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Saturday, August 15, 2020

La Penitence man fined $13M, jailed for narco trafficking; accomplice remanded

Forty-year-old Jason Heligar of Independence Boulevard, East La Penitence, Georgetown was on Friday sentenced to four years imprisonment by Magistrate Wanda Fortune after he...

Lowenfield gets $450,000 bail on private criminal charges

Chief Elections Officer Keith Lowenfield made his first court appearance today at the Georgetown Magistrates' Court in relation to the private criminal charges filed...

Youth convicted for causing death by dangerous driving wants sentence overturned

A 26-year-old man, who was convicted for causing death by dangerous driving and sentenced to four years’ imprisonment on September 9, 2019, is seeking...

Trini suspect arrested over murder of Guyanese man

A Chaguanas man has been held for the murder of Guyanese national, Meshach Yoel Mentore, also known as Joel. According to a Loop TT News...

24-Y-O charged for setting fires to Army Base & CID Dept on Essequibo Coast

A 24-year-old man has been charged for setting fires to public buildings along the Essequibo Coast on July 14. Keyon Davis, an excavator operator, was...

Court orders psychiatric evaluation for man who admitted to killing father in 2015

A 43-year-old man who had confessed to killing his 83-year-old bedridden father was ordered to be further examined by a psychiatrist before the court...

Man who killed friend for eating his wild meat and cassava bread jailed

Charles Leonard, 49, also called “Poon” of White Mile, Port Kaituma, North West District (NWD), Region One (Barima Waini), was on Monday sentenced to...

Linden man charged for threatening to kill GECOM Chair

Ryan Williams, 27, of Silvercity, Wismar, Linden in Region Ten (Upper Demerara-Berbice) was today charged for threatening to kill the Chair of the Guyana...

Miner jailed for 14 years over fatal stabbing of drinking buddy

A 25-year-old man was on Monday sentenced to fourteen years’ imprisonment for the murder of 18-year-old Alex Daniels. Imran Daniels, a miner of Hotoquai Village,...

Caribbean judicial systems plagued with backlogged cases

The judicial system throughout the region has been overwhelmed by a significant number of backlogged cases, which are waiting to be heard in the...

Recent Articles

Nandlall wins case against former AG Williams over Red House fiasco

Chief Justice (ag) Roxanne Wiltshire George, S.C., yesterday, delivered a ruling in the case filed by the Cheddi Jagan Research Center Inc. against the...

Covid-19 curfew now 9pm to 5am

The Covid-19 curfew has been changed to 9pm to 5am. The new curfew was published in the official Gazette. The previous curfew was 8pm to 5am....

Ex-soldier who beheaded uncle appeals life sentence

A 29-year-old ex-soldier, who was in 2019 sentenced to life imprisonment for beheading his uncle, has now moved to the Court of Appeal (COA)...

Caribbean’s first virtual Oil and Gas summit planned for September

Valiant Business Media (UK) and Valiant Business Media (Guyana) will host the Caribbean’s first virtual oil and gas summit from September 15-17, 2020 in...

Petroleum Commission to be set up within 6 months, Local Content Policy a priority...

As the new Government continues to transition into political office, serious efforts are being made to establish an adequate and efficient structure that would...

Elderly man appeals 7-year jail sentence for sexual assault

An elderly man, who was sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment after a jury at the Demerara Assizes found him guilty of having sexual activity...

Govt notes strict timeline for Payara approvals, but assures process will not be compromised

Even as the new Government is working on a “tight timeframe” to review the Payara development project before granting the necessary permits, it has...

GRA receives mobile scanners from China

Minister of Public Works, Bishop Juan Edghill, and the Minister within the Ministry, Deodat Indar, on Friday, received NUCTECH Mobile Scanners from the Embassy...

$10.8B generating sets purchased by APNU/AFC not benefiting Guyanese – Min. Indar

The investment of $10.8Billion, by the previous APNU+AFC Coalition Government, to purchase five Wartsila generating sets for the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) is...

“I cry every day, I can’t cope, I feel helpless” – mother demands justice...

By: LaWanda McAllister The parents of 23-year-old Navindra Samaroo, who was shot dead at Middle Road, La Penitence, Georgetown moments after conducting transactions for his...