Home » Breaking News

Breaking News

Teen in custody over second alleged attempt to burn Berbice home

…Father says issues started when he forbid suspect from chatting with his daugther   A New Amsterdam family has claimed to be now living in fear after a person who had allegedly perpetrated acts of terror against them was recently released from police custody, and is allegedly continuing to terrorise the family. The house at Glasgow Tractor operator Marlon John, ...

Read More »

Teen in custody over second alleged attempt to burn Berbice home

…Father says issues started when he forbid suspect from chatting with his daugther   A New Amsterdam family has claimed to be now living in fear after a person who had allegedly perpetrated acts of terror against them was recently released from police custody, and is allegedly continuing to terrorise the family. The house at Glasgow Tractor operator Marlon John, ...

Read More »

Teen in custody over second alleged attempt to burn Berbice home

…Father says issues started when he forbid suspect from chatting with his daugther   A New Amsterdam family has claimed to be now living in fear after a person who had allegedly perpetrated acts of terror against them was recently released from police custody, and is allegedly continuing to terrorise the family. The house at Glasgow Tractor operator Marlon John, ...

Read More »

T&T girl, 7, raped in bathroom

(Trinidad Express) Police are searching for a 20-year-old man in connection with the rape of a seven-year-old girl in Central Trinidad on Saturday. The suspect has not been seen since the assault, police said. Police said the incident occurred at around 1.20 p.m. Saturday the child was attacked at her grandmother’s home. The suspect allegedly assaulted the child in a ...

Read More »

T&T girl, 7, raped in bathroom

(Trinidad Express) Police are searching for a 20-year-old man in connection with the rape of a seven-year-old girl in Central Trinidad on Saturday. The suspect has not been seen since the assault, police said. Police said the incident occurred at around 1.20 p.m. Saturday the child was attacked at her grandmother’s home. The suspect allegedly assaulted the child in a ...

Read More »

GECOM Chair: Future elections shrouded in “deep fears” over unilateral appointment – Ramkarran

Following the announcement that President David Granger had unilaterally selected a new Chairman for the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) in the person of Justice (retd) James Patterson, there has been much debate and controversy surrounding the legality of such a move. Former Speaker of the National Assembly, Ralph Ramkarran, SC More importantly, this decision has, to a large extent, created ...

Read More »

GECOM Chair: Future elections shrouded in “deep fears” over unilateral appointment – Ramkarran

Following the announcement that President David Granger had unilaterally selected a new Chairman for the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) in the person of Justice (retd) James Patterson, there has been much debate and controversy surrounding the legality of such a move. Former Speaker of the National Assembly, Ralph Ramkarran, SC More importantly, this decision has, to a large extent, created ...

Read More »

Moves being made to regularise Kwakwani lands

  The Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GLSC) has begun working with the sixth community this year to regularise land usage. According to the Ministry of the Presidency, Commissioner of that organisation, Mr. Trevor Benn, along with a team from the Commission visited Kwakwani, Upper Demerara-Berbice (Region Ten) to initiate a process, which is expected to be completed in six ...

Read More »

Bangladesh says Rohingya arrivals “untenable” as thousands arrive daily

GENEVA,  (Reuters) – Nearly 1 million Rohingya refugees have fled violence in Myanmar, an “untenable situation” for neighbour Bangladesh, the country’s U.N. envoy said on Monday, calling on Myanmar to let them return. Rohingya refugees line up to receive humanitarian aid in Kutupalong refugee camp near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, October 23, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay Some 600,000 people have crossed the ...

Read More »

Brathwaite helps WIndies consolidate lead

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe (AFP) — Kraigg Brathwaite’s unbeaten half-century solidified the West Indies’ advantage over Zimbabwe on the third morning of the first Test at Queens Sports Club on Monday. Kraigg Brathwaite Brathwaite survived a couple of dropped catches to reach lunch on 70 not out, which helped the West Indies to a score of 155 for two in their second ...

Read More »