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Sunday, June 16, 2019

Mahaicony man allegedly kills mother…provides conflicting story to police

Shockwaves rippled through the close-knitted village of Good Faith Mahaicony, East Coast Demerara (ECD) last night when the body of a 75-year-old woman was...

Police one step closer in apprehending main suspect in Wakenaam businessman’s murder – sources

One man is now in police custody in connection with the murder of Wakenaam businessman, Mahendra Persaud, who was shot to his chest on...

Man accused of murdering 2-year-old niece freed

The man who was accused of sodomising his two-year-old niece which led to her death was yesterday set free at the Georgetown High Court...

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...

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Motorcyclist killed in Essequibo accident

A 20-year-old Essequibo Coast man on Saturday night after crashing into a bridge in the vicinity of the Richmond Housing Scheme Nursery School. The young...

President Granger urges fathers to spend time with children

As the world celebrates Father’s Day today, President David Granger is urging men to make time to spend with their children. The following is a...

Regions 1, 2 & 7 record highest levels of fuel smuggling – GEA

Regions One, Two and Seven continue to lead the way in fuel smuggling as the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) seized over 1057 gallons of...

Donated blood in Guyana guaranteed 100% safe – CMO

  By Rupa SeenaraineThe National Blood Transfusion Service has recorded over 10,000 voluntary blood donors in Guyana through several collection mediums, all of which have...

BREAKING: Ramjattan to be AFC’s PM candidate

Newly elected Leader of the Alliance For Change (AFC) party, Khemraj Ramjattan, today won a motion to be selected as the Prime Ministerial candidate...

Ramjattan elected AFC leader unopposed; Trotman is now Chairman 

Public Security Minister and incumbent Alliance For Change (AFC) Chairman, Khemraj Ramjattan, was earlier today elected unopposed as leader of his party, riding on...

Coalition govt brought sugar to its knees – Jagdeo

Addressing a commemoration ceremony for the Enmore Martyrs on Friday, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo told the gathering that the remembrance of the sacrifices made...

Jaipaul Sharma removed from Finance, now at Public Infrastructure Ministry

Junior Finance Minister Jaipaul Sharma has been removed from that ministry and will now be working under Public Infrastructure Minister David Patterson. In a statement...

Guyanese fisherman feared dead after thrown overboard

A Guyanese fisherman is now feared dead after he reportedly was thrown off a fishing vessel in neighbouring Suriname on Thursday. The man has been...

No criminal charges in SOCU’s Demerara Bridge feasibility study probe

The Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) has determined that there is no evidence that a criminal offence was committed in relation to the award...