Louise Thorne is Barbados’ newest super centenarian

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Minister of Social Care Steven Blackett presents super centenarian Louise Thorne with a gift basket on her birthday, while family and friends look on. (GP) MORE ARTICLES Barbados has a new super centenarian.  She is Louise Thorne, who turned 110 years on Monday, January 1. Related articles Thorne, who resides at 1st Avenue, Thorne Road, Read More

Weather challenges charitable agencies to keep people warm

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WASHINGTON — The brutally cold weather covering the eastern two-thirds of the country at the start of 2018 kept Catholic agencies scurrying to find ways to make sure no one was left without warm shelter and hot meals. From Montana to Florida and Texas to Maine, homeless shelters opened additional hours and home checks were Read More

Sandals, St, Andrew’s Kirk and McDonald’s create Christmas cheer for Children

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Children of Bain & Grant’s Town, hosted to a Christmas party at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Kirk, lined up to receive gifts. Pictured l-r: Margaret McKinney, Elder at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Kirk; Robin Brownrigg, Elder, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Kirk; Shantell Ferguson, McDonald’s Hostess and Rochelle Davis, McDonald’s Store Activity Representative. (Photo by Vincent Vaughan.)Nassau – Outfitted Read More

Jamie Redknapp jets out to Barbados following Louise divorce

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GETTY SILENCE: Jamie Redknapp is yet to comment on the marriage break down The footballer was spotted arriving in Barbados with his two sons Charley, 12, and Beau, 9. Dressed down in a grey hoody and blue jeans, Jamie Redknapp looked relaxed as he stood with his suitcase. As he clutched a large white hat, Read More

Munro, Sodhi and New Zealand top T20I rankings

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Colin Munro soaks in his third T20I hundred- Getty Images (ESPNcricinfo) New Zealand’s Colin Munro and Ish Sodhi have vaulted to the top of ICC T20I rankings for batsmen and bowlers respectively, while the team regained its No. 1 position as well following the recent 2-0 drubbing of West Indies. Munro, who finished as the Read More

GPL pledges to be more efficient in 2018

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The Guyana Power and Light (GPL) Incorporated has said that it will work harder this year to improve its efficiency, though the company is still faced with several major issues. GPL Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Technical), Elwyn Marshall, told this media group that notwithstanding these challenges; GPL has managed to perform commendable in 2017 and Read More

80% house lots allotted between 2011 -2015 remain unoccupied

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BY MICHAEL YOUNGE The Ministry of Communities today announced that it was changing the manner in which it allotted house lots to Guyanese after its findings revealed that thousands of house lots allocated since 2000 remain unoccupied in several schemes across the country. Communities Minister Ronald Bulkan said the trend was worrying and alarming to Read More

Sophia labourer gets 4 years jail for killing pensioner

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An ‘A’ Field Sophia, Greater Georgetown resident, Kenneth Johnson, was today sentenced to 4 years in prison by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan after pleading guilty to causing the death of a 72-year-old pensioner, Joyclyn Joseph. Kenneth Johnson The ‘YY’ Bent Street, Wortmanville, Georgetown woman was killed on Tuesday morning after she was struck down by Read More

Two main suspects in Hampshire ‘Wedding House’ shooting surrender

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Police are this afternoon reporting that the two main suspects involved in the shooting incident at a ‘wedding house’ in Berbice have surrendered themselves to police within ‘B’ Division. Inews understands that the incident took place at 89 Hampshire, Corentyne, Berbice and saw three persons being shot about their bodies in the latter part of Read More