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Berbice murder/suicide: Couple’s growing debt allegedly triggered tragedy

Berbicians are still in shock following the murder/suicide of a popular business couple in the region. On Friday 'troubled' businessman Randolph Blair, 47, murdered his wife and subsequently committed suicide at their Cumberland, East Canje Berbice home. [caption id="attachment_35339" align="alignright" width="300"] Deceased couple" Rhonda and Randolph Blaid[/caption] The couple's growing financial woes rep ...

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Five men charged for allegedly raping underage girls

Five men have been charged and placed before the court for allegedly raping two underage girls in the Essequibo River, on separate occasions, according to police. The men, Romario Smartt, Tyan Boodhoo, Dale Edwards and Candacy Degrees are accused of raping the girls, between January, 01 and 31, 2017. The appeared at the Bartica Magistrates' Court and were placed on $150,000 bail each. Meanwhile, Shawn Peter ...

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BREAKING: ‘Stretch D Dollar’ store owner in Berbice murdered; husband disappears

By Tracey Khan-Drakes - The body of businesswoman Rhonda Blair of Cumberland, East Canje was reportedly discovered lifeless in her yard between Thursday and Friday morning, according to police in Berbice. [caption id="attachment_35339" align="alignright" width="300"] Rhonda and Randolph Blaid[/caption] [caption id="attachment_35340" align="alignleft" width="169"] Neighbours standing outside the couple's hom ...

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$10M reward offered for prison escapees

The Guyana Police Force is offering a $10M reward to anyone with information that will lead to the arrest of the remaining four Prison Escapees.  Those on the run are Uree Varswyck called 'Malcolm Gordon', Mark Royden Durant called 'Royden Williams', 'Smallie', Cobena Stephens called 'OJ' and Paul Goriah. A media release from the force stated that all information will be treated with strict confidentiality ...

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