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US Secretary of State likely to visit Guyana next week

United States (US) Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo is expected to visit Guyana next week, Permanent Secretary of the Foreign Ministry Ambassador Audrey Jardine-Waddell confirmed Saturday. The details of the visit are not yet available. The visit is tentatively scheduled for September 17 to 18, 2020. Mr. Pompeo had in the past five months threatened to impose stiffer sanctions on ...

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Guyana to crack down on hate speech Online- President Ali; PNCR’s Volda Lawrence welcomes easing of tension

In the wake of an eruption of racially motivated physical violence during protests against the killing and mutilation of two youths in the backlands of West Coast Berbice, President Irfaan Ali  on Friday said government has begun taking steps to crack down on hate speech Online. “The use of social media for the promotion of racial hate for political purpose ...

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High Court orders forfeiture of Euros 24,000 in paint to the State

Attorney General Anil Nandlall said High Court Judge, Joann Barlow has ordered the confiscation of €24,530 that were earlier this year found in cans of paint shortly after entering Guyana from Suriname through the backtrack. “The Court eventually found that based on the manner of  concealment of the monies in paint cans, it could be inferred that the monies  came ...

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Ministry of Education to conduct “diagnostic tests” on blended education delivery; 4th, 5th formers to return to classes sooner

Minister of  Education  Priya Manickchand on Friday hoped that a combination of Online, radio, television, handouts and toys will continue to deliver education during the extended closure of schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but she indicated that it would be hard to immediately measure success. “While we do not know what the outcomes will be, what we hope is ...

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Four suspects in Henrys killing to be released on station bail; several arrested for killing of man who fired at protesters

The Guyana Police Force  Thursday night said four suspects in the brutal killing of two youths in the backlands of West Coast Berbice were expected to be released on station bail. Police said 72 hours have expired and the quartet would be  released on station bail and required to report to investigators on Friday “as the probe continues.” Guyana’s constitution ...

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Opposition Leader condemns President’s “rape”accusations

Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon on Thursday condemned President Irfaan Ali’s claims that protesters against the killing of three youths had also raped innocent people. “There are no known police reports of any rape associated with recent protest actions. Yet Mr. Ali, in his statement, among other charges said ‘raping people’s children has nothing to do with justice.’ What rape Mr. ...

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Rock fall kills porknocker in gold mining pit

A huge rockfall from a gold bearing hill killed a small miner in a gold mining pit but three others escaped without injury and returned to salvage their colleague’s body, police said. Dead is 59-year old Donston “Rambo” John of St Francis Mission Mahaicony River, which occurred at about 1:20 Wednesday afternoon , September 9 at Whitewater Mountain, Konawaruk Backdam. ...

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Ex partner kills woman after hearing male voice on phone call

Police say they are investigating the alleged murder of a 24-year old woman after her ex-partner visited her home and heard a male voice on a phone call she received. The woman has been identified as Lunisa Peters of 97 Supenaam Public Road and formerly  of Golden Fleece, Essequibo Coast. The incident occurred at about 11:30 Wednesday night, September 9, ...

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“I am calling on my people to end this carnage”- PNCR Chairman Volda Lawrence… Now, your turn Irfaan Ali

Chairman of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Volda Lawrence on Wednesday called on her supporters to end more than two days of violent unrest and in exchange she is calling on President Irfaan Ali to take similar action. “As a leader, we have to call a spade a spade and, as I speak, I am calling on President Irfaan ...

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Guyana asks Britain, Caribbean Regional Security System to help probe killings; international Inquiry planned

President Irfaan Ali Wednesday night announced that Guyana has asked the United Kingdom (UK) and the Caribbean Regional Security System (RSS) to probe the killing of three youths over the past three days and violent unrest in West Coast Berbice that has resulted in severe injuries, robberies and damage to property. “In consultation with the Guyana Police Force, I have ...

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