Menu
Demerara Waves - Riding on the crest of truth
 
winamp-small Windows-Media-small Real-Player-small quicktime small
Know Something Newsworthy? Click Here

Listen Live

android
apple
blackberry
 
 

Another man chops wife, children

Another man chops wife, children
A man Thursday night went berserk and chopped his wife and three of their children at their Sophia home.

Initial reports suggest that the angry man, Shawn Fordyce, did not want his wife, 47-year old Dorothy Blackman, to go out. Blackman is said to be a newspaper vendor on Orange Walk, Georgetown.

When she opted to send someone to buy a phone card, an argument ensued and he began chopping his wife and children. The incident occurred at 139 Section D, Sophia.

Those injured are 12-year old Donnette Fordyce with chop wounds to both hands, 26-year old Wonda Fortune who sustained a chop wound to her neck and 20-year old Latoya Wilson with multiple deep chop wounds about her body.

The assailant was still at large up to late Thursday night.

This latest incident mirrors another that occurred one night earlier at Zeelugt North, East Bank Essequibo when a man chopped his two young children to death and severely injured his reputed wife.

back to top

Recent News

Prev Next Page:
U.N.: Restoration of U.S.-Cuba diplomatic ties "very positive"

17 December, 2014

U.N.: Restoration of U.S.-Cuba diplomatic ties "very po…

United Nations, Dec 17 (EFE).- U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday...

Caribbean News Desk for Weds Dec 17, 2014

17 December, 2014

Caribbean News Desk for Weds Dec 17, 2014

Washington/Havana, Dec 17 (EFE).- A prisoner swap between Cuba and the...

Caribbean Development Bank approves $120 mn in project lending

16 December, 2014

Caribbean Development Bank approves $120 mn in project lendi…

San Juan, Dec 15 (EFE).- The Caribbean Development Bank has approved more than $...

Martelly has met with political leaders to end Haiti crisis

16 December, 2014

Martelly has met with political leaders to end Haiti crisis

Port-au-Prince, Dec 16 (EFE).- Haitian President Michel Martelly has met legisla...

Nearly 5,000 immigrants died in 2014 searching for a better life

16 December, 2014

Nearly 5,000 immigrants died in 2014 searching for a better …

Geneva, Dec 16 (EFE).- Nearly 5,000 migrants lost their lives this year in hope ...

LatAm is worst region for gun crime, U.N. says

16 December, 2014

LatAm is worst region for gun crime, U.N. says

Quito, Dec 16 (EFE).- The head of the Firearms Team of the U.N. Office on Drugs ...

CARICOM hosts regional monitoring and evaluation workshop on Strategic Plan

16 December, 2014

CARICOM hosts regional monitoring and evaluation workshop on…

A two-day Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Workshop to provide training in the...

CARICOM to partner with WICB for “Pitch in Schools Project”

16 December, 2014

CARICOM to partner with WICB for “Pitch in Schools Project”

 A new era for cricket in schools across the CARICOM region is about to beg...

Caribbean News Desk radio programme for Tue, Dec 16, 2014

16 December, 2014

Caribbean News Desk radio programme for Tue, Dec 16, 2014

The Bahamas’ Foreign Minister, Fred Mitchell on Tuesday denied that his country ...

Fmr. policeman who allegedly killed Agricola youth shot dead

15 December, 2014

Fmr. policeman who allegedly killed Agricola youth shot dead

A former police corporal, who was wanted for the murder of a teenager at Agricol...

New York Times: Cuban economy in a dilemma

15 December, 2014

New York Times: Cuban economy in a dilemma

New York, Dec 15 (EFE).- The New York Times said Monday in an editorial that the...

Cayman Islands relaxes immigration policy for business visitors

15 December, 2014

Cayman Islands relaxes immigration policy for business visit…

San Juan, Dec 15 (EFE).- The Cayman Islands government has approved amendments t...

