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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Private Sector concerned about Govt’s “repeated” refusal to pay Dipcon

The Private Sector Commission (PSC) last night expressed concern about government's "deliberate and repeated" refusal to pay Dipcon monies owed by the State. "The rule...

Prison escapee confesses to raping elderly woman

A 39-year-old resident of Kumuni Creek, West Bank Demerara on Tuesday admitted to raping an elderly woman back in 2017. Delon Blake appeared before Justice...

Promoter sentenced to 2 years for cocaine trafficking

Thirty-one-year-old Wyette Amsterdam of Land of Canaan, East Bank Demerara was earlier today slapped with a three-year sentence after he was found guilty of...

2,380 grams of marijuana seized; 4 arrested

Police in ‘E’ Division, acting on information received, went to a location at Hururu, Berbice River about 01:30hrs today and found four males in...

Dipcon judgement: AG appeals rejection of stay of judgement application

The Attorney General’s chambers has filed an appeal of the full court’s decision to reject attempts to stay a court order directing Finance Minister...

Jordan worried about being jailed

Finance Minister Winston Jordan this morning expressed worry about being possibly jailed over the Government's failure to pay Trinidadian-based construction firm, Dipcon. Asked by media...

DIPCON US$2M judgement: Govt continues to flout authority of Judiciary

…Court cannot enforce order against Finance Minister – AG In the wake of the Court throwing out Finance Minister Winston Jordan’s application to stay a...

Horse cart operator jailed for stealing motorcycle, remanded on armed robbery charges

Twenty-year-old Ken Dass on Friday admitted to stealing a motorcycle valued at almost $200,000 when he appeared before Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus at the Georgetown...

Vendor granted bail for 22 grams of cannabis

A vendor was on Thursday granted bail in the sum of $40,000 by Magistrate Faith McGusty on a possession of narcotics charge. Twenty-eight-year-old Akeem North...

Magistrates can take notice – Harmon on proposed “ganja” changes

The coalition administration wants magistrates to start implementing its proposal for the removal of custodial sentencing for persons caught with small amounts of marijuana,...

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Essequibo teen dies after crying out for ankle pains  

A former student of the Anna Regina Multilateral School died on Monday while receiving medical attention for a pain to the ankle at the...

Boxer who suffered severe brain injury during Friday fight, has died at 28

Russia-born boxer Maxim Dadashev has died from injuries suffered in the ring. He was 28. His death was first confirmed by his trainer James “Buddy”...

Man gunned down at pool party, 2 in custody  

As investigations continue into the shooting to death of a 28-year-old South Sophia, Greater Georgetown resident, the Police have arrested and are currently grilling...

Guyanese registered vessel intercepted with cocaine in BVI

A Guyanese registered vessel was on July 18 last intercepted in Tortola with a total of 95 pounds of cocaine concealed in Thin-set cement. News...

Linden Passport Office yet to open

Almost a year after completion, the newly constructed Linden Passport Office in Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) is yet to be opened to serve members...

New landing equipment for CJIA in 2020

The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCCA) has signed a contract with a Canadian firm to supply the airport with new technical equipment to aid...

6 months jail for man who stole chicken

A 23-year-old man who is accused to stealing some 170 pounds of chicken was today sentenced to serve six months imprisonment for failing to...

PSC says Lowenfield failed to address major concerns raised

The Private Sector Commission in a letter to Chief Executive Officer of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) stated that he has failed to address...

GECOM CEO never advised President voters’ list bloated by 200,000

Chief Elections Officer (CEO) Keith Lowenfield has admitted that he never advised President David Granger that the voters’ list was bloated with 200,000 names,...

High Court denies application for interim order blocking H2H Registration

The High Court on Tuesday denied an application for an interim conservatory order to block the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) from continuing its House...