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Monday, October 21, 2019

Death row inmate “Smallie” and co-accused “Catty” on trial for businessman’s murder

After nearly 12 years of being behind bars amid trial delays, death row inmate Mark Royden Williams, called “Smallie” along with Sherwin Nero, also...

Barber accused of assaulting differently abled man charged

A 24-year-old barber was on Monday hauled before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts for assaulting and making mockery of a man who is differently abled. Kevin...

Twelve witnesses to testify in attempted murder case

Twelve witnesses are expected to testify in the attempted murder of Jamal Lewis who was shot at during the course of a robbery reportedly...

Delay in confirming acting Chancellor, Chief Justice ‘unfortunate’ says CCJ President

– cites continuous probation as pressure on independence of office holders By Jarryl Bryan The trend of persons being appointed to act in top positions in...

Dipcon judgement: AG appeals rejection of stay of judgement application

The Attorney General’s chambers has filed an appeal of the full court’s decision to reject attempts to stay a court order directing Finance Minister...

Derrick Patterson pleads guilty to cocaine trafficking

The younger brother of Public Infrastructure Minister, David Patterson, was on Thursday given the option of paying a hefty fine or being jailed for...

Two farmers remanded for trafficking 94 kilos of cocaine

Two Essequibo farmers who were fingered in a recent drug bust on the Pomeroon River (Region-Two) were today arraigned before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan...

Leader of alleged secret International Sex Cult charged with child porn

The co-founder of NXIVM, the self-help group that was allegedly used as a front of a secret sex cult, now faces child pornography...

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...

Prison officer placed on self bail – charged with assaulting teen at bus...

A 37-year-old prison officer was placed on self bail when he appeared yesterday before Magistrate Brenden Glasford at the Georgetown Magistrates' Court, to answer...

Recent Articles

Man allegedly sets house on fire

A dwelling house at Tumanturi Village, Potaro River, Region Eight  (Potaro-Siparuni)  was completely razed by fire between Friday evening and Saturday morning leaving the...

Several arrested in Diamond, Grove, Craig Police operation

Several persons were arrested on the East Bank of Demerara (EBD) on Saturday morning during a four-hour Police operation. Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica) EBD Sub-Division Commander,...

Govt distances self from NAREI citrus fruits importation ban

…Agri Minister suggests higher tariffs One day after the National Agriculture Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) Chief Executive Officer announced that it is completely restricting...

Major AFC financier cites Guyana’s economic woes as split from party

A major Alliance For Change (AFC) financier, who has backed the party for years, has parted ways with the party to found a party...

Toothless oil spill plan mandates operators to clean up spills

…but Govt to cover cleanup costs if operators duck responsibilities The draft National Oil Spill Contingency Plan shows that while operators are obligated to clean...

Stop selling plantain chips & get into manufacturing – Granger tells Berbicians

In what is considered a complete backpedaling of a his previous advice to young Guyanese, President David Granger has called on Berbicians to stop...

President back in Cuba for medical check-up  

President David Granger left Guyana this morning (Saturday, October 19, 2019) for the Republic of Cuba to undergo another medical check-up. He is accompanied by...

Ban imposed on importation of citrus fruits

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Agriculture Research and Extension Institute (NAREI), Dr Oudho Homenauth has announced that while there is no ban...

Nephew who beheaded uncle found guilty

Twenty-nine-year-old Dwayne Tappin was earlier today found guilty by a 12-member jury for murdering his uncle back in 2017 at Better Hope, East Coast...

PNC/R Executive deflects blame for constitutional reform failure

Executive Member of the People’s National Congress Reform – the leading party in the APNU alliance, Gary Best, has sought to deflect blame for...