Crime

Miner shot dead by son

A miner was on Monday shot dead by his son during an argument at Siparuni Backdam, Region Eight (Potaro-Siparuni). Dead is 50-year-old Jonathan John of Parmakatoi, North Parkarimas. Based on reports received the now dead man and two others including his

Police seize 47 kilos of suspected cannabis

Acting on intelligence gathered, ranks of the Guyana Police Force intercepted a wooden vessel in the Canje Creek on Monday evening. A search of the vessel revealed nearly 47 kilograms of suspected cannabis. Two males, both residents of Sand Hills,

Politics

FULL COURT RULES IT HAS NO JURISDICTION TO HEAR RECOUNT CASE

On Tuesday, the Full Court discharged the injunctions granted by High Court Judge Franklyn Holder on March 17. The injunctions stopped the Guyana Elections Commission from carrying out a CARICOM supervised full recount of votes cast at the March 02

News

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS STILL SUSPENDED DUE TO COVID-19

The Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) and the Eugene Correia International Airport (ECIA) will remain closed to international flights for another month. According to the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority, the decision was taken in an effort to reduce the transmission

PLAISANCE SHOPKEEPER DIES OF COVID-19 IN NEW YORK

A shopkeeper from Plaisance, East Coast Demerara has died in the United States from complications due to the novel Coronavirus. 69-year-old Frank Michael reportedly suffered from pre-existing health conditions prior to contracting the virus. According to family members, he died

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