GUYANA

Shallow grave murder: Man found guilty, gets 65 years sentence

7 months ago Editor Comments Off on Shallow grave murder: Man found guilty, gets 65 years sentence
Lakeraj Fredericks, of La Grange, West Bank Demerara, who was found guilty of murdering his brother-in-law, Clifton Bonus, in June 2011, will spend the next 65 years behind bars. Bonus’s body was found buried in a two-and-a-half foot shallow grave at Old England Backdam, Linden with two gunshot wounds to the head. Jailed: Lakeraj Fredericks Read More

Wanted bulletin issued for man who assaulted Trini soca artiste ‘Benjai’

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The police have issued a wanted bulletin for Maverick DeAbreu who, they say, is wanted in connection with the recent incident where Trinidadian Soca artiste, Rodney LeBlanc also called Benjai was assaulted outside a popular Main Street nigh club. Maverick DeAbreu DeAbreu, 27, is accused of hitting LaBlanc to his face with a glass bottle, Read More

IPL 2017: Kings XI sent in to bat in must-win game

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Kings XI Punjab v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2017, Mohali By: Shashank Kishore Toss Kolkata Knight Riders chose to bowl v Kings XI Punjab Kolkata Knight Riders’ bowlers removed Kings XI Punjab’s top order with early strikes © BCCI Kings XI Punjab were put in to bat in the first of three knockout games by Read More

Windies eye victory in third Test

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Kieran Powell said West Indies were keen to put in a really big effort to win the decisive third and final Test of the current series against Pakistan, starting tomorrow at Windsor Park here. The Windies are eager to prove that their stunning 107-run victory in the second Test which ended last Thursday at Kensington Read More

Springer touts Hero CPL benefits to young players

7 months ago Editor Comments Off on Springer touts Hero CPL benefits to young players
-Trinbago Kight Riders adds Miraz to CPL Barbados all-rounder Shamar Springer (Ashley Allen photo) Tridents Pride of Barbados all-rounder Shamar Springer welcomes the inclusion of young West Indies players to the franchise set up in the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL). At 19, Springer is the youngest player on the Tridents 17-man roster for the Read More

Windies pick 16-year-old fast bowler for World Cup

7 months ago Editor Comments Off on Windies pick 16-year-old fast bowler for World Cup
Women’s World Cup 2017 West Indies women’s squad for the World Cup, which will be played in England in June-July, features four new faces, including 16-year-old fast bowler Qiana Joseph. The three other newcomers include 19-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman Reniece Boyce, 23-year-old allrounder Akeira Peters and 25-year-old opening batsman Felicia Walters. Chairman of the selection panel Courtney Read More

VP Allicock launches attack on Amerindian reps in brewing clash over lands review

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…tells predecessor “withdraw motion, retire from politics” Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples Affairs, Sydney Allicock, yesterday (Monday) launched a vitriolic attack on the National Toshaos Council (NTC) leaders over public complaints it would have made in opposition to the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into Amerindian Land titling issues and those related to Read More

Privy Council clears way for citizens to challenge actions of T&T President, Parliament

7 months ago Editor Comments Off on Privy Council clears way for citizens to challenge actions of T&T President, Parliament
(Trinidad Express) Former Head of the Public Service, Reginald Dumas, said yesterday he was pleased “for the citizens of the country” that the Privy Council has handed down a ruling which clears the way for any citizen who is “serious about things” to challenge the actions of the President and the Parliament if they believed Read More

Trophy Stall capture male and female softball titles at Boyce and Jefford festival

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May 09, 2017 Sports 0 By Zaheer MohamedTrophy Stall won the male and female softball titles when Boyce and Jefford held their relay festival and family fund day on Sunday at the Police Sports Club, Eve Leary. Trophy Stall skipper Reyaz Husein accepts the trophy from Edison Jefford. Trophy Stall defeated the Boyce and Jefford Read More

‘Green’ State House to supply extra power to grid

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May 09, 2017 News 0 The Meeco Group has been awarded a contract for the supply and installation of a solar photovoltaic (PV) system at the State House by the Guyana Energy Agency. State House will be adding its excess power from solar energy to the national grid. The Ministry of the Presidency will also Read More