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UG back in full swing after Friday’s bomb scare

Full operations resumed at the Turkeyen Campus of the University of Guyana (UG) this morning (May 25, 2019) after the Guyana Police Force’s Bomb Unit gave the administration an “all-clear” signal following Friday’s possible bomb threat. According to a media release from the tertiary institution, UG’s Vice-Chancellor, Ivelaw Griffith, stated that he is thankful that […]

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Floods hit Black Bush Polder

Just one day after regional authorities said that there is no danger of flooding at Black Bush Polder, Berbice, during the rainy season, a section of the area was under water on Friday. Regional Chairman David Armogan had told this media group on Thursday that the region has the capacity to drain the Black Bush […]

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President pardons 2 female prisoners

President David Granger on Friday pardoned two female prisoners in observance of Guyana’s 53rd Independence Anniversary. The women freed are Bibi Parjohn, 40, and 30-year-old Unique Hope. Parjohn was jailed for larceny while Hope was serving time for forgery. In a statement on Friday, the Government said that the Head of State, pursuant to powers […]

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Decomposed body of miner found in latrine

The decomposed body of a 25-year-old miner was on Wednesday found in a latrine in Tasawenie Backdam, North West District (NWD). It is believed that Darvin David of Tasawenie Landing NWD was killed by three of his colleagues. Based on reports received, David along with the three men were consuming alcohol a shop in the […]

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Carpenter arraigned for murder of reputed wife

Devenand Narine, a saw operator was earlier today arraigned for the brutal murder of his reputed wife, Farida Khayum who was stabbed at their Anna Regina Essequibo Coast home. The 50-year-old man was not required to plead to the indictable charge when it was read to him by Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrate’s […]

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Constable nabbed with several passports at his home under “open arrest”

The Police Constable who was earlier this month nabbed by law enforcement officials with several passports at his home is under “open arrest” but remains employed as a member of the Guyana Police Force (GPF). This is according to Deputy Police Commissioner, Lyndon Alves, who told INews that investigations into the matter are still ongoing […]

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Takatu Landing fatal stabbing: Victim identified as Diamond, EBD resident

The police have confirmed that the miner who was stabbed to death at Takutu Landing, Puruni Road, Mazaruni River after he went in aid of a woman was positively identified as 24-year-old Eric Nurse of Diamond Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara. The miner who is also called ‘Black Boy” was stabbed at least 12 times […]

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UG on lock down following bomb scare

The University of Guyana (UG) is currently on lock down due to a possible bomb scare. As a result, the gates to the tertiary institution have been tentatively locked but will be reopened once the Police and other officials give the green light. Due to his development, a back-up of traffic is expected. The threats […]

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Who will win the World Cup? The captains have their say

(Taken from ESPNCricinfo) Aaron Finch (Australia) It’s a good question, I think, England have been in great form over the last couple of years and along with India, they’ve probably been the standout performers. So you’d have to say England are definitely the favourites. I think it’s important that some of our guys have got […]

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$67M approved for preparatory works, consultancy services for EBD to ECD bypass road

The National Assembly on Thursday, approved $67M to start preparatory works and consultancy services for the new design of the East Bank to East Coast Demerara road project, the Department of Public Information (DPI) has reported. Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson explained that the sum caters for a new design for the road project. […]

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