12 Jan

Lone gunman robs Albouystown businesswoman

first_imgA shop owner, her mother and sister are now counting their losses after they were all held at gunpoint and robbed of cash and valuables by a lone gunman on Sunday night.The shop owner, 36-year-old Devika Williams of La Penitence Street, Albouystown, Georgetown; her mother, 53-year-old Nerisha Sukhu and her sister, 28-year-old Rebecca Petamber, were robbed around 19:20h.Reports are Williams had just closed the front of her shop and was in the process of closing the back entrance when the gunman pushed his way into the premises.Guyana Times was told that the bandit then took Williams into the shop and pointed the gun at her mother and sister. He then instructed the three women to kneel as he demanded valuables.The man ransacked the shop, taking cash and jewellery valued over $400,000.The gunman then exited with the items, demanding that the three women lay on the ground while he escaped.The matter was reported to the Police, who are reviewing CCTV footage as they investigate.last_img read more

29 Dec


first_imgHalloweve saw the final of the first Comórtas BEO do Amhran Nua Chumatha.Ten acts gathered in the Malton Hotel where they were hosted at the annual Scléip na Hoige. Each act had to perform their origal song as Gaeilge and make a 2 min presentation to judges Cian Mac Cathraigh radio na Life, Traic O Breannain Radio Rí Rá agus Colaiste na bFhiann and Ronan Mac Aodha Bhuí Radio na Gaeltachta.Competition on the night was tight with Fear na Tí commenting “Buíochas le Dia I don’t have to choose” Winners Apollo 6 were announced at 10 10 and preformed their winning song for the second time, Eurovision style.Many of those attending from Scléip na nóg were delighted with the judges choice.Apollo 6’s original song will now feature on the Radio Rí Rá Cd which will be distributed nationally for Seachtain na Gaeilge.BEO were delighted with the success of their first National Competition inviting Teens to write an original song in Irish. BEO would like to thnk Scléip na nOige for hosting the event and Foras na Gaeilge, Údaras na Gaeltachta, Donegal ETB and Donegal for their continued support and making such events possible.DDTV: APOLLO 6 SONG SCOOPS BEO NATIONAL TITLE was last modified: November 7th, 2013 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Apollo 6BeocompetitionDDTVMUSICwinnerslast_img read more