Paradise Papers reveal hidden wealth of global elite

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Names of royalt­y, heads of state, busine­ss tycoon­s, musici­ans appear in leaked docume­nts The Paradise Papers also include far more information about US citizens, residents, and companies than previous ICIJ investigations, with at least 31,000 persons or parties identified. ICIJ.org A number of world capitals were shaken by the release of a trove of documents Read More

Trinidad: Murder suspect jumps from 11th floor to escape

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photo by Ishmael Salandy – The car that a murder suspect landed on after jumping out of a window at the eleventh floor of the Riverisde Plaza (TRINIDAD EXPRESS) – A murder suspect jumped out of an 11th-storey window of a building while being questioned by police yesterday. It is believed he attempted to escape. Read More

UPDATED: Jacmel man stabbed in the forehead

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By SNO Staff November 5, 2017 A man was hospitalised after he was stabbed in the forehead in Boisden, Jacmel on Saturday, Nov. 4, according to law enforcement officials. The victim, Lawrence James, 48, of Boisden, Jacmel, was transported to Victoria Hospital via ambulance in stable condition, officials said. Emergency officials were alerted at 11:03 Read More

Public Procurement Commission clears Health Minister of any blame in emergency drug purchase

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Public Health Minister Volda Lawrence, has been shielded from any blame in relation to the emergency purchase of $632 million worth of drugs by the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation, according to the first-ever report tabled in the National Assembly by the Public Procurement Commission. Laid in the National Assembly on Thursday, the report noted that Read More

PPP wants Patterson fired as GECOM Chair over omission of “acting” on CV

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The Opposition People’s Progressive Party called an urgent press conference on Saturday to demand the firing of Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission, Justice James Patterson, over his admitted omission of the word “acting” on his curriculum vitae, when pointing out his role as Acting Chief Justice in Grenada. PPP Member of Parliament, Priya Manickchand Read More

Businesswoman, Ryhann Shaw, robbed of car and other valuables in broad daylight attack

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Well known businesswoman and Indian rights activist, Ryhann Shaw, has been left counting her losses after she was held at gunpoint and relieved of her Toyota Allion motorcar and several valuable items along with cash. The 66-year-old, was just about to enter her Irving Street yard on Saturday afternoon, when she was pounced upon by Read More

Seven men held over pistols

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Seven men have been held by the police over the possession of two pistols. Acting on information this morning at about 4.30, the police  went to a house at Bourda, Georgetown, where they conducted a search and found a .32 pistol with three matching rounds of ammunition,  under a pillow in a bedroom. The suspect, Read More

Windies call up Ambris for NZ tour

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(WICB) ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – The Selection Panel of Cricket West Indies has announced a 15-member Windies squad for the two-Test series on the Tour of New Zealand, starting later this month. SQUAD Jason Holder (Captain) Kraigg Brathwaite (Vice-Captain) Sunil Ambris Devendra Bishoo Jermaine Blackwood Roston Chase Miguel Cummins Shane Dowrich Shannon Gabriel Shimron Hetmyer Read More

Gaining, retaining power “big questions” for PNCR- Granger

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President David Granger President David Granger has charged the North American Region of the People’s National Congress Reform – the largest party in the governing coalition- to examine the past and future strategies for remaining in office, even as he pledged his firm commitment to the ideals of his party’s Founder Leader, Forbes Burnham. “Whatever Read More

Indian rights activist, Rhyaan Shah, poultry outlet staff robbed

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Rhyaan Shah Prominent city businesswoman and Indian rights activist, Rhyaan Shah, as well as an East Bank Demerara poultry outlet owner and her staff were robbed Saturday afternoon. Police said at about 1:20 PM Saturday, a 66-year old businesswoman of Irvine Street, Georgetown was robbed by three men, one of whom was armed with a Read More