Crime

Decomposing body of murdered 13-year-old boy found in river

Six days after he went missing, the body of 13-year-old Leonard Archibald, has been found. In a statement this afternoon, the Guyana Police Force announced that the murdered teen’s body was found on a mudflat at Korthberaadt River, which is located about three miles from Brothers Village, East Bank Berbice. The teen was reported missing […]

Three years in jail for Linden cocaine mule

A week after he was nabbed at the Cheddi Jagan Airport with four pounds of cocaine in his luggage,  Linden resident and former Policeman, Travis Mendonca was sentenced to three years in jail after pleading guilty to drug trafficking. The 31-year-old man, who was earlier this year deported from Trinidad and Tobago, was getting ready […]

Sweeper/Cleaners to get better salaries and working conditions as government moves to regularise their employment

Following years of protest, it appears as though Sweeper/cleaners can finally look forward to better working conditions and remuneration, as the Government is moving to regularise their employment as Public Servants. Sweeper/cleaners are a category of workers employed by the Ministry of Education to maintain a clean and healthy environment in public schools. State Minister […]

4 years in jail for cocaine carrying Aunty Seeta

Fifty-nine year-old Seeta Rampersaud opted not to waste the Court’s time and pleaded guilty to trafficking more than five pounds of cocaine. She was sentenced to four years in jail and fined $6.2 million. Rampersaud was preparing to board a New York bound flight on September 18, 2017, when agents of the Customs Anti Narcotics […]

16-year-old remanded to jail over murder at Baramita

A 16-year-old youth, who was on the run for close to a year for the murder of a Baramita Farmer, made his first appearance in Court today and was immediately remanded. The Teen appeared before Chief Magistrate, Ann Mclennan and was not required to plea to the charge to murder. The Court heard that on […]

Six months in jail for man who damaged Minister’s property

A handyman who admitted in Court that he damaged a section of the house owned by State Minister Joe Harmon, was sentenced to six months in jail today. 30-year -old, Samuel Green, made his first appearance in Court and admitted to the offence. The charge stated that on the 15th September at Mazuruni Street, Guyhoc, […]

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