Internet Radio

Daily Archives: February 18, 2014

Barbadian in court for allegedly stabbing bus driver

A Barbadian man, here for Mashramani, was Tuesday arraigned for stabbing a minibus driver several times. Mike Clarke was remanded to prison until February 20 after he was refused bail on a charge of with intent to main or disfigure inflicted grievous bodily harm on Shawn Mc Allister. He appeared before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry. The prosecution objected to bail ...

Read More »

Pomeroon man feared drowned in boat collision

One man was Tuesday afternoon reported missing and feared dead following a boat collision on the Pomeroon River late Monday night, police said. Investigators were told that the man is only known as “Blacker” of Grant Phoenix Park, Lower Pomeroon. “He is believed to have drowned,” said police force spokesman, Ivelaw Whittaker. One of the boat captains fled the scene ...

Read More »

Ex-cop shot after allegedly cutting, beating policemen

A former policeman was Sunday night shot and injured after assaulting and wounding several policemen at the Stabroek Market outpost. Leon Prince was up to Monday afternoon hospitalised under guard at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPHC). He was shot to his left leg. The bullet exited and entered the right leg, fracturing a bone in the process. Police sources said ...

Read More »

Old Year’s Night murder accused for High Court trial

The man who allegedly shot dead his ex girlfriend outside KFC, Water Street on Old Year’s Night 2013 was Tuesday committed to stand trial for murder by a judge and jury. The decision was handed down by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry to Jermaine Maynard. He is accused of the murder of 20 year old Carlissa Matthews two months after they ...

Read More »

Updated: Ogle man shot trying to fend off bandit

A man was shot Tuesday morning after he went to assist another person who was robbed of a gold chain near ‘Prado Ville One’, Ogle, East Coast Demerara. Police said 21-year old Earl Deokarran of Ogle Front was shot in hip about 9:15 AM. Investigators said he and 19-year old Travis Edwards were attacked by the gunman while crossing a ...

Read More »

Cheddi Jagan Airport reduces threat level

The Ministry of Public Works and the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) on Tuesday announced that they have lowered the threat level from high to moderate on February 15, 2014 – an indication that officials no longer think that a disruption is imminent. A telephone call was received in Barbados in connection with a specific threat to a Caribbean Airline ...

Read More »

Ganga Persaud lands job at Health Ministry

Less than one month after resigning as Local Government Minister, Ganga Persaud has already picked up a job, though short term, at the Ministry of Health, according to well-placed sources. Persaud is the Coordinator of a three-month survey on Behavioural Change for the National AIDS Programme Secretariat which comes under the Health Ministry. He was one of the senior lead ...

Read More »

Guyana hopes to benefit from stronger sanitary measures for food exports

Departmental heads along with other stakeholders in the local agriculture sector on Monday met to offer input on the implementation of a European Union funded €11.7M project aimed  at creating and strengthening the regional and national sanitary and phyto-sanitary measures. The project, ‘Support to the Caribbean Forum of ACP States in the Implementation of Commitments Undertaken Under the Economic Partnership ...

Read More »

Guyana-bornb former American soldier dies in bike smash-up

A former American soldier was killed when the high-powered bike he was riding crashed into a utility pole on the Clifton Village Public Road, Corentyne. Dead is 37-year old Vincent Indhal formerly of the United States and Cromarty Farm, Corentyne. He was pronounced dead on arrival at the Port Mourant Hospital. Relatives said he served the US army, and re-migrated ...

Read More »