Daily Archives: Friday, 6 June 2014, 22:57

Smith probably paid GUY$1 million, safe passage for killing Rodney- ex-cop

Last Updated on Friday, 6 June 2014, 22:57 by GxMedia An ex undercover policeman, who said he was hired to infiltrate the Working Peoples Alliance (WPA) as a bodyguard for co-leader Dr. Rupert Roopnaraine, on Friday testified that he had discouraged then Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Sergeant Gregory Smith from giving party co-leader Dr. Walter Rodney a bomb that killed ...

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Broadcaster Roger Moore dies

Last Updated on Friday, 6 June 2014, 9:53 by GxMedia Former radio and television broadcaster, Roger Moore died early Friday morning in the United Kingdom (UK) after a prolonged illness. He was suffering from diabetes and several related complications including kidney failure. Moore entered radio in the 1980s at the now defunct Guyana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) where he served until ...

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Berbice schoolgirl, adult in murder-suicide

Last Updated on Friday, 6 June 2014, 1:05 by GxMedia A 14-year old Berbice Education Institute (BEI) student,  was Wednesday night murdered by her 23 year old boyfriend Kellon Sam before before he committed suicide. The gruesome discovery was made around 5:15 Thursday morning by the teen’s foster father at Sister’s Village, East Bank Berbice. Speaking to a senior detective ...

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Five arrested for robberies at Tuschen

Last Updated on Friday, 6 June 2014, 0:38 by GxMedia Five men were Thursday arrested in connection with armed robberies at Tuschen Housing Scheme. Police are hoping that from among the five, they would be able to charge two of them who carried out the robberies within almost three hours of each other. Investigators said that about 4:15 AM two ...

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GPL announces maintenance blackouts for Essequibo Coast

Last Updated on Friday, 6 June 2014, 0:20 by GxMedia The Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL) is moving apace with its scheduled engine overhauls at Anna Regina. From June 6 to July 4, 2014 an engine overhaul will be executed on the Caterpillar Unit at Anna Regina. Overhauls of the Wartsila No. 1 and No. 2 Gensets were completed ...

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Govt approves promotion system for police cadet officers

Last Updated on Friday, 6 June 2014, 0:06 by GxMedia The Ministry of Home Affairs Thursday night announced that 24 of the Cadet officers, who were enlisted to satisfy the long-term needs of the Guyana Police Force, are tipped for promotion. “At the moment twenty four of the Cadet Officers have been found to be suitable to be promoted to ...

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