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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Nizam Hassan charged in alleged multi-million-dollar fraud

- arrest warrants issued for Trinidadian co-conspirators The plethora of forensic audits that had been ordered by Head of State, President David Granger, has...

Belvedere man arraigned for neighbour’s murder

The man who brutally chopped his neighbor to death on Wednesday last was earlier today arraigned for the murder. Jainarine Balgobind called "Boyo" was taken...

Trio charged with rape of New Amsterdam woman

The three men who allegedly raped a New Amsterdam woman were today charged and placed on bail when they made their court appearances. The accused...

Linden resident slapped with narcotics charge

A 49-year-old resident of lot 436 One Mile, Wismar, Linden was yesterday remanded to prison when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates' Court on...

Man remanded for illegal firearm, ammo

Ferdinand Schaddle, 58, of lot 1293 Section 'C', Golden Grove, East Bank Demerara was remanded to prison for being in possession of a firearm...

North Ruimveldt minibus driver remanded on attempted murder charge

Clayson Clementson, 47, of North Ruimveldt, Georgetown was earlier today remanded to prison on a charge of attempted murder. Clementson who is a mini-bus driver...

NOT GUILTY: Fraud charge against Carvil Duncan dismissed

A city Magistrate on Wednesday dismissed a fraud charge against Carvil Duncan, a trade unionist and former member of the Board of Directors of...

Bartica Massacre trial sees two guilty pleas so far

Of the five persons charged for the Bartica massacre- that resulted in the deaths of 12 persons in 2008- two of them have so...

Man gets 9 months jail for stealing hardware items

A 56-year-old man was sentenced to 9 months imprisonment after he pleaded guilty to stealing a number of hardware items. Osman Hussain told Magistrate Dylan Best that...

Two bailed for swindling media photographer

Two men were earlier today granted bail when they appeared before Magistrate Leron Daly at the Georgetown Magistrates' Court for allegedly taking money from...

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Opposition finds Alves, La Bennet as “unfavourable” candidates for GECOM Chair

The Opposition did not find favour with Attorney Kesaundra Alves and Justice Claudette La Bennet as nominees for the post of chairperson of the...

Stansted ‘disruptive passenger’: Woman faces £85,000 bill

(BBC) A woman who allegedly caused a flight to be diverted due to "extremely disruptive behaviour" has been given an £85,000 bill by an...

Antigua Government not willing to pay price Barbados wants for its LIAT shares

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has disclosed that the US$44 million price Barbados was asking for its LIAT shares was too steep, insisting that while...

Mechanic remanded for possession of high-powered weapon

A 32-year-old motorcycle mechanic was today remanded to prison for the illegal possession of a high-powered weapon. Devon Atkinson, known as “Wild Buck”, of Kitty,...

21-Y-O charged for robbing, shooting Kristian Jeffery

A 21-year-old resident of Alberttown, Georgetown was today charged for the shooting and robbing of motor racer, Kristian Jeffery who was attacked by a...

Top Cop signals intention to replace SOCU Head

Police Commissioner Leslie James has signaled the administration’s intention to replace Sydney James as the Head of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU). “Later on,...

Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’ sentenced to life in prison

(BBC) A US judge has sentenced Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán to life in prison plus 30 years. Guzmán, 62, was found guilty...

Tennessee Police Warn Of ‘Meth Gators’ Because Of Drugs Flushed Down The Toilet

(CNN) A Tennessee police department is warning residents to stop flushing drugs down their toilet and sinks out of fear they could create "meth...

Coach says fitness a priority as Guyana U-19 training camp commences

By Brandon Corlette With the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional Under-19 tournament looming, the Guyana U-19 team began their training camp on Monday last with...

95 persons die from snakebite in five years

An estimated 95 persons have died over a five year period as a result of being bitten by venomous snakes, the Ministry of Public...