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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Car thieves remanded to prison

Micheal Baptiste, 33, and Alvin Narine, 41, both of 66 Station Street, Kitty were earlier today remanded to prison when they appeared before the...

Trial of accused in 75-yr-old remigrant’s murder set for tomorrow

...after several delays  After a period of pre-trial delays, the formal court proceedings of Second Street, Crane Housing Scheme, West Coast Demerara (WCD) resident Kevon...

$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,...

SWAT Commander dismissed after being robbed of service weapon, vehicle

Special Weapons and Tactics Unit (SWAT) Commander, Deputy Superintendent Lonsdale Withrite has been relieved of his duty, a release from the Guyana Police Force...

Two welders charged in connection with carjacking probe

As the carjacking probe continues to widen, a father and son, both welders, were on Monday charged at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts with fraud...

DeSinco employee faces two embezzlement charges; granted $200,000 bail

An employee of DeSinco Limited found himself slapped with two charges of embezzlement when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts earlier today (Tuesday). Rawle...

Colombian fined $30,000 for overstaying in Guyana

A Colombian woman was on Wednesday brought before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts for overstaying her time in Guyana. Karen Rosario...

17-yr-old arrested for fatal stabbing of North West farmer

Police are investigating the alleged murder of Junior Moses, 44 years, a farmer of Barima, North West District which occurred about 18:40hrs yesterday at...

Vendor granted bail on attempted murder charge

A 39-year-old vendor who hails from the East Coast of Demerara (ECD) was on Friday arraigned before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on a charge...

Machine operator arraigned with murder

A West Coast Demerara (WCD) man was on Tuesday arraigned with the murder of 53-year-old Mohammed Shameem Hassan. Forty-six-year-old, Deonarine Seetaram called “Jericho” appeared before...

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Deadly landslide hits Colombian town

At least 17 people have been killed by a landslide on Sunday in south-western Colombia, officials say. Five others were injured and several houses destroyed...

Billionaire brother “arrested in Algeria”

Four billionaire brothers with links to ousted Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika have been detained by police, state TV reports. They are being held over...

Sri Lanka attacks “linked to foreign network”

A wave of bombings that killed 290 people in Sri Lanka on Sunday was carried out with the support of an international network, officials...

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. ...