A ruling handed down yesterday by the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has rejected a challenge to the renaming of the Ogle Airport to the Eugene F Correia International Airport (EFCIA).
High Court Judge Nareshwar Harnanan on Monday ruled against the Georgetown Mayor and City Councilors’ (M&CC) application of a 400% rate increase and demand for Plantation Houston Sugar Estates Company Limited to pay in excess of $500 million in rates and taxes on lands it owns at Houston/Rome.
Stating that allegations of fraud have to be specifically pleaded and proven, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) yesterday overturned a decision of the Guyana Court of Appeal which had found that a woman who bought land from another was involved in fraud.
Beverley Persaud was yesterday sentenced to 29 years behind bars for the murder of her husband, while `hitman’ Oswald Junior Yaw whom she had contracted to execute the killing, was sentenced to 10 years more than her.
Finding that their defence was insufficiently put to a jury, the Guyana Court of Appeal yesterday quashed the convictions against Ray Yokum, Steffon Campbell and Faisal Moore; while ordering that they face a fresh trial for the 2012 murder of Glen Xavier.
Finding a breach of natural justice, acting Chief Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire SC yesterday quashed a deportation order which had been issued against the 26 Haitian nationals who were detained for weeks last year by the government at the state-run Hugo Chavez Centre for Rehabilitation and Reintegration.
Six days after the interception of two Guyanese fishing vessels the Venezuelan government has officially objected to the “handling” of the matter by Guyana’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.
Having heard an appeal from the Blairmont Rice Investment Incorporated which has sued the Kayman Sankar Group of Companies for alleged breach of contract, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has reserved its ruling which will be delivered on a date to be announced.
One day after pleading not guilty to hiring her co-accused to kill her husband, both Beverley Persaud and the `hitman’ Oswald Junior Yaw today admitted that it was they who had in fact killed Nathan Andrew Persaud at Herstelling.
Air Services Limited (ASL) and a number of other small domestic flight operators who have opposed the renaming of the Ogle Airport to the Eugene F Correia International Airport (EFCIA), continue to be aggrieved by the move on which they say they were not consulted.
One of the two petitions filed by the main opposition APNU+AFC challenging the results of the March 2nd 2020 polls has been dismissed because its presidential candidate David Granger was not served on time but the other one will proceed and timelines were yesterday set for it.
Finding a life sentence against Deosarran Bisnauth to have been severe, the Guyana Court of Appeal yesterday instead imposed a 12-year sentence on the man who was convicted of manslaughter back in 2017.
The Guyana Court of Appeal yesterday affirmed a 23-year sentence imposed upon Calvin Ramcharran who in 2012 raped and viciously beat a woman during the act.
Former Guyana Defence Force (GDF) coastguards Sherwyn Hart, Deon Greenidge and Devon Gordon are currently challenging the death penalty imposed against them for the 2009 murder of Bartica gold dealer Dweive Kant Ramdass.
High Court judge Navindra Singh on Tuesday threw out a $50 million lawsuit filed by Magistrate Alex Moore against Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Shalimar Ali-Hack SC, whom he had accused of defaming him.
Acting Chief Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire SC last night granted a conservatory order staying a previous order made by Principal Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus for 26 Haitian nationals to be deported.
Twenty-four-year-old Nigel Dodson who back in 2017 burnt a Kaneville house in which 8-month old Romain Seth lived, was yesterday handed a 30-year sentence for the murder of the baby who perished in the fire.
On January 18th acting Chief Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire SC will deliver her ruling on whether the two election petitions filed by A Part-nership for National Unity + Alliance for Change (APNU+AFC) will be thrown out or not.
Arguing that former president David Granger is a necessary party to the two election petitions filed by the APNU+AFC which he heads, senior counsel Douglas Mendes says that the late service of the requisite documents on Granger is fatal to both petitions and they must therefore be thrown out.
Two days after his arraignment at which he pleaded not guilty to murdering and raping Cornelia Ida senior, Bibi Keniez, Jaipaul Hitlall was yesterday sentenced to 20 years in prison after changing his plea.