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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Body found with gunshot wound on No. 63 Beach

The body of a male was on Monday afternoon found on the Number 63 Beach with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to...

Missing ex-officer who was fished out of canal died from blunt trauma- autopsy

The post mortem examination that was done on  Cyril Nova Persaud whose body was fished out of the Lamaha Canal at Durban Backlands on...

Good Hope woman nabbed with ganja

A 24-year-old woman was taken into Police custody and is expected to be charged shortly after a quantity of cannabis was found in her...

8,500 ganja plants destroyed during Police swoop down in Upper Demerara River

Police in E Division (Linden-Kwakwani) on Saturday conducted another drug eradication exercise, this time at 8 Miles, Millie's Hideout, Upper Demerara River where several marijuana...

Suspect confesses to Corentyne brothers’ murders

Police made a major breakthrough in the murder of two Corentyne, Berbice brothers when one of the suspects in custody confessed to robbing and...

Clothes vendor on $75,000 bail for armed robbery

A 26-year-old clothes vendor of Lot 51 D’Urban Street, Lodge, Georgetown, was last week brought before the courts after he was charged for stealing...

Miner busted in interior with unlicenced firearm, ammo

A 30-year-old miner of Golden Grove, East Bank Demerara (EBD) was about 08:38h on Friday busted by Police officers in F Division (interior locations)...

Body of newborn infant found floating at De Willem koker

An newborn infant was reportedly discovered floating at the De Willem koker, West Coast Demerara on Saturday afternoon by residents in the area. Based on...

Youth suspected to be bandit beaten by Parika residents

One of four men, who were allegedly attempting to rob a boat on Friday evening around 20:00h, was caught and beaten by residents in...

UPDATE: Corentyne carpenter found dead, 2 suspects in custody

As Police probe the death of a Corentyne, Berbice carpenter, who was found lying on the Corentyne Highway, two persons on Friday were taken...

Recent Articles

CCAC preparing legislation to protect rights of customers who shop online

With the use of online shopping vastly expanding, the Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission (CCAC) has taken up the task of expanding its mandate...

GECOM to hold special meeting on Elections readiness as Chair resumes

A decision has been taken for a special meeting to be held on Thursday, January 24, where matters pertaining to the Guyana Elections Commission's...

Anti-Maduro protests break out across Venezuelan capital

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Protesters took to the streets in at least 30 different parts of Caracas on Tuesday, just 24 hours ahead of...

Suspect accused of severely beating father of 3 charged

Selvin Allen, one of the men accused of attacking and brutally beating a single father of three children was taken before the Suddie Magistrate's...

Trial into 2013 Meten-meer-zorg robbery/murder continues …Prosecution star witness testifies

The High Court trial regarding the killing of 20-year-old Zulfikar Namdar during the course of a robbery in September 2013 continued today (Tuesday) but events...

Duo charged for narco possession

  A Parfaite Harmonie, West Bank Demerara (WBD) man was, on Tuesday, granted bail while his co-accused was remanded to prison after they were earlier...

Op-Ed: No confidence in the public health sector

Below is an opinion piece done by Dr Leslie Ramsammy a former Minister of Health under the People's Progressive Party Administration; When it comes to...

Bleak economic outlook among concerns raised at Union conference in Berbice

The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) on (Saturday) January 19, 2019 held its Berbice Area Conference under the theme "Protecting Workers Rights...

Still on Top …Guyana Jaguars lead points table despite rare defeat

Four-time defending champions Guyana Jaguars are still in the lead for the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional Four-Day Tournament. The Leon Johnson-led Jaguars team top...

Magistrates, Judges to undergo training on Juvenile Justice Act

Persons in the justice system, specifically in the Children’s Court, are expected to undergo training to be fully aware of how matters should be...