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Berbice farmer charged for possession of illegal gun, ammo

A Corentyne farmer was on Thursday remanded to prison when he appeared at the Whim Magistrate Court for possession of illegal firearm and ammunition. Cloyd...

APNU supporters charged for breaching COVID-19 measures during protest in NA

Six supporters of the A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) were today charged for breaching COVID-19 measures when they gathered in large crowds for...

Lindener jailed 4 years for armed robbery

A 24-year-old man of Wismar, Linden was on Monday sentenced to four years imprisonment after he pleaded guilty to the charges of armed robbery...

38 before the court for breaching curfew in Region five

There are currently 38 persons before the courts for breaching the 6pm to 6am curfew in Region Five (Mahaica Berbice), one of only two...

APNU/AFC’s petition to stop declaration: Judges to rule today

High Court and COA cannot have same broad range, depth of jurisdiction – lawyer submits The Court of Appeal will today deliver a landmark decision...

Ruling in case seeking to block elections declaration set for Monday

The Court of Appeal will be handing down its decision on the Notice of Motion filed by APNU/AFC supporter, Esyln David, who is seeking...

Duo remanded for killing man, dumping body

Two men were on Friday arraigned for the murder of 45-year-old Andy Williams, whose partially decomposed body was discovered in a trench at Tarla...

“Cobra” released after serving sentence for manslaughter, robbery under arms

Tyrone Rowe, popularly known as “Cobra”, was released from prison after serving time on charges of manslaughter and armed robbery. On April 2, 2019, Rowe...

Boat Captain remanded for drug smuggling

A 44-year-old Boat Captain who has been on the run for almost two years for smuggling drugs into Guyana was on Monday arraigned on...

Lindener jailed for armed robbery, gun possession

The accomplice of now dead robbery suspect Kevin Batson was on Monday sentenced to three years in prison by Magistrate Wanda Fortune when he...

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Lowenfield slapped with 3rd private criminal charge

Chief Elections Officer Keith Lowenfield has been slapped with yet another private criminal charge for fraud. Two private criminal charges were filed against Lowenfield for...

Suspect in Agricola fatal shooting nabbed, confesses to crime

The man who was fingered in the shooting to death of 27-year-old Tyron Duesberry on June 22, 2020, whilst he was searching for party...

General Elections set for August 10th in Trinidad and Tobago

Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr Keith Rowley, has announced that general election will be held on August 10th. After announcing that he had...

UN urges all to refrain from acts, remarks that could incite racial hostility

The United Nations Resident Coordinator in Guyana, Mikiko Tanaka, has urged all stakeholders to work towards ensuring that there is peace and stability in...

‘I have every confidence in recount’ – CARICOM Secretary General

Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Ambassador Irwin LaRocque says he has "every confidence" in the work conducted by the high-level CARICOM delegation...

Private Sector bemoans that COVID-19 Task Force not functioning as expected

The Private Sector Commission (PSC) has once again expressed concerns that the COVID-19 Task Force - which comprises of caretaker ministers - is not...

Charges against PPP/C’s “pro-democracy” protesters withdrawn

The charges which were instituted against two pro-democracy protesters for breaching the government’s COVID-19 guidelines have been withdrawn. The charges were brought against former People’s...

GTA, THAG receive int’l funding to tackle wildlife trafficking

The Tourism and Hospitality Association of Guyana (THAG) and Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) have received funding from the Latin American Trade Association (LATA) Foundation...

Caribbean scholars join mounting calls for Granger to concede defeat

Respected Caribbean scholars and practitioners; W. Andy Knight and Winston Dookeran, on Friday, joined the mounting calls for Guyana’s President David Granger, Leader of...

Bandits storm Western Union outlet, pharmacy at Little Diamond

Four armed bandits on Wednesday pounced upon a Western Union outlet and a pharmacy located at Little Diamond, East Bank Demerara (EBD). During the ordeal,...