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Friday, December 3, 2021

British teen’s killers seeking to appeal death, life sentences

After being told by Justice Sandil Kissoon that he was unfit to dwell among society and then sentenced to death for murder, the man...

High Court ordered execution of 4 convicted murderers this year

By Feona Morrison Four persons including a woman were ordered executed this year by High Court Judge Sandil Kissoon after a jury found them guilty...

$145M fraud: Convicted former GRDB accountant for trial in January

Former accountant at the Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB), Peter Ramcharran, who was found guilty of omitting some $145 million from the agency’s ledger...

Fire destroys home of single mother

A mother and her three children along with her grandchild are now homeless after fire completely gutted their home at Ladern’s Ville, Region Ten,...

Tuschen man, who was helping accident victim, electrocuted

A 28-year-old man who was providing assistance to an accident victim on Sunday evening died as a result of electrocution. Dead is Seeram Jainarine, also...

Pedestrian killed in Mahaicony accident

A 51-year-old pedestrian who was struck down by a motorcar on Saturday last has died. The victim has been identified as Deosaran Moonilall of Fairfield,...

Teen motorcyclist killed in Rupununi accident

Alex Ferreira, 19, of Culvert City Central Rupununi, Region Nine (Upper Takutu-Essequibo) was on Sunday night killed in an accident along the Tabatinga Bridge. The...

Taxi driver remanded for murder of Essequibo woman

Sixty-two-year-old Kirk Beaton was today remanded to prison for the murder of Indira Lall, the 52-year-old woman who was strangled to death on Monday...

Cops being questioned in relation to inferno at Eve Leary – Fire Chief

  Ranks of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) who occupied the living quarters at Eve Leary, Kingston, Georgetown, are now being questioned in relation to...

Guyanese man shot dead after attacking, injuring Policeman in Suriname

A 29-year-old Surinamese Police officer is now under close arrest after he reportedly shot and killed a Guyanese man between Saturday evening and Sunday...

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Jagdeo meets with over 35 Afro-Guyanese businessmen on investment opportunities

Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo led a delegation today that engaged a delegation of over 35 Afro-Guyanese private sector representatives. At the meeting, he addressed opportunities...

Jordan instructed to return to SOCU tomorrow

Former Finance Minister Winston Jordan, who was released from custody after falling ill during questioning today, has been instructed to return to the Special...

US invests GY$116M to upgrade GDF’s Coast Guard facilities

The United States announced today that it has invested US$555,000 to renovate the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Coast Guard Training Center, Kingston and construct...

Businessman Brian Tiwari questioned as SOCU probes controversial land sale

Owner of BK International Limited, Brian Tiwari was today questioned by the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) as it probes the controversial sale of...

Unvaccinated Berbice man dies from Covid

A 32-year-old man from Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) who was infected with the novel coronavirus has died. The man was unvaccinated. His death takes the...

Carol Smith-Joseph, Ganesh Mahipaul, Annette Ferguson withdraw from PNC’s Accreditation Congress Committee

See full statement from the PNC: The Central Executive Committee (CEC) of the People’s National Congress Reform at a meeting held on Wednesday 1st December...

APNU+AFC says it will provide “the best” legal representation for Jordan

Hours after former Finance Minister under the APNU+AFC administration was arrested for misconduct in public office, Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon has announced that the...

More than 50% of HIV/AIDS victims vaccinated against Covid-19

National AIDS Programme Secretariat (NAPS) Manager, Dr. Tariq Jagnarine has reported that 55 per cent of persons living with HIV/AIDS in Guyana has been...

Administration of Covid-19 booster doses picking up

The Ministry of Health is seeing a favourable increase in the administration of the COVID-19 booster shots to the adult population here following its...