(Barbados Nation) The 25-year sentence given to the man who admitted his part in the “senseless” and “reprehensible” killing of a teenager, who died after she was left hanging from the ceiling before her home was set ablaze eight years ago, was upheld by the Court of Appeal yesterday.
(Trinidad Express) IN seven months, downtown Port of Spain will have 200 additional parking spaces.
The Nicholas Group of Companies, founded by Issa Nicholas, has invested $30 million to construct a seven-
storey parking facility on Chacon Street, Port of Spain, obliquely opposite Excellent City Centre.
-judge rules against repossession of Tuschen premises
The High Court on Tuesday ruled that the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) had acted in breach of the rules of natural justice and in breach of the fundamental right against compulsory acquisition of property when it repossessed the Tuschen home of Linda Persaud.
The Guyana Sugar Corporation Inc (GuySuCo) yesterday charged that “some elements are influencing sections of our workforce to commit acts of sabotage on the Corporation’s property with the intention to interrupt the smooth flow of operations and destabilize the business”.
The Opposition People’s Progressive Party/Civic’s (PPP/C) Member of Parlia-ment (MP), Komal Chand has deemed the 2017 budget meaningless and delusional for sugar workers and asked for it to be recalled.
Banks DIH Limited (BDIH) yesterday announced that on December 1st this year it repurchased 150.1m common shares held in its issued share capital by Banks Holdings Limited (BHL) of Barbados at a price of G$36.79 or a total of around G$5.52b.
Even as the city’s parking meter contract continues to face stiff opposition from the business community, contractor Smart City Solutions (SCS) has started to install supporting infrastructure for the meters.
Elections for the Mayor of Georgetown will be held on Thursday December, 15.
A notice seen by Stabroek News says, “Please be advised that a special meeting of councilors will be convened on Thursday December 15, 2016 at 14:00 Hours, In the Council Chamber for the purpose of electing the Mayor and Deputy Mayor for the Municipality of Georgetown, for the ensuing year.”