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Monday, March 25, 2019

Miner busted with marijuana in Fruta cans remanded to prison

A 24-year-old miner was remanded to prison on a narcotics possession charge when he appeared at the Bartica Magistrates Court. Kester Skeete of Buxton, East...

High Court orders that ex-Wales cane harvesters be paid one month’s salary

Nearly two months after the High Court ordered that ex-Wales sugar workers be paid severance payments with interest; union representatives had to take legal...

Drunken husband apologises in Court for verbally abusing wife, fined $5000

A man was fined $5,000 and given a serious warning for using abusive language to his wife when he appeared at the Wales Magistrate’s Court...

Plumber accused of shooting at Police with unlicenced gun, ammo remanded

A plumber and father of a four months old baby was on Monday placed before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts after he allegedly discharged gunshots...

‘Hustler’ to spend three years behind bars for narcotics possession

A 25-year-old man who identified himself as a 'hustler' was jailed and fined when he appeared before Magistrate Fabayo Azore at the Georgetown Magistrate’s...

Child rapist sentenced to life acquitted of another rape charge

Convicted child rapist Mark Campbell was on Tuesday afternoon acquitted of rape when his case came up before Sexual Offences Court Judge Simone Morris...

Mason charged over theft of woman’s gold chain

A 20-year-old mason was on Friday arraigned before Magistrate Leron Daly in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts to answer to a robbery charge. Seon Maynard of...

Westford, Cummings freed of stealing $600 Million; case dismissed due to insufficient evidence

Former PPP/C Government Public Service Minister Dr Jennifer Westford and her Administrative Assistant, Margaret Cummings, were earlier today (Friday), freed of a larceny charge,...

Mother of 3 accused of sneaking marijuana into lockups remanded

A 33-year-old Kaneville, East Bank Demerara (EBD) resident is now on remand after she allegedly attempted to sneak marijuana into the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts...

Timehri man slapped with narcotics charge

Thirty-year-old Shazid Shaw of Timehri Public Road, East Bank Demerara was on Friday granted bail on a narcotics possession charge. Shaw, a taxi driver denied...

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Man feared drowned at Splashmin’s Resort

The search is on for 25-year-old Dinesh Ramdas of Coglan Dam, West Bank Demerara who reportedly feared drowned at the Splashmin’s Fun Park, Soesdyke/Linden...

Miner crushed after pick-up rolls down hill

A father of two was crushed to death after a 4-wheel drive pick-up rolled off a hill and landed in a mining camp at...

21-year-old miner stabbed to death during row over hammock

A 21-year-old miner who was stabbed during a row over a hammock at 111 Miles Mahdia, Region Eight on Tuesday last succumbed to his...

Man who assaulted wife allegedly beaten to death

Two men were apprehended in Bartica, Region Seven for their alleged involvement in the beating to death of a 32-year-old fruit vendor at Tuschen...

Several others arrested for illegal shotgun, cartridges found at Kupang Backdam

The 38-year-old chef who has been arrested by the police following the discovery of an unlicensed shotgun and live cartridges at a mining camp...

9-hour power outages expected this week

…as GPL conducts line maintenance Several communities in Georgetown and sections of the coast are bracing for at least nine hours of power outage during...

Oil and gas sector: Govt to handle sale of Guyana’s portion of crude...

…separate from ExxonMobil With first oil just around the corner, Guyana appears to be poised to market and sell its own portion of crude oil,...

Kitty man jailed for ganja possession

A Kitty, Georgetown man who admitted that he had a quantity of marijuana in his possession was on Friday jailed for three years and...

3 senior staff fired over Uitvlugt estate “flying knives” incident

The probe into the ‘knife-shredder’ incident at the Uitvlugt Sugar Estate’s has concluded and three senior staff, including one engineer, were fired. This was...

No ‘business as usual’ once Parliament reconvenes – MP

...as calls mount for removal of dual citizens from National Assembly If Parliament is reconvened by Government, it cannot be business as usual for...