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Saturday, April 20, 2019

Caretaker charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm on a 6-y-o child

A 43-year-old caretaker was on Friday morning placed on $100,000 bail when she appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates' Courts for inflicting grievous bodily harm...

Excavator Operator charged for illegal firearm possession

A Sussex Street, Ruimveldt man who was reportedly found with a gun and ammunition, for which he was unlicensed, stood before City Magistrate Judy...

US fugitive wanted for murder remanded as extradition proceedings to begin

Fugitive Troy Thomas who was wanted for the December 11, 2011, murder of Guyanese Keith Frank in Richmond Hill, New York was on Tuesday...

Alleged arsonist of DJ Magnum’s home granted self bail

The 23-year-old woman who was arrested for an alleged arson attack on her ex-boyfriend’s home was earlier today granted self-bail when she appeared at...

Kescia Branche’s murder trial: Father breaks down in tears after testifying

Alfred Branche, father of the late Kescia Branche who was brutally murdered in November last year, broke down in tears in the Georgetown Magistrates’...

Construction worker gets 3 years jail for trafficking 21 grams of ganja

Sataka Joseph, a 25-year-old construction worker opted not to waste the court’s time as he entered into a guilty plea to a charge of...

Man jailed for vandalizing Minister’s house

A seemingly mentally disturbed man who admitted to unlawfully and maliciously damaging Minister of State, Joseph Harmon’s property, was sentenced to six months in...

Unrepresented man accused of attempted murder in High Court remanded

Thirty-three year-old Quincy Henry who is known as “Fix-Up” has denied that he seriously wounded Troy Bacchus called “Fletcher” with intent to murder him...

US based Guyanese gets 4 years for trafficking 3 pounds of cocaine

Forty-eight-year-old, Warren McKi, was on Thursday morning sentenced to four years in prison by Magistrate Sunil Scarce at the Providence Magistrates Court following a...

PPP intends to challenge DPP in High Court over discontinued charges

The Director of Public Prosecution’s (DPP's) decision to discontinue the charges filed by the Opposition People's Progressive Party (PPP) against sitting Government Ministers Volda...

Recent Articles

Whim Magistrate draws firearm on advancing robbery accused

Whim Magistrate Renita Singh was forced to pull her revolver while sitting on the bench after a man she had just remanded to prison...

Son killed, father, stepmother injured during brawl with others

An 18-year-old was fatally stabbed while his father and step mother were injured during a brawl with a group of men at Timehri Docks,...

Taxi drivers lectured by traffic ranks on proper road usage

Traffic Ranks recently hosted a lecture at the Linden Park on Hadfield Street, Georgetown where some hire car operators were reminded of proper road...

Minister Hughes threatens legal action against Teixeira

Opposition Chief Whip Gail Teixeira has been threatened with legal action by Minister of Public Telecommunications, Cathy Hughes. The legal notice is in relation to...

15 more touts arrested

Ranks of the Guyana Police Force’s Traffic Department today swooped down on the various bus parks where 15 individuals were arrested for touting. The exercise...

Education Ministry requests audit of UG’s finances

The Education Ministry has requested the Office of the Auditor General to conduct a special audit of the University of Guyana’s finances. This comes in...

BREAKING: ExxonMobil announces 13th discovery offshore Guyana

IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil said today it made a new oil discovery offshore Guyana at the Yellowtail-1 well, marking the 13th discovery on the Stabroek...

GNBA releases list of compliant broadcasters, threatens actions against others

The Guyana National Broadcasting Authority has released a list of all the local broadcasters that compliant for the year 2019; and consequently are the...

12 arrested after massive police operation in Berbice

Some 12 persons were today arrested for various offences after police conducted a massive raid in several Berbice communities. Two men and two women were...

ExxonMobil pumps $20M into STEM programme

ExxonMobil Guyana on Wednesday donated $20M to the Volunteer Youth Corp’s (VYC) Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programme which is hosting its 6th...