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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Mahaicony man allegedly kills mother…provides conflicting story to police

Shockwaves rippled through the close-knitted village of Good Faith Mahaicony, East Coast Demerara (ECD) last night when the body of a 75-year-old woman was...

Police one step closer in apprehending main suspect in Wakenaam businessman’s murder – sources

One man is now in police custody in connection with the murder of Wakenaam businessman, Mahendra Persaud, who was shot to his chest on...

Man accused of murdering 2-year-old niece freed

The man who was accused of sodomising his two-year-old niece which led to her death was yesterday set free at the Georgetown High Court...

Silvertown man to spend 3 years behind bars for possession of unlicensed firearm, ammunition

Junior Melville of Silvertown, Wismar, Linden was sentenced to 3 years behind bars on Tuesday by Magistrate Clive Nurse, after entering a guilty plea...

Govt allocates $25M for night court arrangements

Government has allocated approximately $25 million to facilitate night court sessions, which are expected to commence in a matter of weeks. Public Security Minister Khemraj...

City Constable, suspected accomplice remanded for stealing

A City Constable and his accomplice on Monday appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts before Magistrate Alex Moore charged for breaking and entering and...

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...

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Over 62,000 housing applications still pending

The new administration is tackling the immense backlog of house lot applications at the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA). According to Minister within...

7 REOs relieved of duties

The Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development has informed seven Regional Executive Officers (REO) that their services are no longer required. The REOs are...

AG Nandlall updated on Guyana’s AML/CFT progress

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall, today, met with the Head of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), Mr. Matthew Langevine, his...

5 homeless after toddler sets Sophia house on fire

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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has named Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate. She is the first black woman to serve in the...

NGSA results to be announced on or before Sept 25

The Ministry of Education, on Tuesday, said that the results for the National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA) will be announced on or before September...

Minister Manickchand talks with GTU on reopening schools for Christmas Term

As part of a holistic plan for the reopening of schools, Minister of Education Priya Manickchand invited the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) to a...

CPL 2020: Teams unhappy with TKR staying outside the bubble and training

A week before the 2020 CPL takes off, disgruntlement has been brewing among several franchises who are unhappy with Trinidad-based players and staff, most...

Learning channel to play greater role in education delivery – Manickchand

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Zero tolerance for squatting but no strong-arm approach to be taken – new Housing...

While outlining a zero tolerance approach for squatting, Minister of Housing and Water, Collin Croal and Minister Susan Rodrigues have assured residents of 'A'...