Crime

Bagotstown man jailed for three years for marijuana possession

A Bagotstown resident will spend the next three years behind bars, after admitting of being in possession of marijuana for the purpose of “hussling”. 25-Year-Old Carlsdale Arvon, today made his first appearance before Magistrate Faboyo Azore and entered a plea of guilty when the charge was read to him. The charge stated that on the 26th […]

Government Ministers still receiving $25,000 per month housing allowance -Clerk of National Assembly

The Clerk of the National Assembly, Sherlock Isaacs, has dismissed as false a front page report in the Stabroek News today, which states that the housing allowance for Government Ministers has been increased to $500,000 per month. In a telephone interview with News Source from his office at Parliament Buildings, the Clerk explained that Government […]

Linden men remanded to prison over murder of miner in Omai Backdam

Two Linden men were today remanded to prison after being charged with the chopping death of miner, Carlos Wong. 25-year-old, Dwayne Washington and 22-year-old, Dorwayne Hollingsworth, both of Wismar, Linden, were not required to enter a plea to the indictable charge of murder. City Magistrate Fabayo Azore was today presented with the facts of the […]

Visa free travel agreement inked between Guyana and Colombia

The Governments of Guyana and Colombia have signed an agreement on mutual exemption of visa for holders of ordinary passports. The agreement was signed in the margins of the 47th Regular Session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS), in Cancún, Mexico.  It will allow holders of Ordinary Passports to enter and […]

Three years jail for Mahaicony “Roach” caught with cocaine

Days after being nabbed at the Eugene Correia Airport, Ogle with 72 pellets of cocaine in his stomach, an East Coast Demerara man was sentenced to three years in jail and fined $1.5 million after entering a guilty plea to the drug trafficking charges. 32- year-old, Rudolph Muir aka “Roach”,  of Enterprise, Mahaicony, appeared before […]

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