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Bomb threat forces cancellation of UG exams until next week

Police late Friday afternoon gave the University of Guyana (UG) the green light for staff and students to return to the Turkeyen Campus, after several hours of searching for bombs that someone said earlier in the day had been planted, a spokeswoman for the tertiary institution said. Public Relations Officer, Paulette Paul said all examinations have been cancelled until next ...

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Bomb-scare on COPA flight which was scheduled to depart Guyana – authorities

Guyanese police and other authorities at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) on Monday confirmed there was a bomb-scare aboard a COPA Airlines plane that caused a delayed departure from Guyana. ‘A’ Division Commander, Assistant Police Commissioner Marlon Chapman confirmed that the law enforcement agency received a report of the threat at about 2:30 Monday afternoon. He said detectives and ...

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Female student arrested for alleged bomb threats at University of Guyana

A female University of Guyana (UG) student was Friday arrested in connection with two days of bomb threats at the University of Guyana, forcing that tertiary institution to close its doors until next week, authorities said. She has been identified as Dianne Jafferaly, said to be a close relative of a staunch People’s Progressive Party (PPP) member. Head of the ...

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