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Two arrested at JFK Airport for smuggling birds from Guyana

Reproduced from ABC News Two New York City men were arrested Wednesday at John F. Kennedy International Airport and charged for illegally smuggling finches from Guyana, federal prosecutors in Brooklyn said. Twenty-six of the little birds were found stuffed in hair curlers and placed in the socks of the defendants, identified as Victor Benjamin, 72, of …

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Two arrested at JFK Airport for smuggling birds from Guyana

Reproduced from ABC News Two New York City men were arrested Wednesday at John F. Kennedy International Airport and charged for illegally smuggling finches from Guyana, federal prosecutors in Brooklyn said. Twenty-six of the little birds were found stuffed in hair curlers and placed in the socks of the defendants, identified as Victor Benjamin, 72, of …

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City Council approves bylaws for controversial parking meters

Despite strong objections by a vocal minority of three Georgetown City councillors- two from the People’s Progressive Party and one from Team Legacy- the bylaws were approved  Wednesday afternoon by a majority vote. At 2:45 PM, the vote announced was 13 yes, 2-no, 2 abstentions. The bylaws are to be posted up at several places …

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City Council approves bylaws for controversial parking meters

Despite strong objections by a vocal minority of three Georgetown City councillors- two from the People’s Progressive Party and one from Team Legacy- the bylaws were approved  Wednesday afternoon by a majority vote. At 2:45 PM, the vote announced was 13 yes, 2-no, 2 abstentions. The bylaws are to be posted up at several places …

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City Council approves bylaws for controversial parking meters

Despite strong objections by a vocal minority of three Georgetown City councillors- two from the People’s Progressive Party and one from Team Legacy- the bylaws were approved  Wednesday afternoon by a majority vote. At 2:45 PM, the vote announced was 13 yes, 2-no, 2 abstentions. The bylaws are to be posted up at several places …

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APNU, AFC relationship “tremendously cordial” despite problems at City Hall- Ramjattan

Despite an apparent schism in the Georgetown City Council between the Alliance For Change (AFC) and A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), the relationship between the coalition partners at the leadership of central government is “cordial”, AFC Chairman, Khemraj Ramjattan said Wednesday. “Absolutely not! We have tremendously cordial relationship at that highest of level. I …

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APNU, AFC relationship “tremendously cordial” despite problems at City Hall- Ramjattan

Despite an apparent schism in the Georgetown City Council between the Alliance For Change (AFC) and A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), the relationship between the coalition partners at the leadership of central government is “cordial”, AFC Chairman, Khemraj Ramjattan said Wednesday. “Absolutely not! We have tremendously cordial relationship at that highest of level. I …

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Ramjattan sticks with police version of killing of three suspects until inquest

Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan on Wednesday declared that he would be sticking with the Guyana Police Force’s version of the shooting death of three suspected bandits, and prefers to await the outcome of an inquest into the incident. “I am on the side of the Police Commissioner. I believe his version and what …

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Guyanese held in marijuana, cash haul in United States…told police he was going to sell sauce, seasonings

Reproduced from Still Water County News. By: Marlo Pronovost, SCN editor Approximately 70 pounds of marijuana and US$1,700 in cash was seized during a routine traffic stop on I-90 last week. Bing Yuan Liang, 46, and James Yannick Van Sluytman, 32, are each charged with one felony count of possession of dangerous drugs with intent to …

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