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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Man found guilty of murdering Sparendaam resident

Twenty-seven-year-old Junior Anthony Henry also called “Oswald” was on Friday found guilty by a 12-member jury for the murder of Michael Hamilton which occurred...

Decomposed body of missing farmer found 20 miles from home

The badly decomposed body of a 69-year-old Black Bush Polder resident was discovered on Friday some 20 miles from his home. Chandramohan Ishmael of Lot...

Mother of 6 stabbed to death by reputed husband

Domestic violence has shown its ugly colours once again, as a mother of six was stabbed to death on Thursday evening by her reputed...

FITUG raises concerns over crime situation in Guyana

The Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Guyana (FITUG) has expressed concerns about the rising spate of criminal activities in Guyana. In the past...

“Fifty” freed of 2018 murder after Magistrate upheld no case submission

Magistrate Wanda Fortune on Wednesday ruled that there was insufficient evidence in the case against Lindener Travis Hazel, called “Fifty” who was accused of...

Timehri logger acquitted for 2014 murder

Family members of 50-year-old Rajesh Roopnarine, called “Popo”, erupted in tears of joy on Thursday as a 12-member jury was directed by Justice Navindra...

Man accused of raping a minor to stand trial in High Court

Mario Heywood, 30, of East Ruimveldt, Georgetown, was committed to stand trial in the High Court for raping a minor. The Preliminary Inquiry (PI) was...

Man accused of rape, robbery under arms escapes from police station

Police have launched a manhunt for a 23-year-old man of Lot 271 Hope East/Enmore, East Coast Demerara who has escaped custody at a police...

Woman charged for assaulting cop

A 20-year-old woman was today charged for assaulting a police officer who allegedly attempted to put her out of the East La Penitence Police...

4 years jail for man who sexually assaulted differently-abled child

A 61-year-old man was sentenced to four years in prison for engaging in sexual activity with a differently-abled child. Octavius Williams stood Chief Magistrate Ann...

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“Gun Youth” gunned down in East La Penitence

An East La Penitence man was on Monday evening gunned down while walking on a dam in the area. The dead man has been identified...

CXC to consider petition for Mathematics resit following breaches

The Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) is to consider a petition call­ing for all stu­dents to re-sit the 2019 CSEC Maths ex­ams fol­low­ing se­ri­ous breach­es...

Handling pressure, not conditions, the challenge at the World Cup – Virat Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli believes handling the pressure "is the most important thing in the World Cup and not necessarily the conditions". He said...

Guyanese killed after motorcycle slams into garbage truck in Queens NY

A Guyanese biker was on Monday evening killed while his friend is rendered critical after the motorcycle on which they were travelling slammed into...

Jailed MPs attend Spain parliament opening

Five Catalan separatist politicians - currently on trial accused of rebellion - have taken their seats in the Spanish parliament under discreet police...

Gunmen cart off $1.2M in cash, jewellery from Bartica businesswoman

Two armed and masked men executed a daring daylight robbery on Monday at 7th Street and 4th Avenue Bartica, Region Seven during which they...

NIS reserves expected to be exhausted in 2021

As far back as 2016, the actuary review into the finances of the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) had warned that repeat deficits may bring...

“Justice served” – mother of brothers killed during robbery

The mother of two men, Harricharran and Premcharran Samaroo, who were killed reportedly at the hands of one of the suspected bandits killed on...

Blackout hits Demerara, Berbice; GPL apologises

Residents in the Demerara and Berbice region have been hit with blackout. The power outage comes at a time when scores of persons are getting...

Man charged with murder of ex-wife Zaila Sugrim

A 38-year-old businessman was hauled before Magistrate Zameena Ali at the Leonora Magistrate’s Court to answer to the capital offence of murder. Ryan Sugrim is...