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Searches at G’town, Lusignan prisons uncover more weapons, phones

Searches at G’town, Lusignan prisons uncover more weapons, phones

Guyana

Surprise searches at the Georgetown and Lusignan prisons yesterday uncovered more contraband items among inmates. Police said a search, led by members of the Joint Services, was carried out at the Ge
Stabroek News, 2 days ago

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Jamaican reggae singer Buju Banton released after serving 8 years in US prison

Jamaican reggae singer Buju Banton released after serving 8 years in US prison

Guyana

(Jamaica Gleaner) Buju Banton has been released from prison after eight years at the McRae Correctional institution. An officer at the institution said the entertainer whose given name is Mark Myrie,
Stabroek News, 2 days ago

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Plaisance woman remanded over murder of husband

Plaisance woman remanded over murder of husband

Guyana

A 25-year-old Plaisance mother of three was yesterday remanded to prison for allegedly murdering her husband. Melissa Playter was not required to plead to the indictable charge, which stated that she
Stabroek News, 4 days ago

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Final pair of boarding bridges for CJIA arrives

Final pair of boarding bridges for CJIA arrives

Guyana

The last two boarding (air) bridges for the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), Timehri have arrived. Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Project Manager Carmichael Thorne told the Department o
Stabroek News, 5 days ago

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Jamaican man arrested for murder after reporting British woman missing

Jamaican man arrested for murder after reporting British woman missing

Guyana

(Jamaica Observer) The police are reporting that a man is now in custody in relation to the murder of a British-Jamaican woman, whose body was found in a shallow grave yesterday after investigations r
Stabroek News, 5 days ago

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Ubraj Narine elected Mayor of Georgetown

Ubraj Narine elected Mayor of Georgetown

Guyana

APNU Councillor Ubraj Narine is the new Mayor of Georgetown. Narine, who won Constituency One (Kingston East and West, Thomas Lands, Nonpareil Park, Cummingsburg, Alberttown and Queenstown) at the No
Stabroek News, 9 days ago

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Budget measures as announced by Minister of Finance Winston Jordan

Budget measures as announced by Minister of Finance Winston Jordan

Guyana

A.  Measures in Support of Our Green Agenda 1.3 Mr. Speaker, in our continued thrust to build a green economy, I propose the following tax incentives for companies utilizing alternate energy technolo
Stabroek News, 13 days ago

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President’s public engagements reduced

President’s public engagements reduced

Guyana

President David Granger, consistent with advice from his team of specialist doctors at the Centro de Investigaciones Medico Quirugicas (CIMEQ) in Havana, Cuba, continues to take precautionary measures
Stabroek News, 14 days ago

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Stabroek Market wharf fire being treated as arson - GFS

Stabroek Market wharf fire being treated as arson - GFS

Guyana

A section of the dilapidated Stabroek Market wharf went up in flames just before midnight and the Guyana Fire Service (GFS) said it is being treated as arson. Thee fire consumed the northwest corner
Stabroek News, 19 days ago

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Yesu Persaud: From the logie to the pinnacle of business 

Yesu Persaud: From the logie to the pinnacle of business 

Guyana

When the great grandfather of iconic businessman Yesu Persaud, CCH, took the decision to escape poverty in Uttar Pradesh, India and come to British Guiana as an indentured labourer, he was placed on t
Stabroek News, 21 days ago

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