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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Demerara Assizes: Sexual offences matters constitute bulk of cases to be heard

With the commencement of the first criminal session for 2019, statistics drawn from the lists of cases have outlined that nearly 61 per cent...

Clothes vendor on $75,000 bail for armed robbery

A 26-year-old clothes vendor of Lot 51 D’Urban Street, Lodge, Georgetown, was last week brought before the courts after he was charged for stealing...

Wanted man remanded on armed robbery charges

A 39-year-old North Ruimveldt resident who is known to the police and also wanted for armed robbery appeared before Senior Magistrate Leron Daly slapped...

Duo arraigned with possession of gun, ammo

Two men were charged for the illegal possession of gun and ammunition when they appeared before City Magistrate, Leron Daly at the Georgetown Magistrates’...

Woman jailed for causing death of friend

Tecona Welcome was on Thursday sentenced to three years imprisonment for causing the death of her friend, Debra Pompey on June 24, 2018 following...

Vendor placed on $100,000 bail for phone theft

A 44-year-old vendor appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Thursday charged with stealing a midwife’s phone at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC). Shawn...

Death row inmate “Smallie” and co-accused “Catty” on trial for businessman’s murder

After nearly 12 years of being behind bars amid trial delays, death row inmate Mark Royden Williams, called “Smallie” along with Sherwin Nero, also...

Cuban charged with forging visa appointment letter remanded

A Cuban citizen was on Thursday slapped with three counts of fraud when he stood before a city magistrate in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts...

No-confidence resolution: The court must pronounce in shortest possible time- Sir Ronald Sanders

…says Guyana could come under scrutiny for not upholding Constitution By Samuel Sukhnandan Now that both Government and the Opposition through President David Granger and Opposition...

No confidence challenge can be read as Govt’s attempt to remain in power, should...

Government’s recent move to head to the courts to challenge the no-confidence resolution can be seen as an attempt to remain in power, says...

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