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Thursday, July 9, 2020

Venezuelan woman jailed for ammo possession

A 28-year-old Venezuelan woman who was sobbing uncontrollably before Magistrate Leron Daly at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts, was on Tuesday jailed for three years...

M&CC case against Bishop Edghill dismissed

A city Magistrate today dismissed the case against Bishop Juan Edghill brought by the Georgetown Mayor and City Council after finding the testimony of...

Woman remanded to prison – after found with 120 grams of ‘ganja’

A 33-year-old woman was yesterday remanded to prison after she appeared before Magistrate Leron Daly at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts charged with narcotics trafficking. Andrea...

Campbellville man charged for stealing millions in fuel, gold

A clerk on Friday appeared before City Magistrate Judy Latchman at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts to answer to the charge of stealing $10M worth of items...

Soesdyke man charged with murder …other accused yet to be arrested

A Soesdyke man was on Friday brought before City Magistrate Judy Latchman at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts charged with the capital offence of murder. Orel...

Death of 9-year-old at Number 63 Breach: Accused placed on G$1M bail

A 37-year-old excavator operator of Crabwood Creek, Corentyne, Berbice, was on Friday granted G$1M bail when he appeared at the Number 51 Magistrate’s Court...

New Prosecutor assigned to Westford, Cummings case

A new Police Prosecutor was on Friday assigned to lead the case against former Public Service Minister Jennifer Westford and her personal secretary Margaret...

Lindener who claims he was given cannabis for ‘medicinal use’ jailed, fined

A Lindener, who claimed that he was given cannabis for the purpose of medicinal use, was sentenced to three years imprisonment and fined $30,000...

West Berbice man found guilty of murdering ex-girlfriend

A jury yesterday found Shazam Khalil, also called “Rabbit”, guilty of murdering his ex-girlfriend. The 23-year-old cane harvester of 53 Shieldstown, West Bank Berbice, Region...

Man who brutally chopped estranged wife at La Penitence Market placed on $600,000 bail

The man who brutally chopped his estranged wife at the La Penitence Market, Iswhar Heralall, 38, of Anna Regina New Housing Scheme, Essequibo, appeared...

Recent Articles

No more delays; GECOM must use recount results for declaration – Canadian official

Assistant Deupty Minister for the Americas of Global Affairs Canada, Michael Grant has described the ruling handed down by the Caribbean Court of Justice...

CCJ has ruled; GECOM must declare winner with recount results – US official

Michael Kozak, Acting Assistant Secretary for U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs says the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) must now declare...

Blackout delays COVID-19 testing

A prolonged period of power outage has resulted in the Ministry of Public Health not being able to provide an update on the COVID-19...

Full ruling of the Caribbean Court of Justice

The full ruling of the Caribbean Court of Justice in the case Mohamed Irfaan Ali, et al v Eslyn David, et al: Ali and Jagdeo...

Jagdeo calls for swift declaration of poll results, says “we’re vindicated”

“Today, we’re vindicated”. That was the immediate reaction of Peoples Progressive Party/ Civic (PPP/C) General Secretary, Bharrat Jagdeo, to the landmark decisions handed down...

Sophia murder suspect dies following shootout with police

Murder suspect Keron Adams Mark, 32, who was injured by police during a shootout this afternoon, has succumbed to his injuries. This was confirmed by...

GECOM to meet tomorrow

The seven-member Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) is scheduled to meet tomorrow at 13:30hrs. This was confirmed by Public Relations Officer of GECOM, Yolanda Ward. At the...

Lowenfield must produce report as already directed by GECOM Chair – CCJ

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) Wednesday ruled that Chief Elections Officer, Keith Lowenfield, must produce his report as already directed by Chairperson of...

CCJ sets aside CoA ruling, invalidates Lowenfield’s fraudulent report

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has accepted jurisdiction in the case filed by the Peoples Progressive Party/Civic’s Presidential Candidate Irfaan Ali and General...

1 dead after building collapses at Banks DIH

One person is now dead following the collapse of a building at Banks DIH, Industrial Site Ruimveldt, Greater Georgetown. INews understands that several other persons...