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Port Kaituma man charged with illegal possession of gun, ammo

A Port Kaituma, North West District (NWD) miner was on Thursday denied bail by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan after he was slapped with two...

Body of Linden woman who plunged to her death recovered

The body of a Linden woman who plunged to her death off the Mackenzie-Wismar Bridge on Tuesday was recovered yesterday morning. E Division (Linden-Kwakwani) Commander,...

Residents of St Monica/Karawab get new water ambulance

By Indrawattie Natram Ailing residents residing in the St Monica and Karawab Amerindian communities in the Upper Pomeroon River in Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) will be...

Man accused of robbing British soldier remanded

Jose Barker, 35, called “Quarters” of 34 Howes Street, Charlestown, Georgetown, was yesterday remanded to prison by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan when he appeared...

Woman shot in face during argument – alleged assailant on the run

A heated row between a woman and her reputed husband has left her hospitalised, nursing a gunshot wound to her face, as her assailant...

UPDATE: Mahaica woman hacked to death by jealous husband

By Kristen Macklingam Residents in Chelsea village, Mahaica, have plunged into a state of mourning and are still in disbelief after learning of the details...

President Granger to attend ACS’ 7th Summit in Havana

President David Granger will be attending the Association of Caribbean States’ 7th Summit of the Heads of Government/States, which will be held in Havana,...

Gunmen storm, rob Region 4 RDC Office

Police say at about 0200hrs Thursday, June 02, 2016, four men armed with handguns, stormed the Regional Democratic Office compound at BV/Triumph, East Coast...

GTT rolls out ‘Free Basic 4G Services’ – Gov’t lauds initiative

With the local telecommunication sector on the verge of becoming liberalised, GTT has already stepped up its game with the launch of its 4G...

Gov’t urged to quickly implement Prison inquiry recommendations

Retired Justice, James Patterson, who served as Chairman of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the deadly Camp Street Prison riots has expressed gratitude at...

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Opposition finds Alves, La Bennet as “unfavourable” candidates for GECOM Chair

The Opposition did not find favour with Attorney Kesaundra Alves and Justice Claudette La Bennet as nominees for the post of chairperson of the...

Stansted ‘disruptive passenger’: Woman faces £85,000 bill

(BBC) A woman who allegedly caused a flight to be diverted due to "extremely disruptive behaviour" has been given an £85,000 bill by an...

Antigua Government not willing to pay price Barbados wants for its LIAT shares

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has disclosed that the US$44 million price Barbados was asking for its LIAT shares was too steep, insisting that while...

Mechanic remanded for possession of high-powered weapon

A 32-year-old motorcycle mechanic was today remanded to prison for the illegal possession of a high-powered weapon. Devon Atkinson, known as “Wild Buck”, of Kitty,...

21-Y-O charged for robbing, shooting Kristian Jeffery

A 21-year-old resident of Alberttown, Georgetown was today charged for the shooting and robbing of motor racer, Kristian Jeffery who was attacked by a...

Top Cop signals intention to replace SOCU Head

Police Commissioner Leslie James has signaled the administration’s intention to replace Sydney James as the Head of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU). “Later on,...

Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’ sentenced to life in prison

(BBC) A US judge has sentenced Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán to life in prison plus 30 years. Guzmán, 62, was found guilty...

Tennessee Police Warn Of ‘Meth Gators’ Because Of Drugs Flushed Down The Toilet

(CNN) A Tennessee police department is warning residents to stop flushing drugs down their toilet and sinks out of fear they could create "meth...

Coach says fitness a priority as Guyana U-19 training camp commences

By Brandon Corlette With the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional Under-19 tournament looming, the Guyana U-19 team began their training camp on Monday last with...

95 persons die from snakebite in five years

An estimated 95 persons have died over a five year period as a result of being bitten by venomous snakes, the Ministry of Public...