Daily Archives: Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 22:06

Health Minister apologises for cursing female rights activist

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 22:06 by GxMedia Just hours after news broke that Health Minister Bheri Ramsarran cursed anti-government rights activist and called her “shit” he has apologised. Ramsaran was heard on a recording telling Sherlena Nageer to “F-off” and harbouring thoughts of slapping her for fun and getting a number of women to strip her. Following ...

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Elderly overseas-based Guyanese man shot, robbed; woman held

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 19:45 by GxMedia An elderly overseas-based Guyanese was Tuesday morning shot and robbed shortly after returning to Guyana through the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, police said. Investigators said a woman has been arrested. According to a police statement, about 9:30 AM (April 21, 2015), 83-year old Glednon Cadogan, was shot and injured during ...

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Yacht washes up on Wakenaam

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 19:31 by GxMedia A joint security team is probing the discovery of a yacht on the Essequibo Island of Wakenaam earlier this week, according to a senior law enforcement source. Residents said the catamaran washed up at Moor Farm, northern Wakenaam about four days ago. There was no one aboard. Sources said the ...

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Health Minister considered slapping, stripping female anti-government activist

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 18:09 by GxMedia Even as the two major political parties in next month’s general elections are pushing a pro-women campaign agenda, Health Minister Dr. Bheri Ramsaran cursed a female anti-government activist and thought of slapping and having her stripped. Ramsaran was also heard telling Sherlina Nageer that she was a “little piece of ...

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Sir Shridath Ramphal hospitalised

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 17:29 by GxMedia Former Commonwealth Secretary General, Sir Shridath Ramphal has fallen ill and has been admitted to the St. Joseph’s Mercy Hospital, according to well-placed sources. Ramphal,86, arrived in Guyana on Monday. The nature of his illness was not immediately known but it necessitated his admission to that health care institution. His ...

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Arsonists attempt to burn West Bank Demerara school

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 13:52 by GxMedia Arsonists attempted to burn down the L’Adventure Secondary School, West Bank Demerara Monday night, according to Fire Chief Marlon Gentle. Gentle said investigators found kerosene, pieces of paper and matches at the scene. The Fire Chief credited neighbours with putting out the blaze at the school located at Canal Number ...

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