Bus driver, conductor charged with sexual offences against 12 y.o. girl

A route 48 minibus driver and his conductor — who police say locked a 12-year-old girl in a bedroom to allow the conductor to rape...

Man gets 16 years for 2008 killing of scrap metal dealer

Although sentenced to serve 16 years behind bars for the 2008 killing of scrap metal dealer Akbar Alli, Rondell Bacchus will only spend about...

CARICOM pledges “unswerving support” to Guyana’s territorial integrity

CARICOM member states committed their “unswerving support” for the maintenance and preservation of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Guyana when Foreign Affairs Ministers...

US lauds “softer tone” taken by Guyana Gov’t towards LGBTQ+ community

Guyana’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) movement has a very long way to go on its journey towards equal rights here. However,...

TIGI still waiting on SARA to probe US$18M ExxonMobil signing bonus – TIGI Head

The petroleum sector is one that is often plagued by corruption. As such, Head of Transparency International Guyana Inc. (TIGI), Dr Troy Thomas, says...

CXC to consider petition for Maths resit

The Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) is to consider a petition calling for all students to re-sit the 2019 CSEC Maths exams following serious breaches...

Female prisoners charged after brawl in lock-up

Two women who were already in trouble with the law found themselves before a magistrate once again with fresh charges stemming from a brawl...

Court of Appeal orders retrial for alleged wife killer

The Court of Appeal today ordered that the conviction and 83-year sentence against accused wife-killer Michael Anthony Persaud be set aside, thereby initiating the...

Man who allegedly chopped manager charged with attempted murder

Kenny Paul, a truck operator who allegedly dealt his general manager several chops to the face and to his left hand, was today slapped...

Third Pride Festival to feature week of activities

The Guyana LGBTQ Coalition will be following up on the success of its 2018 Pride Festival — which featured Guyana's first Pride Parade —...

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