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Bandit with “rusty” handgun robs Bartica gold trading company

A taxi driver is in custody as police are on the hunt for another suspect in a robbery at Bartica where an undisclosed sum of gold, cash and other items were stolen from a gold trading company. The robbery was committed at Emperor Mineral Trading, owned by Millburn Mahadoo, at Lot 43 Second Avenue, Bartica shortly after midday Wednesday. Police ...

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Blackout-weary Bartica gets new power station; solar farm plans moving ahead

President David Granger Saturday morning commissioned a US$3.4 million power station at Dogg Point, Agatash in Bartica, Cuyuni-Mazaruni (Region 7), where he noted that it will bring unprecedented relief to residents who have experienced severe power outages over the years. The President in his address at a simple ceremony, said it is inconceivable that Guyana can be on a path ...

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Solar farms for Mahdia, Bartica, Lethem

The townships of Bartica and Mahdia in Region 8 and Lethem, Region 9 will benefit from an overall of 3.15-megawatt solar-powered mini-grids system totalling $1.7 billion (US$8.6 million). The project is being funded by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA). The 1.5-megawatt solar photovoltaic power plant at Bartica will benefit 15,000 residents in Bartica, while ...

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Bartica miner allegedly shoots wife

A 52-year-old Bartica miner, who, allegedly, shot and injured his wife during an argument, has been taken into custody, and his firearm lodged, the Guyana Police Force said Sunday. Businesswoman, 49-year old Ava Abrams of 77 Third Avenue, Bartica, sustained a gunshot wound to her left hand. “Enquiries disclosed from the victim that she closed her business about 01:50 hrs., ...

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Police Force establishes football club in Bartica

The Guyana Police Force (GPF) has spearheaded the establishment of an Under 15 football team in Bartica as part of its Social Crime Prevention Programme, that law enforcement agency said in a statement. Twenty-five youths were Wednesday, January 6, 2016 identified by Commander ‘F’ Division Senior Superintendent Ravindradat Budhram and ranks to be part of the team. “The objective of ...

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