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Thursday, July 18, 2019

16-year-old arraigned for murdering stepfather

The 16-year-old boy who allegedly hacked his stepfather to death last Thursday made his first court appearance on the capital offence of murder. The Leonora Magistrate's...

Prison officer placed on remand

A prison officer of 43 East Ruimveldt, Georgetown, was on Thursday placed on remand after appearing before Magistrate Leron Daly on three charges at...

Court dismisses case against woman charged for threatening President

The woman who was accused of inciting racial  hostility on Facebook against President David Granger is now free after the case was dismissed  by...

Regent St man given ‘second chance’ by Chief Magistrate …over threatening behaviour charge

A glass maker on Wednesday was given a second chance and placed on a bond to keep the peace for a year by Chief...

Driver who knocked down St Lucian scouts in Guyana jailed

The female driver who slammed into three St Lucian scouts last Tuesday, was today slapped with two charges in relation to the accident when...

Bush Lot woman placed on bail over Trafficking in Persons charge

As efforts continue to crack down on human traffickers, another woman was charged when she appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown...

Man accused of setting fire to Health Ministry freed

The man accused of setting fire to the Public Health Ministry seven years ago was set free on Tuesday after Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan...

Entry into Guyana must be legal- Minister Harmon on Venezuelans immigrating

Government will not turn back Venezuelans who come to seek help, here in Guyana on humanitarian grounds, but the country’s laws must be obeyed,...

Two remanded over murder of Mahdia miner

Shane Mc Almont, 33 years and Marlon Joseph called ‘Short Man’, 28 years, both of 111 Miles Mahdia, Potaro, were today charged with murder...

Siblings given community service for neighbourhood brawl

A war of words and a damaged fence has led to neighbours at Sisters Village, West Bank Demerara (WBD), being slapped with multiple charges. In...

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Opposition finds Alves, La Bennet as “unfavourable” candidates for GECOM Chair

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Stansted ‘disruptive passenger’: Woman faces £85,000 bill

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Antigua Government not willing to pay price Barbados wants for its LIAT shares

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Mechanic remanded for possession of high-powered weapon

A 32-year-old motorcycle mechanic was today remanded to prison for the illegal possession of a high-powered weapon. Devon Atkinson, known as “Wild Buck”, of Kitty,...

21-Y-O charged for robbing, shooting Kristian Jeffery

A 21-year-old resident of Alberttown, Georgetown was today charged for the shooting and robbing of motor racer, Kristian Jeffery who was attacked by a...

Top Cop signals intention to replace SOCU Head

Police Commissioner Leslie James has signaled the administration’s intention to replace Sydney James as the Head of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU). “Later on,...