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Crime Chief advises citizens how to avoid being easy criminal targets

Crime Chief advises citizens how to avoid being easy criminal targets

IN the wake of brazen daylight armed robberies, including Monday’s robbery/murder at the Vlissengen Road traffic light outside the Botanical Gardens, Crime Chief Leslie James said that while the police are working around the clock to reduce these incidents, citizens need to observe simple security measures to safeguard themselves.

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Police beef up security ahead of weekend’s high economic activities

Police beef up security ahead of weekend’s high economic activities

IN anticipation of increased visitor arrivals into Guyana this weekend; coupled with the staging of Jam Zone activities, concerts and parties, and the rollout of the police Gymkhana along with several other entertainment shows geared at generating money, the police have been placed on high-alert to efficiently discharge their anti-crime duties.

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Ramchand’s Auto Spares robbery/shooting…

Ramchand’s Auto Spares robbery/shooting…

Suspect arrested weeks after death of accomplice in failed Sherriff St. armed robbery FIVE weeks after Agricola youth Kevin Fields was shot dead by a businessman following an armed robbery at Ramchand’s Auto Spares in Campbellville, the police have arrested his suspected accomplice, and have detained that suspect to assist in their investigations.

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Anti-piracy fight…

Anti-piracy fight…

Minister urges fishermen to install monitoring systems –if they want to be licensed in 2015 NO fishing vessel will be permitted to operate in 2015 without a Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) or a Global Positioning System (GPS), Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Leslie Ramsammy has said.

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Sunday outing turns tragic…

Sunday outing turns tragic…

Nine-year-old drowns in creek near Wauna Bridge –grieving mother laments ‘strange happenings’ in the area THE North West District villages of Hosororo and Wauna in Region One were last Sunday plunged into mourning following news of the drowning of nine-year-old Dinesh Saktue of Hosororo Hill.

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ACDA ‘Freedom Walk’ sees renewed calls for just reparations

ACDA ‘Freedom Walk’ sees renewed calls for just reparations

THE African Cultural and Development Association (ACDA) last Sunday led its second Annual Revolution Walk from Le Ressouvenir, East Coast Demerara to Parade Ground, on Middle Street, Georgetown, considered the home of the Monument to the Martyrs of the 1823 East Coast Demerara Revolution.

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Canje youth dogged by ill fortune

Canje youth dogged by ill fortune

TWENTY-three-year-old Rakesh Mangal of Adelphi New Scheme, Canje, Berbice who fell and injured his scrotal area in December 2012, as he was washing the walls of a school to earn cash to help his widowed mother in the home, ended up being the loser on all fronts.

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