Daily Archives: Friday, 10 September 2021, 21:10

10 die from COVID in two days

Last Updated on Friday, 10 September 2021, 21:10 by Denis Chabrol The Ministry of Health said five of the 10 reported COVID-19 deaths occurred on Friday four on Thursday. According to the Health Ministry, a 10th person died on September 7 but was reported on Friday after confirmatory results. The death toll now stands at 669. Official data shows that ...

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Man pleads guilty to breaking into mosque

Last Updated on Friday, 10 September 2021, 17:50 by Denis Chabrol A 45-year old man has pleaded guilty to breaking into the La Bonne Intention Masjid. Police say Rafeek Ally will be sentenced on September 15. He appeared at the Sparendaam Magistrate’s Court before Magistrate A. George, where the charge was read to him and he pleaded guilty. Ally was ...

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Man charged with robbing Buxtonian men at Ital Shop, Annandale

Last Updated on Friday, 10 September 2021, 17:47 by Denis Chabrol A man has been charged with six counts of robbing five men who reside at Buxton, East Coast Demerara. The men were robbed while playing dominoes at the Ital Shop, Annandale, East Coast Demerara. Police say 23-year old Calvin Cumberbatch pleaded not guilty to six counts of robbery under ...

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Conditions at Liliendaal ‘COVID hospital’ come under microscope after nurse dies but GPHC denies understaffing

Last Updated on Friday, 10 September 2021, 17:02 by Denis Chabrol The treatment of COVID-19 patients at the Infectious Disease Hospital where COVID-19 patients are sent on Friday came in for sharp criticism following the death of a nurse. Fifty-six year old Nurse Vanessa Maynard died on Thursday. September 9, 2021 after she had been taken to the Georgetown Public ...

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Miner stabbed to death shortly after returning to coast to register newborn baby

Last Updated on Friday, 10 September 2021, 7:53 by Denis Chabrol A 36-year old gold miner was  Thursday night stabbed to death during an attempted robbery at Kaneville, East Bank Demerara, hours after he had returned with his wife from  Cuyuni to register their newborn-baby, police said. “It appears that the deceased was returning home when the suspect(s) attempted to ...

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