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.


Gold Board lab shut

Following continuing concerns over health dangers from mercury, the Guyana Gold Board’s laboratory at Upper Brickdam will close at the end of business today.

Venezuelan banks shrivel as inflation roars and credit dries up

CARACAS,  (Reuters) – Venezuela’s hyperinflation has turned the struggling OPEC nation’s once-powerful banks into warehouses of useless cash that are worth a total of only $40 million, according to a Reuters analysis of regulatory data.

Hard Rock Café coming to Guyana

MovieTowne Guyana today announced that international restaurant chain Hard Rock Café will be one of its tenants when it opens up at Turkeyen.

T&T PM begs UK-based nationals to come home to fight crime

(Trinidad Guardian) Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday urged T&T nationals in the United Kingdom to return home and help fight crime by sharing their experiences and expertise.

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