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Deputy Solicitor General complains to Public Service Commission about Attorney General

Guyana’s Deputy Solicitor General, Prithima Kissoon has accused Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Basil Williams of frustrating her out office  by refusing to cooperate with her on several cases while at the same time publicly questioning her performance. Repeated efforts to contact the Attorney General on his mobile phone proved futile. Kissoon, who has worked with three Attorneys ...

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Pensioner get 3 years prison for causing death by dangerous driving

58-year-old pensioner Andrew Alder was today sentenced by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan to threes years in prison for causing death by dangerous driving. Alder was instructed earlier this month to build his court defense since the case against him had been well-established. The chief magistrate ruled today the court was satisfied Alder drove his vehicle in a manner which fell ...

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Prime Minister scolds Attorney General, state newspaper about attacks on Chancellor of the Judiciary

Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo on Thursday appeared to publicly scold Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Basil Williams and the state-owned Guyana Chronicle about attacks on Chancellor of the Judiciary, Carl Singh who will be handing down his decision on whether the two-term presidential limit is constitutional. Addressing the opening of the Annual Police Officers’ Conference, he suggested that critcising ...

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Valentine Day court date for trio found in Campbelville with AK-47, matching ammo

Three men who were arrested in connection with guns and matching ammunition found in a Campbelville house will remained remanded until their return to court on Valentine’s Day, February 14. Teon Alleyne, a 30-year-old miner from Lorry Creek, Soesdyke Highway; 29-year-old Andre Pollydore, a miner from South Ruimveldt; and Lloyde Roberts, 35, from North Ruimveldt today answered to joint charges ...

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Trio remanded to prison for three armed-robberies in one day

Calvin Reid, Raymond Reid, and Leron Blaize were today remanded by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan for three armed robbery charges. The first charge read that on March 24 last year at Arrow Mountaintop in the Cuyuni River, armed with a gun, they robbed Carlotta Harris of one yellow metal chain valued $50,000; a yellow metal ring valued $40,000; a yellow ...

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Guyanese taxi driver fined $15,000 for illegally entering Guyana

Timothy St Hill, a local taxi driver from Diamond Housing Scheme, was today fined $15,000 or two weeks in prison by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan. The charge against St Hill read between January 15, and January 16, 2017, he did not present himself to an immigration officer when he entered Guyana through Springlands, Berbice. Police Prosecutor, Neville Jeffers said St ...

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Chief Magistrate fines, deports four Spanish-speaking women arrested during police raid on Rio nightclub

Four spanish-speaking women today came before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan where they were charged for a number of immigration offenses. The women were first picked up during a recent raid on the popular Rio Nightclub in Queenstown, Georgetown. That night club has been subjected to many raids, and was once shut down officially, but later reopened its doors. The first ...

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Truck driver gets three years prison for causing teenage rugby player’s death in hit-and-run accident

City Magistrate Renita Singh today sentenced 41-year-old truck driver Greg Stewart to three years imprisonment for causing the death of 19-year-old Dustin Crawford in July 2015. The July 2015 hit-and-run occurred along the Flour Mill Public Road on the East Bank of Demerara. Stewart was also found guilty of failing to stop at the time of the accident, and also ...

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