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Date: 17 Aug 17 02:00am
Nankumar Puran, also called ‘Nose’ or ‘Renny’ lost his life during the preparations for his niece Vashti’s  wake, yesterday. The child died earlier in the day after a sudden illness.Puran, a route 63 minibus driver of Number 68 Village, Corentyne, was returning to the wake house in a Canter truck. As the vehicle was about to turn into the street from the public road, a speeding minibus slammed into the Canter and knocked him off the truck. He ended up pinned under the minibus.His widow, Radika Assirbad, Ronnie Lott 49ers Jersey, said that her husband went with six other relatives to borrow zinc sheets in preparation for his niece’s wake.  Eyewitnesses were forced to push the bus in a nearby trench to free Puran’s body.He was rushed to the Skeldon Hospital in a critical condition before being transferred to the New Amsterdam Public Hospital. He died en route to the hospital.Four of the occupants of the Canter truck were treated and sent away from the Skeldon Hospital while one remained a patient. The conductor of the minibus and a few passengers were treated and sent away all for lacerations and bruises.Radika described her husband as a very quiet person. She said that she spoke to him around noon when she collected the keys to their home from him while they were at the home of the dead niece.The minibus driver involved in the accident is in police custody at the Springlands Police Station assisting with investigations.
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Date: 17 Aug 17 02:00am
Doctors were yesterday preparing to amputate the left arm of 39-year-old Asgar Mohamed, who suffered severe electrical burns on Friday after coming into contact with a burst wire in the Stabroek area.Asgar Mohamed at the scene.Mohamed was taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation’s operation theatre yesterday afternoon shortly after being visited by his mother, brother and other relatives. The patient’s brother told Kaieteur News that they were informed that the injured limb would be amputated.Mohamed, called ‘Jesus’, of South Better Hope, East Coast Demerara, collapsed outside Demico House around 13:00 hrs on Friday after clutching the dangling wire.Eyewitnesses said that the mishap occurred when a passing vehicle snagged a wire which stretches from an area near the Stabroek Market to a pole near Demico House. A woman who operates one of the Digicel and GT&T booths near Demico House said that she heard a ‘booming’ sound shortly after 12:00 hrs. “Then we see a wire fall on a car and light it on fire.”She said that ‘Jesus’, who performed odd jobs in the area, was attempting to remove the wire from the vehicle when he was hit by volts of electricity. However, other eyewitnesses said that Mohamed was attempting to pick up the wire from the ground when he sustained his injury.Mohamed was rushed to the GPHC and admitted to the High Dependency Unit.A relative alleged that no officials from the Guyana Power and Light Corporation (GPL) had spoken to the family or visited the injured man.Some eyewitnesses blamed the power company for Mohamed’s injury. They claimed that a GPL crew arrived before the handyman was injured, but did not immediately cordon off the scene or attempt to repair the damaged wire.However, one woman stated that several people continued to walk in close proximity to the wire despite appeals by the police.A Guyana Power and Light (GPL) release stated that a truck came into contact with an overhead guy wire, Cheap Sittched Jerseys China, causing it to snap and fall to the ground. The release said that a section of the wire came into contact with a 13.8 KV feeder, and this caused the guy wire to become energized.“The police and fire service responded immediately and cordoned off the area in which the incident occurred to prevent persons from coming into contact with the live guy wire. Inexplicably, a male civilian forcefully breached the cordon and came into contact with the live wire, which resulted in his electrocution.”
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Date: 17 Aug 17 01:06am
In June, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will hold its first ever forum on innovative business models designed to unleash the potential of the 360 million people who make up the social and economic base of the pyramid in the Caribbean and Latin America.BASE, the First Forum for the Development of the Base of the Pyramid, will take place in São Paulo over two days from June 27. During the event, business executives, development professionals, entrepreneurs, Government officials as well as impact investors, will discuss ways to provide high-quality goods and services to Latin America’s base of the pyramid, a market that consumes $500 billion a year.Panelists include Luis Alberto Moreno, IDB President; Alexandre Tombini, Jerseys NFL Cheap, President of the Bank of Brazil Central; Michael Chu, Harvard Business School professor and partner of IGNIA Fund; Eduardo Wanick, President for DuPont in Latin America; Francisco Garza, Vice Chairman of the Board of CEMEX Mexico and Chairman of CEMEX Latin America Advisory Board; Fábio Barbosa, Grupo Santander Brasil, President; among others.This rapidly expanding segment of the population still faces high costs to access better quality goodsand services, including healthcare, education and housing.The BASE Forum will offer participants many opportunities to meet pioneering entrepreneurs, learn how organisations and companies of all sizes are working successfully in the base of the pyramid, and find out what lies ahead for this transformative field.It is being organised by the IDB’s Opportunities of the Majority initiative. Created three years ago, this initiative has invested over $150 million to help develop novel base-of-the-pyramid business models to integrate the poor into the formal economy, improve their standards of living and promote greater social inclusion.
