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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

BREAKING: Two Bartica massacre accused sentenced to death by hanging

- Third accused acquitted but remained on remand BY RAMONA LUTHI Almost 9 years after the horrific Bartica massacre, gang members Mark Royden Williams, called ‘Durant’...

GDF rank, cosmetologist charged for narco trafficking

A current Guyana Defence Focre (GDF) rank, along with a 30-year-old cosmetologist, found themselves before Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus at the Providence Magistrate Court charged...

Expecting Constable accused of dousing boyfriend with acid gets bail

A currently pregnant Police constable found herself before the Chief Magistrate, Ann McLennan on Thursday to answer to a charge of wounding. Thirty-year-old, Cassandra Vulture...

$99M living quarters for Judges, Magistrates commissioned in Essequibo

Minister of State, Joseph Harmon, on Wednesday, commissioned a $99M, fully furnished modern living quarters facility for judges and magistrates at Suddie, Essequibo Coast,...

Cross-dressing case adjourned to October

The male-to-female cross-dressing case was yesterday (Wednesday) adjourned to October when it was brought before Justice Carl Singh at the Court of Appeal. The case...

Life imprisonment for man found guilty of sexually assaulting 7-yr-old boy

...Judge says Court must send strong message to others who may want to carry out such acts A 12-member jury earlier today (Thursday) unanimously found...

Man gets 10 years for killing cousin during drunken brawl

Phillip Sutherland who last month withdrew his guilty plea for unlawfully killing his cousin Martin Roberts during a drunken row at Rupununi in 2014,...

Suspect in 2008 Agricola murder of woman further remanded

A thirty-five year-old mason of Tuschen Housing Scheme, East Bank Essequibo was on Thursday further remanded to prison for the murder of a twenty-seven-year-old...

Trial into “granny” murder commences

Colin Allen also known as Colis Williams and referred to as “Bonus” earlier today denied killing 77-year-old  Danrasie Ganesh called 'Carmen' as the trail...

Prison escapee back in jail on armed robbery charge

One of the 13 prisoners who escaped from the Lusignan Penitentiary during 2017 jailbreak was placed back into the system on Monday after he...

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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...