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Thursday, April 2, 2020

Injunction remains in place for no recount; hearings not likely until next week

High Court judge Justice Franklyn Holder this morning heard applications from lawyers for some of the parties that contested the March 2 elections. The parties...

High Court restricts access to lawyers, media

The High Court has imposed restrictions on the lawyers, media and other stakeholders who showed up today to witness the hearing of the injunction...

Judge grants APNU-favoured injunction to block Caricom supervised recount

With the national recount still to commence, High Court judge, Justice Franklyn Holder, this afternoon granted an injunction, blocking the process from moving forward. The...

19-yr-old found guilty of raping boy, 7, to be sentenced on Tuesday

A teenager who was convicted of raping a seven-year-old boy in 2015 will be sentenced on Tuesday when he appears before Justice Joann Barlow...

Private criminal fraud charges filed against Mingo, Lawrence

Private criminal fraud charges have been filed against Peoples National Congress-Reform Chairperson, Volda Lawrence, and Returning Officer for Electoral District Four (Demerara-Mahaica), Clairmont Mingo. This...

“Why can’t we get on with this” – CJ during Contempt of Court hearing

Chief Justice (ag) Roxane George has directed both sides to mediate a way forward when the hearing of the contempt of court application go...

Prosecution closes case after failing to present final witness

As the Preliminary Inquiry (PI) into the murder of Fayaz Narinedatt continued at the Whim Magistrate’s Court on Thursday, the Prosecution closed its case...

Contempt of Court proceedings filed, fixed for hearing tomorrow

Former Attorney General Anil Nandlall has confirmed that the contempt of court proceedings has been filed at the High Court and the hearing is...

PPP/C cites RO Mingo for contempt of court

The People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) is moving to file contempt of court proceedings against the Returning Officer (RO) of Region Four, Clairmont Mingo, for...

Fmr Deeds Registrar to repay State $4.5M after fraud conviction

Magistrate Leron Daly on Wednesday morning found Former Deeds Registrar Azeena Baksh guilty of fraudulently procuring over $4.5 million while being employed by the...

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President announces closure of bars, restaurants from 6 pm daily

President David Granger, on Thursday, announced that in order to strengthen containment measures against the fight of the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19), with effect from...

COVID-19 cases in Guyana remain at 19

As of today, the number of confirmed Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Guyana remains at 19. This was revealed moments ago, by Public Health Minister Volda...

GECOM stalls! …Still no decision on way forward for vote recount

After a meeting earlier today (Thursday), the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), has not made any definitive decision on how it intends to move forward...

Commonwealth ministers urge GECOM to act immediately to ensure right of people to duly...

The following is the concluding statement of the 56th Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group on the Guyana political situation: The Group commended the Good Offices efforts...

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Guyana’s economy in no position to withstand imminent financial crisis – Ramsaroop

Economic advisor to the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Peter Ramsaroop is warning that the Guyana economy is currently in no position to withstand the...

Rankings movement will be gradual, warns Skerritt

(CMC) — Cricket West Indies (CWI) president Ricky Skerritt has warned that the regional side's climb up the rankings ladder will be a gradual...

Essequibo Coast minibus and hire car owners call for support to deal with COVID-19...

Essequibo Coast minibus and hire car owners and drivers are calling on the authorities to render some assistance to keep the Region's  transportation sector...

Caretaker gov’t sold prime State lands to APNU/AFC financier days before March 2 polls

Finance Minister Winston Jordan, just days before the March 2, 2020 General and Regional Elections, turned over to Brian Tiwarie’s BK Marine Inc. ownership...

COVID-19: The pandemic is about to devastate the developing world

Reprinted from the Washington Post (By Brian Klaas, Global Opinions contributor) Covid-19 is about to overload health-care systems in Italy, France, Spain, Britain and the...