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Man shot dead during attempted robbery of group including policeman

Police say a man, who pointed a handgun at a group of men at Stevedore Housing Scheme during an attempted robbery, was shot dead by a policeman. Dead is Mark ‘Bugie’ McLean of Penny Lane, South Ruimveldt, Georgetown. The policeman was among the group of men who included Shawn Malone, a barber of lot 3488 Stevedore Housing Scheme; Leyland King, ...

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Updated: Cuban butcher shot dead while going to work

A Cuban man was shot dead Thursday morning on Cummings streets, Georgetown while he was on his way to work. Police identified the man as 34-year old Otredis Duarte Gonzales,  who is a butcher employed at Rossignol Butchery on Church Street. Investigators say the attackers are identifiable. Duarte Gonzales, who lived on East Street, was attacked at about 6:44 AM ...

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Petty city crimes no big impact on tourism – GTA Director

Director of the Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA), Brian Mullis does not believe that crime is discouraging tourists from visiting this South American nation because visitor figures continue to grow. He says most of the crime seen is petty theft in the capital city, Georgetown, and must be placed in the proper context. “I think we also acknowledge that most of ...

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