Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Saturday | April 18, 2009

Guyana (CMC):

Police have confirmed that Mario [Maria] van Beek, the judicial manager of CLICO (Guyana), was shot by an unknown gunman on Thursday in the capital, Georgetown.

Van Beek was shot in the chest and is said to be in stable condition at a local hospital. Her sister, Dionne Fareez, said the bullet missed van Beek’s heart and lungs by a ‘fraction’.

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