Man charged over Moblissa double murder

Moblissa resident Orin Rodrigues was this morning charged with the double murder that occurred in the Linden/Soesdyke Highway community during the wee hours of Saturday.

Rodrigues who told the court that he was 20 years old was remanded to prison by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry. It was initially reported that he was 17 years old.

He is accused of chopping Molly James, 34, and her teenaged son Aaron James. The mother of seven died instantly while the teen died while awaiting transportation to take him for medical attention.

Rodrigues will make his second court appearance at the Christiansburg Magistrate’s Court on January 8, 2014.


PM speaking in parliament

Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo yesterday called on the Opposition to put to an end their dilatory tactic because it violates the standing order of the National Assembly.                    

Stop embarrassing Chinese gov’t – T&T PM

(Trinidad Guardian) Stop embarrassing the Chinese government and people! That was Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s rebuke to the Opposition in Parliament yesterday, after being pressed on the change of plans for his China trip.

Ramjattan, Trotman advised president he could unilaterally appoint Gecom chairman

Despite the AFC’s claim that it was not involved in the selection of a Guyana Elections Commission (Gecom) Chairman, its two senior leaders, Khemraj Ramjattan and Raphael Trotman, had advised President David Granger that he could utilise the constitutional proviso and make a unilateral appointment.

House approves over $8B for constitutional bodies

The National Assembly last evening approved over $8 billion in total budgetary allocations for 16 constitutional agencies even as the government’s failure to properly account for cuts to requested expenditure drew criticism.

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Speaker reprimands opposition MPs for ‘exceptional parliamentary misconduct’

Opposition MPs were yesterday reprimanded by Speaker Dr Barton Scotland for their raucous behaviour on November 2nd, when they staged a protest that drowned out most of President David Granger’s address to the National Assembly.

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