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Updated: Two arrested for shooting death of former Chief Education Officer Olato Sam

Former Chief Education Officer Dr. Olato Sam was shot dead early Friday morning on the Plaisance Line Top,  the Ministry of Education confirmed. Ironically, up to the time of his passing he was finalising a plan for the Ministry of Education to combat school violence. “He was working on several things but particularly a holistic national plan for addressing violence ...

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IDB studying feasibility of building glass bottle plant in Guyana

The Inter-American Development Bank (CDB) is conducting a feasibility study on whether a glass bottle plant should be constructed in Guyana to satisfy demands by the two major beverage companies, amid lingering concerns that a Trinidad-based glass bottle manufacturer would be unable to satisfy regional demand, President of the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA), Ramsey Ali said Thursday night. ...

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Co-worker confesses to killing Mazaruni shopkeeper

A man has confessed to killing a shopkeeper at ‘Mer Meria’ Backdam, Surinamo Landing, Middle Mazaruni River, police said Thursday. The suspect, 34-year old Fabian Smith, admitted to stabbing 55-year old Andrew “Shortman” Harris, during a video interview at the Bartica Police Station on Wednesday afternoon. The Guyana Police Force said the suspect “confessed to stabbing the victim during an ...

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Miners killed after pit caves in

A gold mining pit caved in late Wednesday night at Moonlight Backdam, Kamarang, killing two miners, police said. Those who perished are Trayon Hastings,38, of Kamarang Landing, Upper Mazaruni and Rocky Norton. Investigators, who visited the scene at about 1 AM Thursday, said the incident occurred at about 10:30 Wednesday night. Police said gold miner, 37-year old Mark Embleton of ...

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Police, mines officers being deployed to Chinese Landing to suspend all mining

Guyanese police and officers of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) are to be deployed to Chinese Landing in Region One (Barima-Waini) to suspend all gold mining to deal with concerns by the Indigenous Carib community, in response to precautionary measures that have been issued by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) and demands by the Village Council. ...

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Govt asks InterCaribbean Airways to explain flight delays, cancellations; Guyana’s Honorary Consul in Antigua-Barbuda calls for compensation

The Turks and Caicos Islands-headquartered InterCaribbean Airways has been asked by the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) to explain why passengers were being inconvenienced by flight delays and cancellations, and Aviation Minister Juan Edghill on Wednesday said the carrier promised to reply this week. In a letter dated July 25, 2023 to the Chairman of InterCaribbean Airways, Lyndon Gardiner; GCAA ...

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Mazaruni shopkeeper killed, co-worker arrested

A shopkeeper  has been stabbed to death at ‘Mer Meria’ Backdam, Surinamo Landing, Middle Mazaruni River, police said on Wednesday. Dead is 55-year-old Andrew Harris, called “Shortman”. Investigators said a 34-year old man, who is Harris’ co-w0rker, has been arrested in connection with the incident that occurred between July 31, 2023, and August 1, 2023 Police said Harris and the ...

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Region 4 sub-divisional Commander, driver injured in accident

The Police Commander of Region Four sub-division 4(b), Superintendent Mahendra Singh was injured in an accident on the East Bank Demerara Public Road on Wednesday morning, Police Commissioner Clifton Hicken said. He told Demerara Waves Online News briefly that Mr Singh sustained a “couple of lacerations” and that officer and the driver of the Guyana Police Force vehicle were receiving ...

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BREAKING: Dr Roger Luncheon dies

Veteran People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Executive Member and former Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Dr Roger Luncheon died early Wednesday morning, his party confirmed in a brief statement. “A true son of the soil who helped to shape the lives of many, Dr. Luncheon left a rich legacy of true commitment to service, patriotism, and a deep sense of national ...

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Fire destroys 13 passenger speed boats at Vreed-en-Hoop stelling

An early Tuesday morning fire destroyed 13 passenger speed boats and slightly damaged six others at the Vreed-en-Hoop Stelling, West Coast Demerara, the Guyana Fire Service (GFS) said. “Several persons were questioned, including a watchman for the vessel where the fire started. He was later placed into custody at the Vreed-En-Hoop Police Outpost and is assisting with the investigation,” the ...

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December 2023