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Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Father of 1 appeals severity of sentence for raping girl, 13

Damon Assanah, who was sentenced to 18 years in prison for child rape, in June, has moved to the Guyana Court of Appeal to...

Strip club patrons charged for breaching COVID-19 curfew

Twenty-nine persons who were arrested at a well-known city strip club last week Saturday for breaching the nationwide COVID-19 curfew have been summoned to...

Siblings remanded over 518 grams marijuana bust

Siblings Shantell Evans, 24, and Timhara Evans, 19, were today remanded to prison after they were charged with possession of narcotics for the purpose...

Annette Ferguson charged for cyberbullying

Opposition Member of Parliament and former APNU+AFC Minister Annette Ferguson was today charged for cyberbullying a senior member of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF),...

Man accused of rape found not guilty

A man has been found not guilty of rape at the Demerara High Court. The 12-member mixed jury took under two hours to reach...

Man arraigned for murder of GRA’s Enforcement Officer

Forty-five-year-old Rawle Lamaison of Durban Backlands, Georgetown was earlier today arraigned for the murder of GRA’s Enforcement Office, Dwayne Taitt. Lamaison was not required to...

DPP recommends charges for Annette Ferguson over FB post

The Director of Public Prosecutions has advised the Guyana Police Force to charge former minister and current Opposition Member of Parliament Annette Ferguson for...

Ex-cons get life sentence for killing mason during robbery

Two men convicted of fatally stabbing a man during a robbery on January 20, 2017 were on Wednesday sentenced to life imprisonment by High...

Nephew charged for beating uncle to death over plantains

Melroy Moore, 27, of Phoenix Leguan Island was on Tuesday charged for beating to death his uncle on July 7. Moore made his appearance at...

Files in Haresh Singh murder case not missing – Crime Chief

Crime Chief Wendell Blanhum has clarified that the files relating to the Haresh Singh murder case are not missing but rather, the investigators were...

Recent Articles

Uitvlugt man killed in accident was preparing for son’s wedding in two weeks

Fifty-four-year-old Kenneth Smith, who was killed in an accident on Saturday afternoon when a speeding driver lost control of his vehicle, was in the...

Unvaccinated Giftland workers required to submit negative Covid PCR tests every week

Full statement from Giftland OfficeMax  Giftland’s COVID-19 Efforts to Protect Workers & Patrons It has become a worldwide known fact that 99.5% of all persons in...

Over 900 active Covid-19 cases in Guyana

The total positive Covid-19 cases recorded in Guyana to date increased to 22,234 following the detection of 53 new cases within the last 24...

Letter: Support for Gandhi Street in Georgetown

Dear Editor, The Indian Diaspora Council International (IDC), in collaboration with Guyana IDC Chapter headed by business magnate Mr Yesu Persaud fully supports the proposal...

Linden man chopped to head after attempting to rescue woman who was being assaulted

A 36-year-old man identified as Keno Griffith was on Monday afternoon chopped about his body after he attempted to rescue a woman who was...

500 hectares of mangroves restored since 2010 – Agri Minister

Some 500 hectares of mangroves have been restored since the 2010 launch of the government’s mangrove restoration project which is aimed at protecting and...

Dr Anthony concerned as some religious leaders urging persons against taking Covid-19 vaccine

Health Minister Dr Frank Anthony says government has noticed a concerning trend whereby some religious leaders are encouraging their followers against taking the Covid-19...

Sheriff-Mandela Road Project deadline now October 31

The Sheriff Street-Mandela Avenue Road Expansion Project – which was expected to be completed by August 2021 – is now set to be finished...

Engineers who fraudulently certify works warned of consequences, including jailtime

With the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) uncovering increasing cases of overpayment of contractors, Ministry staff who fraudulently certify works will soon start feeling the...

Letter: Ogle Airport unlawfully imposing 10% increases on lease holders

Dear Editor, Though Ogle Airport Inc’s (OAI) Public Relations would toss aside serious matters raised by stakeholders as mere storm in a teapot in its...