Daily Archives: September 10, 2020

PROTESTS: More reports of attacks in Berbice; Man killed after firing at protesters

As protest action into the barbaric killing of two teenage cousins, Isaiah Henry, 16, and Joel Henry, 19, from Number Three Village, West Coast Berbice intensified yesterday, there were more reports of vicious physical attacks, robberies and damage to vehicles and properties.

A pitbull minibus smashed and ransacked

This was a continuation of protest action that started Sunday after the boys’ mutilated bodies were found in a backdam.

In Region Six, while the roads were cleared by police on Tuesday after protesters burnt debris and blocked the road at Number One Village and at least nine locations in New Amsterdam.        Continue reading

PROTESTS: Grandson of suspect in murder of cousins dies after beating; chopping

—-  police say motorbike also torched

 

Haresh Singh

A 17-year-old boy, who is the grandson of one of the suspects in custody over the murder of Joel and Isaiah Henry, died today after he was found with head injuries and chop wounds along the Number 2 backdam.

Dead is Haresh Singh, also known as ‘Raj’  17, Lot 8, Number 3 Village, West Coast Village.

Stabroek News was told that his body was discovered just around 12 today.        Continue reading

Protests: Henry boys died from haemorrhage and shock, spines severed – PME finds

News Room Guyana – September 9, 2020

A Post Mortem Examination (PME) conducted on the mutilated bodies of teen cousins Joel and Isaiah Henry has found that they both died from haemorrhage and shock due to multiple incised injuries.
The PME was conducted by Government Pathologist Dr. Nehaul Singh Wednesday morning at the Memorial Gardens, Le Repentir Cemetery, Georgetown.
The News Room understands that in the interest of transparency, the entire PME was video recorded and was witnessed by family members of the murdered boys, investigating ranks and Attorney-at-Law Nigel Hughes.      Continue reading

BUSINESS: The ripple effects of closed office buildings – Toronto featured here – BBC

By Hilary George-Parkin7th September 2020 – BBC News

With workers doing their jobs at home, the business ecosystems around office towers are taking a hit – maybe even a fatal blow.
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PHOTO: The underground network of shops along Toronto’s PATH are suffering as foot traffic from the office buildings above has all but disappeared (Credit: Hilary George-Parkin)

13:00 is usually the peak of the lunch rush in the passageways beneath Brookfield Place in downtown Toronto. On a Thursday in August, though, the food court sat mostly empty, save for a smattering of workers, a lone security guard who ambled past the still-shuttered Starbucks and signs telling visitors to maintain physical distancing (though from whom it wasn’t clear).  Continue reading