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(BARBADOS NATION) — The close-knit rural community of Walkes Spring, St Thomas, has been thrown into a state of shock following the gruesome killing of one of its senior citizens, Douglas “Dougy” Barker. Police said yesterday that a man known to Barker’s family and people within that district entered the elderly man’s house armed with ...

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(BARBADOS NATION) — The administrator of one of the largest buy and sell pages on Facebook is today pledging his support to police after someone tried to sell a 9mm Beretta pistol on his page. The post, by someone with the moniker Cee Jay, showed both sides of the black automatic gun and its serial ...

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(BARBADOS NATION) — Special permission was granted for Buju Banton to perform here because his criminal conviction automatically disqualified him from gaining entry into Barbados. The 45-year-old Jamaican, whose real name is Mark Myrie, will make the fourth stop in his Long Walk To Freedom Tour on April 27 at Kensington Oval. Minister of Home ...

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(INEWS GUYANA) — The Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL) says its computerised systems were hacked last week and a ransom of digital currency was demanded. The cyber-attack resulted in the disruption of some of its services but the Utility Company has assured that the situation is now under control. “Permanent corrective measures were taken, ...

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(NEWS ROOM) — An inmate of the Camp Street Prison was on Friday accused of impersonating Minister of Public Health, Volda Lawrence and swindling over $2.1M in phone credit from a businessman. Mohammed Ali, who is currently serving a sentence for similar charges, appeared before City Magistrate Leron Daly at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court charged ...

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(GUYANA CHRONICLE) — A Guyanese man was reportedly killed by a fellow Guyanese woman and her children, during a fight in neighbouring French Guiana. Dead is 34-year-old Orlando Josiah. Reports are that he was killed by the woman and her two children, ages 15 and 10. According to sources close to the family, the man, ...

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Feb 15, CMC – The Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has signed a finance agreement with the Agence Française De Développement (AFD) providing three million Euro (One Euro=US$1.29 cents) towards the creation of a more climate-resilient Caribbean region. The financing agreement will provide grant funding to facilitate the preparation and implementation of sustainable, ...

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Feb 15, CMC – A Cuban medical practitioner and his wife were sentenced to 12 months in jail after they were found to be in possession of forged Peruvian passports. Chief Magistrate, Ann McLennan, imposed the sentence on Dr. Alexey Vasquez, 38, and his wife Julia Sanchez, after admitting they had presented the ...

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Feb 15, CMC – The executive director of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), Dr. C. James Hospedales, says the regional response to the grave threat posed by non-communicable diseases (NCD) must be intensified immediately if the health, well-being and development gains of Caribbean people are to be protected. “The ...

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