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Opposition files suit to remove VP Jagdeo from Parliament

  The A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC) Opposition has filed legal proceedings to remove Vice President Dr Bharrat Jagdeo from being a...

Venezuelan woman jailed 4 years, ordered to pay $1.5M for human trafficking

Mayelin Cordova, a 41-year-old businesswoman of Byderado Road, Bartica, was today sentenced to four years imprisonment for trafficking a Venezuelan national for the purpose...

CJ dismisses Carol Joseph’s challenge to extension of Top Cop’s tenure

Chief Justice, Roxane George today dismissed the challenge filed by APNU/AFC’s Carol Joseph against the extension of acting Police Commissioner Hicken’s tenure in office...

Man remanded for Berbice double murder

Devon Stanley, 32, has been remanded to prison for the murders of 51-year-old Floyd Moore and 34-year-old Quacy LaRose, both of Alness Village, Corentyne,...

Kitty man busted with ganja gets 4 years, fined $112M

Sean Thomas, also called ‘Yankee’, 43, of William Street, Kitty, Georgetown was on Friday sentenced to four years imprisonment and fined $112,052,000 after he...

Banks DIH heads to court to remove vendors around Demico House

Encouraged by the recent success of Muneshwer’s Limited in removing vendors operating outside its premises, Banks DIH Limited is considering pursuing legal action to...

“Chow Pow’s” daughter wants him to receive “fit” punishment for assaulting her

Aniyah Jardine, a 22-year-old woman, has requested that a city magistrate impose a “fit” penalty on her father, whom she alleges had assaulted her. Well-known...

Port Kaituma carpenter admits to killing wife

Arraigned before Justice Priya Sewnarine-Beharry in the Demerara High Court on a charge of murder, 41-year-old Tyron James, a carpenter of Port Kaituma in...

Essequibo man gets 2 years, fined 50K for ganja trafficking

Forty-one-year-old Rondel Stephen, a farmer of Henrietta, Essequibo Coast was on Wednesday sentenced to two years imprisonment and fined $50,985 for trafficking 33.99 grams...

Essequibo farmer gets 6 months for breaching protection order against mother

Kevindra Jadgeo, 32, a farmer of Perth, Essequibo Coast, Region Two was found guilty of breaching a protection order and was sentenced to six...

Recent Articles

UK to pump £190,000 toward conservation efforts in Caribbean Sea

Minister for the Americas, Caribbean and Overseas Territories, David Rutley, is representing the United Kingdom at the 46th CARICOM Heads of Government Meeting and...

Guyana, Canada sign Cdn$120M loan to empower vulnerable groups

The delivery of social services in Guyana will be significantly bolstered with a CDN$120 million (more than G$18.5 billion) loan from the Canadian Government...

NA Prison escapee apprehended in Suriname after 5 years

Rameshwar Prakash, a 25-year-old previously-convicted Guyanese national, was apprehended in Suriname during a maritime operation in the early hours of Thursday after five years...

Work on infrastructure for deep-water port linking Brazil to be advanced – Pres Ali

Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s impending visit to Guyana is expected to hasten work on the infrastructure for the deep-water port that...

Suriname Guyana Chamber of Commerce launched with focus on economic cooperation

The inauguration of the Suriname-Guyana Chamber of Commerce (SGCC) on February 24, 2024, at the Pegasus Corporate Center, stands as a landmark moment in...

Pres. Ali to C’bean citizens: “Put pressure” on CARICOM Leaders to remove trade barriers

President Dr Irfaan Ali has called on citizens in the Caribbean to pressure their leaders to remove barriers that affect inter-regional trade. The Guyanese Leader,...

2000 Guyanese to benefit from free IT training, guaranteed jobs

The Guyana Government has launched the One Guyana Digital Initiative, which will see some 2000 young Guyanese, in this first phase, benefitting from free...

“CARICOM is a strong and treasured partner” – Commonwealth SG as she joins Heads...

Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Secretariat, Patricia Scotland, is joining Caribbean leaders for the 46th Regular Meeting of the Conference of CARICOM Heads of Government...

Canada renews support for Guyana; calls for peaceful, diplomatic settlement of border controversy with...

The Canadian Government has reiterated its support for Guyana in the ongoing border controversy with Venezuela, calling for the peaceful and diplomatic settlement of...

Pres. Ali discusses energy, food & climate security with US officials

President Dr Irfaan Ali held bilateral discussions with a 12-member delegation from the United States on Saturday at State House in Georgetown. The visiting delegation...