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Older, Handwritten Birth Certificates Still Valid – Registrar General

Registrar General of the Guyana Register Office (GRO), Raymond Cummings said while new certificates are becoming mainstream, older handwritten versions of those certificates could still be used. In May 2021, GRO commenced producing computer-generated birth certificates in a bid to modernize its services. Cummings told DPI Tuesday, that this, of course, is granted that the certificates are stored properly and kept in good condition.

Two Sentenced to Death, but Execution is Unlikely

Two men, Mark Dhuman and Andre Azimullah, has today, 8th of June, 2022, been sentenced to death for the 2017 slaying of businessman Danian Jagdeo. Jagdeo was trailed from the upper Corentyne area down to a shop at Alness Village, Corentyne, while he was plying his trade as a phone card vendor. A man using a motorcycle carrying a false number plate tracked him to the shop and robbed him at gunpoint. Danian put up a fight during which he was shot by the armed robber.

“Trafficked” 14-year-old Tells Police She Ran Away from an Abusive Mother

High drama played out across the country of Guyana over the course of the last week, starting from Wednesday, 20th of April, 2022, after a woman came on air to lament that her daughter was trafficked into an interior location and her pleas for help are being ignored by the police and other relevant authorities.