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UPDATE: Names of dead, injured in West Demerara accident released

At least four persons were killed and 16 others injured on Saturday night in an accident between a minibus and a car on the Nismes Public Road on West Bank Demerara, police said. Police Commander for Region 3 (West Demerara-Essequibo Islands), Assistant Commissioner Simon McBean said three of the deceased were positively identified . They are 29-year old Ayesha Sealey ...

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Owner of Kosmos at MovieTowne, bodyguard die in accident

The owner of Kosmos Grill & Lounge at Movietowne in Guyana and a police officer died in a road accident early Tuesday night on the Rupert Craig Highway in the vicinity of Yokohma vehicle dealership at Sophia in Greater Georgetown. Official sources confirmed the identities of the two men as 37-year-old Dillon De Ramos of 85 Dennis Street in Campbellville, ...

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Two die in car, ambulance smash-up in Linden

Two persons died in Linden early Saturday morning when a car and an ambulance collided, police said. Fatally injured were the car driver, 18-year-old Triston Clark of 4847 Central Amelia’s Ward and 37-year-old Eon Reddock of 6763 Amelia’s Ward. Reddock was an occupant of a Ministry of Public Health ambulance. Traffic police investigators were informed that the ambulance was proceeding ...

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5 dead in East Bank Demerara collision involving presidential escort vehicle

Five persons are killed on Tuesday morning when a Guyana Police Force presidential escort car and a civilian vehicle collided at Friendship, East Bank Demerara, police confirmed. Police Traffic Chief, Linden Isles told News-Talk Radio Guyana 103.1 FM/Demerara Waves Online News that a member of the Guyana Police Force is among the fatalities. Another police force member was injured. Police ...

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Fire leaves 2 dead, 15 jobless

Fire early this morning left two persons dead and about 15 people out of work. One of the destroyed buildings, located near the Vreed-en-Hoop junction, was owned by 85-year old Fazal Raymond, the first Regional Chairman of Region Three. He was assisted out of the upper flat of his building by a family member. Fire Chief Marlon Gentle said fire ...

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Two dead in Linden-Soesdyke Highway collision

Two persons are killed and several others injured in a head-on collision Saturday evening between two cars at Hill Foot, Soesdyke-Linden Highway, police said. Dead are hire car driver Royston Stewart, 44, of Sandville, Kuru Kururu, and Fay Williams, 43, of Ideal Sandpit Area, Waiakabra, Linden Highway. Firefighters assisted in rescuing the occupants from the mangled vehicles. Police said at ...

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Fungus-infected manganese mine workers did not wear safety gear

Government’s Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Department on Monday said the Chinese manganese mine workers did not use protective gears while clearing a tunnel laden with the histoplasmosis fungus that claimed two lives and sickened 12 others. The histoplasmosis fungus is said to be associated with decayed bat droppings. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said no green-light would be given ...

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Manari bypass aims to reduce accidents in Region 9

An GYD$80 million Manari bypass in Region 9  (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo) is expected to reduce the number of road accidents around a dangerously sharp turn, officials said. The bypass was constructed by JR Ranch Incorporated in collaboration with the ministries of Public Infrastructure and Natural Resources. “With this new bypass, it is hoped lives will be saved” Natural Resources Minister ...

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Three dead on Guyana’s roads within 24 hours

Three persons were killed in as many accidents on Guyana’s roads within 24 hours, police said Sunday. The latest was Sunday at about 3:20 am on the Annandale Public Road, East Coast Demerara. The identity and address of the victim was not immediately known. Police were told that the man was in the tray of a Canter lorry, GHH 3986, ...

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