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Cubans fined for overstaying in Guyana

Seven Cuban nationals were Thursday charged and fined for overstaying in Guyana. The foreigners pleaded guilty to the charges when they appeared before Chief Magistrate...

23 Haitians charged for attempting to illegally depart Guyana

Chief Magistrate (ag) Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus on Wednesday charged and fined 23 Haitian nationals for attempting to illegally depart Guyana. It is alleged that on January...

Taxi driver arrested over marijuana possession

A 28-year-old hire car driver of East Canje, Berbice, was yesterday (January 15, 2020) arrested for possession of marijuana. At about 17:30hrs, ranks performing duties...

Over 2,500 polling stations for E-day

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) will be making available some 2,500 polling stations across the country on Elections Day, March 2. Public Relations Officer of...

Marcus Bisram case returns to Berbice, new Magistrate assigned

Chief Magistrate (ag) Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus on Wednesday overruled submissions made by attorneys for murder accused Marcus Bisram to have the Preliminary Inquiry (PI) conducted...

Civil Society condemns attempt to remove ‘no-confidence motion’ provision

Some members of civil society have condemned the intention of the current administration to remove the 'no-confidence motion' provision from Guyana's Constitution. President David Granger,...

Ireland clinch thriller thanks to Paul Stirling’s 47-ball 95

Ireland 208 for 7 (Stirling 95, O'Brien 48, Bravo 2-28, Cottrell 2-37, Pierre 2-45) beat West Indies 204 for 7 (Lewis 53, Pollard 31,...

Brothers remanded over brutal murder of newspaper vendor

Three brothers are accused of killing Essequibo Coast, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) newspaper vendor Sham Munilall, also known as “Paperman”. The men – Carlton and Carl...

Man to spend 18 months behind bars for stealing from “DJ Magnum”

A 34-year-old man, who broke and entered the home of Darrell, popularly known as “DJ Magnum” and stole a laptop and laptop bag, was...

Aviation Authority hosts emergency simulation exercise

Aimed at assessing the readiness of the emergency services unit, a Search and Rescue (SAR) simulation exercise was today held at the Eugene F....

Recent Articles

Cyclist died after colliding with motorcar

A pedal cyclist is the country’s latest road fatality after the bicycle he was riding collided with a motorcar at Land of Canaan, East...

5 homeless as Linden apartment building goes up in flames

Five persons are now homeless following a fire which gutted a two-story apartment building in Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara- Berbice) on Friday evening. The...

Fisherman stabbed to death at Coldingen

The lifeless body of a 23-year-old fisherman was discovered along Coldingen village, East Coast Demerara (ECD) roadway on Saturday evening with several stab wounds. Dead...

ECD man nabbed with illegal gun, ammo in GT

A Victoria East Coast Demerara resident was on Sunday morning taken into custody following the discovery of a .32 Taurus pistol and a magazine...

APNU no good for progress, democracy – Jagdeo tells Region 2 supporters

…as Govt given “F” grade in every sector In light of the A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC) paltry track record in upholding...

PPP rebuilt Guyana without oil & gas – Ali to mammoth Essequibo Coast rally

…vows to transform agriculture sector …promises incentives for rice farmers It was a scene of red, yellow and black at Damon Square, Anna Regina, Essequibo Coast,...

13-yr-old hit in the head after rebuffing classmate’s inappropriate touches

A young teenager is now nursing gaping wounds to her head after she was hit with a piece of wood by a male classmate,...

1 arrested after robbing females of cash, jewellery

One man is now in police custody after he and another allegedly robbed two females of a quantity of cash and jewellery in the...

PPP promises to help ex-sugar workers get back on their feet

Presidential Candidate of the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C), Irfaan Ali, has promised that if his party is elected into office come March then they...

GTT employees benefit from chronic disease workshop

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) on Wednesday hosted a Chronic Disease Management workshop in an effort to raise the awareness of the...