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Linden teens facing murder charge remanded

The two teenagers who appeared at the Wales Magistrate’s Court on Thursday were slapped with a joint murder charge. Ronaldo Chapman, 17, of Lot 73 Half-Mile,...

Pregnant woman fined $1.8M, jailed for 3 years for cocaine trafficking

A pregnant woman was fined $1.8M and sentenced to three years imprisonment for cocaine trafficking when she appeared at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court earlier...

Plaisance woman lands in court for providing false info on passport application form

A woman was on Tuesday granted bail after appearing at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts to answer to the charge of knowingly providing false information...

‘Picture Boy’ sentenced to death – 12-man jury found him guilty during...

By Kizzy Coleman Cyon Collier, called “Picture Boy”, who was indicted for the 2006 double murder of the two brothers, Ray Walcott called “Sugar” and...

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 6 years in prison for girlfriend’s murder

(CNN) A South African judge sentenced Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius to six years in prison for his girlfriend's murder -- the latest ruling...

60-year-old fined for abusive language

A first-time offender appeared before Magistrate Clive Nurse at the Wales Magistrate’s Court last week and pleaded guilty to the charge of abusive language. According...

Guyhoc teen remanded on drug charge

A teenager who makes blocks was remanded to prison on Friday when he appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan to answer a charge of...

Leguan resident remanded for narcotics trafficking

Munalica Moore of Lot 13 Phoenix, Leguan Island, Region Three (Essequibo Islands/West Demerara), on Thursday made her first court appearance before Magistrate Sunil Scarce...

Kitty man to spend two years behind bars for gun possession

Mark Calvan, 24, of Lot 272 Pike Street, Kitty, Georgetown, was on Wednesday sentenced to spend the next two years in prison when he...

Friendship man jailed for causing death of 12-year-old

A truck driver will spend the next three years in jail after he was found guilty of causing death by dangerous driving. Clyde Barker was...

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Bandits strike again in Black Bush Polder

Less than 48 hours after two families were terrorized and robbed by armed men in Black Bush Polder, Berbice; a mother and her 11-year-old...

USA-based CMG take over Barbados Tridents’ ownership

The Barbados Tridents can now focus on Wednesday’s Hero Caribbean Premier League Draft after its ownership was assumed by the USA-based CMG Companies (CMG)....

Heavily armed men demolish 6 homes at Anna Catherina

…claim to be acting on behalf of CH&PA Six houses at Anna Catherina on the West Coast of Demerara (WCD) were destroyed on Friday afternoon...

Man found guilty of murdering Sparendaam resident

Twenty-seven-year-old Junior Anthony Henry also called “Oswald” was on Friday found guilty by a 12-member jury for the murder of Michael Hamilton which occurred...

Decomposed body of missing farmer found 20 miles from home

The badly decomposed body of a 69-year-old Black Bush Polder resident was discovered on Friday some 20 miles from his home. Chandramohan Ishmael of Lot...

$4.2B approved for oil & gas governance – Harmon

An external loan agreement between the Government of Guyana and the International Development Agency (IDA) for the sum G$4.2BILLION (US$20million) was recently approved by...

Hughes blasts Guyanese over corrupt culture

As the coalition administration continues to receive much criticisms over the levels of corruption in government, a sitting minister has fired back at the...

Mother of 6 stabbed to death by reputed husband

Domestic violence has shown its ugly colours once again, as a mother of six was stabbed to death on Thursday evening by her reputed...

FITUG raises concerns over crime situation in Guyana

The Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Guyana (FITUG) has expressed concerns about the rising spate of criminal activities in Guyana. In the past...

Dog rescues baby buried alive in field in Thailand

(BBC) A dog in northern Thailand has rescued a newborn baby after it was buried alive, allegedly by its teenage mother. The baby boy is...