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Gary Best trial over cyclist’s death set for October

Executive Member of the Peoples National Congress Reform (PNC/R), Gary Best is expected to stand trial in October 2020 for causing the death of...

Female cop, others charged over death of taxi driver in Suddie lock-ups 

Special Lance Corporal Vanessa Milo has been charged with manslaughter of 39-year-old Lallbachan Bachan, a taxi driver who died under questionable circumstances whilst in...

Attempted murder accused gets bail

Former murder accused Kevin France was on Wednesday slapped with an attempted murder charge when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court. France, 32, of...

WBD man to spend 4 years behind bars for narco-trafficking

A labourer was on Monday sentenced to four years in prison after he pleaded guilty to having 139 grams of cannabis in his possession...

Berbice man arraigned for killing friend over bottle of Guinness

A 27-year-old man, who is accused of fatally stabbing his friend during an argument over a bottle of Guinness, was on Monday released on...

Marcus Bisram’s mother, co-accused found guilty of bribing detective

The mother of former murder accused Marcus Bisram, and her co-accused, who were charged for offering a detective $4 million to suppress evidence, were...

Former policewoman found guilty of dousing lover with acid

A former policewoman, who was charged in 2018 for dousing her lover with a corrosive substance, was on Friday found guilty of the offence. Cassandra...

Several nabbed during separate ganja raids

At least seven persons are now in Police custody after quantities of marijuana were discovered at two separate locations on Thursday and Sunday last. Police,...

7 years jail for youth who hammered La Grange resident to death  

A 20-year-old man pleaded guilty to hammering 49-year-old James Steward, also known as “Buby,” to death in July 2016. Christopher Cheong was arraigned at the...

“Shatta” to spend 26 years behind bars for raping woman

A convicted rapist, Nick Skeete, 31, also called ‘Jason Blair’ and ‘Shatta,’ was on Thursday jailed for 26 years after he was found guilty...

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Nandlall wins case against former AG Williams over Red House fiasco

Chief Justice (ag) Roxanne Wiltshire George, S.C., yesterday, delivered a ruling in the case filed by the Cheddi Jagan Research Center Inc. against the...

Covid-19 curfew now 9pm to 5am

The Covid-19 curfew has been changed to 9pm to 5am. The new curfew was published in the official Gazette. The previous curfew was 8pm to 5am....

Ex-soldier who beheaded uncle appeals life sentence

A 29-year-old ex-soldier, who was in 2019 sentenced to life imprisonment for beheading his uncle, has now moved to the Court of Appeal (COA)...

Caribbean’s first virtual Oil and Gas summit planned for September

Valiant Business Media (UK) and Valiant Business Media (Guyana) will host the Caribbean’s first virtual oil and gas summit from September 15-17, 2020 in...

Petroleum Commission to be set up within 6 months, Local Content Policy a priority...

As the new Government continues to transition into political office, serious efforts are being made to establish an adequate and efficient structure that would...

Elderly man appeals 7-year jail sentence for sexual assault

An elderly man, who was sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment after a jury at the Demerara Assizes found him guilty of having sexual activity...

Govt notes strict timeline for Payara approvals, but assures process will not be compromised

Even as the new Government is working on a “tight timeframe” to review the Payara development project before granting the necessary permits, it has...

GRA receives mobile scanners from China

Minister of Public Works, Bishop Juan Edghill, and the Minister within the Ministry, Deodat Indar, on Friday, received NUCTECH Mobile Scanners from the Embassy...

$10.8B generating sets purchased by APNU/AFC not benefiting Guyanese – Min. Indar

The investment of $10.8Billion, by the previous APNU+AFC Coalition Government, to purchase five Wartsila generating sets for the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) is...

“I cry every day, I can’t cope, I feel helpless” – mother demands justice...

By: LaWanda McAllister The parents of 23-year-old Navindra Samaroo, who was shot dead at Middle Road, La Penitence, Georgetown moments after conducting transactions for his...