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Daily Archives: Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 14:47

Woman shot dead by police with prison escapees identified

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 14:51 by Denis Chabrol A woman, who was among three persons shot dead by police aback Better Hope, East Coast Demerara, has been identified as 49-year old Savita ‘Debbie’ Rajkumar, police said Tuesday afternoon. She lived at Better Hope South Squatting Dam. Rajkumar and prison escapees Ryan Jones and Imran Ramsaywack were shot ...

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Region 7 man dies at home from COVID

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 10:39 by Denis Chabrol A resident of Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) died at his home from the coronavirus which up to Tuesday morning claimed 218 lives. The 82-year old man and a 74-year old woman from Region Three (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara) are the latest reported deaths within the past 24 hours. The Health Ministry ...

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Guyana to enact human smuggling legislation

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 10:24 by Denis Chabrol Guyana would be putting in place legislation to counter human smuggling, amid continuing concerns  that large numbers of foreigners are being brought here and leave illegally to Brazil and French Guiana. Home Affairs Minister Robeson Benn, however, could not say how soon the new law would be proposed to ...

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Lusignan prisoners chopped

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 6:45 by Denis Chabrol Two prisoners were early Tuesday morning chopped during a fight at the Lusignan Prison, East Coast Demerara, police said. The unrest in Bays 3 and 4 that began at about 12:20 AM was “quickly put down”, the Guyana Police Force said Injured are Kentie Bacchus and Linden Lewis. Investigators ...

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Update: Mazaruni Prison escapees, woman among three shot dead

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 6:30 by Denis Chabrol Two of four prisoners, who escaped from the Mazaruni Prison earlier this year, were Monday night shot dead in the Better Hope South backlands, East Coast Demerara, police said. A so far unidentified woman was also killed. They been identified as 25-year old Imran Ramsaywack and 22-year old Ryan ...

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