Daily Archives: Saturday, 6 March 2021, 17:42

Equipment, other items stolen from churches in Linden

Last Updated on Saturday, 6 March 2021, 17:51 by Denis Chabrol Three churches in Linden were broken into this week and thousands of dollars in equipment and other items were stolen, the Guyana Police Force said. Investigators said the offences of larceny were committed on The Flourishing Place Apostolic Ministry Jubilee Center located at Richmond Hill, Mackenzie; MacKenzie Baptist Church ...

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No negotiations unless Linden nurses call off “illegal” strike over CEO’s ‘sweetman’ remarks

Last Updated on Saturday, 6 March 2021, 17:06 by Denis Chabrol The Ministry of Health  on Saturday deemed as “illegal” the strike by nurses at the Linden Hospital Complex  and urged that that industrial action be called off before negotiations about the future of the Chief Executive Officer, Rudy Small can resume. “The Ministry of Health says the strike by ...

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Supermarket owner robbed of GYD$500,000 outside his home

Last Updated on Saturday, 6 March 2021, 9:57 by Denis Chabrol A Chinese businessman was about 2 AM Saturday morning robbed of GYD$500,000 cash outside his Supermarket on the Vryheid’s Lust Public Road, East Coast Demerara by two men, police said. Investigators were informed by 39-year old Awei Die that two men pounced on him as he was entering his ...

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Fire leaves seaman, teacher homeless

Last Updated on Saturday, 6 March 2021, 9:44 by Denis Chabrol A fire of unknown origin early Saturday morning destroyed a two-storey house in Stanleytown, New Amsterdam, leaving a seaman and a teacher homeless, the Guyana Police Force said. Displaced are  44 year-old Dexter Lucious, a seaman and 28 year-old Mehelia McAlmont, a teacher. Police said Mc Almont told investigators ...

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Iwokrama revives stricter enforcement against gold mining

Last Updated on Saturday, 6 March 2021, 8:18 by Denis Chabrol The Iwokrama International Centre for Rainforest Conservation has again begun strictly enforcing the laws against gold mining in the almost 1 million acre reserve, after a lull due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Iwokrama Management is continuing its zero-tolerance approach to these activities, especially gold mining and other illegal activities,” ...

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