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Teen commits suicide following death of 12-year-old girlfriend


A pining boyfriend on Sunday evening took his own life following the death of 12-year-old, Amber Richards, who was crushed in a collapsing house in LBI on Friday last.

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Breaking News: Murderer of teen arrested


After several weeks of being on the run, police this morning have confirmed that 25-year-old Ryan Singh, who allegedly murdered his reputed teen wife three Saturdays ago, is now in police custody.

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Breaking News: Another aircraft crashes in Region Seven

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Police have confirmed that another aircraft has crashed in the interior. This is the second aircraft in a matter of weeks to have crashed in the interior.

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Another jailbreak: 13 dangerous criminals on the run, authorities still to provide clarity on the situation


With four, of six confirmed, criminals still on the run, having escaped the destroyed Camp Street Prison, another 13 have escaped the Lusignan Prison, sometime between Sunday night and this morning.

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‘Burning bottle lamps’ hurled at Lusignan Prison by inmates kept in now-flooded field

Some of the prisoners being moved from the Camp Street jail

After last night’s rains, the walled open field, adjacent to the Lusignan Prison, has been flooded and there has been an attempt to set fire to the Lusignan Prison.

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Camp Street jailbreak: Three escape, two dead, fire raging at prison

Flames engulf the Camp Street Prison

Ranks of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) are currently working to maintain order in sections of the City near the Camp Street Prison, after a jailbreak earlier today.

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US revokes visas of two PPP/C Parliamentarians, others after ‘receiving information’

The former GRDB directors

Two Members of Parliament representing the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C), Dharamkumar Seeraj and Nigel Dharamlall, have recently received letters from the Consular Section of the Embassy of the United States of America, Georgetown, informing them that their non-immigrant visas have been revoked.

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Jagdeo, Granger meeting on GECOM: Third set of names to be submitted, high-level team to be assembled in face of another rejection

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President David Granger, today, met with Leader of the Opposition, Dr Bharrat Jagdeo, and his team comprising of Mr. Anil Nandlall and Irfaan Ali to consult on the way forward on the selection and appointment of a Chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) in accordance with Article 161 (2) ...

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Mahdia under flood water, some 500 homes affected

mahdia flood

Heavy rainfall over the last 24 hours and Friday morning resulted in Mahdia in Region Eight, (Potaro-Siparuni) being flooded.

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Second rejection: Granger says no to Jagdeo’s nominees for post of GECOM Chairperson

Jagdeo Granger

The Leader of the Opposition received a letter from President David Granger, this afternoon, informing him that the second set of six nominees, which was submitted on May 2, 2017, for the post of Guyana Election Commission (GECOM) Chairperson has been rejected.

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