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Dead, injured in Mahaicony road accident identified

Four people, including a pregnant woman, were killed Wednesday in a collision between a minibus and a lorry that transports bottled beverages, Region 5 Divisional Police Commander, Superintendent Yonette Stephens said. The Guyana Police Force said the accident occurred at about 11:10 a.m. and involved minibus BRR 5478 driven by Seechan Chandilall of lot 102 Bath Settlement, West Coast Berbice, ...

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“I ruled in the interest of transparency” for field verification of registrants – GECOM Chairman

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Chairman, Claudette Singh on Wednesday defended her decision to vote in favour of field verification of so far 16,000 registrants before they are included in the National Register of Registrants (NRR). “I ruled in the interest of transparency and because I would like a credible list…I would like all to have a level playing field ...

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New York’s Ozone Park Indo-Caribbean community gathers to mourn and heal in the wake of spousal murder

by By Max Parrott of QNS.com (Reproduced from QNS.com) The murder of a 27-year-old Guyanese woman committed by her husband in early November pushed Ozone Park’s Indo-Caribbean community to reflect on the recurring incidents of gender-based violence in their community. On Sunday, Dec. 15, a group dedicated to empowering Indo-Caribbean women and addressing gender-based violence organized a vigil to honor ...

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BREAKING: GECOM agrees to house-to-house verification of 20,000 registrants

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) on Tuesday agreed, by a split decision, to conduct house-to-house verification of the names of more than 20,000 new registrants. “We just had a decision where there will be a verification exercise by the Guyana Elections Commission and stakeholders in respect of 20,556 names of persons who have been suggested to be placed on the ...

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Policemen arrested for allegedly burning boy

Two police constables are in custody for allegedly causing injuries to a 17-year-old boy at West Demerara, Police Commissioner Leslie James said Tuesday. The two ranks claimed the teen, who was burned and beaten, broke into their dwelling home at Westminster, West Bank Demerara. The two policemen are brothers, one of whom is stationed at Wales Police Station and the ...

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Police Force athletics coach stabbed to death

An athletics coach and rural constable attached to the Police Sports Club was found dead with several stab wounds at D’Urban Park early this morning. He has been identified as 28-year-old Seon Anthony ‘Cenestro’ Burry of Lot 194 Section A, Field 7, South Sophia. The Guyana Police Force said Burry was found dead at D’Urban Park about 30 metres north ...

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Fire destroys house occupied by 11 persons

Fire Monday morning destroyed a house that was occupied by 11 persons, but it is unclear whether the children were playing with anything that might have caused the blaze at Plaisance, East Coast Demerara. Firefighters arrived at about 10:45 a.m., but the Guyana Police Force said they took some time to start pumping water due to mechanical issues. “The entire ...

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No procurement violation for “trial” sale, quality testing of Guyana’s first 3 million barrels of oil

The Ministry of the Presidency’s Department of Energy on Monday denied breaching the procurement process for sale of Guyana’s first three million barrels of oil aimed at what officials say is the removal of impurities and setting of standard for Guyana to get the best price for its oil. “This is sale; this is not the procurement of a good ...

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Traffic Chief suggests possible banning of minibuses

The Guyana Police Force’s Traffic Chief, Linden Isles has floated the idea of possibly banning the importation of reconditioned minibuses or insisting that all such vehicles must be brand new as one way of dealing with the congestion of city bus parks. “Look, the Guyana Revenue Authority, the government look at how many vehicles that are being registered; hold on ...

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