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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Eccles man found guilty of murdering mechanic

Kenkassie Lynch of Eccles, East Bank Demerara (EBD) was on Wednesday found guilty of the murder of 23-year-old Terrence Lanferman. The 24-year-old accused was charged...

Granger should have given reasons for rejecting GECOM nominees – CCJ hears

The hearing into the unilateral appointment of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Chairman began with lawyers arguing that President David Granger must explain his...

$13M Sexual Offences Court opens in Berbice

A $13 million Sexual Offences Court was on Tuesday opened at the Berbice High Court in New Amsterdam, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne). It was funded...

High Court finds Govt breached Region 5 farmers’ rights

Five rice farmers who sued the State over the cancellation of their leases by the Mahaica Maichony Abary/Agriculture Development Authority (MMA/ADA) have been vindicated...

Hotel owner to stand trial for 2018 murder of neighbour

Hotelier Erwin Bacchus of Fifth Avenue, Subryanville, Georgetown was on Tuesday was committed to stand trial at the High Court for the murder of...

Father, son jailed for accountant’s murder

Sukhdeo Dharamdat, 54, and his son, Eshwardat Dharamdat, 25, were Tuesday sentenced to 65 and 20 years in prison respectively, for the 2015 murder...

Woman tried to smuggle cocaine to help son, jailed 4 years & fined $9.1M

Sandra Angela Profit, 55, was this morning sentenced to four years in prison and fined $9.1M for attempting to smuggle over 7lbs of cocaine...

FreshCo Manager charged with attempted murder of customer

Manager of the FreshCo Supermarket, Diamond Public Road, East Bank Demerara, has been charged with attempted murder of a customer, Gregory Solomon. Xino Xi Qu,...

Chinese National slapped with attempted murder charge

A 28-year-old Chinese National attached to the Fresco Supermarket, Diamond East Bank Demerara was earlier today slapped with an attempted murder charge when he...

Youth sentenced to community service for 1g ganja  

Twenty-three-year-old Odingo Haywood who appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Tuesday was sentenced to two weeks community service...

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“Gun Youth” gunned down in East La Penitence

An East La Penitence man was on Monday evening gunned down while walking on a dam in the area. The dead man has been identified...

CXC to consider petition for Mathematics resit following breaches

The Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) is to consider a petition call­ing for all stu­dents to re-sit the 2019 CSEC Maths ex­ams fol­low­ing se­ri­ous breach­es...

Handling pressure, not conditions, the challenge at the World Cup – Virat Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli believes handling the pressure "is the most important thing in the World Cup and not necessarily the conditions". He said...

Guyanese killed after motorcycle slams into garbage truck in Queens NY

A Guyanese biker was on Monday evening killed while his friend is rendered critical after the motorcycle on which they were travelling slammed into...

Jailed MPs attend Spain parliament opening

Five Catalan separatist politicians - currently on trial accused of rebellion - have taken their seats in the Spanish parliament under discreet police...

Gunmen cart off $1.2M in cash, jewellery from Bartica businesswoman

Two armed and masked men executed a daring daylight robbery on Monday at 7th Street and 4th Avenue Bartica, Region Seven during which they...

NIS reserves expected to be exhausted in 2021

As far back as 2016, the actuary review into the finances of the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) had warned that repeat deficits may bring...

“Justice served” – mother of brothers killed during robbery

The mother of two men, Harricharran and Premcharran Samaroo, who were killed reportedly at the hands of one of the suspected bandits killed on...

Blackout hits Demerara, Berbice; GPL apologises

Residents in the Demerara and Berbice region have been hit with blackout. The power outage comes at a time when scores of persons are getting...

Man charged with murder of ex-wife Zaila Sugrim

A 38-year-old businessman was hauled before Magistrate Zameena Ali at the Leonora Magistrate’s Court to answer to the capital offence of murder. Ryan Sugrim is...