Barbados economy grew 1.4% in first 9 mths of 2017: Central Bank

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Tuesday, October 31 2017 @ 06:50 PM AST Contributed by: AleemKhan Views: 53 Key takeaways from Barbados Central Bank acting Governor Cleviston Haynes at a press conference on Barbados’ economic performance in the first nine months of 2017, in Bridgetown this morning from around 11 am: * Barbados Central Bank Governor says Barbados economy grew Read More

La Trinidad on full alert for Undas 2017

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LA TRINIDAD town heightened its security to ensure the safety of people observing the All Saints’ Day. For November 1 and 2, about 300 personnel from the police, Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management, Red Cross, and Bureau of Fire Protection will be deployed for security and assistance. La Trinidad Municipal Police Station Chief Inspector Benson Read More

Trini man remanded to jail over faking his own kidnapping and demanding ransom from parents

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He came to Guyana, claiming that he was here for a job interview, but today Trinidadian national, Sawak Maraj, found himself appearing before Guyana’s Chief Magistrate facing charges of staging his own kidnapping. The 33-year-old man denied the allegations presented to him at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court that he knowingly conspired with others to gave Read More

Judge throws out Bisram’s application to get murder charge dropped

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High Court Judge, Gino Persaud, today denied the application of Marcus Bisram to have the murder charge against him dismissed. In his ruling to throw out the application, Justice Persaud also fined the applicant $250,000 for wasting the Court’s time following a recent effort to withdraw the application. In a statement to the Court, Bisram’s Read More

James Miller

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OXFORD – James “Jimmy” Miller died peacefully Oct. 30, 2017, at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Bridgeport. He was the husband of the late Helen Parthenios Miller. Jimmy was born in New Haven and was raised by nuns at St. Francis Home in New Haven. He was adopted by Joseph and Millie Miller of Hamden, but Read More

Heavily armed bandits escape with over $1M in cash, valuables from Corentyne bar

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The business that was robbed is located behind this Superbet outlet at Number 65 Village, Corentyne. Police in Berbice have been questioning everyone, including a suspicious customer, after 25 persons were relieved of their valuables when five heavily armed gunmen stormed a Corentyne bar on Sunday at about 7:30 pm. Divisional Commander, Assistant Commissioner Lyndon Read More

Trinidadian, who faked kidnapping for ransom, remanded to jail

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Sawak Maraj at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court A Trinidadian national who allegedly faked his own kidnapping was Monday  morning remanded for obtaining ransom money. Thirty- three year Sawak Maraj, a mechanical engineer, who appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann Mclennan in the Georgetown magistrates’ court denied the charge which stated that that on October 27, at Read More

Truck driver charged with causing death of Armstrong brothers, one year after collision

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Lorry driver, Gansham Das. Just over one year after two brothers were killed in an East Bank Demerara road accident, a truck driver was Tuesday charged with causing death by dangerous driving. Twenty-seven year old Gansham Das of 2233 Tuschen Housing Scheme appeared in the Georgetown Magistrates’ court before Chief Magistrate Ann Mclennan for causing Read More

GGMC workers pull out of GPSU; Yarde raises rule-book

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GPSU President Patrick Yarde (centre) and other union executives at a news conference. Virtually all unionised workers at the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) have withdrawn from the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU), a move that the union’s president has stated would not be in keeping with the rules. GGMC workers representative, Gregory Gaspar Read More

Trinidadians wanted in Guyana for fake kidnapping probe

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Vejhy Ramdass Hours after a Trinidadian man, who allegedly faked his kidnapping in return for a US$700,000 ransom was remanded to a Guyana prison,  police here issued a wanted bulletin for two other Trinidadians believed to be linked to the scheme. They are 40-year old Anil Antonio Mahabir and 42-year old Vejhy Ramdass   who are Read More