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Panama Papers Scandal: Three individuals, two companies with Guyanese connections named

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AN initial review of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists’ searchable database, which was released today, named three individuals and two companies with connections to Guyana – at the least.

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Major fire destroys Gafoors bond

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A FIRE believed to be electrical in origin destroyed ‘Bond Three’ of the Gafoors Houston Complex today – the last lot along the massive complex – which contained many combustible items. Explosions were heard as the fire gutted the bond and the roof caved in.

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 Fire destroys Kitty home

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A FIRE, of unknown origin, gutted a two-storey wooden home on Shell Road Kitty, this morning. 

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Body of young man found at Kitty seawall

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THE badly decomposed body of a still to be identified young man was discovered this morning. 

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Little supervision at Camp Street jail, two inmates reportedly stabbed

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TWO inmates at the Georgetown Prison (Camp Street jail) were reportedly stabbed by other inmates this afternoon, according to information received from a reliable source.

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Police constable drowns after boat capsizes in Potaro River

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THE body of Police Special Constable 14536 Akeem Hyles, 22, who drowned today has not been recovered. A search is underway.

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Smash up leaves two drivers injured

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A TWO vehicle smash up, at about 8:40PM, at the intersection of Vlissingen and Kitty Public Road, left the two drivers with minor injuries and fortunately resulted in no fatalities.

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Crowd outside Camp Street jails gets unruly, man with broken bottle attempts attack

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WHILE his target is still not clear, a man, in his twenties, charged into the crowd outside the Georgetown Prisons (Camp Street Jail) – at the Hadfield and Camp Street corners – armed with a broken ‘Stag Beer’ bottle just after 11:30 hours today.

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Scenes from Day 2 riots at Camp Street jail

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Schools around Camp Street jail closed as riots continue

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ALL schools around the Georgetown Prison and its environs are closed due to the continuing Georgetown Prison (Camp Street jail) unrest.

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