Daily Archives: Sunday, 27 February 2022, 18:00

USAID power-sharing recommendation should be used as springboard- WPA

Last Updated on Sunday, 27 February 2022, 18:02 by Denis Chabrol The Working People’s Alliance (WPA) wants the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded report that recommends power-sharing to be used as a springboard for a campaign to realise that goal. WPA executive member, Tacuma Ogunseye said while the US was now pushing power-sharing for its own interest, that ...

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Former city businessman, politician John Simon De Freitas dies

Last Updated on Sunday, 27 February 2022, 11:22 by Denis Chabrol Former prominent Georgetown businessman and politician, John Simon De Freitas, has died in Madeira, Portugal to where he had migrated several years ago, the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) said on Sunday. “He was a highly-regarded businessman and corporate manager He was a devoted member of the Party and ...

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Sonny Ramadhin: West Indies’ legendary spin bowler dies aged 92

Last Updated on Sunday, 27 February 2022, 11:10 by Denis Chabrol Reproduced from the BBC  Former West Indies off-spinner Sonny Ramadhin has died at the age of 92. Born in Trinidad, he took 158 wickets in 43 Tests between 1950 and 1961, but he was best known for his exploits in the 1950 series against England. Bowling in tandem with ...

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BREAKING: Fire guts major Wakenaam business, residence

Last Updated on Sunday, 27 February 2022, 7:34 by Denis Chabrol An early Sunday morning fire destroyed a residence and a major business on the Essequibo island of Wakenaam. The business owner’s name is Anil Rambarran. He was rushed to the Wakenaam Hospital because his blood pressure apparently increased, sources said. The hospital now only has one doctor as the ...

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