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Thursday, May 6, 2021

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...

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...

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128 new Covid-19 cases recorded

There are 128 new cases of the novel coronavirus, taking the total positives recorded to date to 13,957. The death toll also increased to 310,...

Hydromet Office warns of heavy rainfall for next few days

The National Weather Watch Center says thunderstorms resulting in potential flooding and mudslides are forecasted to occur between May 4 and May 8, 2021. Rainfall...

$200M payment to sugar workers is compensation for mistreatment, illegal firing – AG

Attorney General and Legal Affairs Minister Anil Nandlall has rubbished criticisms over a recent decision to pay sugar workers outstanding wage increases amounting to...

May 17 for hearing in Jagdeo’s application to set aside $20M libel judgment

An application filed by Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo to set aside a $20 million default judgement in a libel suit brought against him by...

Covid-19 death toll jumps to 310

The Ministry of Health (MOH) regrettably informs that as of May 05, 2021, two more persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)...

Yellowtail oil field development plan to be submitted this year – Hess

It is expected that the Field Development Plan (FDP) for Yellowtail, which would be oil giant ExxonMobil’s fourth oil development in the Stabroek Block...

GWI gets $45M high-tech truck to accelerate well maintenance programme

The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) will now be able to spend less than half of the time it currently takes to maintain its wells...

GOAL Scholarships: Beneficiaries required to provide community service

Persons who benefit from online scholarships offered under the government's Guyana Online Academy of Learning (GOAL) initiative are required to provide community service. Government's Department...

$680M in ganja destroyed at Ebini

Some 600lbs of processed cannabis along with 10,000 ganja plants, worth $680M, were on Wednesday destroyed by police officers, a statement from the Police...

Kamwatta and Whitewater to get electricity by year-end – PM

Prime Minister, Brigadier (ret’d) Mark Phillips, has announced that the communities of Whitewater and Kamwatta, of Barima - Waini (Region One), will receive electricity...