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Marcus Bisram’s murder case reopens

After upholding a no-case submission by the defense in the Preliminary Inquiry into the Marcus Bisram murder allegations, thus freeing Bisram, Magistrate Renita Singh...

Melanie man accused of trafficking narcotics granted bail

Principal Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus, on Wednesday, granted 41-year-old Richard Pillay bail when he appeared before her at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on a trafficking...

Suspect in murder of Berbice labourer turns self in to Cops

The man accused of being involved in the hacking to death of a Berbice labourer, on Tuesday, turned himself in to the custody of...

Miner shot dead by son during argument

A miner was on Monday shot dead by his son during an argument at Siparuni Backdam, Region Eight (Potaro/Siparuni). Dead is 5-year-old Jonathan John...

Over 46kg of marijuana found in boat at Canje Creek

Over 46 kilograms of suspected cannabis was on Monday found in a wooden vessel in the Canje Creek. The bust was made at around 21:45hrs...

Construction worker remanded for attempting to kill stepfather

A 26-year-old construction worker of Lot 8 Plum Park, Sophia, Greater Georgetown, was on Monday remanded to prison for attempting to murder his stepfather. Darren...

Labourer remanded over murder of drinking buddy

A labourer, who is accused of killing his drinking buddy, was on Monday remanded to prison when he appeared at the Lethem Magistrate’s Court. Fabian...

Marcus Bisram to face new PI after being freed of carpenter’s murder

In a twist of events, murder accused, Marcus Bisram, who was earlier today acquitted of the capital offence of murder by Magistrate Renita Singh,...

Marcus Bisram set free of murder charge

  Murder Accused, Marcus Bisram who was recently extradited from the United States to Guyana was moments ago acquitted of the capital offence of murder,...

Diver drowns while working on ‘river dredge’ in Mazaruni River

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 61-year-old Hugh Van Lewin a diver of Camp kayuka Ideal Road, Kuru Kururu, Soesdyke-Linden Highway. According...

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GPSU cancels May Day March & Rally

The Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) has cancelled its annual May Day march and rally, in light of the coronavirus threat in the country. See...

Linden girl, 6, dies after suffering mild fever, shortness of breath

A six-year-old girl passed away during the wee hours of today after she was taken to the Linden Hospital, suffering from respiratory challenges. Medical Superintendent...

CORONAVIRUS: Guyana now has 37 cases, 6 deaths

The Ministry of Public Health has stated that the total number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Guyana now stands at...

Recount must be done “in a matter of days” …Gunraj says country has waited...

Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Justice (rtd) Claudette Singh, today (Wednesday), met with Commissioners and the Chief Elections Officer, Keith Lowenfield, where...

GECOM Secretariat defends 156 days proposal for countrywide recount

See full statement: The Secretariat of the Guyana Elections Commission has taken note of the public ridicule by some Commissioners on the draft workplan for the...

Lowenfield proposes 156 days for countrywide recount

Chief Elections Officer (CEO) Keith Lowenfield has proposed that a national recount of the ballots cast at March 2, 2020 will take 156 days. This...

Linden man who was transferred to GPHC tests positive for COVID-19

The Linden resident who was transferred to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) from the Mackenzie Hospital after he displayed severe respiratory symptoms, has...

US Embassy implements “100% remote work policy” to protect employees, support measures to fight...

The U.S. Embassy in Georgetown said it has implemented a 100% remote work policy to protect its employees and support public measures to stem...

CORONAVIRUS – IDEAS AND MYTHS EXPLORED

By Dr Tariq Jagnarine, BSc, MD, MMed Family medicine, CCFP As the coronavirus continues to make the news, a host of untruths has sprung up around...

COVID-19: Impact could see 195 million job losses, says ILO chief

The rapidly intensifying economic effects of COVID-19 on the world of work are proving to be far worse than the 2008-9 financial crisis, with...