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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Venezuelan sisters fined for illegal entry, to be deported from Guyana

Two Venezuelan nationals were earlier today fined $20,000 each for illegally entering Guyana. Flagner Lagabani, 27, and Leslie Abrigo,18, appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann...

PPP files “misconduct in public office” charges against Norton, Lawrence

Former Attorney General, Anil Nandlall on behalf of People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Members of Parliament (MPs), Bishop Juan Edghill and Vickram Bharrat on Thursday...

Husband, hitman further remanded for Babita Sarjou’s brutal murder

Sharadananda Narine, called Anand, and his accomplice, Darel Pronton, called “Yankee”, both reappeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts for the murder of Narine’s reputed...

Repeat offender charged with additional murder, armed robbery

... Implicated in murders of elderly rice farmers Twenty-one- year-old, Jason Howard who was charged along with three others for the murders of the Good...

Pawn Shop owner remanded for unlicensed gun, ammo

Appearing before City Magistrate Judy Latchman on Monday morning was the proprietor of Brothers Pawn Shop, who was  charged and remanded to prison for...

Corentyne robbery spree: Alleged gang members remanded

Three men who turned themselves into Police three days ago were remanded after appearing in two courts to answer to a total of 17...

Bus conductor jailed for Mash Day theft

A minibus conductor from Mc Doom, East Bank Demerara, was on Wednesday jailed for 12 months when appeared before City Magistrate Fabayo Azore and...

Durban Park: Charges against David Patterson, Winston Jordan, Dr Rupert Roopnaraine filed

Attorney-at-law, Anil Nandlall on Monday before Chief Magistrate Ann Mclennan, at the Georgetown Magistrates' Court, filed private charges on behalf of People’s Progressive Party...

Top Cop takes offence to remarks made by Magistrate in piracy attack case

A Berbice Magistrate on Wednesday called investigators attached to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) a “bunch of jokers”, something which did not go down...

Delay in confirming acting Chancellor, Chief Justice ‘unfortunate’ says CCJ President

– cites continuous probation as pressure on independence of office holders By Jarryl Bryan The trend of persons being appointed to act in top positions in...

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Previous attempts to audit UG’s finances faced staunch resistance – auditor

The announcement that an audit will be conducted into the University of Guyana (UG) is a welcome one for anti-corruption advocate Christopher Ram, who...

Uncle in custody for allegedly raping 8-year-old niece

A 49-year-old man was taken into custody for allegedly raping his 8-year-old niece who was left in his care by her mother. The incident...

Miner executed, another allegedly abducted

One man was reportedly executed while another was allegedly abducted on Sunday evening following an incident at a mining community in Region Seven (Cuyuni...

$1.5B lost to paddy bug infestation in Region 6

…farmers forced to dump paddy Seventeen Berbice, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) rice farmers have been forced to dump their paddy after it was rejected by...

Mother of 3 killed, family injured after being struck by overtaking truck

A mother of three was on Sunday evening killed while husband and three children sustained injures after they were struck down by a truck...

Miner arrested for rape of 11-year-old

…found with gun, ammo A 27-year-old miner is now in Police custody after he was arrested for the rape of an underage female and was...

Man dies after being pinned under tractor

A 38-year-old man is now dead after being pinned down in a trench when he allegedly lost control of a tractor he was operating. ...