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Friday, December 4, 2020

Lawyers up pressure to have 2nd election petition thrown out

By: Jarryl Bryan Attorney General Anil Nandlall and Trinidad Senior Counsel Douglas Mendes today upped the pressure for the second election petition filed by the...

Lawyers who filed election petitions are in “disarray” – Nandlall

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Anil Nandlall says the lawyers who filed the election petition to challenge results of the March 2...

Chief Magistrate orders prosecution to present “proper order” in Mingo’s case

As the court makes final preparations to begin the trial of embattled Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica) Returning Officer Clairmont Mingo, who has been slapped with...

DPP’s appeal against High Court order freeing Marcus Bisram set for Dec 18

Arguments in an appeal filed by Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Shalimar Ali-Hack  against a High Court order freeing US-based Guyanese Marcus Bisram for...

Teacher to spend 3 years behind bars for sexually assaulting girl

A teacher attached to a prominent private school has been jailed for three years after he was found guilty of engaging in sexual activities...

Chainsaw operator charged for threatening to “squeeze the life out” of a man

A chainsaw operator who hails from Linden, Region Ten (Upper Demerara-Berbice) was on Tuesday fined $10,000 by Magistrate Wanda Fortune after he was found...

SOCU seizes over $10M from drug mule

Over $10 million seized by the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) from a convicted drug trafficker has been forfeited to the State. According to a statement...

Nigerian charged for operating criminal scheme, defrauding four Guyanese

Uche Raymond Okoye also known as Uche Parker, a Nigerian National who entered the country illegally from Brazil through Lethem, has been charged for...

Fisherman gets 20 years for killing pensioner during sex act

Jaipaul Hitlall, a 45-year-old fisherman formerly of Sea View, Anna Catherina, West Coast Demerara (WCD), was on Thursday sentenced to 20 years’ imprisonment for...

Suriname-based Guyanese woman remanded for cocaine in makeup

A 42-year-old Suriname-based Guyanese who was busted with four pounds of cocaine concealed in her suitcase at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), was...

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Congressman who fought for Guyana’s democracy elected Chair of US Foreign Affairs Committee

Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (NY-05), senior Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, was on Thursday elected to Chair the House Foreign Affairs Committee,...

98 active Covid-19 cases in Region 6

Regional Health Officer Dr Vishalya Sharma on Thursday announced that there are 98 active Covid-19 cases in the East-Berbice Corentyne district. Overall, the region has...

Prepaid meter service experiencing technical difficulties – GPL

All prepaid meter customers are advised that the Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL) Juice/Prepaid System is currently experiencing a suspected hardware fault; which is...

Man stabs reputed wife to abdomen, hands & feet during argument

A 35-year-old housewife of Letter Kenny Village, Corentyne is said to be in a serious but stable condition after she was stabbed multiple times...

Fishing industry on the verge of great transformation – CEO of Fisheries Dept.

The Fisheries Department will be revamping the fishermen’s co-operative societies countrywide to ensure satisfactory delivery of services to customers. Chief Fisheries Officer, Mr. Denzil Roberts...

79 new Covid-19 cases recorded; total at 5528

Within the past 24-hour, the country recorded 79 new cases of the novel coronavirus which takes the total cases recorded to date to 5528. This...

“I hope we can all move on” – Gary Best says after walking free

Former Chief-of-Staff of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and PNCR Member Gary Best has expressed hope that the Bentley family can move on after...

Gary Best freed of causing death of national cyclist Jude Bentley

Former Chief-of-Staff of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and Member of the Peoples National Congress Reform (PNCR) Gary Best was today freed of the...

Learning materials distributed to Ruimveldt children

The Department of Education Georgetown recently distributed worksheets and other learning materials to children in West and East Ruimveldt. Some of the areas targeted include...

Some 50,000 persons living with disabilities in Guyana

Message by Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony, on the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities Guyana is joining with the international community...