Internet Radio

Monthly Archives: September 2017

Father claims son is innocent of murdering East Bank Berbice teen

Following the murder charge laid on 19-year-old Omardai Christopher, the lad’s father, Peter Christopher, claims that his son is innocent of any wrong doing. “God gone deal with ayuh. My son innocent,” and “We gon’ protest,” he shouted while his son was being transported out of the New Amsterdam Magistrate Court in handcuffs earlier Wednesday moments after being charged with 29-year-old ...

Read More »

Brazilian dredge owner shot dead by “foreign language” speakers

As Guyanese continue to probe reports of armed Venezuelans raiding mining camps and killing persons here, a Brazilian dredge owner is the latest person to have been shot dead. “Investigations have so far revealed that between 17:45 hrs yesterday (Tuesday) and 02:00hrs this (Wednesday) morning a gang of about six to eight men, armed with rifles and handguns and speaking ...

Read More »

University of Guyana prepares to switch on radio station

The teaching of broadcasting and the production of quality content are set to receive a major boost when the University of Guyana (UG) switches on its radio station by next year Easter, the tertiary institution announced in unveiling the project on Wednesday. Deputy Vice Chancellor (Philanthropy, Alumni and Civic Engagement), Professor Paloma Mohamed, said the project would cost US$79,000. The ...

Read More »

Partly decomposed body of woman found on East Coast Demerara

The partly decomposed body of a female mixed race was discovered Tuesday night at the Foulis Seawall Access Road, East Coast Demerara, the Guyana Police Force said. Investigators said the remains were found at about 9:30 PM and have since been taken to the Lyken Funeral Home awaiting identification and post-mortem. The body was clad in a blue top, brown and ...

Read More »

Man accused of stealing spares from auto store

A man, who allegedly stole several vehicle spare parts valued GYD$2.1 million, was Wednesday granted GYD$250,000 bail. Thirty-eight year old Jermaine Devine of 78 Robb Street Charlestown Georgetown appeared before City Magistrate Leron Daly to answer to a charge of break and entry and larceny. The charge against Devine states that between September 16 and 18 at Garnett Street, Campbelville, ...

Read More »

Berbice men charged with murder of 13-year old boy

Two men were Wednesday charged with the murder of the 13-year old teenage boy who was allegedly raped and then tied and dumped in the Berbice River in an unconscious state one week ago. Omardai Christopher, 19 and Hillary Edwards, 29, were not required to plea to the indictable offence. Prosecutor Godfrey Playter reported that the police needs time to ...

Read More »

Guyana exports rice to Cuba for the first time in 18 years

Approximately 7,500 tonnes of white rice is being exported to Cuba, following an announcement made by the Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB) of possible exports to that Caribbean country. Government’s Department of Public Information reported that on Monday, September 25, 2017 the rice was loaded on a vessel docked at Muneshwer’s Wharf in Georgetown. General Manager (ag) of the GRDB, ...

Read More »

Daughter claims her father’s innocent after being charged with wife’s murder

Fifty six-year-old Randolph ‘Joseph’ Tahal on Monday appeared at the New Amsterdam Magistrate Court to answer to the capital offence of murder allegedly committed on his wife. The charge, read by Magistrate Alex Moore, stated that between Sunday 17th and Tuesday 19th September, 2017, her murdered his wife 58-year-old Janet Tahal. The story only came to light after the woman ...

Read More »

Woman wanted for posting cocaine-soaked hammocks to the US

A young mother is wanted by anti-drug agents for allegedly attempting to smuggle several cocaine-soaked hammocks to the United States (US). The Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) said they were searching for 26-year old Tiffni Collison after their agents intercepted the items last Thursday, September 21, 2017 at the Eugene Correia International Airport, Ogle, East Coast Demerara. CANU alleged that Collison of ...

Read More »