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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Jamaican busted with cocaine in deodorant bottle jailed, fined

The Jamaican national who was busted with cocaine concealed in a shipment of deodorant bottles was on Monday sentenced to three years in prison. Easton...

Barber accused of threatening to kill neighbour placed on bail

A barber who was accused of subjecting one of his neighbours to regular verbal abuse and death threats, was yesterday granted $15,000 bail when...

Jamaican busted with cocaine in deodorant bottles to know fate soon

The Jamaican who was busted at the Guyana Post Office (GPO) with cocaine concealed in a shipment of deodorant bottles, pleaded guilty to narcotics...

Businessman remanded over cocaine in fish bust at airport

A 32-year-old businessman was today (Friday) remanded to prison despite pleading not guilty and denying ownership of a large quantity of cocaine laden fish...

‘Banga’ remanded for gun possession

A Coomacka Mines, Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Upper Berbice) man was on Thursday denied his pretrial liberty when he appeared in the Georgetown Magistrates’...

Ruimveldt man charged with narco trafficking

A West Ruimveldt man was on Wednesday slapped with a possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking charge when he appeared before Magistrate...

Cop charged with attempted murder

A Police Constable was on Wednesday slapped with a charge of intent to commit murder when he appeared before Magistrate Leron Daly at the...

5 more Venezuelans deported

Five more Venezuelans were today (Wednesday) ordered deported when they appeared before Magistrate Leron Daly at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts. Julio Fuguro, Carona Guataran, Maria...

Venezuelan woman jailed for ammo possession

A 28-year-old Venezuelan woman who was sobbing uncontrollably before Magistrate Leron Daly at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts, was on Tuesday jailed for three years...

M&CC case against Bishop Edghill dismissed

A city Magistrate today dismissed the case against Bishop Juan Edghill brought by the Georgetown Mayor and City Council after finding the testimony of...

Recent Articles

Who is instructing GECOM’s lawyer?

With no meeting of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) since June 4, 2019, who has been instructing the electoral body’s lawyer, Stanley Marcus? Marcus, SC,...

GA-FDD clamps down on sale of flour in unlabeled plastic bags

Almost 90 bags of flour have been seized by the Government Analyst Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD), in an ongoing campaign against repackaging of...

Youths can vote without H2H registration

Persons who are currently not on the national voters’ list can become registered in time for early elections without the need for house-to-house registration. The...

LETTER: Contrary to what Ministers feel and say, the CCJ is Guyana’s final court

Dear Editor, Two Government Ministers were reported to have said that Guyana is a sovereign country (whatever that means) so the CCJ cannot instruct Guyana...

BREAKING: GECOM Chairman demits Office

The Government of Guyana has confirmed that the unilaterally appointed Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission Justice James Patterson has demitted office. See statement below: Georgetown,...

44 mining workers benefit from safety training

The Guyana Mining School and Training Centre today, Tuesday, launched its third safety course “Safe and Efficient Blasting for Open Cut Mines” for mining...

Windies’ fans stay true despite below par World Cup run

(Reprinted from Jamaica Observer) MANCHESTER, England — The West Indies cricket team has endured a mostly lean period over the past decade or more, but...

GECOM’s statutory meeting today cancelled

Commissioners of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) were advised that there will be no statutory meeting today, due to the unavailability of the Chairman...

Serial armed robber released on bail

Omalo Williams, the 27-year-old man from Leopold Street, Georgetown - who has been previously charged for armed robberies - was on Monday released on...

US-based Guyanese to face Court for firing shots with illegal gun

…claims gun was for his “protection” while in Guyana An overseas-based Guyanese will soon be arraigned before a court of law for discharging a loaded...