Decaying body of North West District miner found and buried

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… Police say it will be exhumed later this week for a PME Police say they are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Ryan Roberts, 37, of Hurradiah Village, Moruca, North West District. Roberts’ partially decomposed body was discovered in the community by villagers about 10:00hrs on Sunday. According to a police report, the Read More

Over $127M in rates and taxes collected during amnesty period – M&CC

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The amnesty period, November 15 – December 2017, provided by the Mayor and City Council (M&CC) for defaulters to pay up their rates and taxes which were in arrears. This period saw the Council receiving over $127 Million in arrears. M&CC Treasurer, John Douglas This was disclosed by City Treasurer, John Douglas during a press Read More

Georgetown businesses must have sanitation certificate – Town Clerk

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Town Clerk of Georgetown Royston King said that as of January 1, all businesses in Georgetown are required to have a sanitation certificate issued by the Mayor and City Council, according to the Department of Public Information (DPI). Georgetown Town Clerk, Royston King King explained that “this is necessary to confirm that our public health Read More

“All of the cases that I’m likely to win, haven’t come up”- AG Williams

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Guyana’s Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs has sought to defend the performance of his team in court after losing several cases, costing the Government millions of dollars. Attorney General & Minister of Legal Affairs Basil Williams During a press conference on Monday, Attorney General Basil Williams brushed aside criticisms that his Chamber has Read More

Guyana: Three years in jail for handyman found with half gram of cocaine

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By News Source Guyana January 8, 2018 (NEWS SOURCE GUYANA) – At the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court this morning, a handyman pleaded guilty to being in possession of under 1 gram of cocaine and was immediately sentenced to three years in jail. Forty-year-old, Jermaine Earl, stood before Principal Magistrate Judy Latchman and opted not to waste Read More

Body of murdered Trinidadian still in St. Lucia, family seeks help

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(NEWS DAY) – Relatives of Richie Ramdass, 24, who was shot dead in St Lucia are pleading with the authorities to help them fly his body home. Ramdass was one of two men killed on December 31 in a car along the St Jude Highway in Vieux-Fort, St Lucia. The other victim was Venezuelan Vincente Read More

Fire reported at NY’s Trump Tower, no injuries – officials

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US President Donald Trump. (FILE) NEW YORK – Firefighters responded to an early morning fire at Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan, but no injuries were reported, the New York Fire Department said on Monday. US President Donald Trump was in Washington at the time. The fire was believed under control and no injuries were reported, Read More

Caribbean passengers delayed at JFK after flood, storm backlog

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A worker attempts to remove water following a water main break in the arrivals area of Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City, U.S. January 7, 2018. (Reuters) MORE ARTICLES NEW YORK – Caribbean nationals are among scores of passengers that are expecting long delays after John F Kennedy (JFK) Read More

Victor spreading his wings

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Freeskier Victor White. (Picture by Reco Moore.) MORE ARTICLES One Barbadian youth is looking to go where no other fellow countryman has gone before. Related articles Victor White, 20, is looking to make it to the Winter Olympics next month. In fact, in a few days’ time he will be heading off to Aspen in Read More

New Governor General Dame Sandra Mason installed

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MORE ARTICLES The installation parade for the new Governor General, Justice Sandra Mason, is currently underway in the Senate Chambers of the House of Parliament. Related articles The ceremony was delayed slightly due to an islandwide power outage. The newly knighted Dame Sandra Mason in her first official remarks as Governor General, said her appointment Read More