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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Causing death charge dismissed against lorry driver

Magistrate Faith McGusty on Friday dismissed a causing death charge brought against Lennox Williams who allegedly killed 71-year-old  Chitraykha Sankar following a vehicular accident. The...

Govt will continue to function as usual – Harmon

…amidst calls by Opposition to resign The APNU/AFC coalition Government will continue to function as per normal with programs budgeted for in the 2019 national...

Harmon shoots down claims of Govt influencing GECOM

Minister of State, Joseph Harmon on Friday refuted claims that Government is influencing the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to delay the preparations to host...

Former AFC MP could be extradited to Guyana if necessary – Top Cop

…Says impartial investigation being conducted into allegations Police Commissioner, Leslie James on Friday elucidated that the ongoing investigations into allegations made against former Alliance...

Teachers queue up for hours to receive debunching payout

Teachers in Region Six (East Berbice Corentyne) were forced to queue up for long hours to collect their debuenching monies. Some teachers spent hours away...

Duo arraigned with $13M robbery

Two known characters who have pending matters before the Courts found themselves yet again before Magistrate Leron Daly on Friday charged with breaking and...

High Court halts SOCU’s charges against Ali

...stay granted pending Fixed Date Application proceedings  Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan has been temporarily barred from hearing the 19 charges brought against former People’s Progressive...

Hetmyer, Klautky named GBTI Brand Ambassadors

GBTI this week created much excitement as it took its Brand Ambassadors cricketing star Shimron Hetmyer and national hockey and tennis champion Sarah Klautky on...

Decomposed body of missing ex-police fished out of canal

The decomposed body of a former member of the Guyana Police Force was on Sunday morning fished out of the Lamaha Canal, Durban Backlands,...

Motorcyclist killed after colliding with utility pole

A motorcyclist lost his life early Sunday morning after he lost control of his motor cycle and collided with a utility pole in New...

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Suspect in Eccles execution-style killing arrested in private hospital

One of the alleged perpetrators who shot and killed a young father execution-style on Tuesday night in the vicinity of the two Brothers Service...

No-confidence cases: Submissions filed in the High Court

The various parties in the legal challenges relating to the no-confidence vote have filed and sent out their submissions to the High Court. In one,...

Letter: If GECOM cannot cope then the staff should be replaced

Dear Editor, I want to throw this out there - does it make sense that on one hand the constitution, which is the supreme law...

Four dead in clashes ahead of Venezuela protests

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — At least four people have died following overnight clashes ahead of Wednesday's rival protests in Venezuela by supporters and opponents...

Miner accused of fraud gets bail

A miner found himself before the Court on Wednesday after he allegedly failed to return funds obtained following the sale of car parts to...

West Indies bat first at Bridgetown as England leave out Stuart Broad

ESPNcricinfo- West Indies won the toss and chose to bat on the opening day of the first Test against England in Barbados. England have selected...

PPP/C presidential candidate on the move, begins outreach in Berbice

Newly elected People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) presidential candidate, Irfaan Ali travelled to Berbice, on Tuesday, where he was given a resounding welcome as he...

Man executed in Eccles

A man was on Tuesday evening gunned down in the vicinity of the Two Brothers Service Station, Eccles, East Bank Demerara (EBD) by two...

EYEWITNESS: Dragging their feet…

…but digging their grave It was a bit surprising the PNC’s still insisting the elections be dragged out – via their unilaterally appointed GECOM Chair,...

CCAC preparing legislation to protect rights of customers who shop online

With the use of online shopping vastly expanding, the Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission (CCAC) has taken up the task of expanding its mandate...