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Daily Archives: Thursday, 6 October 2022, 21:28

Teenage girl rescued from being trafficked in gold mining area

Last Updated on Saturday, 8 October 2022, 9:06 by Denis Chabrol A 14-year-old girl, who says a woman was taking her into a gold mining area to sell alcohol, has been rescued and handed over to the Child Care and Protection Agency. Police are treating the offence as Trafficking In Persons. The woman, who was arrested at the Bartica Ferry ...

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Rupununi man admits to possession of 9 kilos of drugs

Last Updated on Thursday, 6 October 2022, 19:52 by Writer A 35-year-old man of Tabatinga, Central Rupununi, has been arrested for allegedly being in possession of more than 8 kilogrammes of marijuana and more than 1 kilogramme of cocaine. Police say early Thursday morning, they intercepted the vehicle that the unemployed man was driving. Also in the vehicle were a ...

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Two charged with armed robbery of soldier

Last Updated on Thursday, 6 October 2022, 19:49 by Writer Two men have been charged with robbing a Guyana Defence Force soldier of several items. Police say that among the items stolen from Private Marlon Reynolds was a motorcycle that belongs to the GDF. Those charged are 32-year-old Junior Jordan, a labourer of Non-Pariel Street, Albouystown and 18-year-old Brandon Robinson ...

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Jamaica poised to help certify Guyana’s food exports to US

Last Updated on Thursday, 6 October 2022, 8:13 by Denis Chabrol A Jamaican accreditation agency, which operates to United States Food and Drugs Administration (USFDA) standards, is offering to certify Guyana’s laboratories for food exports to that North American country, officials said late Thursday. “We are planning to have a relationship with Guyana so that as you produce more food ...

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GRA charges RAMPS Logistics with false customs declaration but company denies

Last Updated on Thursday, 6 October 2022, 5:17 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) said the Trinidad-headquartered RAMPS Logistics (Guyana) Inc. has been slapped with 10 charges of making false customs declarations, but the company denied the allegations and stopped short of suggesting that it was retaliatory action for challenging government’s Local Content regime. GRA said after recently ...

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