The three men who were last Friday found guilty in the robbery of Land Court Judge Nicola Pierre and her husband Mohamed Chan were today each sentenced to 16 years in prison, by Magistrate Zamilla Ally-Seepaul.
Two of the five accused in the robbery of Land Court Judge Nicola Pierre and husband Mohammed Chan were today found not guilty by Magistrate Zamilla Ally-Seepaul and the other three will be sentenced on June 23.
A huge fire, which started at Gafoor’s Houston Complex, is currently still raging.
The taxi driver, whose car was used to transport murdered Sophia woman, Simone Hackett, was today charged with murder and remanded to prison.
An elderly couple burnt to death on Sunday night after bandits broke into their home at Good Hope, East Bank Essequibo and set it alight.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Garry Shandling, a comedian and actor best known for his work on the pioneering cable television comedy series, “The Larry Sanders Show,” died today at age 66, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
The number of voters who showed up to cast their ballots at the March 18 Local Government Elections was 47.1% of those eligible to vote, according to information released by the Guyana Elections Commission (Gecom) today.
(Reuters) – Frank Sinatra Jr, the son of famed singer and actor Frank Sinatra who carved out his own career as a singer and conductor, died on Wednesday at age 72, his sister said.
The members of the Commission of Inquiry that will probe last Thursday’s fiery revolt at the Georgetown Prison which claimed 17 lives were sworn in earlier this afternoon.
A Grove man who allegedly stabbed his girlfriend 40 times last year April was today charged with the murder and remanded to prison.
Three years after her death, the reputed husband of murdered businesswoman Sirmattie Ramnaress was today charged with the crime.
Junior Social Protection Minister Keith Scott and Minister of Citizenship Winston Felix did not take up their seats in the House today in keeping with a recent ruling by former acting Chief Justice Ian Chang that they could not sit in the National Assembly.
PPP members Kwame McCoy and Jason Abdulla along with former bodyguard Shawn Hinds appeared before a city court today where they were read a charge of assaulting activist Freddie Kissoon.
The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) is currently experiencing a drug shortage that has been described as critical.
Miss Guyana Lisa Punch has won the Miss World Talent competition, which guarantees her a place in the final.
Every year, hundreds of Guyanese living in the Diaspora begin packing barrels and boxes to post ‘home’, some as early as June/July.
Balram Singh was this afternoon sentenced to 80 years in jail after a 12-member jury found him guilty of murdering taxi driver Bhomeshwar Sukhdeo.
Two former presidents have filed lawsuits for the non-payment of sums of money and other benefits caused by the passage of the Former Presidents (Benefits and Other facilities) Act, Attorney General Basil Williams today revealed to the media.
Allan Sim, the man alleged to have murdered Georgetown Public Hospital ambulance dispatcher, Melissa Skeete, appeared before a city court today where he was formally charged with the crime.
Two bodies were this afternoon found lodged between the rocks on the seawalls behind the Pegasus Hotel.
Three Guyanese-American siblings, Ima, Asha and Caleb Christian, who created the FIVE-O mobile app that allows citizens to rate, review and rank police officers, woke up to the uplifting news that their creation was selected as one of the three finalists for the 2015 Innovating Justice Challenge in The Hague, Netherlands.
Newly accredited US ambassador Perry Holloway today said that the Guyana/Venezuela boundary as settled by the 1899 arbitral award should be respected, even as he stressed that peaceful means consistent with international law should be used to settle the ongoing controversy.
Four police officers were charged today in connection with the $6 million cocaine bribe allegation and three were remanded to prison while one was released on $250,000 bail.
Oswald Junior Yaw, who allegedly killed Herstelling block maker Nathan Andrew Persaud based on a verbal contract with Persaud’s wife Beverly, was today remanded to prison after appearing before a city court to answer to a murder charge.
Minister of Public Infrastructure David Patterson has confirmed that there was an industrial death at the site of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport expansion project at Timehri earlier this afternoon.