– husband struggling to cope with loss of wifeLess than a week after Nalini Persaud was brutally murdered at her Albouystown, Georgetown home, her husband is struggling to cope with the trauma while the Police are still to make an arrest.Dead: Nalini PersaudStill trying to come to grips with the death of his wife, Mahendra Rampersaud related that it has been very difficult for him to cope, especially since he solely has to make all her funeral arrangements.‘I jus deh by myself all the time and cry sometimes, especially when people are coming and sympathise with you. I don’t have family living in Guyana,” Rampersaud related.The man said his wife was a loving and charitable woman, since she gave back to the children in her community every year on her birthday. “My wife was loved in this community; when she died it was a big commotion, people of all races were crying,” he noted.The grieving man related that he was still waiting on feedback from the Police regarding the arrest of suspects, but was holding out that justice would be served.The businesswoman was killed during a robbery in the wee hours of May 2, 2019 at her home.Her lifeless body was discovered with a rope tied around her neck. Armed men reportedly gained entry into the home by boring a hole in the wall.The woman and her husband were beaten by the men as they demanded cash and other valuables. Before leaving, the woman was strangled to death by the perpetrators while the man had to be taken to the hospital to seek medical attention.The funeral service of the woman is expected to be held on Thursday, May 9, 2019.
Chris StewartAPTN National NewsThe construction of BC Hydro’s Site C Dam cleared a major hurdle this summer after approval of some permits by Ottawa.Treaty 8 members from B.C. and Alberta, however, are continuing their opposition to the massive project they say will damage their water supply.Now a group whose goal is to protect water in Canada has joined the fight.