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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Man accused of robbing British soldier remanded

Jose Barker, 35, called “Quarters” of 34 Howes Street, Charlestown, Georgetown, was yesterday remanded to prison by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan when he appeared...

Woman shot in face during argument – alleged assailant on the run

A heated row between a woman and her reputed husband has left her hospitalised, nursing a gunshot wound to her face, as her assailant...

Linden resident fined $7,500 for driving under the influence of alcohol

Magistrate Clive Nurse on Wednesday fined a Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) man who appeared before him for the offence of driving under the...

Trial date set for woman accused of using social media to threaten President

The trial date has been set for the East Bank Essequibo (EBE) woman, Bibi Safora Salim, who is being accused of using Facebook to...

Former representative of PM Nagamootoo slapped with dangerous driving charge

One day after having his services terminated as Region Five (Mahaica-Berbice) Regional Representative of the Office of the Prime Minister, controversial member of the...

Craig businessman jailed after pleading guilty to fraud charges

Businessman Gopaul Onkar Tiwari, of Craig, East Bank Demerara (EBD), was on Tuesday jailed for 18 months by Magistrate Judy Latchman when he reappeared...

Cocaine in rum: Former airport employees fined in excess of $17M, get 4 years...

Two former Air Conditioning (AC) technicians of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) were on Monday jailed for four years and fined in excess...

Another batch of prisoners to be pardoned soon – President says non-violent mothers will...

Despite much uneasiness about the pardoning of another set of convicted persons, the government has nonetheless advanced the programme and another batch of prisoners...

Case against Lindeners accused of narcotics trafficking dismissed

The case against six Lindeners accused of trafficking in narcotics was dismissed by Magistrate Clive Nurse, when they made an appearance at the Linden...

Bagotstown fatal accident: Minibus drivers placed on $250,000 bail each

The two minibus drivers allegedly responsible for causing the death of Roxanne Mitchell, killed on Independence night, were both slapped with a causing death...

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$219M for Republic Day celebrations 2020

As Guyanese gear up for the much anticipated celebrations to commemorate the country’s 50th Republic Day, the Ministry of Social Cohesion is eyeing a...

Parent, teacher charged over Winfer Gardens school attack

Another teacher and parent were on Wednesday morning charged at the Georgetown Magistrates' Courts in relation to a fight at the Winfer Gardens Primary...

68-Y-O shop owner attacked, robbed

A 68-year-old businessman was on Tuesday evening attacked and robbed by two armed bandits who stormed his shop while he was in the process...

4 nabbed with ganja in separate raids

Four persons have been arrested following the discovery of 4876 grams of marijuana, which were found during separate raids in Police Division Nine (Lethem). Based...

CANU, FIU sign MoU to tackle drug trafficking, money laundering

Guyana's Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) and its Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to tackle issues such as drug...

Opposition concerned over Finance Minister meeting with Canadian company printing ballot papers

The Opposition – People’s Progressive Party/Civic – has raised concerns over a scheduled meeting between Finance Minister Winston Jordan and the Canadian company that...

GECOM Commissioners in Canada to oversee ballot printing

As the Guyana Elections Commissions continues to prepare for the March 2 polls, two Commissioners are currently in Canada to oversee the printing of...

Shuman, others banned from contesting elections over dual citizenship

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Tuesday made a decision to bar three presidential candidates from contesting the upcoming elections, owing to their dual citizenship...

Over 90,000 changes being made to Revised List of Electors

Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) dropped a bombshell on both its Opposition and Government-nominated Commissioners on Tuesday, when the Secretariat informed them that over 91,000...

Fraud unearthed at CH&PA

A former staff attached to the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA), as well as several civilians are currently being grilled by the Police...