7 Die in Brazil in head-on crash of bus and tanker truck

15 December, 2014

7 Die in Brazil in head-on crash of bus and tanker truck

Rio de Janeiro, Dec 15 (EFE).- At least seven people died Monday in a crash betw...

Caribbean health agency urges action on antimicrobial resistance

15 December, 2014

Caribbean health agency urges action on antimicrobial resist…

San Juan, Dec 15 (EFE).- The Caribbean Public Health Agency has asked regional g...

St. Lucia offers condolences to kin of 3 killed in ship fire

15 December, 2014

St. Lucia offers condolences to kin of 3 killed in ship fire

San Juan, Dec 15 (EFE).- The government of St. Lucia on Monday offered condolenc...

Cuba plans to open nursing homes for people with Alzheimer's

15 December, 2014

Cuba plans to open nursing homes for people with Alzheimer's

Havana, Dec 15 (EFE).- Cuba, a country affected by an aging population, is plann...

Listen to Caribbean News Desk for Dec 15, 2014

15 December, 2014

Listen to Caribbean News Desk for Dec 15, 2014

Port-au-Prince, Dec 15 (EFE).- Ex-Haitian prime minister Laurent Lamothe has tha...

"Gone with the Wind" premiered 75 years ago

12 December, 2014

"Gone with the Wind" premiered 75 years ago

By Fernando MexiaLos Angeles, Dec 12 (EFE).- Seventy-five years have gone by sin...

New non-stop flights link Jamaica, Haiti, Dominican Republic

12 December, 2014

New non-stop flights link Jamaica, Haiti, Dominican Republic

San Juan, Dec 12 (EFE).- Regional airline InterCaribbean Airways this weekend be...

Cuba says it's committed to expanding computerization, Internet access

12 December, 2014

Cuba says it's committed to expanding computerization, Inter…

Havana, Dec 12 (EFE).- Computerizing daily activities and expanding Internet acc...

St. Kitts and Nevis eyes criminal justice reform

12 December, 2014

St. Kitts and Nevis eyes criminal justice reform

San Juan, Dec 12 (EFE).- St. Kitts and Nevis is working on a legislative reform ...

Caribbean News Desk radio programme: Guyana's opposition wants High Court to stop unauthorised govt spending

12 December, 2014

Caribbean News Desk radio programme: Guyana's opposition wan…

Guyana’s Opposition Leader, David Granger has moved to the High Court to stop wh...

Brazil murder suspect confesses to 41 other killings

11 December, 2014

Brazil murder suspect confesses to 41 other killings

Rio de Janeiro, Dec 11 (EFE).- A man arrested after the stabbing death of a woma...

Execs charged in Brazil corruption scandal

11 December, 2014

Execs charged in Brazil corruption scandal

Sao Paulo, Dec 11 (EFE).- Prosecutors on Thursday formally charged a total of 35...

Cuban doctor in Sierra Leone says fear an ally against Ebola

11 December, 2014

Cuban doctor in Sierra Leone says fear an ally against Ebola

Havana, Dec 11 (EFE).- Fear of contagion keeps medical personnel battling Ebola ...

Jamaica gets U.N. help against drug smugglers

11 December, 2014

Jamaica gets U.N. help against drug smugglers

San Juan, Dec 11 (EFE).- The government of Jamaica announced on Thursday the sig...

Caribbean News Desk radio programme: 3 Killed in fire aboard cruise ship docked in St. Lucia

11 December, 2014

Caribbean News Desk radio programme: 3 Killed in fire aboard…

Castries, Dec 11 (EFE).- Three people died Thursday as the result of a fire in t...

Guyanese is new ACP Secretary General

10 December, 2014

Guyanese is new ACP Secretary General

Guyanese  Dr.Patrick Gomes was Wednesday appointed Secretary General of the...

Recommended News Links

Recommended Radio Links

Other News and Opinion Wesbsites