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20 years in jail for man who killed father over money

39-year-old, Kwame Bourne, who three years ago killed his 71-year-old father, Rickford Bourne, was sentenced to twenty years in jail today after entering a guilty plea to the unlawful killing charge. Bourne appeared before Justice Navindra Singh and stated that he would like to become a better man and admitted to the unlawful killing charge. […]

Woman accused of making bomb threats against UG remanded to jail

Three days after being arrested for questioning about telephone threats of bombing the University of Guyana, 25-year-old, Shaneza Jafarally made her first appearance in Court today and was remanded to jail. Jaffarally stood before the Chief Magistrate and denied the allegation, which stated that on the 5th February, at Cummings Lodge, she made a threatening […]

Alleged robber shot by accomplice during robbery remanded to jail

23-year-old, Shaquille Duncan of Festival City was remanded to jail today on an armed robbery charge. He was arrested after being accidentally shot by his accomplice during their escape. With the gunshot injury to his shoulder, the accused stood before Magistrate, Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus and denied the charge made against him. The Prosecutor revealed that on […]

Manager Charged over alleged rental of rooms in nightclub for prostitution purposes

The Manager of the Rio nightclub, Andy Bynoe aka “Montana”,  was today charged with renting rooms at the nightclub for prostitution purposes. Bynoe made his first Court appearance this morning before Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus and denied the allegations that were made against him in the charge. The Prosecutor told the Court that between the 1st […]

Dept. of Energy completes development of template for Best Practice Production Sharing Agreements for oil sector

The Department of Energy has completed the development of a new template for Best Practice Production Sharing Agreements for Guyana, as the country prepares for more interest in the oil sector. At a press conference today, Head of the Department of Energy, Dr. Mark Bynoe explained that the new template will be used in the […]