Daily Archives: Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 21:49

New NCN CEO suggests controversy over appointment orchestrated to pick someone else

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 April 2016, 7:34 by Denis Chabrol Incoming Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Communications  Network (NCN), Lennox Cornette says the questioning of his integrity and competence clearly indicates that someone else was hand-picked for the job. “From the leaked emails from the NCN Board discussion to what is being said in media reports, it ...

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Deputy Director of Prisons denies instructing that prisoners be left to burn to death

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 21:49 by Denis Chabrol Deputy Director of the Guyana Prison Service, Gladwin Samuels on Tuesday bluntly denied claims by several prisoners that he had instructed that a door at the Georgetown Prison be locked and allowed  a number of inmates to burn. “I would not have, Sir, more so in a prison environment” he ...

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Mother dead, father injured in accident during search for son

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 20:45 by Denis Chabrol A woman was Tuesday night killed in a road accident and her common-law husband seriously injured after they left hurriedly on a CBR motorbike in search of their son. Dead is Shauna Rice and injured is Steve Fiedtkou. Eyewitnesses said a car slammed into the couple on Mandela Avenue, ...

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Woman rescued after jumping from Harbour Bridge

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 14:51 by A woman was on Tuesday recused from the clutches of death in the Demerara River after she plunged in an apparent suicide attempt. Information reaching Demerara Waves indicates that the woman plunged from the Demerara Harbour Bridge shortly before noon on Tuesday. Death would not be her fate as two men ...

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Wakenaam businessman gunned down in botched Bourda robbery

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 12:52 by Police are on the hunt for a man who shot and killed a 26-year-old businessman on Tuesday at Robb and Alexander Streets Bourda. Demerara Wave understand that 26-year-old Mahendra Persaud of Wakenaam had travelled to the City to buy goods for his family’s business when the incident occurred. Persaud reportedly came ...

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