Chaos in Parliament: Female PPP/C MP reportedly assaulted by Police

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…Jagdeo says Speaker should be held accountable  Chaos erupted in Guyana’s National Assembly today (Monday) as Opposition People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) Members of Parliament were accosted by officers of the Guyana Police Force. The sordid affair emanated from a request by Speaker of the National Assembly Dr Barton Scotland for PPP/C MP Bishop Juan Edghill Read More

Baby formula maker issues global recall over salmonella fears

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A drugstore employee removes baby milk boxes from the stock in Anglet, southwestern France, Monday, Dec11, 2017 (AFP) PARIS, France (AP) — Baby milk maker Lactalis and French authorities have ordered a global recall of millions of products over fears of salmonella bacteria contamination. The French company, one of the world’s largest dairy groups, said Read More

Five arrested for murder of Qualfon receptionist

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Police say five male suspects have been taken into custody in connection with the murder of Ranella Benfield, 18 years, of 99 Canterbury Walk, Beterverwagting, ECD. DEAD: Raynelle Benfield According to the Police, the woman’s body was found about 0700h today at the Triumph Cemetery with her face smashed. The victim, who worked as a telephone Read More

Chaos in Parliament: No agreement reached with Speaker – Jagdeo

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…says Opposition MPs to sit-in until session ends  Opposition Leader Dr Bharrat Jagdeo, following the meeting with Speaker of the National Assembly Dr Barton Scotland over the chaos that ensued within the Parliamentary Chambers this morning, said that no agreement has been reached to diffuse the prevailing situation.  Opposition Leader Dr Bharrat Jagdeo speaking with Read More

Sven: That beach is mine

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The landowner has also ordered owners whose boats have been hauled up on the beach for many years, to remove them. (Picture by Maria Bradshaw.) MORE ARTICLES A storm is brewing at the popular Browne’s Beach on Bay Street, St Michael. Related articles Sea bathers, boat owners and others who use the beach are upset Read More

SOCIAL SCENE: A Broodhagen Christmas

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Acting Governor General Sir Philip Greaves (centre) and Chief Justice Sir Marston Gibson (left) being entertained by host of the exhibition, artist Virgil Broodhagen. (Picture by Gercine Carter.) MORE ARTICLES Acting Governor General Sir Philip Greaves was among guests viewing the work of Virgil and Karl Broodhagen at the Main Guard, Garrison Savannah, last weekend. Read More

Barbados joins other Caribbean islands in signing ILO initiative regarding child labour

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Minister of Labour Senator Dr Esther Byer Suckoo. (FILE) MORE ARTICLES BRIDGETOWN – The International Labour Organization (ILO) says Barbados has become the ninth Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country to join the Regional Initiative, Latin America and the Caribbean Free of Child Labour. Related articles It said that the island’s Labour Minister Esther Byer Suckoo handed Read More

Jus-Jay through to 2018 Red Bull 3Style World Finals

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Barbadian DJ Justin “Jus-Jay” King. (Picture by Reco Moore.) Disc jockey Justin Jus-Jay King will be carrying the Barbados flag in the Red Bull 3Style World Finals VIII next year. He was named as one of three wild cards this morning in the competition which will take place in Krakow, Poland. Barbadian Andre DJ Puffy Parris won Read More

Windies on the ropes chasing world record target

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Miguel Cummins of the West Indies celebrates the wicket of Henry Nicholls of New Zealand out during day three of the Second Test Match between New Zealand and the West Indies at Seddon Park. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images) MORE ARTICLES HAMILTON, New Zealand – Opener Kieran Powell completed a “pair” to leave West Indies Read More

Ambassador Hart signs protocol to amend DTA with Mauritius

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Barbados’ Ambassador to the United States Selwin Hart (left) and Ambassador of Mauritius to the United States, Sooroojdev Phokeer. (BGIS) MORE ARTICLES Barbados and Mauritius have signed a Protocol amending the Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) between the two countries.  It was signed by Barbados’ Ambassador to the United States, Selwin Hart, and Ambassador of Mauritius Read More