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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Silvertown man to spend 3 years behind bars for possession of unlicensed firearm, ammunition

Junior Melville of Silvertown, Wismar, Linden was sentenced to 3 years behind bars on Tuesday by Magistrate Clive Nurse, after entering a guilty plea...

Govt allocates $25M for night court arrangements

Government has allocated approximately $25 million to facilitate night court sessions, which are expected to commence in a matter of weeks. Public Security Minister Khemraj...

City Constable, suspected accomplice remanded for stealing

A City Constable and his accomplice on Monday appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts before Magistrate Alex Moore charged for breaking and entering and...

Driver who allegedly caused death of traffic cop charged, licence suspended

A  Blueberry Hill, Linden man was on Monday charged for causing death by dangerous driving when he appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at...

Kuru Kururu man remanded for possession of cannabis

A Kuru kururu man today (Monday) appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan in the Georgetown Magistrates' Courts, after he was busted by Police for having in...

WRONG TYPE OF CARRY-ON LUGGAGE: 25-yr-old woman pleads guilty to ‘stashing’ coke in...

*  sentenced to two years jail A 25-year-old woman who was caught with cocaine inserted in her vagina appeared, today, at the Sparendaam Magistrate’s...

Berbice rice farmers sue Govt over cancellation of land leases

A group of West Coast Berbice rice farmers has filed another lawsuit, this time against Government after it was recently announced that President David...

Nigerian jailed after pleading guilty to two counts of fraud

Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan yesterday sentenced a Nigerian to jail for two counts of conspiracy to commit a felony. Mohamed Lainie Samara pleaded guilty to...

Gruesome death of 2-year-old: Court hears shocking details of infant being sodomised

The fate of a young man, who is alleged to have sodomised his two-year-old baby niece which led to her death, will soon be...

Miner remanded over trafficking in narcotics charge

A gold miner yesterday (Monday) appeared before Magistrate Annette Singh to answer to the charge of trafficking in narcotics. Akeem Lashley, 20, of Lot 83...

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513 complaints made against police in 2018

Some 513 complaints were made against members of the Guyana Police Force last year, according to the Police Complaints Authority Chairman, Justice William Ramlall. The...

Linden Mayor urges constables to be gatekeepers of town

Linden Mayor, Waneka Arrindell has urged members of the Linden Town Constabulary to understand their roles and to be gatekeepers of the town, as...

US Embassy thanks local agencies over extradition of Troy Thomas

The US Embassy in Guyana has thanked several local agencies for their cooperation in having murder accused Troy Anthony Thomas extradited. He is expected to...

Nappi farmer gets 9 years for killing friend

Martin Salvadore, 54, today pleaded guilty to the lesser count of manslaughter when he appeared before Justice Navindra Singh at the Georgetown High Court...

Guyanese man wanted for murder in US extradited

Troy Anthony Thomas, a Guyanese man wanted for murder in the United States of America, has been extradited. Prisons Director Gladwin Samuels confirmed that he...

Over 50% of businesses violate consumer laws – CAU

Some 50% of businesses are violating consumer laws, according to the Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission (CCAC). This is according to findings from a countrywide...

Former Minister calls for probe in CJIA expansion project

Former Public Works Minister under the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C), Robeson Benn, has supported calls for “a full-fledged public investigation” into the controversial Cheddi...

Africanised bees bother Diamond residents

Some residents of Diamond New Housing Scheme are complaining of the prevalence of Africanised bees in the area and the inaction of the Neighbourhood...

Essequibo Coast tomb raided; skeletal remains missing

The tomb of a woman buried in 1994 has been raided and her skeletal remains are missing. The discovery was made a few days ago...

First Lady takes ICT training to Bina Hill Institute

First Lady Sandra Granger on Tuesday morning said that she was pleased to launch the nationally certified programme, the Information and Communication Technology workshop,...