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Row over water murder: Bagotstown man charged, remanded

Sheldon John Bowen The suspect in the recent Bagotstown stabbing was charged with the capital offence of murder when he appeared before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Friday afternoon. Arraigned before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan was forty-one-year-old, Sheldon John Bowen of Water Street Bagotstown, East Bank Demerara. He was not required to plead to the indictable charge which alleged that ...

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Row over water murder: Bagotstown man charged, remanded

Sheldon John Bowen The suspect in the recent Bagotstown stabbing was charged with the capital offence of murder when he appeared before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Friday afternoon. Arraigned before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan was forty-one-year-old, Sheldon John Bowen of Water Street Bagotstown, East Bank Demerara. He was not required to plead to the indictable charge which alleged that ...

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Several rescued after being stranded for hours on the Essequibo River

Several passengers were stranded for  hours on Friday morning in the middle of the Essequibo River. Stranded passengers waiting unnervingly for the rescue boat to come to their aid   The passengers were at the time traveling from Parika to the Supenaam stelling when the speedboat they were in encountered engine problems. This publication was informed that the boat was ...

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Florida National Guard Brigadier General visits Guyana …hosts sexual assault prevention workshop

In observation of “Sexual Assault Awareness Month,” Brigadier General Mike Canzoneri, Commander of the Florida Army National Guard (FLARNG), and a team of subject matter experts this week joined senior leaders in the Guyana military to discuss ways of identifying, reducing, and eliminating sexual assault within the military. Coast Guard Commander Orin Porter and Guyana Defense Force Deputy Chief of ...

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Jamaica monitoring US border wall funding Act

(Jamaica Observer) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade has indicated that it is fully aware that a draft Bill entitled “HR 1813 – Border Wall Funding Act of 2017” has been introduced to the United States Congress by Republican Congressman Mike Rogers from Alabama, with the support of eight other congressmen.The draft Bill seeks to amend the Electronic ...

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FIFA opens probe into head of Caribbean Football Union

(Reuters) A member of FIFA’s audit and compliance committee was handed a provisional 90-day ban from football on Friday, a day after pleading guilty in a U.S court to taking bribes in exchange for using his influence within the global soccer body. Gordon Derrick In a further sign of continued problems in FIFA, the organisation’s ethics committee said it had ...

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Feel bad when we can’t win for our management – Samson

Delhi Daredevils became the second team in three days to be at the receiving end of a chastening lesson: never drop Robin Uthappa’s catch. On Friday, Amit Mishra and Sanju Samson circled under a top-edged pull from Uthappa , only to both bail out at the last moment. Uthappa, then on nine, went on to smash a 33-ball 59, his ...

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Nandlall says charge should have never been filed since there is a High Court case

…over the ownership of the law books Nandlall making his way from Court on Thursday Former Attorney General and attorney- at-law, Anil Nandlall- who was on Thursday arrested by the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) and placed before the Magistrates’ court with the charge of larceny by a bailee, that he fraudulently converted to his own use and benefit 14 ...

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Police re-capture man who escaped their custody at the Ruimveldt outpost

A prisoner’s bid to escape police custody was on Friday morning foiled due to quick action by the police. However, observers are contending that the methods used to re-capture the man was excessive as he was heard complaining that that someone had “burst his head.” Inews was unable to confirm whether the man received his injuries as a result of ...

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Surgery success for Bangladeshi girl with three legs

(BBC) A Bangladeshi toddler born with a third leg attached to her pelvis is returning home after successful surgery in Australia. Choity Khatun, who is three, was born with caudal twinning, meaning that part of a twin had developed in her pelvis. Choity, seen here with her mother Shima, can now run around, her doctor says (AFP photo) Australian surgeons ...

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