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Buxton man remanded for murder of mother of 2

Keron Hope of Middle Street, Buxton, East Coast Demerara (ECD) was today remanded to prison for the murder of 26-year-old Miriam Edwards, a mother...

Men remanded for stealing ‘braids and weaves’ worth $5M

Three men were today remanded to prison after they were charged in relation to the theft of $5M worth of hair braids and weaves. Those...

Reonol Williams case: Suspect remanded to prison

  Daniel Melbourne has been remanded to prison after he was charged with several offences in relation to the death of 50-year-old Reonol Williams. Melbourne appeared...

Woman remanded for attempting to smuggle cocaine in religious items

Twenty-three-year-old Lisa Ramnarine was today remanded to prison after she was charged with attempting to smuggle cocaine in a havan kund, a Hindu religious...

Jagdeo moves to Court of Appeal to overturn libel judgement

Vice President Dr Bharrat Jagdeo, in his latest bid to overturn a default $20 million libel judgement granted against him, has moved to the...

Judicial officers have demonstrated impartiality over the years – Norton

  Opposition Leader Aubrey Norton has dispatched a letter to the Government indicating his proposal for current acting Chancellor, Yonnette Cummings-Edwards and acting Chief Justice...

Woman jailed for 3 years over false rape claim against ex-boyfriend

  A 22-year-old Providence, East Bank Demerara (EBD) woman was on Monday sentenced to three years’ imprisonment for her conviction of attempted extortion of her...

Husband remanded for murder of teacher

Forty-year-old Clarence Farley, also known as 'Junior', was today remanded to prison for the murder of his wife, 39-year-old teacher Omega Ault. Farley, a mechanic...

Winston Jordan’s misconduct case now in 3rd Magistrate’s hands

Finance Minister under the then A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC) Government, Winston Jordan’s misconduct case is now in the hands of...

Missing pieces of evidence stall hearing of rape appeal

Missing pieces of the notes of evidence have been stalling the hearing of pensioner Michael Abrams’s appeal against his convictions and two life sentences...

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