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Saturday, August 24, 2019

Essequibo woman remanded for ‘ganja’ possession

Kamlawattie Boodha, 41, of Lot 337 Richmond Housing Scheme, Essequibo Coast, was on Thursday remanded to prison for possession of narcotics for the purpose...

Mother of teen busted with cocaine sentenced to three years in jail

also fined $2.7M The mother of the 14-year-old boy who was busted with cocaine concealed in the handles of his suitcase was yesterday sentenced...

Father of two jailed for being in possession of cannabis

A father of two was earlier today fined and sentenced to 48 months in prison, when he appeared before City Magistrate, Judy Latchman, at...

Security guard granted bail for damaging private property

A security guard attached to Pritipaul Singh Investments was earlier today granted bail for damaging private property, when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates'...

Hadfield Street resident remanded for being in possession of two illegal guns

A 25-year-old labourer was earlier today remanded to prison for illegally being in possession of two firearms, when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates'...

Three women get 4 years jail each for embezzling $48M

Three women were on Tuesday jailed for four years each after they were found guilty of fraudulently converting in excess of G$48 million from...

Mother fined $100,000 for abandoning child

A mother, who on Tuesday appeared before Magistrate Faith McGusty charged with endangering her infant, was ordered to pay a fine of $100,000 or...

Cops issue wanted bulletins for Dataram, reputed wife

Wanted bulletins have been issued by the Guyana Police Force (GPF) for convicted “drug lord” Barry Dataram and his reputed wife, Anjanie Boodnarine, both...

October session of Demerara Criminal Assizes opens with 141 cases

The October 2016 session of the Demerara Criminal Assizes opened today, with 141 cases listed to be heard. Justice Bovell-Drakes, Justice Barlow and Justice...

‘Killa’ captured …to face additional charge over discovery of unlicensed gun, ammo

A twenty-five-year-old man of Central Amelia’s Ward, Linden, who was recently sentenced in absentia to five years’ imprisonment for armed robbery and the unlawful...

Recent Articles

Opinion Poll on upcoming elections, other political matters launched

The Turkeyn Research and Polling Institute (TRPI) earlier today rolled out an opinion poll to collect the views of Guyanese on a number of...

GA-FDD intensifies inspection activities, closed several food establishments

The Government Analyst Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) after trumping up inspection activities on local food establishments following a survey conducted earlier this year...

MMA rice farmers call for dams to be fixed before harvest

By: Andrew Carmichael With less than one week before farmers in the Mahaica Mahaicony Abary-Agricultural Development Authority (MMA-ADA) Scheme start harvesting their rice, concern is...

CJIA Senior Manager charged for sexual assault

Senior Airport Manager at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), Andrew Kellman was earlier today granted bail in the sum of $70,000 when he...

Philadelphia accident leaves several injured

An accident involving two Route 32 minibuses - BTT 4542 and BTT 4448, earlier today (Friday), in the vicinity of Philadelphia, East Bank Essequibo,...

‘Book your spot now!’ …Cricket fans urged to secure CPL tickets early

Guyanese cricket fans are being urged to secure their tickets early so that they do not miss out on the action at this year’s...

France threatens to block trade over Amazon fires

(BBC) France and Ireland say they will not ratify a huge trade deal with South American nations unless Brazil does more to fight fires...

Commonwealth SG calls for greater unity on climate change

LONDON, United Kingdom (CMC) – Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, has called for more action to deal with the impact of climate change as the...

Ramjattan boasts AFC played integral role in closing sugar estates

Leader of the Alliance For Change (AFC) Khemraj Ramjattan has admitted that his party played an integral role in the decision to close sugar...

Civil society group reiterates calls for President, Cabinet to resign, call elections

Less than a week after its first protest outside of the Ministry of the Presidency (MotP), the Mass Action People’s Movement (MAPM) — a...