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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Former Detroit mayor sentenced to 28 years in prison for corruption

- Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced on Thursday to 28 years in prison for corruption, the apparent last step after a...

$130,000 contract killer granted $175,000 bail

– The woman hired to kill Linda Phillips was released on bail on Wednesday (October 10) following her appearance at the Sparendaam Magistrate’s...

Vehicle with Minister, Gina staff turns over

  – A vehicle transporting Junior Finance Minister Juan Edghill, along with an Information Officer from GINA and a NCN cameraman turned turtle on...

Woman stabs boyfriend in the eye for refusing to have sex with her

- A Jamaican woman is facing an attempted murder charge after stabbing her boyfriend in the eye after he refused to have sex...

Night Shelter resident granted bail for hitting another with a brick

– Fifty - year - old Phillip Singh of East La Penitence, Georgetown appeared before Magistrate Fabayo Azore charged with assault causing actual...

36 months jail for man who stole Kindle

- A man was sentenced to 36 months in jail by Magistrate Judy Latchhman, after he pleaded guilty to the offence of simple...

Clothes vendor remanded to prison for allegedly selling marijuana at Exhibition Site

– Twenty – eight – year – old clothes vendor Candacy Brown of Agricola, East Bank Demerara appeared before Fabayo Azore, charged with...

Man granted bail for slamming door in wife’s face

– Forty - year - old Vernon Rodrigues of North East La Penitence Georgetown was placed before the court for assaulting his wife. Rodrigues...

15 – Year – old charged with stabbing schoolmate over $20

– A 15 – year – old student from the South Ruimveldt Secondary School appeared before Magistrate Judy Latchman on Wednesday October 9,...

Enterprise resident stabbed to death by ‘deportee’

By Kurt Campbell - The body of 43-year-old Rajin Chattergoon-Persaud a.k.a ‘fatboy’ was found a few miles from his 458 Church Street, Enterprise, East...

Recent Articles

Update: Wife was putting husband’s clothes in the yard when he killed her

Vinnette Headley-James, 44, was putting her husband's clothes in the yard when she was allegedly attacked and murdered by the man. Headley-James was stabbed to...

If you already own property, don’t apply for house lots – CH&PA

Head of the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA), Lelon Saul is urging persons who already own property to desist from applying for house...

GDF ranks get scholarships to study in China

President David Granger, yesterday afternoon at the Ministry of the Presidency, met eleven scholarship awardees of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) who will soon...

Man allegedly kills wife then attempts to take his own life

A 45-year-old man from Nabacalis Side Line Dam, East Coast of Demerara (ECD) has allegedly killed his wife and then attempted to take his...

Eccles man to spend 5 years behind bars for cannabis possession

An Eccles resident, who was arrested after police ranks unearthed 27grams of cannabis at his residence, was on Wednesday, sentenced to five years’ imprisonment...

Father of 5 jailed after pleading guilty to armed robberies

A father of five was Wednesday sentenced to ten years imprisonment after he pleaded guilty two armed robberies charges and illegal gun and ammunition...

Investigation launched into American Airlines flight mishap at CJIA

The Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) has announced that investigations have been launched into an incident involving an American Airlines flight coming into contact...

At 37, Omesh Jhagroo finally gets CSEC qualifications

Omesh Jhagroo, 37, has proven that it is never too late to achieve your dreams. Being completely blind, he has defied all odds and secured...

Consultations begin on construction of VIP latrines

A consultation session has begun among stakeholders in the construction sector regarding the developing of Ventilated Improved Pit (VIP) latrines. VIP latrines are an improvement...

High Court trial begins for duo accused of killing 3 in Robb St arson

A 12-member jury was on Tuesday empanelled to hear the case of 24-year-old Avishkar Bissoon and 74-year-old Ganga Krishna, who were charged for three...