Daily Archives: Saturday, 11 July 2015, 20:36

9 percent hike in serious crimes for the first half of 2015

Last Updated on Saturday, 11 July 2015, 20:36 by GxMedia Police on Saturday announced a nine percent increase in serious crimes for the first six months of 2015 compared to the same period last year. At the end of June 2015 the Guyana Police Force recorded a 9% increase in serious crimes in comparison to the same period in 2014. ...

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Decomposed bodies of woman, infant found in house

Last Updated on Saturday, 11 July 2015, 12:43 by GxMedia The decomposed body of an Amerindian woman and her eight-month old child were discovered in a house on the East Bank Demerara , police confirmed. The names of the deceased were not immediately available. The house in which the bodies were found is located at 408 Section ‘C’, Block Y, ...

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PetroCaribe caused “watered down” Caricom statement on Guyana-Venezuela row- WPA

Last Updated on Saturday, 11 July 2015, 12:14 by GxMedia The Working People’s Alliance (WPA) on Saturday said Caribbean Community (Caricom) leaders appeared to have issued a watered down statement on  Venezuela’s unilateral extension of its maritime boundary because several PetroCaribe beneficiaries might have sold out Guyana. “The Statement was extremely terse, as though the Heads would rather be rid ...

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Maduro asks UN Chief to appoint new Good Officer

Last Updated on Saturday, 11 July 2015, 11:00 by GxMedia Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro sent a letter Friday to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon asking the U.N. chief to appoint a new Good Officer to diplomatically address the Venezuela-Guyana territorial dispute, according to TelesurTV. “As it is public knowledge, the new Government of Guyana has ignored, the entry into force of ...

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EzJet boss jailed for 20 years

Last Updated on Saturday, 11 July 2015, 9:28 by GxMedia BY FLORIDA SUN-SENTINEL When Sonny Ramdeo embezzled at least $21.4 million from his employer, he didn’t blow the money on fancy cars and waterfront homes. Instead, federal prosecutors said Ramdeo, 38, envisioned himself as the next Sir Richard Branson — with a bandit twist — and used his ill-gotten gains ...

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