Internet Radio

Monthly Archives: May 2015

‘Opinions’

by Heston K. Rodrigues “Our government rests in public opinion. Whoever can change public opinion, can change the government…” (Abraham Lincoln, Chicago, December 10, 1856) Over the past few weeks, in fact much longer, I have seen what amounts to a growing intolerance for the opinions expressed on any range of subjects but in particular, the just concluded General & ...

Read More »

Three car thieves arrested

Three of four men, who hired a car and subsequently robbed the driver of the vehicle, were captured by police moments after the Friday night ordeal. “Quick response by the police to the report resulted in three of the suspects being arrested. They are in police custody assisting with the investigations,” police said in a statement. Investigators were told that ...

Read More »

Businessman robbed of gun, cash

A businessman was Friday night robbed of his gun and a quantity of cash shortly after returning home, police said. At about 1950h. yesterday Friday May 29, 2015, a businessman and a female relative had just returned to their residence in Kitty, Georgetown, when they were held at gunpoint by two men.  The perpetrators took away the businessman’s licensed revolver ...

Read More »

Three arrested for coke-in-rum bust at CJI Airport

An overseas-based Guyanese was Friday afternoon busted with more than six kilogrammes of cocaine in rum in bogus duty-free bags at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, according to well-placed sources. Twenty-one year old Keon Brewster, who was booked to travel on a Dynamic Airways flight to New York, has since identified two air condition technicians who allegedly gave him the ...

Read More »

Jagdeo moves to High Court to quash travel restriction

Former President Bharrat Jagdeo wants the High Court to quash a temporary travel ban imposed by the Lower Court on him until the hearing and determination of private criminal charge that he allegedly uttered racially divisive remarks. Through his Attorney-at-Law, Mursalene Bacchus, Jagdeo on Friday petitioned the High Court to remove the travel restriction because of his “international obligations he ...

Read More »

US preparing groundwork for national unity project

Despite the refusal by the opposition People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) to accept the results of general elections held earlier this month, the United States (US) is crafting a new project that seeks to mobilize grassroots support for national unity. Charge D’Affaires of the US Embassy in Guyana, Bryan Hunt said his diplomatic mission has already begun gleaning from civil ...

Read More »

Second mining incident: Gold miner killed

A gold miner was killed Friday when a quantity of loose earth collapsed on him while he was operating mining equipment under water, police said. The dead man has been identified as 64-year old Anton Thomas of Kamarang. The incident occurred at about 11:45 AM on May 29, 2015 at Quimenang River, Upper Mazaruni. The body is at the Kamarang ...

Read More »

GuySuCo’s $16B bailout request fast-tracks need for inquiry into sugar industry

by Zena Henry Even as government sets to consider a massive GUY$16 billion bailout for the financially crippled Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo), Agriculture Minister Noel Holder is even more anxious to put together the team of Commissioners to probe the ailing sugar sector before the end of next month.  “The Commission of Inquiry will inquire into what went wrong, any ...

Read More »