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57-year-old remanded to jail on new “pay for loan” fraud charges

A businessman who was recently placed on bail in connection with a multi-million dollar car fraud case, found himself back in court today facing new fraud charges. 57 year-old, Clayton Alleyne, was today remanded to prison after he was charged for collecting money under false pretense. The South Bel Air resident appeared before Chief Magistrate […]

Cuban nationals stranded after GCAA suspends operations of EasySky over safety concerns

Over 200 Cuban nationals have been left stranded at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri, following a decision by the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority to suspend the operations of Honduran Airline, Easy Sky. The suspension of the airline which provides a charter service took effect last Thursday evening. Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority, […]

Government should turn to PPP manifesto for plan to fix sugar industry -Dr. Roger Luncheon

As the opposition People’s Progressive Party, prepares to reject the Government’s White Paper on the future of the sugar industry, former Cabinet Secretary and PPP Executive, Dr. Roger Luncheon believes the government should refer to the Party’s 2015 manifesto, if it is serious about salvaging the industry. The Government intends to lay the document and […]

Ed Ahmad sentenced to 2 years in jail over US mortgage fraud

A Guyanese born,  Queens businessman who hoped he could skip prison for helping bring down a powerful politician did not get what he wanted. Instead, Brooklyn Federal Judge Dora Irizarry sentenced cooperator Edul Ahmad to two years behind bars Friday for running a mortgage fraud scam. Ahmad was an asset in the feds’ case against […]

Businessman charged for issuing forged check to hardware store

53-year-old businessman, Jerome Singh, appeared in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court today and was placed on $75,000 bail after he was charged for issuing a forged cheque at a local Hardware store. The Prosecution’s case states that on the 21st October, 2011 at Toolsie Persaud Limited, the accused presented the cashier with a cheque knowing it […]