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2021

Boy, 9, crushed to death by garbage truck

A nine-year-old boy, who hailed from Sophia, Georgetown, was crushed by a garbage truck on Sunday midday after he lost control of his bicycle while riding past the truck. Dead is Enam Holder. According to police reports, the garbage…

Three more COVID-19 deaths, 103 new cases

Three more people have died from the disease COVID-19, increasing Guyana’s COVID-19 death toll to 341 while the total number of deaths in the month of May alone has risen to 42. On Saturday, the ministry reported that two women also died…

Kitty man shot dead by police after arrest

A 45-year-old man of Dowding Street, Kitty, Peter Headley, was shot dead by a police officer after he and another man were arrested and were being escorted to the Providence Police Station, on the East Bank of Demerara (EBD) early Sunday…

110 boys aged 3 or younger abused in 2021

For the first quarter of 2021, the Ministry of Human Services and Social Security has found that 110 young boys, aged three years old or less, were abused while an overall total of 404 boys were reportedly abused. In observance of the…