Daily Archives: Saturday, 29 July 2017, 21:10

Prime Minister lashes back at Jagdeo over criticisms of broadcast law amendments

Last Updated on Saturday, 29 July 2017, 21:10 by Denis Chabrol Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo has dismissed as totally baseless the criticisms leveled at government by Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo, about the regulations proposed for the Amended Broadcast Act. The Prime Minister, in a Department of Public Information (DPI) interview, Saturday stated that the regulations were done in accordance with ...

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16-year old female murdered; police hunting husband

Last Updated on Saturday, 29 July 2017, 20:55 by Denis Chabrol A 16-year old female was Saturday killed at her East Canje, Berbice home and police said they have since launched a manhunt for her 25-year old reputed husband who could not come to grips with the reality that the woman dumped him. Dead is Parbattie “Roseanna” Lakhpaul of 369 ...

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Prison escapee Stafrei Alexander caught in East Berbice ; four arrested

Last Updated on Saturday, 29 July 2017, 20:57 by Denis Chabrol One of the prisoners, who escaped earlier this month from the burning Georgetown Prison, was Saturday night captured at Rose Hall, police said. Head of the Criminal Investigations Department, Wendell Blanhum said Stafrei Alexander was nabbed at Toopoo Street, Hampshire Village, Corentyne. “He was heading to a particular house¬†having ...

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Prisoners at Lusignan jail shot to restore order- govt

Last Updated on Sunday, 30 July 2017, 6:04 by Denis Chabrol Sixteen prisoners were shot and two fire fighters were injured during efforts to prevent another escape from the Lusignan Prison Saturday afternoon, officials said. “Prisoners were fighting each other and were rioting against officers. Despite several warnings they did not comply. Force was used,” Director of Prisons, Gladwin Samuels ...

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