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DJs, programme suspended after bottle-stabbing incident at HJ 94.1

An independent radio disc jockey, known as DJ Yannick, has been allegedly injured by his selector, DJ Raw Gold. The incident occurred last night at about 8:45 at HJ Radio 94.1 on Lance Gibbs Street, Queenstown. Police say DJ Raw Gold allegedly broke a Guinness bottle and stabbed DJ Yannick, who is 28-years old, several times to his face. DJ ...

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253rd coronavirus death, 12 COVID lawbreakers arrested in Region One

Guyana continues to record more COVID-19 deaths, even as the crackdown continues against persons violating the law aimed at curbing the spread of the viral disease. The Health Ministry says a 41-year old woman from East Berbice-Corentyne is the 253rd person to have died from the disease so far. She reported died while receiving care at a government medical facility. ...

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New York-based Guyanese banker charged with US$1.7 million bank fraud

A  Guyanese woman, who lives in Queens, New York, has been accused of swindling the bank she worked at of US$1.7 million, according to the United States Department of Justice. The US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Audrey Strauss, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and William F. Sweeney Jr., Assistant Director-in-Charge of ...

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Suspect in Fagundes killing on GYD$100,000 “substantial” bail

  The suspect in the shooting death of Ricardo Fagundes, also known as Paper Shorts, has been released on station bail, police said. Rondell Bacchus, also known as Killa, was this afternoon released on GYD$100,000 bail. His lawyer, Damien Da Silva, says Mr Bacchus is required to report to police next week Monday. But Police say he will be required  ...

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Security guard arrested for accidental discharge; shotgun, ammo seized

A guard attached to North West Security Service has been arrested in connection with the accidental discharge of a shotgun cartridge while he was on duty. Police say the 12-gauge shotgun, cartridge casing  and live ammunition have been seized and the guard, whose name is Dequan James,  has been arrested. At the time of the accidental discharge of the firearm ...

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Waitress, man arrested in connection with robbery at Mon Repos bar

A waitress of Sita’s Bar at Mon Repos, East Coast Demerara and a man have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery committed on several persons there last night. Among those robbed is 34-year old Glezel Roberts of Diamond, East Bank Demerara. Mr. Roberts says he was robbed of GYD$260,000 cash, and two cell phones valued GYD$174,000. He told ...

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Clothes vendor “positively identified” as perpetrator of West Bank Demerara GYD$5.8 million robberies

A  22-year old clothes vendor from Sophia, Greater Georgetown is to appear in court for two armed robberies including the stealing of GYD$3.5 million in cash, jewellery and phones from two men who were dining at a Chinese restaurant at Pouderoyen, West Bank Demerara. Due to appear at the Wales Magistrates’ Court is Christopher Cornett who police said was “positively ...

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Girlfriend chops boyfriend to head during argument

A hire-car driver of Number 60 Village, Corentyne, Berbice has been chopped by his girlfriend during an argument. The injured man has been identified as 29-year old Parmanand Thakur. The incident occurred last night at about 10:30 East Berbice-Corentyne Divisional Commander, Senior Superintendent Jairam Ramlakhan says the woman has not yet been arrested. Investigators were told that during the argument, ...

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