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KFC back in business

Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) today quietly reopened its doors to the public and its first location, under a new franchise holder,  is housed under the NALICO/NAFICO headquarters on Hincks Street, Georgetown.

President for official visit to Chile

President David Granger will make a State visit to Chile from tomorrow to Wednesday. A release from the Ministry of the Presidency said that during the visit, the President will attend a meeting with President Michelle Bachelet at Palace Moneda and participate in the ceremony for the signing of two pacts between Guyana and Chile; the Open Skies Air Service Agreement and the Reciprocal Visa Abolition Agreement.

Brickdam lock-up expansion works taking too long -acting Top Cop

Still ongoing expansion works that have prevented the use of the Brickdam Police Station’s lock-up are “dragging on for too long,” according to acting Police Commissioner David Ramnarine, who says the situation is taxing the force’s scarce resources to shuttle detainees, including high-profile suspects, to other facilities on a daily basis.

Family baffled by West Dem teen’s sudden death

– head teacher decries poor treatment at hospital

Baffled by her sudden death, a West Bank Demerara family awaits a post-mortem examination (PME) to determine what killed 13-year-old Mariza Kissoon, who collapsed suddenly at school on Thursday, while the school’s head teacher decried the poor treatment the child received at the West Demerara Regional Hospital (WDRH).

Tampered passport used by Dataram would have been detected at official ports – Felix

Tampered passport used by Dataram would have been detected at official ports – Felix Given the security features on machine readable passports and the electronic equipment in place, any attempt to tamper with them will be detected once presented at a port, Minister of Citizenship Winston Felix has said, while noting that this may be why convicted drug trafficker Barry Dataram and his reputed wife Anjanie Boodnarine did not leave Guyana legally.

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