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Friday, August 23, 2019

Acquitted murder accused remanded for attempted murder

A man who was previously found not guilty of murder was on Wednesday remanded to prison after he was slapped with an attempted murder...

Feeble taxi driver remanded on charges for gun, cannabis possession

A Tuschen, East Bank Essequibo taxi driver, who allegedly is a stroke victim, had to be assisted into the courtroom of Chief Magistrate Ann...

“Fineman” gang carried out Bartica, Lusignan, Lindo Creek massacres

...says state witness at Bartica massacre trial A State witness who testified in the Bartica Massacre trial has implicated his co-accused as being part of...

Over 200 cases listed for April Demerara Assizes

The April 2018 Session of the Demerara Criminal Assizes opened this morning to much pomp and ceremony with over 200 cases to be heard. Justice...

Water pump thief jailed

A man who stole a water pump among other items was, earlier today (Friday) sentenced to eight weeks imprisonment by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan...

Suspect who burnt wife’s house to make court appearance Monday

  Nearly one week after burning two houses at Da Silva and De Abreu Streets, Newtown, Georgetown following a heated argument with his wife, Kerwin...

2nd suspect in Laing Avenue shooting charged

Regus Lumza, 19, of Lot 51 Durban Street, Georgetown on Monday appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts before Magistrate Judy Latchman charged with the...

Man tells Court cocaine was “planted” on him …granted $30,000 bail

A man appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Friday and vehemently denied that cocaine allegedly found in his possession belonged to him. According to...

Mother accused of fatally poisoning her 2 children to know fate tomorrow

Twenty five-year-old, Awena Rutherford who is on trial for fatally poisoning her two children will know her fate tomorrow as the prosecution has closed...

Christmas eve hit & run: Man pleads guilty to 4 of 5 charges, gets...

The man who allegedly drove his minibus recklessly on Christmas Eve day thereby causing the death of pedestrian, Vincent Scipio, 38, of Peter's Hall,...

Recent Articles

New Amsterdam prisoner injured after setting mattress on fire

Committed prisoner Delon Boucher received injuries about his body after he set fire to his mattress located in the Security Block of the New...

“We are quite alarmed” – Trotman on Amazon fires

Guyana’s Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman has expressed grave concerns over the record rate at which fires have been affecting the Amazon Rainforest in...

Man remanded for stabbing ex-girlfriend and her new beau

A 48-year-old man, who stabbed his ex-girlfriend and her new companion, was today remanded to prison. Gilbert Thomas of Hururu Mission, Upper Berbice River, was...

Elections can be held by late October – Jagdeo

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) believes a date in late October is more reasonable for the hosting of early General and Regional Elections. This timeline...

Barbados to abolish immigration/customs forms

(CMC) — Passengers arriving at the Grantley Adams International Airport here will no longer be required to fill out immigration/customs forms, also known as...

Valmiki College for Business and Technology launched

Guyana’s newest tertiary educational institution, the Valmiki College for business and technology, was declared open today as the non-profit institution is now expanded to...

President Granger attends viewing of late Presidential Guard

President David Granger, on Thursday morning, attended the viewing of the body of the late Constable Winston Cooper, former member of the Presidential Guard,...

Civil society group protests again for Govt to respect Guyana’s Constitution

A few members of civil society have staged another protesting, calling on the government to respect the country's constitution. Last week, just a handful of...

FFTP donates 100 beds to public health sector

The local public health sector has received a tremendous boost with the donation of 100 hundred beds from the Food For The Poor Guyana...

‘City Hall cash-strapped’ – Mayor urges residents to settle outstanding rates and taxes

Mayor of Georgetown, Ubraj Narine is appealing to residents in the capital city to pay their rates and taxes so that City Hall, which...