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  1. Man held in NY over killing of Guyanese corrections officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2018 | Stabroek News

    The New York Police Department says an employee with the city's transit system has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a Guyanese correction officer., according to the Associated Press . Authorities said today that Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus maintenance worker Gifford Hunter, 30, of Queens, was arrested on murder and other charges in the death of Jonathan Narain.

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  2. Off-duty Guyanese correction officer shot dead in NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | Stabroek News

    An off-duty New York City correction officer of Guyanese parentage who aspired to join the NYPD was shot and killed in a possible road rage incident in Queens, New York early this morning, police and family members said. According to the New York Post Jonathan Narain, 27, was in his 2013 maroon Honda Accord on his way to work at Rikers Island when a motorcyclist shot him once in the head on 120th Street and 103rd Avenue in Richmond Hill at around 1:45 a.m., cops said.

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  3. Voir dire underway in extradition caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | Stabroek News

    The extradition proceedings against alleged fugitive Troy Thomas continued yesterday with the commencement of a voir dire to verify his identity. It is alleged that Thomas, of South Ozone Park, Queens, New York, murdered Keith Frank in the United States on December 11th, 2011.

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  4. Fugitive murder accused appeals dismissal of challenge to extraditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | Stabroek News

    Fugitive murder accused Troy Thomas has appealed the High Court's dismissal of his challenge to the jurisdiction of the magistracy to hear proceedings initiated to extradite him to the United States, where he is wanted for murder.

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  5. Fugitive murder accused identified self as Troy Thomas after giving...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | Stabroek News

    Assistant Superintendent Simeon Reid, the officer-in-charge of the Guyana Police Force's Fraud Squad, yesterday testified that after initially identifying himself by another name, fugitive murder accused Troy Thomas did admit his identity and signed to it. Reid was at the time testifying before Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus at the Providence Magistrate's Court during an extradition hearing for Thomas, whose identity is once again the subject of contention.

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  6. Anthony Bourdain and the birdmen of GuyanaRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2018 | Stabroek News

    The late Anthony Bourdain captured my attention and enraptured me several years ago by his brilliant storytelling. He described cultural practices of other peoples as joyful discoveries, ending mostly with the food they consumed and the traditions that gave rise to the particular dish.

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  7. NY murder accused loses challenge to extradition proceedingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | Stabroek News

    Justice Jo-Ann Barlow yesterday dismissed a challenge filed on behalf of fugitive murder accused Troy Thomas to the jurisdiction of the magistracy to hear the proceedings initiated to extradite him to the United States. Ruling on the application filed on Thomas' behalf, Justice Barlow found that the hearings are neither illegal nor a breach of Thomas' constitutional rights.

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  8. Dharry moves up in world rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2018 | Stabroek News

    Just as he predicted, Elton 'The Guyanese Gladiator' Dharry has continued his march up the world bantamweight rankings following his victory last month. When the calendar flipped to June yesterday, TGG was listed at number 12, three spots up this month from last month's World Boxing Association ranking.

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  9. Dharry gains unanimous decision over MojicaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2018 | Stabroek News

    Elton 'The Guyanese Gladiator' Dharry continued his march up the bantamweight ranks with a unanimous victory over a game Mexican, Oscar Mojica in Queens, New York Friday Night. Dharry won the 10-round affair, 98-92, 98-92 and 95-94 on the scorecards to improve his record to 22 wins, five losses and one draw.

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  10. Dharry back in action tonight in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | Stabroek News

    Flashback: Elton Dharry after his TKO victory over former IBF World Super Flyweight Champion Venezuelan Felix Machado who quit after four rounds. The fight took place in February, 2016 at the Giftland Mall, Pattensen, East Coast Demerara.

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  11. Guyanese guard at JFK Airport dies in NY car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | Stabroek News

    A Guyanese security guard of JFK International Airport in New York died yesterday morning following a horrific crash which occurred at 3.45, on the airport parking lot. The deceased has been identified as Dayanand Shiamsundar called Nan of Queens, New York and originally from Enmore, East Coast Demerara.

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  12. Dharry to fight Mojica May 18 in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | Stabroek News

    Elton Dharry's promotional team, Havoc Boxing is staying true to their word of making 2018 a busy year for the national bantamweight champion. Following a bruising unanimous decision victory against a game Jesus Vargas on January 20 at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Dharry is scheduled to be in the ring again on May 18 in Queens, New York.

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  13. Murder accused's lawyers say court doesn't have jurisdiction to hear extradition caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | Stabroek News

    Attorneys representing Troy Thomas, who is wanted in the United States for murder, yesterday argued that the magistracy has no jurisdiction to hear the extradition proceedings initiated against him. Thomas, of South Ozone Park, Queens, New York, USA, who allegedly murdered Keith Frank on December 11th, 2011, was recently apprehended by ranks of the Guyana Police Force during an intelligence-led operation that began on January 31st, 2018.

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  14. Dharry back in the ring on March 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | Stabroek News

    Elton Dharry's management team is staying true to their word of making 2018 a busy year for the national bantamweight champion. Fresh off a bruising unanimous decision victory against a game Jesus Vargas 12 days ago at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Dharry is scheduled to be in the ring again on March 30 in Queens, New York.

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  15. Guyanese woman stabbed to death in NY, husband kills selfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2018 | Stabroek News

    Just hours after a Queens couple rang in the New Year, the wife became the city's first murder victim of 2018 - and her abusive husband hanged himself,according to a report in the New York Daily News today. Authorities were investigating the deaths as a murder-suicide after the bodies were discovered about three hours apart on New Year's Day, police sources stated.

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  16. T&T to crack down on sex densRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Stabroek News

    The Counter-Trafficking Unit, working with other law enforcement agencies, will be focusing on disrupting operations at known "places of ill-repute" to deter demands for commercial sexual services, says acting National Security Minister Stuart Young. Young dismissed as "misleading," reports that T&T has become a destination, transit and source country for adults and children subjected to sex trafficking and forced labour.

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  17. In T&T: 16 killed in four days; toll now 460Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | Stabroek News

    With 16 people being killed in the last four days of this new and last month of 2017, senior police officers are now looking to push different strategies to "up their game." The murder toll reached 460 yesterday with just 27 days remaining in the year.

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  18. Blanhum back but not as Crime ChiefRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2017 | Stabroek News

    Senior Superintendent of Police Wendell Blanhum this morning returned to duty after almost three months of accumulated leave but is no longer the Crime Chief. He has been placed as second-in-charge of the Guyana Police Force's 'A' Division.

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  19. Guyanese man killed in NY after intervening in parking fracasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | Stabroek News

    A fight over a parking space led to bloodshed in Queens, New York early yesterday when an irate driver stabbed two men and plowed his car into a half-dozen persons who intervened, killing a Guyanese man, cops said. Police took a Queens man into custody for the attack after he went to the same hospital as one of the victims and the injured man pointed him out to police, officials said, according to a report in the New York Post.

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  20. German's Restaurant to open branch in Brooklyn, NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | Stabroek News

    German's Restaurant says it has secured a lease at 793 Utica Avenue, Brooklyn, United States to establish the first North American branch of the eatery. The restaurant is expected to open in February 2018.

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