Daily Archives: Friday, 9 April 2021, 16:52

Suspect in Fagundes killing on GYD$100,000 “substantial” bail

Last Updated on Friday, 9 April 2021, 16:52 by Denis Chabrol   The suspect in the shooting death of Ricardo Fagundes, also known as Paper Shorts, has been released on station bail, police said. Rondell Bacchus, also known as Killa, was this afternoon released on GYD$100,000 bail. His lawyer, Damien Da Silva, says Mr Bacchus is required to report to ...

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Harmon asks govt to accommodate volcano-affected Vincentians; several Caribbean islands taking in evacuees

Last Updated on Friday, 9 April 2021, 13:04 by Denis Chabrol Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon on Friday said his A Partnership for National Unity (APNU+AFC) coalition would support national initiatives to bring relief to volcano-affected residents of St Vincent and even take in some evacuees if necessary. “We urge, that if it becomes necessary, the PPP regime puts suitable measures ...

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St Vincent’s volcano erupts

Last Updated on Friday, 9 April 2021, 9:59 by Denis Chabrol St Vincent and the Grenadines’ La Soufriere volcano erupted Friday morning, less than 24 hours after authorities declared an emergency and ordered about 20,000 residents to evacuate. News has been sketchy from all reputable information sources, but the state-run National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) said  on Twitter that “Explosive ...

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BREAKING: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth’s husband dies

Last Updated on Friday, 9 April 2021, 7:26 by Denis Chabrol Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, has died aged 99, Buckingham Palace has announced. The prince married Princess Elizabeth in 1947, five years before she became Queen, and was the longest-serving royal consort in British history. The BBC quotes a  statement from Buckingham Palace as saying: “It is with ...

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