Cops to seek legal advice soon on fatal Ogle accident

-survivor has memory loss

The police have wrapped up their investigation into the more than one-week-old fatal accident along the Ogle Public Road, East Coast Demerara, which claimed the life of seven-year-old Sunil Sukhnandan and left his sister hospitalised and the file will be sent for legal advice soon.

India’s Modi faces calls for resignation over French jet deal

NEW DELHI/PARIS,  (Reuters) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi faced calls for his resignation over allegations of corruption in a military jet deal with France after former French president Francois Hollande was quoted as saying New Delhi had influenced the choice of a local partner.

Four parties seeking seats on Linden Town Council

When residents of the Linden municipality vote at the November 12th local government elections, they will have four choices: A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), the People’s Progressive Party/Civic, the Alliance for Change (AFC) and the United Republican Party (URP) The independent groups Linden for Lindeners and the New Horizon Movement, which had registered their symbols ahead of Nomination Day, did not show up yesterday to present their list of candidates to the municipality’s Returning Officer, while Individual Candidate Dr Orin Miller made the last minute decision to contest as part of the PPP/C slate.

Leonora youth dies after hit and run

-foot severed while body was dragged by fleeing driver

A young businessman is now dead after he was struck down on Thursday evening while reportedly attempting to cross the Uitvlugt Public Road, on the West Coast of Demerara (WCD), by a driver who fled.

Cops ID suspect in murder attempt on Enmore man

Chadiraj Lall, the Enmore, East Coast Demerara man who was brutally stabbed on Monday night in a suspected attempt on his life at his home, has been discharged from the hospital, while police are continuing a search for the suspect, who has been identified.

U.S. may aid Liberia in search for missing millions

MONROVIA,  (Reuters) – The U.S. government is considering helping Liberia track down more than $100 million in missing cash, an embassy spokesman said, in a case that has triggered a political crisis in the impoverished country.

Ministry assessing effectiveness of migrant health services

-as Venezuelan influx continues

Junior Minister of Health Dr Karen Cummings on Tuesday visited villages within the Mabaruma sub-region to ensure that measures are in place to protect the population against any risk of outbreaks that can result from the influx of Venezuelan migrants.

Family supports Trinidad-born student charged with attempting to steal American Airlines plane

(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) According to a cana report, former principal of the St. Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Professor Clement Sankat says the focus of his family now is to provide “all the legal, mental, emotional and parental support possible” to his 22-year-old son who was arrested in the United States on Thursday and charged with trying to steal a passenger jet at an Orlando airport.

Biker dies in Betsy Ground accident

The Police say they are investigating a fatal accident which occurred today at about 12: 30 hrs on the Betsy Ground Public Road, East Canje Berbice, involving motor canter GWW 1831, driven by a 36 year-old resident of  Betsy Ground, East Canje, Berbice and Motor Cycle CF 1615 ridden by Rajendranauth  Harold Singh, 52, of Lot 28 Reliance Abandon.

Jamaica: Senator condemns murder of pastor killed in church

Government Senator Kamina Johnson Smith says the brazen killing of Pastor James Johnson inside his St Catherine church yesterday afternoon is a clear sign that criminals no longer subscribe to the unwritten code that violence against some vulnerable groups and in some places are off limits.

Rihanna made an official ambassador of Barbados

(BARBADOS GIS) Government has appointed international pop icon, Robyn “Rihanna” Fenty, as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, with specific responsibility for promoting education, tourism and investment for the island.