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One dead in Timehri fire 

A 54-year-old man of Timehri, Public Road, East Bank Demerara perished in an early morning fire which completely gutted his house. Dead is Adam Shaw. Details are sketchy but Capitol News has learned that the man was an alcoholic and had days before threatened to set the property on fire. We will provide more details into this tragedy once it becomes available.  ...

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Losing toddlers in fire biggest downfall for CPA in 2016- Director

Director of the Child Care and Protection Agency (CPA) Ann Greene said losing brothers, six-year-old Joshua George and two-year- old Antonio George, in a fire last year at the Children’s Drop-in Centre was the biggest downfall of the agency in 2016. The two brothers were housed at the centre on Hadfield Street, Georgetown which is administered by CPA after being taken from their mother by the Ministry of So ...

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No limit on business hours – Town Clerk 

Under fire, City Hall has come out refuting media reports that it will enforce a limit on business hours in the capital. The report stated that businesses operating in the city will be closed on weekdays, weekends and holidays at 4:30.p.m.  However; Town Clerk, Royston King labeled the report erroneous, absurd and aimed at deliberately tarnishing the image of the council.  He admitted that concerns were rai ...

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Region Nine REO interdicted from duty

Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan is disputing reports in some sections of the media that the Regional Executive Officer (REO) of Region Nine, Carl Parker is still on the job. Minister Bulkan told the Government Information Agency (GINA) on Tuesday, that Parker has been off the job for over one week, and that a replacement REO has since been installed. Kerwin Ward, formerly of the Region Three Administr ...

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Mother of one busted with ‘weed’ and cocaine 

A mother of one of Atlantic Ville, East Coast Demerara was this morning apprehended by police with illegal drugs found in her shop.  A media statement from the force stated, that the woman's reputed husband was recently incarcerated on a similar offence.   Police ranks acting on information went to the 24-year-old suspect’s shop about 09:40h and in her presence carried out a search and found a small quantit ...

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Five Berbicians charged with phone card vendor’s murder 

Five persons were this morning jointly charged with the murder of Berbice phone card vendor, Danian Jagdeo who was gunned down during a robbery at Adventure Village, Corentyne last Wednesday.  Those charged are Mark Doman, 22, of Nigg Settlement Corentyne, Abdul Azimuller, 34, of Hampshire Corentyne, Abdul Zahir, 28, of New Scheme Adelphi East Canje Berbice, Shannon Batson, 24, of Hampshire Village and Sate ...

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Guyanese man found with cocaine in shoe at JFK Airport

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A passenger arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport wasn’t exactly toeing the line. Amaziah Hohenkirk, of Guyana, arrived at JFK on Feb. 9, according to Customs and Border Protection officials. Hohenkirk had brought with him four pairs of sneakers and two pairs of shoes, CBP officials said. The shoes had about four pounds of cocaine hidden in them worth about $67,000, autho ...

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City businessman robbed $4M

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Schoolboy found with live round in bag

A 14-year-old West Coast Berbice teen is now in police custody following the discovery of a live round in his school bag on Tuesday. The discovery was made by his teacher, who later took him to the Fort Wellington Police Station. He was cautioned by police then placed under arrest. He told investigators that he found the round. He is now assisting police with their investigation. ...

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