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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Woman shot in face during argument – alleged assailant on the run

A heated row between a woman and her reputed husband has left her hospitalised, nursing a gunshot wound to her face, as her assailant...

Linden resident fined $7,500 for driving under the influence of alcohol

Magistrate Clive Nurse on Wednesday fined a Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) man who appeared before him for the offence of driving under the...

Trial date set for woman accused of using social media to threaten President

The trial date has been set for the East Bank Essequibo (EBE) woman, Bibi Safora Salim, who is being accused of using Facebook to...

Former representative of PM Nagamootoo slapped with dangerous driving charge

One day after having his services terminated as Region Five (Mahaica-Berbice) Regional Representative of the Office of the Prime Minister, controversial member of the...

Craig businessman jailed after pleading guilty to fraud charges

Businessman Gopaul Onkar Tiwari, of Craig, East Bank Demerara (EBD), was on Tuesday jailed for 18 months by Magistrate Judy Latchman when he reappeared...

Cocaine in rum: Former airport employees fined in excess of $17M, get 4 years...

Two former Air Conditioning (AC) technicians of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) were on Monday jailed for four years and fined in excess...

Another batch of prisoners to be pardoned soon – President says non-violent mothers will...

Despite much uneasiness about the pardoning of another set of convicted persons, the government has nonetheless advanced the programme and another batch of prisoners...

Case against Lindeners accused of narcotics trafficking dismissed

The case against six Lindeners accused of trafficking in narcotics was dismissed by Magistrate Clive Nurse, when they made an appearance at the Linden...

Bagotstown fatal accident: Minibus drivers placed on $250,000 bail each

The two minibus drivers allegedly responsible for causing the death of Roxanne Mitchell, killed on Independence night, were both slapped with a causing death...

Army rank accused of stealing cellphone from teen

A Guyana Defence Force (GDF) rank was yesterday (Wednesday), ordered by Chief Magistrate, Ann McLennan, to be placed in the care and custody of...

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Options being explored to find housing for Venezuelan migrants

Following the arrival of 140 Venezuelan migrants in Georgetown last Wednesday, the Department of Citizenship in collaboration with its international partners and other Government...

Man gets 12 years for killing drinking buddy

Three years after 27-year-old Ravindra Paremdass was sentenced to 57 years imprisonment by Justice Navindra Singh for the killing of a drinking buddy over...

Cyclist killed in Soesdyke hit and run

An auxiliary staff attached to the Guyana Forestry Commission was on Sunday evening killed in a hit and run accident in the vicinity of...

Medical practitioners responsible for deaths of leukemia patients still employed

-GPHC awaiting word from Medical Council to take further action The three medical practitioners who were held responsible for the deaths of three leukemia patients...

Duo remanded for stealing bicycle

Twenty-eight-year-old Wayne Blair of First Avenue Bartica, Region Seven (Cuyuni/Mararuni) and Ezra Evans, 25, of Lot 57 West Front Road, Georgetown were hauled before...

CARICOM Foreign Ministers hold talks with Venezuela’s Opposition Leader

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Convicted felon slapped with armed robbery charge

Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus on Monday remanded a known convict to prison when he appeared before her to answer to two counts of armed robbery...

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... ‘Mad Max’ impresses on return There was no stone or slingshot that could deny the might of Team Mohamed’s Goliath; as, for the second...

Nigeria make history after sealing U-19 WC spot

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