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MURDER-SUICIDE: Mother, child now dead; eight year-old alive

The woman, who ingested poison and gave her children some to drink, has now died while her eight-year old child continues to cling to life at the Linden Hospital, police said Monday. Police said the woman, Temecia Sampson, was discovered motionless at about 12:22 AM Monday and pronounced dead four minutes later. An autopsy revealed that the cause of death ...

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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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Pirara Bridge collapses; workers hoping for swift repairs to resume two-way Lethem traffic

The Pirara Bridge in Region Nine collapsed overnight, effectively cutting off two-way vehicular traffic to and from Lethem, but workers are hoping to remove the truck and repair the wooden thoroughfare swiftly, Public Works Minister Juan Edghill said Sunday. “At this current time, we are trying to mobilise resources for emergency works because we have to remove the truck from ...

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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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Suriname will quarantine all visitors even if COVID negative or vaccinated

Passengers, bound for Suriname with the ferry, would not be allowed to board the vessel unless they have a negative Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Test result taken within 72 hours of their scheduled departure, Guyana’s Health Ministry said. Further, Guyanese authorities said even if passengers are COVID negative and vaccinated, they must be quarantined on arrival in that neighbouring country ...

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Guyana promises St. Vincent a “ship” load of volcano relief supplies; call issued for “immediate needs”

Prime  Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Dr. Ralph Gonsalves on Saturday said Guyana has promised to dispatch a ship-load of emergency relief supplies in the wake of the explosive eruption of the La Soufriere volcano Friday. “The President of Guyana has been in touch with me quite often. They (are) loading a ship to send a lot 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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Harmon asks govt to accommodate volcano-affected Vincentians; several Caribbean islands taking in evacuees

Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon on Friday said his A Partnership for National Unity (APNU+AFC) coalition would support national initiatives to bring relief to volcano-affected residents of St Vincent and even take in some evacuees if necessary. “We urge, that if it becomes necessary, the PPP regime puts suitable measures in place to accommodate Vincentians in Guyana who need to be ...

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