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“Fifty” freed of 2018 murder after Magistrate upheld no case submission

Magistrate Wanda Fortune on Wednesday ruled that there was insufficient evidence in the case against Lindener Travis Hazel, called “Fifty” who was accused of...

SASOD bashes Gov’t for slothful approach to legalize same sex intimacy

Managing Director of the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD), Joel Simpson on Friday bashed the Government for the slothful manner in which it...

Jagdeo says creation of new jobs for ex-ministers “incestuous, corrupt”

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has blasted the coalition government for creating new high-paying jobs for former ministers, who were forced to resign due to...

Timehri logger acquitted for 2014 murder

Family members of 50-year-old Rajesh Roopnarine, called “Popo”, erupted in tears of joy on Thursday as a 12-member jury was directed by Justice Navindra...

Man accused of raping a minor to stand trial in High Court

Mario Heywood, 30, of East Ruimveldt, Georgetown, was committed to stand trial in the High Court for raping a minor. The Preliminary Inquiry (PI) was...

Cabinet to deliberate on allegations of misconduct against AG

Director General of the Ministry of the Presidency, Joseph Harmon, has indicated that Cabinet will be looking into allegations of misconduct against Attorney General...

Govt paid for ministers to attend CCJ hearings

Even though they had no direct or significant purpose to the issues, six ministers were approved by Cabinet to attend hearings of the no-confidence...

West Indies Rum Association to engage regional leaders on tax-free alcohol

The West Indies Rum & Spirits Producers Association (WIRSPA) plans to engage regional leaders on the issue of tax-free alcohol. Chairman of the Demerara Distillers...

Man accused of rape, robbery under arms escapes from police station

Police have launched a manhunt for a 23-year-old man of Lot 271 Hope East/Enmore, East Coast Demerara who has escaped custody at a police...

9-hours of ‘service interruption’ on May 19 – GPL

The Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL) has announced a nine-hour long interruption to the supply of electricity in areas in Georgetown and on...

Recent Articles

Children who witnessed mother being killed by their father to receive counselling

The children of the 39-year-old woman who was knifed to death by her husband on Thursday last will be receiving counselling. This is according to...

Woman dies in motorbike accident at Mahdia

A 24-year-old woman is now dead after she succumbed to injuries she received in a motorcycle accident at Mahdia, Region Eight. Abidacy Klass od Norton...

Clive Lloyd believes all-rounders will have biggest roles

LONDON, United Kingdom (CMC) — One of the greatest West Indies captains of all time, Sir Clive Lloyd expects all-rounders to play a decisive...

House-to-House Registration: Former GCCI President says GECOM legal advice appears in line with the...

The recent legal opinion by the Guyana Elections Commission’s (GECOM’s) Legal Officer that the expired voters’ list should be refreshed without house-to-house registration continues...

Several injured in High Street accident

Several persons were rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) for medical treatment after the minibuses they were travelling in were involved in...

Mother of 6 dies after eye removed

Sunita Vandyke, the mother of six who recently lost her eye weeks after giving birth at the Suddie Hospital in Region 2, has died. She...

Armed bandits beat, rob Diamond residents during birthday celebration

The birthday celebration of a Diamond Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara resident turned into a nightmare when armed bandits stormed into her house on...

1 confesses to killing “White Boy”

One man has reportedly confessed to killing 23-year-old Patrick Matthew Fraser also called “White Boy”, who was fatally shot at Norton Street, Bagotstown, East...

Australian finds A$100,000 gold nugget using metal detector

(BBC) An Australian man has unearthed a 1.4kg (49oz) gold nugget with a metal detector while wandering Western Australia's gold fields, say locals. A shop...

Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard named among West Indies’ World Cup reserves

West Indies have named allrounders Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo in their 10-man list of reserve players for the upcoming World Cup. Bravo, who "officially...