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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

UPDATE: Lusignan man dies at hospital after being taken from Sparendaam lock-ups in unconscious...

A Lusignan, East Coast Demerara (ECD) man, who was arrested in an intoxicated state and taken to the Sparendaam Police Station lock-ups two Mondays...

T&T woman found dead, man confesses to strangling her

(Trinidad Guardian) Police are investigating the death of Freeport resident Latchmi Persad. According to reports, a 35-year-old man who knew Persad went to the Couva...

Berbice man jailed, fined $36M for trafficking cocaine

A drug trafficker was today sentenced to prison by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts when she found him guilty of...

Hike in water rates will add another burden on the populace- FITUG

The Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Guyana (FITUG) says it was disturbed to learn, from media reports, of the decision to increase water...

Guyana preparing to host first ever CRIC Conference in the Caribbean

As Guyana prepares to host the 17th Session of the Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the Convention (CRIC17) of the United...

Heavily armed men demolish 6 homes at Anna Catherina

…claim to be acting on behalf of CH&PA Six houses at Anna Catherina on the West Coast of Demerara (WCD) were destroyed on Friday afternoon...

Summary Jurisdiction Offences like criminal defamation, attempted suicide, obeah, to be reviewed- AG

The Attorney General’s Chambers has announced proposals to review Summary Jurisdiction (Offences) Act after Legal Affairs Minister Basil Williams and his team met with...

Woman found with cocaine strapped to body to face Court tomorrow

The 21-year-old female who was arrested this morning at the Eugene F. Correia International Airport with six kilogrammes of cocaine strapped to her body...

Jomel Warrican back in West Indies Test squad

Jomel Warrican, the left-arm spinner, returned to the West Indies Test squad for their two-match series against India in October. Warrican played the last...

Republic Financial Holdings limited to acquire Scotiabank’s banking operations in Guyana, Caribbean

Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) on Tuesday announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Scotiabank’s banking operations in Guyana, St. Maarten...

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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 Tuesday 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...

Berbice Commander urges residents to remain alert

Commander of “B” Division, Paul Langevine is urging residents to remain alert as there may be more bandits involved in a criminal network operating...

No changes to India’s World Cup squad

There will be no changes to India's World Cup squad after Kedar Jadhav was declared fit to participate in the event. Jadhav's position had become uncertain after he...