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Friday, October 18, 2019

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...

Nigerian jailed after pleading guilty to two counts of fraud

Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan yesterday sentenced a Nigerian to jail for two counts of conspiracy to commit a felony. Mohamed Lainie Samara pleaded guilty to...

Gruesome death of 2-year-old: Court hears shocking details of infant being sodomised

The fate of a young man, who is alleged to have sodomised his two-year-old baby niece which led to her death, will soon be...

Miner remanded over trafficking in narcotics charge

A gold miner yesterday (Monday) appeared before Magistrate Annette Singh to answer to the charge of trafficking in narcotics. Akeem Lashley, 20, of Lot 83...

East Coast sign artist slapped with robbery charge

An East Coast Demerara sign artist was today (Tuesday) slapped with a robbery under arms charge when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts. Jevon...

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Captain Bernard Singh rescued

Captain Bernard Singh, who was piloting the plane which crashed in the country's interior this morning, has been rescued. The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA)...

Step-father charged with murder of 4-yr-old boy

The Step-father of the 4-year-old boy, who was pronounced dead two Monday’s ago, after he was found unconscious, naked and with injuries to the...

Jafar Gibbons is new UGSS President

Jafar Gibbons has been elected the new President of the University of Guyana Students’ Society. The University of Guyana held the Installation Ceremony for the...

Local authorities working to prevent swine flu outbreak in Guyana

With an outbreak of the swine flu disease in other parts of the world, local authorities are working to ensure the illness does not...

PPP concerned about rigged elections

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has expressed concern that the APNU/AFC coalition is preparing to either set aside or rig next year’s March 2,...

CDC volunteers complete jungle survival training

Members of the Civil Defence Commission’s (CDC) Volunteer Emergency Response Team (VERT) recently completed training in jungle survival. Over the weekend, the team travelled up...

Granger to return to Cuba for health check-up

President David Granger will be returning to Havana, Cuba for a medical check-up on Saturday, October 19, 2019. He made this disclosure on the sidelines...

Over 40% adult Guyanese overweight/obese – FAO

Guyana and the rest of the Caribbean region have made immense progress in reducing absolute hunger; however, they are now being faced with another...

GCAA launches investigation into plane crash in Reg. 7

The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority has launched an investigation into the plane crash at Aricheng, Region Seven (Cuyuni Mazaruni). A small plane which was shuttling...

Workshop to improve standard of living in Caribbean gets underway

Local, regional and international groups and entities are presently participating in a four-day workshop in Guyana to address the burning issue of slum improvements...