Phone records and eyewitnesses being re-examined as investigators prepare to file charges in murdered teacher’s case

Police investigators believe they will be able to crack the case of the murdered teacher and file criminal charges as early as this week. Twenty-two year old, high school teacher, Kescia Branche, was found in an unconscious state last Sunday morning in Le Repentir cemetery close to Princes Street and Louisa Row. She was taken […]

PPP boycotts Remembrance Day Wreath Laying

On a day set aside to show respect and honour for the soldiers who fought and died in the two World Wars, the Opposition People’s Progressive Party, continued its non-cooperation campaign against the Guyana government and stayed away from the national wreath laying ceremony at the War Memorial in Georgetown. Wreaths were laid by the […]

National swimmer busted with cocaine in New York

National swimmer, Earlando McRae, has found himself in hot water after being busted at New York’s JFK Airport with just over five pounds of cocaine. According to Federal Court documents, the 28-year-old arrived in New York on Sunday, 4th November on a flight from Guyana. He presented a suitcase to Border Patrol agents and during […]

Businessman remanded to jail on human trafficking charges

At the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court today, a businessman was charged and remanded to prison for allegedly trafficking four Venezuelan women. The Courtroom of Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan was told that, businessman Kenneth Summon was found trafficking the women as a means for them to pay back money they had borrowed from him. He denied the […]

Taxi driver remanded to jail on robbery charge

A 31-year old taxi driver was all in smiles as he made his way into the Magistrate Court this morning to face robbery charges. However, by the time the matter ended, he had nothing more than a frown on his face. Taxi driver, Quincy Abraham, stood before Magistrate Fabayo Azore and denied the allegation that […]

Attorney General assures protection to whistle blowers of corruption within government and public service

State employees have received the commitment of the governing APNU+AFC coalition that they will be protected, once they expose instances of corruption and corrupt practices within the administration and by extension the public service workforce. Attorney General Basil Williams told reporters earlier today that the government will continue to let state employees feel comfortable to make […]