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Cops seek legal advice from DPP in WCD hit and run

The Director of Public Prosecution, Shalimar Ali-Hack has been asked to determine whether enough evidence is present to charge the driver of a hit...

14 virtual ‘container courts’ launched at Lusignan Prison

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Judiciary of Guyana in collaboration with the Executive launched 14 virtual courtrooms at the Lusignan Prison...

Man to stand trial for killing father-in-law who rescued daughter from abuse

George Vansluytman, a 36-year-old a boat captain, was on Tuesday committed to stand trial before a jury for the murder of his 67-year-old father-in-law,...

Teacher convicted of sexual assault released on bail pending appeal

Wazir Khan, the teacher who was convicted for sexual assault of a child, has been released on $250,000 bail pending the outcome of his...

APNU/AFC goes to court to challenge appointments of Parliamentary Secretaries

Over three months after the appointment by the Government of two Parliamentary Secretaries, the parliamentary Opposition A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC)...

Royal Investment ordered to pay US$2M balance plus US$2.5M interest

...Guyana Stores’ sale unpaid balance Chief Justice Roxane George on Thursday ordered Royal Investment Incorporated (RI) to pay the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited...

Murder convict gets sentence reduced from 60 to 25 years 

A 60-year jail term imposed on Albouystown, Georgetown resident, Steve Allicock for the December 31, 2009 murder of Wendell Tappin, was on Monday reduced...

Man gets $250,000 bail for killing motorcyclist in East Canje accident

A 33-year-old man was today charged with causing death by dangerous driving when he appeared before Magistrate Peter Hugh at the New Amsterdam Magistrate's...

Security Guard remanded for murder/rape of Cummings Lodge woman

Ravindra Ramdeen, a 47-year-old security guard of Cummings Lodge, Greater Georgetown, was today remanded to prison for raping and killing Marilyn Singh, a 53-year-old...

Man given life sentence for killing 3 kids loses appeal

The Appeal Court today upheld the life sentence handed down on a man, who was in 2016 sentenced to life imprisonment after he hacked...

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Eyewitness: Bum’s rush…

…to the PNC Have you even seen someone picked up simultaneously by the seat of their pants and the scruff of their neck and thrown...

Presidential Commission on the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases reconstituted

The Presidential Commission on the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases has been reappointed by Cabinet. The reconstituted commission met for the first time...

Govt files $414.3M lawsuit against Courtney Benn Contracting Services, Caricom Insurance over St Roses...

The Attorney General’s Chambers has instituted legal proceedings against Courtney Benn Contracting Services and its insurance company, Caricom General Insurance for breach of contract...

65 new COVID-19 cases recorded

The Ministry of Health has reported 65 new COVID-19 cases in Guyana over the last 24 hours. According to the Ministry’s updated COVID-19 Dashboard, the...

“Where is the moral compass?” – Edghill asks as more vouchers show millions in...

Recent revelations that former Public Infrastructure Minister David Patterson received hundreds of thousands of dollars in gifts from the Demerara Harbour Bridge Company may...

$2B in infrastructural works, 200 houses for Region Six – Housing Minister

Minister of Housing and Water, Collin Croal today announced the injection of $2 billion for infrastructural works in Region Six (East-Berbice Corentyne). The provisions, he...

President Ali congratulates US President Biden, VP Harris

President Dr Irfaan Ali on Wednesday afternoon extended congratulations to the 46th President of the United States of America, Joseph R. Biden Jr. and...

Audit of foreign missions in backlog due to COVID-19 – AG

The Auditor General’s audit of foreign missions, which receive millions annually in order to carry out Guyana’s foreign policy objectives, is currently in a...

Investigators retrieve fingerprints as flash drives, milk stolen from Public Service Commission

In an update on the investigation into the theft of files from the Public Service Commission (PSC), the Guyana Police Force (GPF) revealed that...

Former Govt failed to consider economic impact, renamed Ogle Airport without consultation – CCJ...

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) on Tuesday heard legal arguments seeking the reversal of the Eugene F Correia Airport name change on the...