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Man sentenced to two years for marijuana trafficking

“I was coming home from work when I saw the bag of weed on the ground so I...

Several retail firms targeted in ‘unhealthy food packaging’ campaign

In its continued campaign to tackle repackaging of food products under unhealthy conditions, the Government Analyst Food and...

Knife-wielding serial rapist sent to prison for 62 years

An unremorseful 22-year-old man who raped two underage girls and bit off the eyelid of a woman during...

CCJ’s rulings correct and proper – AFC

In a statement, the party said too that it is of the view that the resignation of Justice Patterson as Chairman of GECOM subsequent to the Court’s ruling was correct and proper. It went on to note that, “The Party now believes that the process of appointing a new Chairman should be undertaken with the utmost urgency and concluded within two weeks.” Regarding the no-confidence motion, the AFC believes that following the final determination of the courts, elections should be held in keeping with the Article 106 (7) of the Constitution and that GECOM, under a new Chairman, should advise on the earliest date for such an election.

Accused in illegal guns, ammo trial leads defence

Casey Chapman, who is before the courts for allegedly possessing illegal guns and ammunition and committing an armed...

12 months jail for man who stabbed girlfriend during argument

A city magistrate today sentenced a man to 12 months behind bars after finding him guilty of stabbing...

Miner charged with stabbing man who accused him of stealing a haversack

A miner who allegedly dealt a man several stabs about the body in response to being accused of...

Caribbean-wide auditing reforms being promoted at CAROSAI Congress

Members states of Caribbean Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (CAROSAI) are being urged to optimise their auditing capabilities...

Canada gears to launch Chamber of Commerce in Guyana

Last evening, Canadian High Commissioner Lilian Chatterjee announced that her country will be launching a chamber of commerce...

GPHC advances care with thyroidectomy procedure

Guyana’s premier public health institution, the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC), has been constantly improving its capacity to care for its patients. The latest development in this regard came to the fore this past weekend when it was announced that four specialised surgeons attached to the institution have been trained to perform thyroidectomy procedure.