years’ in prison for the crime. The custodial sentence was handed down on Wednesday, November 11, ...

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