Internet Radio

Daily Archives: February 26, 2014

Body of missing woman found in cemetery, boyfriend arrested

The decomposed body a young woman, who was reported missing, was found early Wednesday night in an East Coast Demerara cemetery. The woman has been identified as 19-year old Patricia Young of 52 Bachelors Adventure, East Coast Demerara. Investigators said that after her boyfriend, Jamal Garnett, made a missing person’s report at 5:35 PM, he led them to an area ...

Read More »

Mash Day chain snatcher fined, jailed

A 27-year-old welder on Wednesday fined and jailed after he pleaded guilty to grabbing two silver chains from a man on Mash Day. City Magistrate Geeta Chandan-Edmond fined Quincy Letlow GUY$50,000 and sentenced him to nine months imprisonment. The penalties were imposed after Letlow, of 13 West Ruimveldt, admitted that he stole the jewellery from Verona Melville on February 23 ...

Read More »

Govt willing to consider opposition concessions- Ramotar

President Donald Ramotar on Wednesday said he was willing to strike a compromise to ensure that amendments to the anti money laundering legislation are passed by Thursday, but the opposition has said it cannot trust the government because of its poor track record. “In the discussions today, they wanted me to give them all of the assurances they want but ...

Read More »

Caribbean Premier League provides US$105m boost to region

Kingston, Jamaica: Research carried out by Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM), University of the West Indies, has found that the 2013 Caribbean Premier League (CPLT20) tournament generated a combined impact of US$105.6m across the region. CPL launched last year to sell-out crowds, with over 250,000 spectators attending matches across Antigua, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Trinidad and St Lucia. Global stars including ...

Read More »

Opposition- Ramotar talks end in limbo on Anti Money Laundering amendments

Efforts by President Donald Ramotar and leaders of the parliamentary opposition parties to reach consensus on passing amendments to the financial crimes bill before February 28 appear to be in limbo. The Guyanese leader, Chairman of A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), David Granger and Leader of the Alliance For Change (AFC), Khemraj Ramjattan held almost two hours of discussions ...

Read More »

Dr. ‘Touchy Feely’ convicted for sexual assaulting women under anesthesia

(CBC CANADA).- Dr. George Doodnaught, the Toronto anesthesiologist found guilty of sexually assaulting 21 women while they were under conscious sedation in hospital, was sentenced to 10 years in prison Tuesday. In delivering the sentence, Judge David McCombs called the crimes “shocking and abhorrent.” He said “a very substantial sentence” was necessary to send a clear message about the abhorrence ...

Read More »

Canada-bound woman busted with cocaine in achar

The Customs Anti Narcotics Unit (CANU) Wednesday morning busted a Guyanese woman with cocaine in achar shortly before she was about to board a flight to Canada where she resides, the airport said in a statement. The Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) said the 24 year-old woman was arrested after anti drug agents “discovered a quantity of cocaine in the ...

Read More »