The three suspects, including two police constables who were deemed “persons of interest” in the death of school teacher Kescia Branche have been released from police custody.
Warning that the Caribbean is an attractive ‘paradise’ for money-launderers, tax-evaders and assorted transnational criminal cartels, President David Granger yesterday said that Guyana has already laid the foundation to protect itself against financial crimes.
The dismissal of two city constables at the centre of an allegation of sexual assault against a juvenile will be rescinded, and the men sent on administrative leave instead, pending a report from the city’s Legal Affairs Committee.
PPP/C MP Anil Nandlall last evening said that the imminent scrapping of the Anti-Money Laundering Authority is not only a major embarrassment for government but also confirms that the current parliamentary opposition was correct when it argued that the creation of the agency was unnecessary.
A police rank who allegedly provided the gun used in the murder of popular businessman Godfrey Scipio during last month has been taken into custody for questioning.
A lone gunman robbed Guyanese gospel singer Kester Deane, popularly known as ‘Kester D’, of a quantity of valuables just after midnight yesterday and the items were later returned to him after the robber realised the identity of the victim.
A fire just after 8 last night ripped through three buildings located on one lot in the Number 70 Village, Corentyne area leaving some three persons without a home.
In an effort to recognise and honour the outstanding players that participated in the recent Guyana Floodlights Softball Cricket Association (GFSCA) Well Teen, Nauth Motor Spares, Trophy Stall and Tropical Springs nationwide U13 cricket tournament, a feature game will be played on Saturday at the Demerara Cricket Club ground from 2pm between Blairmont Blazers and the GFSCA All Star Team.
The Mayor and City Councillors (M&CC) are bracing for an anticipated strike by city workers beginning today, over unpaid wages that are due to 22 percent of the work force.
A City Magistrate is today expected to rule on whether a prima facie case has been made out against the men charged with dousing columnist Freddie Kissoon with human faeces.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The top-of-the-table clash between Guyana Jaguars and hosts Trinidad and Tobago Red Force, will highlight the fourth round of the Regional Four-Day Championship which bowls off today.
The Canadian resident, who was charged in October with the possession of 3.5 pounds of heroin, was yesterday granted bail after the prosecution stated that they would be unable to commence her trial in a timely manner.
Fitness Express has flexed its corporate muscles in support of the highly anticipated ‘Stage of Champions’ event scheduled for the Theatre Guild on Saturday evening.
LONDON, CMC – Cricket’s world governing body, the ICC, is investigating an approach made to Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer to fix parts of the recent two-Test series against West Indies.
Guyana’s Honorary Consul globally are not paid a salary or given any tax waivers and do their the work almost voluntarily, making the best of their personal time and resources for which the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is grateful, Minister of Foreign Affairs Carl Greenidge says.
Legendary former Guyana cricket umpire Tulsi Ranjit Kumar also known as Umpire Kumar or TR of Groenveldt Pasture, died November 10, in the United States of America.
Two Dominican Republic nationals who were picked up during a raid conducted at the Rio nightclub were yesterday brought before Magistrate Fabayo Azore to answer to the charge of overstaying their time in Guyana.
Residents of Bartica will soon be the beneficiaries of a state-of-the-art ‘green’ market when the current facility undergoes major rehabilitation works in a few weeks.
A Brazilian national was yesterday remanded to prison after he was charged with being in possession of a bullet.
A 53-year-old, Leopold Street baker was yesterday brought before Magistrate Fabayo Azore to answer a charge of theft.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Jamaica Scorpions will be strengthened for their trip to Warner Park in St Kitts to face Leeward Islands Volcanoes, as regular captain and frontline spinner, Nikita Miller has returned to the squad.
A nineteen-year-old was yesterday brought before Magistrate Fabayo Azore to answer a charge of robbery.
(The Sports Xchange) – A masked Kyrie Irving scored 25 points as the Boston Celtics ran their winning streak to 13 games with a 109-102 victory over the Brooklyn Nets.
A teenage pandit succumbed to his injuries yesterday afternoon, more than a week after he was involved in an accident along the Tuschen Public Road, East Bank Essequibo (EBE).
Two 20-year-old men were yesterday brought before Magistrate Fabayo Azore to answer a robbery charge.