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Friday, May 29, 2020

Jamaican charged for overstaying time in Guyana

granted $60,000 bail  A Jamaica national was granted bail when he appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court, yesterday. Marlon Brown,...

Berbice businesswoman jailed, fined for cocaine trafficking

A 44-year-old woman was earlier today jailed and fined for attempting to traffic cocaine, when she appeared before Chief Magistrate, Ann McLennan at the...

Arrest warrants issued for Barry Dataram, reputed wife

An arrest warrant has been issued for alleged drug lord Barry Dataram and his reputed wife, Anjanie Boodnarine, by Magistrate Judy Latchman after they...

Accused serial robber remanded for stealing gold chains, sneakers

A 20-year-old McDoom, East Bank Demerara man was earlier today refused bail when he appeared before Magistrate Fabayo Azore at the Georgetown Magistrates' Court. Michael...

Mother of two remanded for possession of drugs, gun and ammo

A mother of two was remanded to prison when she appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates' Court earlier today. Alexis Phillips, 40, of 436 Cowis Street,...

Man remanded after caught with illegal gun, ammo – says weapon is for...

The miner who was allegedly caught with a .38 gun along with matching ammunition was yesterday slapped with illegal possession charges when he appeared...

Illegal Jamaican woman remanded to prison for possession of narcotics

A 3-month pregnant Jamaican woman was remanded to prison when she appeared before Magistrate Judy Latchman at the Georgetown Magistrates' Court, earlier today. Carlene Grant...

Girlfriend beater fined

A 22-year-old man was earlier today fined $40,000 when he appeared before Magistrate Judy Latchman at the Georgetown Magistrates' Court. Mark Gonsalves who was unrepresented,...

Case dismissed against man accused of fraudulent conversion

A South Ruimveldt man was fortunate to have a charge of fraudulent conversion dismissed, today, when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates' Court. David Singh...

Corentyne triple murder: 4th suspect likely to be charged soon

Police over the weekend have nabbed the fourth suspect in the triple murder, which rocked Black Bush Polder, Corentyne, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) on...

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Woman removed from New Amsterdam Market tests negative for COVID-19

The woman who was on Monday removed from the New Amsterdam Market after it was reported that she is a suspected COVID-19 case has...

OPINION: Salute the “CARICOM Three” for their sacrifice

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The Barima-Waini region, located in the northwestern part of Guyana is at greater risk of positive COVID-19 cases being imported from Venezuela. This is...

World’s oldest man dies

(CNN) Robert Weighton, the world's oldest man, died on Thursday at the age of 112, his family confirmed in a statement. Weighton, a former engineer...

West Indies set to play three-match T20 series in Australia in October

The West Indies are set to play Australia in three T20 Internationals in October, Cricket Australia has announced. According to a schedule released by Cricket...

GTT to re-open Camp & Robb Streets retail outlet

After re-opening several of its retail locations to facilitate bill payments and access to services, the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) will be...

2nd person charged for murder of 68-Y-O security guard

The prime suspect in the murder of the 68-year-old security guard has been remanded to prison. Jermaine DeJonge, 22, of Albouystown, Georgetown, was not required...

Task Force denies GECOM’s request for more workstations

The coalition government's COVID-19 Task Force has responded to Chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Justice Claudette Singh, rejecting her request to establish...

US Embassy donates $2.4M in supplies to GPHC

Members of the U.S. Embassy in Guyana have donated KN-95 masks and infrared no-touch thermometers valued at almost US$12,000 (GY$2.4M) to the Georgetown Public...