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Daily Archives: March 19, 2014

Parfaite Harmonie taxi driver on robbery charge

A taxi driver was Wednesday arraigned for allegedly robbing a man of jewellery worth GUY$500,000 bail. Gregory Halls of 59 Parfaite Harmonie, West Bank Demerara was charged with larceny from the person that he allegedly committed on March 13 at Water Street, Georgetown. He allegedly robbed Badrinauth Seeraj  of one gold and diamond band. Halls denied having any similar pending ...

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Walter Rodney Commission shrugs off opposition concerns

The Chairman of the Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry, Sir Richard Cheltenham on Wednesday shrugged off concerns that the probe goes beyond the death of the former politician and questions about the impartiality of one of the commissioners. Sir Richard virtually ruled out asking President Donald Ramotar to re-examine the terms of reference for the three-member commission, when asked whether ...

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One dead, five injured in East Bank Essequibo accident

One person was killed and several others were injured when a Tundra crashed into a tree and slid down the bank of a trench at Road-en-Rust, East Bank Essequibo. Dead is 15-year old Ryan ‘Van Damme’ Brescinio. He died at the Leonora Cottage Hospital. Four others were rushed to the West Demerara Regional Hospital from where four were transferred to ...

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Budget Day is March 24

Finance Minister, Dr. Ashni Singh, will present Budget 2014 in the National Assembly on Monday, March 24, his ministry announced on Tuesday. The Finance Ministry hopes that the governing Peoples Progressive Party Civic (PPPC), which holds a one-seat minority, and the combined opposition of the Alliance For Change (AFC) and  A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) that together hold 33 ...

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