Daily Archives: Friday, 2 April 2021, 17:28

Guyana ramping up vaccination, amid new, deadlier COVID-19 surge striking young, healthy persons

Last Updated on Friday, 2 April 2021, 17:28 by Denis Chabrol The Health Ministry on Friday warned this surge in COVID-19 is “deadlier”,  spreading faster and striking young people with no existing illnesses, even as the plans are being rolled out to establish  about 100 vaccinations sites countrywide. The ministry said the rollout will ramp up from Tuesday April 6 ...

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Albouystown businessman robbed at gunpoint

Last Updated on Friday, 2 April 2021, 12:55 by Denis Chabrol A businessman of Albouystown, Georgetown was robbed of cash and jewellery while he was sitting outside his business place. Police say the businessman is 54-year old Sean Seales of Callender Street, Albouystown. He told police that he was robbed of a 40-pennyweight gold chain valued GYD$400-thousand dollars, two cellular ...

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Woman allegedly stabs ex partner to death

Last Updated on Friday, 2 April 2021, 12:51 by Denis Chabrol A woman has allegedly killed her 46-year old former reputed husband, one week after they ended their relationship. Police say the dead man has been identified as 46-year old Darren Harris of ‘E’ Field, Cummings Park, Sophia. Harris, who was a cook, was stabbed  three times – one to ...

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Suspects in killing of Victoria Village labourer arrested

Last Updated on Friday, 2 April 2021, 8:24 by Denis Chabrol Two men and a woman, who allegedly chopped and stabbed a resident of Victoria Village, East Coast Demerara, have been arrested, police said. The dead man has been identified by the Guyana Police Force as 29-year old Nico Layne. Police said one of the suspects was seen with a ...

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President’s initials reflected in new GDF helicopter’s registration markings

Last Updated on Friday, 2 April 2021, 13:51 by Denis Chabrol President Mohammed Irfaan Ali’s initials have formed part of the registration marking of the newly-acquired Bell 412Epi helicopter, officials said. The helicopter, before leaving the manufacturers in the United States (US) to come to Guyana, had been assigned the US registration marking N840MT.  But days after, it was assigned ...

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Guyanese among six charged in Barbados with cocaine importation, gun possession

Last Updated on Friday, 2 April 2021, 7:20 by Denis Chabrol Two Guyanese are among a group of foreigners accused of importing over US$50,000 worth of cocaine into Barbados as well as possessing a firearm and ammunition. They are  Dexter Curtis Caesar and Leon Jermine Seales. Barbados Today reports that the two Guyanese, two Trinidadians and two Venezuelans were remanded ...

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