Attorney-at-law James Bond appeared at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court yesterday on three traffic-related charges and was granted self-bail by Principal Magistrate Melissa Robertson-Ogle.
Marcel La Cruz, the woman who grabbed a newborn baby from a 13-year-old mother nearly a year ago, was sentenced to one year imprisonment in the High Court yesterday for the kidnapping.
Magistrate Hazel Octive-Hamilton remanded to prison a 27-year-old miner accused of unlawfully having a gun and ammunition at Etering-bang, when the man appeared at the Georgetown Magis-trate’s Court yesterday.
A 22-year-old man who allegedly had a gun and bullets at Eteringbang was remanded to prison when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court yesterday.
A man who allegedly had over two kilogrammes of cocaine at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri was remanded to prison when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court yesterday.
Hire car and minibus drivers yesterday blocked the main thoroughfare at Tain, Corentyne to show disapproval over the hike in ticket fines and a number of schoolchildren were left stranded on the road because of a spontaneous increase in fares.
Police said yesterday that a post-mortem examination conducted on 9-year-old Sade Stoby, who was found in a clump of bushes early Sunday morning, revealed that she died from asphyxiation due to submersion, compounded by blunt trauma to head.
Guyana and Russia are in the process of finalizing several aspects of an agreement as part of a collaborative fight against trafficking in narcotics, the Government Information Agency (GINA reported yesterday.
The Guyana Fire Service’s (GFS) capability has been significantly boosted with the acquisition of equipment and gear from the Toronto City Council in partnership with the Toronto Fire Service, the Government Information Agency (GINA) reported.
The four survivors in Sunday’s accident at Kara Kara on the Soesdyke/Linden Highway have been transferred to the Georgetown Public Hospital as police investigations continue.
Home Affairs Minister Clement Rohee has lauded a five-day training session for Customs and Immigration officers by United States Customs and Border Protect-ion Homeland Security facilitators and acknowledged the country’s inability to effectively monitor its borders.
Though speedboat operators had started to ply the Suriname/Guyana ‘backtrack’ route about three weeks ago the service only became fully operational from last Friday.
Relatives and friends of wanted man David Leander called David Zammett and ‘Biscuit’ yesterday staged a protest at the Georgetown hospital charging that they are not allowed to visit him.
Hers is one of the (if not the) best known black faces in Britain, Baroness Valerie Amos the just demitted Leader of the House of Lords.
Frank Bowling, the distinguished Guyanese artist, was last week nominated to receive the award of Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.
The Working People’s Alliance (WPA) has condemned what it alleges is the adoption of torture by the security forces in Guyana as a weapon in their fight against crime.
The Guyana Relief Council (GRC) on Friday rendered assistance to five families who suffered losses due to fire.
Amid a deepening rift that has seen the postponement of the annual convocation the University of Guyana’s Academic Board has called for a meeting with the full university council to iron out what it says are gravely disturbing events such as the erosion of the authority of the Vice-Chancellor (VC).
A small fire reportedly set by copper burners on Sunday afternoon in the rotting garbage at the Mandela landfill is under control but residents in the surrounding areas are still coping with acrid, black smoke from the site.
Nine-year-old Sade Stoby, who went missing on Friday afternoon, was found brutally murdered early yesterday morning not far from her North Barnwell, East Bank Demerara home, and there was evidence that she was sexually molested.
A 25-year-old mini-bus conductor was early yesterday morning fatally stabbed while hanging out on Sheriff Street.
Two persons died yesterday afternoon and three others including a baby were injured when a speeding car on its way to Linden toppled off a bridge at Kara Kara on the Soesdyke-Linden Highway, turning what should have been a family day of fun into mourning.
The Auditor General’s Report 2005 says that ministries whose accounts have not yet been closed must continue the process to reconcile their accounts and transfer all outstanding balances to the Consolidated Fund.
Some 31 lecturers, mainly from the University of Guyana, Turkeyen Campus have withdrawn their services from the Berbice branch over allegations of abuse and disrespect from the campus director, leaving students without instructors.
As days run into weeks since the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) announced that it had seized some 4,000 carats of diamonds suspected to have been smuggled here, Prime Minister Samuel Hinds says that the agency was still concluding its investigation into the Belgian firm that had the gems.