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Questions raised over how Jones’ ‘barbershop’ qualified for SLED grant

Former Director of Sports under the APNU/AFC Coalition Government, Christopher Jones, was released on 100,000 bail. He was arrested at his home where law...

Man remanded for allegedly punching, robbing 10-Y-O girl

A 24-year-old man, on Thursday, appeared at the Diamond Magistrate’s Court to answer a charge in relation to robbery with aggravation. Albeeba London of Craig...

Ithaca teen gets $200,000 bail for killing father

Rashane Joseph, 18, has been charged with manslaughter in relation to the death of his 42-year-old father, Collis Joseph which occurred on Sunday last...

Court awards $4.3M to former GECOM Deputy CEO on defamation case

Justice Priya Sewnarine-Beharry has awarded $4.3M to former Deputy Chief Elections Officer (DCEO) of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Vishnu Persaud in a defamation...

Appeal Court reduces 83-year prison sentence for man who set wife afire

  Twenty-eight-year-old Delon Gordon, also known as ‘Popcorn’ who was sentenced to 83 years in jail for throwing kerosene on his reputed wife, had his...

Broomes, bodyguard granted bail

Controversial political figure Simona Broomes and her bodyguard Dexter Austin earlier today (Monday) appeared before Magistrate Leron Daly to answer a number of charges...

Cop charged for killing pedestrian in ECD fatal accident

A 29-year-old Special Constable was on Monday charged for causing death by dangerous driving when he appeared before the Sparendaam Magistrate's Court. Michael Lewis, who...

‘Shark Oil’ gets death sentence overturned, will now serve 18 years for manslaughter

Death-row inmate 72-year-old Herman Ally, also called “Shark Oil”, who was found guilty in 2012 of the murder of a fellow Rose Hall Town,...

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)...

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...

Recent Articles

Ambassador LaRocque, Secretary Pompeo had “fruitful” discussions – CARICOM

Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, had “fruitful discussions” with U.S. Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo, at the CARICOM Secretariat Headquarters,...

23-Y-O killed in hit and run outside Mon Repos home 

A 23-year-old man was killed the morning after celebrating his birthday in a hit and run accident outside his Mon Repos, East Coast Demerara,...

WBD man arrested after breaking another’s leg 

Police are investigating an alleged incident of Inflicting Grievous Bodily Harm committed on 23-year-old Devon Ally, a construction worker of Parfaite Harmonie, W.B.D. The incident...

Water truck driver robbed; 15-Y-O in custody   

A driver/salesman delivering water in Cummings Lodge, Greater Georgetown, was attacked and robbed by three persons. During the robbery, which occurred at about 06:30h on...

2 more COVID-19 deaths recorded; total at 64

The Ministry of Health (MOH) regrettably informs that as of 17:00hrs on September 18, 2020, two other persons who tested positive for the novel...

6 new Learning Channels to be established

Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand says six new learning channels will soon be established to allow students across Guyana to access learning programmes virtually,...

People who earn money must be able to keep it – Jagdeo says PPP/C...

In heavily criticising the previous administration's taxation policy, Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo told the National Assembly on Friday that the new Peoples Progressive Party...

Constitutional reform to be a multi-stakeholder effort – AG

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall, today, said the Government intends to keep its manifesto promise on constitutional reform and will...

‘Squandermania at its best’ – Nandlall says of APNU/AFC’s handling of US$8M justice reform...

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall, on Friday, blasted the previous APNU/AFC administration for “squandering” millions of dollars on various projects...

Foreign nationals found on illegal aircraft in Guyana charged

Two of the three foreign nationals who were found aboard one of two illegal aircraft which were discovered at Issano, Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) have...