Wismar man fatally stabbed by ex-wife’s new partner

The Police say they are investigating the death of Orlando Flatts c/d ‘Orandy’ or ‘Rango’, 24 years, a taxi driver of Blue Berry Hill, Wismar, Linden which occurred about 12.30 this morning at Lot 74 Amelia’s Ward, Linden.

The police say that Flatts, allegedly whilst armed with a piece of metal, violently forced his way into the apartment of his ex-reputed wife and was stabbed once in the left region of his abdomen by a male with whom the woman now shares a relationship.

The suspect, a 22 year-old labourer who sustained injuries to his left elbow and left palm, has been arrested and is assisting with the investigation.

The body is presently at the Linden Hospital Mortuary awaiting a post-mortem. The scene has been processed. Both the knife and piece of metal (wheel spanner extension) have been retrieved and lodged.


Chatelal forgives Yorke as loan repaid

(Trinidad Guardian)  “Dwight, I forgive you.” So stated reigning Chutney Soca Monarch Neval Chatelal in an open letter to former T&T and Manchester United striker Dwight Yorke yesterday, following the repayment of a $250,000 loan.

Happy 48th!

Fireworks in the background this morning after the Golden Arrowhead was hoisted at D’Urban Park marking the 48th anniversary of the country’s Republican status.

Exxon contract final -Harmon

The controversial Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) signed between the government and ExxonMobil’s local subsidiary and partners is final and will not be subject to any changes, Minister of State Joseph Harmon said yesterday.

NIS re-examining investment in Berbice Bridge, GM says

General Manager Holly Greaves yesterday said the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) is re-examining its investment in the Berbice Bridge after dismal returns over the past few years.

CARICOM staffer shot, robbed after bank withdrawal

A gunman yesterday afternoon shot and robbed a senior CARICOM Secreta-riat employee after he left the Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited branch at Triumph, East Coast Demerara (ECD), in what is the most recent attack on the bank’s customers.

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