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Thursday, December 3, 2020

Miner gets 12 months jail, fined $1.3M for ganja possession

Twenty-nine-year-old Neal Griffith of Middle Street, McDoom, Greater Georgetown was on Monday slapped with a 12-month jail term and fined $1.365 million for ganja...

Marcus Bisram commends quick response, professionalism of Police Force

Former murder accused Marcus Bisram has commended the Guyana Police Force (GPF) for its quick response and professionalism in dealing with the investigation into...

Suspected Human Trafficking: Haitians move to High Court seeking release from protective custody

A representative for 26 Haitians who reportedly entered Guyana illegally and are being held pending deportation, has moved to the High Court seeking their...

61 convictions from 131 sexual offences cases since 2017

Guyana was the first in the Caribbean to establish a specialised courtroom for the handling of sexual offences cases. On November 13, 2017, the...

Armed bandits invade home of Marcus Bisram, escape with $5M

Armed bandits on Sunday evening invaded the property of former murder accused, Marcus Bisram and reportedly escaped with $5 million in cash. The bandits also...

Body of Linden teen pulled from Wisroc Blue Lake

The body of a 15-year-old male student of the Wisburg Secondary School in Linden was retrieved from a Blue Lake situated at Wisroc, Wismar...

Bandits slits Port Kaituma miner’s throat at White Water Backdam

The Police are investigating the death of a 26-year-old Turn Basin, Port Kaituma, Region One (Barima – Waini) miner whose throat was slashed by...

WCB smash-up leaves carpenter dead

A carpenter was on Saturday evening killed following an accident along the No. 5 Public Road, West Coast Berbice (WCB). Dead is 35-year-old Thussan...

Father of 3 killed in EBD accident

A father of three was on Saturday, November 21, 2020, killed by a speeding truck while attempting to cross the Herstelling Public Road, East...

14-Y-O girl gives birth after allegedly raped by stepfather

A 14-year-old girl from Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) gave birth this morning after she was earlier this year reportedly raped by her stepfather. The girl,...

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Congressman who fought for Guyana’s democracy elected Chair of US Foreign Affairs Committee

Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (NY-05), senior Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, was on Thursday elected to Chair the House Foreign Affairs Committee,...

98 active Covid-19 cases in Region 6

Regional Health Officer Dr Vishalya Sharma on Thursday announced that there are 98 active Covid-19 cases in the East-Berbice Corentyne district. Overall, the region has...

Prepaid meter service experiencing technical difficulties – GPL

All prepaid meter customers are advised that the Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL) Juice/Prepaid System is currently experiencing a suspected hardware fault; which is...

Man stabs reputed wife to abdomen, hands & feet during argument

A 35-year-old housewife of Letter Kenny Village, Corentyne is said to be in a serious but stable condition after she was stabbed multiple times...

Fishing industry on the verge of great transformation – CEO of Fisheries Dept.

The Fisheries Department will be revamping the fishermen’s co-operative societies countrywide to ensure satisfactory delivery of services to customers. Chief Fisheries Officer, Mr. Denzil Roberts...

79 new Covid-19 cases recorded; total at 5528

Within the past 24-hour, the country recorded 79 new cases of the novel coronavirus which takes the total cases recorded to date to 5528. This...

“I hope we can all move on” – Gary Best says after walking free

Former Chief-of-Staff of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and PNCR Member Gary Best has expressed hope that the Bentley family can move on after...

Gary Best freed of causing death of national cyclist Jude Bentley

Former Chief-of-Staff of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and Member of the Peoples National Congress Reform (PNCR) Gary Best was today freed of the...

Learning materials distributed to Ruimveldt children

The Department of Education Georgetown recently distributed worksheets and other learning materials to children in West and East Ruimveldt. Some of the areas targeted include...

Some 50,000 persons living with disabilities in Guyana

Message by Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony, on the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities Guyana is joining with the international community...