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Saturday, October 20, 2018

NDC Councillor among 9 homeless following Berbice fire

Nine persons are now homeless after a fire destroyed a two bedroom house on the West Coast of Berbice on Wednesday afternoon. The house situated...

Fisherman jailed for robbery under arms; claims he didn’t know what caused him to...

Mohammed Shafeed, a fisherman, was earlier today (Wednesday), hauled before the courts where he was sentenced to 36 months imprisonment for robbery under arms....

T&T cops hunt female suspect in murder of Guyanese pastor

(Trinidad Guardian) As the in­ves­ti­ga­tions deep­en in­to the mur­der of Arch­bish­op Al­isa Ali, po­lice of­fi­cers have re­ceived crit­i­cal in­for­ma­tion that sug­gests there is a sec­ond...

GDF ranks who allegedly raped teenage girl, assaulted her boyfriend arrested

The two Guyana Defence Force (GDF) ranks who allegedly raped a teenage girl after beating and threatening to rape her 17-year-old boyfriend are now...

Three in custody over unlicenced guns in Bartica

Police in Bartica acting on information received went to a house at Agatash Village, Bartica on Monday morning and conducted a search, where they...

Gunmen apprehended after daring Parika bar robbery- Police

Three gunmen are now in the custody of Police of the “D” Division following a daring robbery carried out on Tuesday night on a...

Chinese restaurant owner beaten, robbed by armed bandits in Corentyne

Three armed bandits broke into a building where a Chinese Restaurant is housed and beat the owner on Tuesday morning in another robbery on...

Woman dies 1 month after setting house, husband on fire

One month after setting her West Ruimveldt, Georgetown home  on fire thus killing her 56-year-old husband, Christopher Bramble, the woman succumbed to her injuries...

Lindener arraigned with 3 counts of armed robbery

Twenty-nine-year-old David Crossman, also called "Bling" was remanded to prison by Magistrate Clive Nurse when he arrived at the Linden Magistrates Court on Tuesday...

Mocha resident to stand trial in High Court for rape

Forty-seven-year-old Jegede Hodge of Plantation Mocha Arcadia, East Bank Demerara was on Tuesday committed to stand trial in the High Court for a rape...

Recent Articles

Op-Ed: The years lost

Below is an opinion editorial done by Attorney-at-law, Member of Parliament and former Attorney General Mohabir Anil Nandlall: Last Thursday, The Court of Appeal of...

Cabinet approves Islamic Development Bank loan agreement

The Cabinet has approved a loan agreement signed by Minister of Finance, Winston Jordan with the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) for financing the Guyana...

Myers sworn-in as Deputy Chief Election Officer

Public and Social Policy Analyst, Roxanne Myers was on Friday sworn in as the new Deputy Chief Elections Officer (DCEO). Myers took the oath before...

Technical team meet to chart a way forward on prison issue – Min. Harmon

The Cabinet has been briefed, following the recent prison escape and unrest at the Lusignan Prison’s Holding Bay. During a post-Cabinet press briefing today, Minister...

US man ‘fought snakes’ to survive after falling down 100ft mineshaft

(BBC) An Arizona man has survived two days trapped alone in an abandoned mine shaft with rattlesnakes. He killed three of the snakes while waiting...

Former radio talk show host shot dead in Trinidad

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Police were searching for three gunmen who shot and killed a former radio talk show host as he...

Scores dead in India as train hits crowd

More than 50 people have been killed and 200 hurt after a train ran into a crowd near Amritsar in India's northern Punjab state,...

Former GDF ranks implicated in rape/robbery granted bail

The two former ranks of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) who were accused of raping an Essequibo woman in the presence of her boyfriend...

CANU intercepts Mocha man with 559 Ecstasy pills

The Custom Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) on Wednesday evening intercepted a Mocha Arcadia, East Bank Demerara man with 559 Ecstasy pills weighing 219.7 grams. The suspect,...

Man nabbed with 1.1kg cocaine at Stabroek Market Square

An East Bank Demerara resident was on Wednesday evening nabbed with over one kilograms of cocaine in the vicinity of Stabroek Market Square by...