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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Barber accused of threatening to kill neighbour placed on bail

A barber who was accused of subjecting one of his neighbours to regular verbal abuse and death threats, was yesterday granted $15,000 bail when...

Jamaican busted with cocaine in deodorant bottles to know fate soon

The Jamaican who was busted at the Guyana Post Office (GPO) with cocaine concealed in a shipment of deodorant bottles, pleaded guilty to narcotics...

Businessman remanded over cocaine in fish bust at airport

A 32-year-old businessman was today (Friday) remanded to prison despite pleading not guilty and denying ownership of a large quantity of cocaine laden fish...

‘Banga’ remanded for gun possession

A Coomacka Mines, Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Upper Berbice) man was on Thursday denied his pretrial liberty when he appeared in the Georgetown Magistrates’...

Ruimveldt man charged with narco trafficking

A West Ruimveldt man was on Wednesday slapped with a possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking charge when he appeared before Magistrate...

Cop charged with attempted murder

A Police Constable was on Wednesday slapped with a charge of intent to commit murder when he appeared before Magistrate Leron Daly at the...

5 more Venezuelans deported

Five more Venezuelans were today (Wednesday) ordered deported when they appeared before Magistrate Leron Daly at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts. Julio Fuguro, Carona Guataran, Maria...

Venezuelan woman jailed for ammo possession

A 28-year-old Venezuelan woman who was sobbing uncontrollably before Magistrate Leron Daly at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts, was on Tuesday jailed for three years...

M&CC case against Bishop Edghill dismissed

A city Magistrate today dismissed the case against Bishop Juan Edghill brought by the Georgetown Mayor and City Council after finding the testimony of...

Woman remanded to prison – after found with 120 grams of ‘ganja’

A 33-year-old woman was yesterday remanded to prison after she appeared before Magistrate Leron Daly at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts charged with narcotics trafficking. Andrea...

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… cites higher income and trade taxes Despite an economy in which the traditional productive sectors have struggled, the 2019 Mid-year report shows that tax...

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British envoy urges Chevening scholars to return and serve their country

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