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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

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...

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...

Recent Articles

Pensioner perishes in Cummings Lodge fire

  A 68-year-old man perished in a fire which occurred this afternoon at his Cummings Lodge, Greater Georgetown home. He has been identified as Lionel Kyte. According...

Police, robbery suspect exchange gunfire at Bachelor’s Adventure

Police officers and a robbery suspect today opened fire at each other during a confrontation at Bachelor's Adventure, East Coast Demerara (ECD). A statement from...

Boat captain drowns after colliding with wharf

A boat captain is now dead after the boat he was operating collided with a wharf in the Berbice River, causing him to fall...

23 new Covid-19 cases recorded

The Health Ministry has announced that 23 new cases of the novel coronavirus virus have been recorded, taking the total confirmed cases to date...

CJ orders SOPs, SORs be handed over to Registrar for “safekeeping”

Chief Justice Roxane George, this afternoon, ordered that the Chief Elections Officer (CEO) and by extension the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), hand over all...

Qatar field hospital expected this week

Guyana’s COVID-19 fighting capacity is set to be boosted with the arrival of a field hospital from Qatar, later this week. Minister of Health, Dr...

CJ strikes down APNU/AFC’s 2nd election petition

Chief Justice Roxane George today dismissed the second elections petition filed by the A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC) seeking to vitiate...

Diplomat dies owing State millions, Govt urged to recover monies

Officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs came up before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) today, where they were questioned over a number of...

Man found dead in Canje River

Police are investigating the circumstances that led to the death of a 33-year-old man who was a passenger on board of a punt in...

Convicted killer gets life sentence reduced to 12 years

Deosaran Bisnauth, who was in 2017 sentenced to life imprisonment for manslaughter, has gotten his sentence reduced to 12 years after he challenged the...