Guyana, US, Caribbean on watch for radicalized persons, return of ISIS fighters

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Chief-of-Staff of the Guyana Defence Force, Brigadier Patrick West and Head of the US Army’s Southern Command, Admiral Kurt Tidd briefing the media. Guyana and other Caribbean countries are continuing to watch out for radical extremists and persons who have returned to the Western Hemisphere after serving as combatants with the Islamic State (ISIS), top Read More

Police Division in Berbice receives 11 new vehicles

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The work of the Police Force in B Division, Berbice will be enhanced significantly with the arrival of 11 new 4×4 vehicles. The vehicles are part of the fleet that was recently handed over to the Guyana Police Force (GPF) by the People’s Republic of China. The vehicles in the compound of the Central Police Read More

Windies T20 star Gayle proving too pricey for Super Smash’s Central Districts

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Despite admitting to having hopes of signing Windies T20 star Chris Gayle, New Zealand Super Smash Central Districts admits the star is likely to be outside of their price range. The Stags had originally planned to secure the services of Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene, but missed out after the player scaled back his overall Read More

Man accused of murdering waitress remanded to prison

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The suspect who Police say confessed to killing 22-year-old Marissa Fraser-whose body was fished out of a trench in Number 4 Village, Berbice earlier this week- was on Thursday hauled before the Fort Wellington Magistrate’s Court and charged with murder. Accused: Odit Thom Odit Thom, 38, also known as Odit Persaud, a guard of No. Read More

Callous decision to fire thousands of sugar workers will leave thousands more affected- PPP

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The Opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has called out and condemned Government over the ongoing mass termination of sugar workers from the Skeldon, Enmore and Rose Hall Estates with the amount of workers now fired totaling almost 4,000. File photo: The Skeldon Sugar Factory According to the party “the firing of the sugar workers comes Read More

‘Large chunk’ of money allocated for sugar workers’ severance in 2018 Budget – Harmon

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Minister of State, Joseph Harmon in defending the National 2018 Budget, today said the Ministers of Government and other Members of Parliament have gone to “granular” levels to outline the vision of the Coalition Government to move the country further along the development trajectory it has promised, the Department of Public Information (DPI) has reported. Read More

Bartica Police trio charged for allegedly stealing miner’s money

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Three officers of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) were on Thursday morning jointly charged for simple larceny by the Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts. Delon Sobers The charge was read to Delon Sobers, 24, of Soesdyke Linden Highway and Tevon Hedley, 23, of Mckenzie Linden (Region-Ten), in absence of their alleged Read More

Chicago Area Attorney Vincent Cornelius Named to The Best…

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Founder of The Law Offices of Vincent F. Cornelius Honored for Criminal Defense Work. JOLIET, Ill. (PRWEB) December 07, 2017 The Law Offices of Vincent F. Cornelius is proud to announce that Attorney Vincent Cornelius has been recognized in the 2018 edition of “The Best Lawyers in America.” Cornelius is recognized in the practice area Read More

Mary Francis: Don’t blame human rights advocacy, gov’t’s duty to protect citizens from murder

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Mary Francis Statement by Mary M. Francis, Coordinator, National Centre For Legal Aid and Human Rights Inc. December 10th is observed world wide as Human Rights Day, for it was on that day in 1948, that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (U.D.H.R) was promulgated by the General Assembly of the United Nations, as a Read More

Castries man hospitalised following stabbing incident

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By SNO Staff December 7, 2017 A Castries man sustained serious injuries as a result of a stabbing incident that occurred in the early-morning hours yesterday, Dec. 6. The victim, Wayne Joseph, 24, of L’Anse Road, Castries reportedly sustained stab wounds to the upper body. The incident occurred around 3 a.m. in the vicinity of Read More