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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Billions worth of ganja, cocaine destroyed in 2018 – CANU head

…“largest in a long time” The Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) has reported that billions of dollars’ worth of marijuana and cocaine was destroyed during last...

Good Hope woman nabbed with ganja

A 24-year-old woman was taken into Police custody and is expected to be charged shortly after a quantity of cannabis was found in her...

8,500 ganja plants destroyed during Police swoop down in Upper Demerara River

Police in E Division (Linden-Kwakwani) on Saturday conducted another drug eradication exercise, this time at 8 Miles, Millie's Hideout, Upper Demerara River where several marijuana...

Suspect confesses to Corentyne brothers’ murders

Police made a major breakthrough in the murder of two Corentyne, Berbice brothers when one of the suspects in custody confessed to robbing and...

Illegal dumpsite creates fire hazard at Industrial Site

An illegal dumpsite at Industrial Site, Ruimveldt, Georgetown is one of many which have been created by establishments in recent times to get rid...

Heavy-duty trucks still operating haphazardly on Linden highway – Councillor

Heavy-duty trucks still operating haphazardly on Linden highway – Councillor Though numerous consultations have been hosted, on the heels of safety concerns regarding defaulting heavy-duty...

Clothes vendor on $75,000 bail for armed robbery

A 26-year-old clothes vendor of Lot 51 D’Urban Street, Lodge, Georgetown, was last week brought before the courts after he was charged for stealing...

Wanted man remanded on armed robbery charges

A 39-year-old North Ruimveldt resident who is known to the police and also wanted for armed robbery appeared before Senior Magistrate Leron Daly slapped...

Duo arraigned with possession of gun, ammo

Two men were charged for the illegal possession of gun and ammunition when they appeared before City Magistrate, Leron Daly at the Georgetown Magistrates’...

Corentyne carpenter beaten to death in “rum” row

The battered body of a Corentyne, Berbice carpenter was found on Thursday afternoon found lying on the roadway suspected to have been beaten to...

Recent Articles

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...