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Sammy replaced by Ramdin

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 9, CMC – West Indies selectors have ended Darren Sammy’s near four-year reign as captain and appointed wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin in his place for the upcoming New Zealand series.

New chairman of Private Sector Commission named

The Council of the Private Sector Commission (PSC) on Tuesday ratified the appointment of Ramesh Persaud, Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of Private Enterprise Development (IPED), as Chairman of the Commission, replacing Ronald Webster who passed away on April 27, 2014, a release from the PSC said.

Man gunned down by masked shooter in Albouystown

A man was gunned down by a masked assailant in Albouystown early yesterday morning while playing cards with friends. Orvin Weekes, 30, of WW7 North East La Penitence, was shot in a yard at Curtis Street, Albouystown and witnesses have indicated that the shooter was known to him.

Two Town Clerks?

By Mario Joseph   City Council spokesman Royston King was yesterday installed as the officer performing the duties of Town Clerk even as Carol Sooba maintained that councillors did not have the authority to oust her from the post and warned that they could face jail for contempt of court.

Boy, 10, electrocuted during bath in yard

-family says GPL ignored loose wire report, illegal connection being probed A 10-year-old boy was electrocuted on Wednesday while bathing in his yard at Goed Fortuin and his family is accusing the Guyana Power and Light Inc (GPL) of ignoring its complaints about a loose wire that was responsible.

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