Man confesses to stabbing Berbice woman to death- police

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DEAD: Marissa Fraser A man on Tuesday confessed to killing a woman at Number Four Village, West Coast Berbice and dumping her body in a trench, police said. Berbice Divisional Commander, Assistant Commissioner Lyndon Alves said the man, who usually slept in a hammock at the same address where 22-year old Marissa Fraser lived, told Read More

Govt ministers differ on laying off of sugar workers now

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Guyana’s Agriculture Minister, Noel Holder Minister of State, Joseph Harmon and Agriculture Minister, Noel Holder were Tuesday at odds over whether sugar workers should have been told now that they would be laid off at month-end. Harmon said the decision by the state-owned Guyana Sugar Corporation (Guysuco) to send home thousands of workers was not Read More

Free school transportation better than GY$10,000 cash grant- govt MPs

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Government parliamentarian, John Adams. Government parliamentarians on Tuesday defended the decision to scrap the GY$10,000 yearly cash grant to parents that had been provided by the then People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC)-led administration, and instead said the provision of free school transportation was more valuable. President David Granger, since coming to power in May 2015, Read More

‘I beat type 2 diabetes with 200-calorie drinks’

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Isobel Murray no longer thinks of herself as diabetic (James Gallagher image) (BBC) Nearly half of patients have reversed type 2 diabetes in a “watershed” trial, say doctors in Newcastle and Glasgow. People spent up to five months on a low-calorie diet of soups and shakes to trigger massive weight loss. Isobel Murray, 65, who Read More

BUDGET 2018: Hughes accuses Opposition of spreading ‘fake news’

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…promises telecoms sector will be fully liberalized by first quarter of 2018 In her fiery presentation today, Public Telecommunications Minister, Cathy Hughes, asserted that Budget 2018 caters for the needs of all Guyanese, particularly in the Hinterland as it is focused on bridging the gaps through the ICT sector. The Minister accused the Opposition of Read More

CI strategy key to advancing Guyana’s national development plans – Singh

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…aims at working with local communities to conserve Guyana’s forests and coastal areas Conservation International Guyana (CI) 2018-2025 long-term strategy aims at working with local communities to conserve Guyana’s forests and coastal areas. The strategy was launched at the Umana Yana, on Sunday evening. David Singh, Vice President and Executive Director of Conservation International (CI) The strategy Read More

Jamaican doctor in World’s 100 most influential people in healthcare

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Heart Institute of the Caribbean Founder, CEO acknowledged for his philanthropic work in the developing world Internationally recognised cardiologist and Founder and CEO of the Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC), Dr Ernest Madu, was named by Grupo Mídia as one of the world’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare at its awards ceremony held Read More

Murdered waitress: Suspect in custody confesses to ‘heinous crime’- Police

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One of the three suspects who were taken into custody following the murder of 22-year-old Marissa Fraser in Number 5 Village, Berbice between December 3 and December 4 has reportedly admitted to the “heinous crime.” Marisa Fraser’s body was pulled from a trench in Berbice According to Police, the suspect is a 38-year-old watchman who Read More

Decomposed body of 19-year-old fished out of Mazaruni River

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The decomposed body of a 19-year-old was on Sunday afternoon fished out of the Mazaruni River in Region 7, days after he had drowned about two miles from where his body was found. The dead teen has been identified as Shemar Stefon Sears of Lot 687 South Ruimveldt, Georgetown. Dead: Shemar Stefon Sears According to Read More

Man gets 12 years jail for hammering mother to death

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Adrian Mc Kenzie was this morning sentenced to 12 years in prison by Justice James Bovell-Drakes at the High Court in Georgetown after the accused was declared medically fit by Government Psychiatrist Dr Bhiro Harry. Adrian McKenzie McKenzie, an electrician by trade, had pleaded guilty to the lesser count of manslaughter, admitting that he killed Read More