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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Haiti victim says impunity for UN military rapists fuels sexual violence

By Rachel Belt Caribbean News Now Contributor PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) -- A Haitian policewoman, who was the victim of a rape attempt from a UN soldier...

Elderly woman burnt to death in Berbice Fire, sister rescued

– A woman in her mid-80s was on Wednesday night (September 25) burnt to death in her Islington, East Berbice House, while her...

Cannabis found at Ogle Airport hidden in Fern-Leaf milk tins

- Police ranks from the Narcotics Branch of the Guyana Police force on Wednesday found 388 grams of cannabis concealed in fern-leaf milk...

Child Sexual Abuse not taken seriously – CCPA Director

By Kurt Campbell - Director of the Child Care and Protection Agency (CCPA), Ann Greene is of the view that the issue of child...

‘Bow Foot’ wanted for murder

- Colin O’Neil Blair called ‘Bow Foot’ is wanted by the police for questioning in relation to the murder of Royston Sylvester Greenidge...

Elderly man found hanging in shop

– Harold Madramotoo was found dead with a rope around his neck at a shop in Liliendaal, East Coast Demerara on Wednesday September...

Miner charged with marijuana possession

- A miner was today remanded to prison for possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking by Magistrate Fabayo Azore. Forty –...

Repeat offender accused of robbery underarms, remanded to prison

- An 18 - year - old mason from Albouystown Georgetown was placed before the court for robbery underarms. Javette Vancooton pleaded not...

Man remanded to prison for robbing Chinese National of $41.4M

- Twenty – four - year old Kenrick Duncan of West Ruimveldt, Georgetown appeared before Magistrate Fabayo Azore charged with robbery underarms. Duncan...

Minibus carrying over 50 persons, including policeman crashes in Essequibo

- A minibus on the Essequibo Coast, transporting some 50 school children and several adults, including a policeman, reportedly turned turtle,  however there...

Recent Articles

Most cases of child abuse recorded on ECD – CCPA

Officers at the Child Care and Protection Agency (CCPA) arm of the Social Protection Ministry are currently trying to assess exactly why the East...

Executive has some influence over Judiciary – US State Dept

– Despite Constitution providing for independent Judiciary A report from the United States (US) Department of State has raised concerns about Guyana’s legal system when...

Court of Appeal employee found dead in bath tub 

An employee attached to the Court of Appeal was earlier this morning found dead in her bath tub. Dead is 24-year-old Olita Shondel Mendez...

Woman wakes up after 27 years in a coma

A woman from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) who was seriously injured in a traffic accident in 1991 has made a seemingly miraculous...

4 years after inheriting project: Govt blames PPP for CJIA project delays

Even though it inherited and took control of the project almost four years ago, the coalition Government has thrown the blame for the delays...

Deadly landslide hits Colombian town

At least 17 people have been killed by a landslide on Sunday in south-western Colombia, officials say. Five others were injured and several houses destroyed...

Billionaire brother “arrested in Algeria”

Four billionaire brothers with links to ousted Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika have been detained by police, state TV reports. They are being held over...

Sri Lanka attacks “linked to foreign network”

A wave of bombings that killed 290 people in Sri Lanka on Sunday was carried out with the support of an international network, officials...

Previous attempts to audit UG’s finances faced staunch resistance – auditor

The announcement that an audit will be conducted into the University of Guyana (UG) is a welcome one for anti-corruption advocate Christopher Ram, who...

Uncle in custody for allegedly raping 8-year-old niece

A 49-year-old man was taken into custody for allegedly raping his 8-year-old niece who was left in his care by her mother. The incident...