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Teenage girl rescued from being trafficked in gold mining area

A 14-year-old girl, who says a woman was taking her into a gold mining area to sell alcohol, has been rescued and handed over to the Child Care and Protection Agency. Police are treating the offence as Trafficking In Persons. The woman, who was arrested at the Bartica Ferry Stelling, also remains in custody. Police say they found almost 500 ...

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Former Foreign Minister Jackson rescued from burning house

Guyana’s former Foreign Affairs Minister, Rashleigh Jackson was Wednesday morning rescued from his burning two-flat house at Republic Park, Greater Georgetown. He was rushed to a city hospital, unhurt but affected by the blaze, sources said. A rear section of the building was badly damaged. Fire Chief, Marlon Gentle could not immediately say what was the cause of the blaze. ...

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