Chinese Coaches Arrive

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A team of Chinese coaches arrived in Jamaica on January 11 for a 30-day training programme with coaches and athletes in seven sporting disciplines. The coaches will provide technical assistance in the areas of swimming, synchronised swimming, badminton, gymnastics, volleyball, football and basketball. They will commence their first session today (January 12) with coaches and Read More

Letter: A wish list for the 2018

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Dear Editor, If The Caribbean Voice (TCV) were to present a pragmatic wish list for the year 2018, elimination of the law criminalizing attempted suicide would probably top the list. In 2016 a motion to this effect was debated in parliament and in principle supported by both sides of the house, but government voted against Read More

Armed motorcycle bandits rob woman of over $5M in Kitty

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Police say they are investigating an alleged robbery under arms committed on a 34-year-old woman in Kitty, Georgetown on Thursday afternoon resulting in the loss of over $5M in cash and valuables. The victim has been identified as a resident of Perseverance, Providence, East Bank Demerara. Based on information received, the incident occurred at around Read More

‘WI domestic stint will boost USA’ – Coach

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USA coach Pubudu Dassanayake has labeled USA’s upcoming tour of the Antigua for the West Indies Regional Super50 tournament as the team’s “most important preparation” for their upcoming tournaments this year, including the start of the qualifiers for the World Twenty20 in 2020, and the ICC WCL Division Three. USA squad stands for the playing of ‘The Read More

Construction of housing units moving apace in Region 5 – CH&PA

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The construction of ten single housing units is currently underway at the Bath Settlement/Experiment New Housing Scheme on the West Coast of Berbice (WCB), Region Five, the Department of Public Information (DPI) has reported. Construction workers carrying out work on one of the elevated housing units. (DPI Photo)  The buildings, which are in the structural Read More

Former SWAT Head sent on leave as file sent for legal advice- Police

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Police Public Relations and Press Officer Superintendent Jairam Ramlakhan, has confirmed that the investigation into former head of the Special Weapons and Tactical (SWAT) Unit, Deputy Superintendent, Mootie Dookie, over allegations of alcohol smuggling has been completed and the file sent for legal advice. Mootie Dookie Moreover, according to Ramlakhan, effective January 11, 2018, “Deputy Read More

Recaptured fugitive denies being involved in 2003 wedding house murder

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Almost 15 years after a murder was committed at a wedding house at Lancaster, Mahaicia East Coast Demerara, the accused Rajesh Guyadeen finally appeared before a High Court judge on Thursday. After State Prosecutor Abigail Gibbs presented the murder indictment against him, Guyadeen pleaded not guilty to the May 4, 2003 murder of Nandran Manohar, Read More

LETTER: Protesting sugar workers stood their ground

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Dear Editor, An attempt by officers of the Guyana Police Force to deny the use of a noisy instrument during our Union’s march from the Skeldon Truck Line to the Republic Square, Corriverton was met by a strong and unwavering rejection by the workers who stood their ground and demanded that the permission approved by Read More

$34M speed boat landing for Supenaam stelling in the pipeline- Regional Chairman

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By: Indrawattie Natram Speed boat operators plying their trade within the Region two to Region three district will be able to offload passengers in a more comfortable environment in the foreseeable future since the Region Two administration has allocated $34 million from it’s Capital budget to construct a boat landing. Region Two Chairman Devanand Ramdatt This Read More

‘Crack skull’ arraigned for man’s murder in Craig

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A 21-year-old implicated in the murder of 42-year-old, Purcell Moore-a father of two who was vacationing in Guyana- outside of his mother’s Craig, East Bank Demerara (EBD) home was on Friday arraigned at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts. Murdered: Purcell Moore Selwin Dawson called ‘Crack skull’ of 1st Field, Land of Canaan, East Bank Demerara (EBD) Read More