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Husband, wife charged with exporting raw gold

A husband and wife charged with allegedly exporting GYD$14.6 million worth raw gold without a licence were Monday granted self-bail. They are 47-seven year old Shazam Khan and 45-year old Bibi Khan of Lot 3 Peter’s Hall, East Bank Demerara. Appearing before Chief Magistrate Ann Mc Lennan, tbey pleaded not guilty to the charge. She released …

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Carpenter charged with murder of Corentyne mason

Twenty-nine year-old Vijai Rigbaran was Monday charged with the murder of a Williamsburg, Corentyne mason at the Albion Magistrate Court. The father of two was not required to plea to the indictable charge read by Magistrate Renita Singh. The court heard that the accused between Tuesday 10th October and Sunday 29th October, 2017 at Williamsburg, …

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Guyana to host CFAFT meeting – Nation News

Guyana to host CFAFT meetingNation NewsIt said the November 12-16 event will be attended by more than 150 delegates from 26-member countries and is being held here, as Guyana continues to make significant progress in improving its Anti-Money Laundering...

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“Stop attacking the leader” of the PNCR; time to build solidarity- Granger

Leader of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), David Granger has appealed to party members to stop attacking him and instead unite for the common good of that 60-year old political organisation. “I think the time has come for people to stop attacking the leader of the party as a past-time as cake-shop or rum-shop …

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“Stop attacking the leader” of the PNCR; time to build solidarity- Granger

Leader of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), David Granger has appealed to party members to stop attacking him and instead unite for the common good of that 60-year old political organisation. “I think the time has come for people to stop attacking the leader of the party as a past-time as cake-shop or rum-shop …

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School teacher on life support after night out turns tragic

Kescia Branche, a 22-year-old teacher of Richard Ishmael Secondary School, remains unconscious and on life support at the Georgetown Public Hospital after her battered body was picked up by an ambulance during the wee hours of Sunday at the junction of Princes Streets and Louisa Row, Georgetown. Kescia Branche Although efforts to contact Branche’s family proved futile, relatives had reported ...

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School teacher on life support after night out turns tragic

Kescia Branche, a 22-year-old teacher of Richard Ishmael Secondary School, remains unconscious and on life support at the Georgetown Public Hospital after her battered body was picked up by an ambulance during the wee hours of Sunday at the junction of Princes Streets and Louisa Row, Georgetown. Kescia Branche Although efforts to contact Branche’s family proved futile, relatives had reported ...

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7 nabbed with illegal guns, ammo

As the Guyana Police Force intensifies its search and recovery efforts for illegal weapons, seven men were arrested over the weekend for possession of unlicensed guns and ammunition. The pistol and magazine recovered in Bagotstown, East Bank Demerara This is as the Anti-Crime Unit, while on patrol around 23:30h on Saturday, apprehended six men at a shop at the junction ...

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7 nabbed with illegal guns, ammo

As the Guyana Police Force intensifies its search and recovery efforts for illegal weapons, seven men were arrested over the weekend for possession of unlicensed guns and ammunition. The pistol and magazine recovered in Bagotstown, East Bank Demerara This is as the Anti-Crime Unit, while on patrol around 23:30h on Saturday, apprehended six men at a shop at the junction ...

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“Stop it in its track” Harmon advises if PPP disrupts local govt councils

Political bickering between government and the opposition on Sunday appeared set to intensify, with Minister of State, Joseph Harmon calling on local government councils to resist attempts by People’s Progressive Party (PPP) council meetings to disrupt their meetings. Addressing a community meeting at Mocha, as part of a countrywide outreach to explain President David Granger’s …

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