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Date: 17 Aug 17 01:06am
….as Guyana fails to comply with UN Security Council ResolutionsGuyana is gearing to formally establish the investigative unit, the Serious Organized Crime Unit.The announcement came from Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Dr Roger Luncheon, during his Post Cabinet Press engagement at Office of the PresidentAccording to Dr Luncheon, the unit would be set up in the Office of the Commissioner of Police and will be tasked with the investigation of specifically money laundering and countering of terrorism.Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Dr Roger LuncheonMeanwhile, it was announced too that Guyana’s failure to approve the amendments to the Anti Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Bill has prevented the country from being accorded recognition of abiding and implementing United Nations Security Council’s recognition.On Monday last, a seven-member delegation from the UN Counter Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) visited Guyana to assess the country’s compliance with Security Council’s Resolutions and review the need for technical assistance.Dr Luncheon, in providing a review of the two-day meeting, said that the opportunity was used by the UN team to identify some of their concerns.“Quite a bit of them had to do with the legislative architecture, ” said Dr Luncheon who reminded also that although terrorism is an offence in Guyana the enactment of the amended Bill certainly prevents Guyana receiving a compliant recognition from the UN.The Cabinet spokesperson told media operatives that during the two-day visit, the team engaged Government and its organs in the review of counter terrorism and its principles and activities in Guyana. He said the UN team met and were provided with representations by the counter terrorism agencies in Guyana. These, he pointed out, were principally the law enforcement and national security representatives. He said that because of the countering financing aspect of the visit, the UN team also met with the Financial Intelligence Unit along with money laundering supervisory bodies.Dr Luncheon said that the focus of the team was Guyana’s counter terrorism architecture and particularly its architecture as set up in accordance with international treaty and the UN Security Council’s resolutions on countering terrorism.He said the team placed special attention to the recognition of terrorist events, what constitutes a terrorist event and the role of the national security bodies and “equally important our legislative instrument used to counter terrorism.”Dr Luncheon told media operatives that in meeting with the Guyanese professionals, the team was updated on the status of “our principal counter terrorism strategies, intervention which included the enactment of the Anti Money Laundering and Countering of Terrorism legislation.The UN delegation that visited Guyana included representatives from Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate CTED, International Maritime Organization (IMO), INTERPOL and the 1540 Committee.At the Opening Session held on Monday, the Head of the Delegation, Francisco Silva Jersey, Deputy Director of CTED, Weixiong Chen, recognized that Guyana was a party to 14 of the 18 International Conventions against Terrorism and to all major International Conventions on Human Rights.He had lauded Guyana’s tolerance of different religious beliefs and informed that Guyana’s position against terrorism was very clear and was appreciated by the UN. He advised on the need for a comprehensive and integrated national strategy specifically geared at counter-terrorism, as this had proven in practice to be a successful approach in other jurisdictions.
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Date: 17 Aug 17 01:06am
The man who was found with a bag of guns at Adelphi East Canje, on Tuesday, and who bit two policemen in his bid to escape was slapped with five charges and remanded to prison on Friday.Timothy Sampson, 25, of 51 Adelphi New Scheme, East Canje, Berbice appeared before Magistrate Adela Nagamootoo on Thursday at the New Amsterdam Magistrate’s Court to answer five charges.Around 22:00 hrs on Tuesday at Adelphi Village, East Canje, Berbice while trying to prevent lawful apprehension, Sampson bit police Constable Gladwin James. Sampson was also charged with biting police constable Darrel Ramsey while trying to prevent lawful apprehension. Those charges were indictable.Sampson was further charged with being in possession of two AK-47 assault rifles, one UZI submachine gun and one double barrel shotgun without being the holder of a licence. He was also charged with being in possession of ammunition without being the holder of a licence. To the three latter charges he pleaded not guilty.Prosecutor Inspector Satrohan Dayaram, Adidas Ryan Johansen Jersey, who asked that bail be refused, said that he will rely on the statutes for the indictable charges. While for the other offences he said that bail should be refused, because the accused is a regular offender and if granted bail there is every likelihood that he would flee the jurisdiction.He also stated that the man has other matters of similar nature pending in court and while on bail for those matters, he continued to commit similar offences.Attorney at law Charrandass Persaud in his plea for bail, stated that Sampson is married and a father of one. He has a fixed place of abode. The attorney stated that while the statutes state that bail should not be granted for some of the matters.The attorney stated that his client was pounced upon by about eight men who appeared from the dark and were in an unmarked car. “These men appeared from nowhere. My client was only trying to represent himself. Taking into account what happens in society today, anybody will try to represent themselves.”“These men never identified themselves and my client did not know who they were, ” Persaud continued.The Magistrate refused bail and transferred the matters to the Reliance Magistrate’s Court for hearing on October 20, next.
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