Hard won case! - Ninja Man, son,co-accused found guilty of murder
Veteran dancehall artiste Desmond 'Ninja Man' Ballentyne, who earlier this year was called on by the Ministry of National Security to be a motivational speaker for members of the police force, was yesterday convicted of murder by the Supreme Court....

Charges recommended for mother who violently beat 4-y-o
A recommendation has been put forward by chief executive officer of the Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA), Rosalee Gage-Grey, that the woman seen violently beating her four-year-old daughter in a viral video be charged. The case has...

ZIMBABWE – Mugabe faces impeachment . . . President could be removed by Wednesday.

HARARE – Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party is set to begin impeachment proceedings against president Robert Mugabe on charges that include allowing his wife “to usurp constitutional power”. The motion is now due to be presented to parliament on Tuesday. Senior party member Paul Mangwana said the process could take as little as two days to […]


It wasn’t us

The Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) today fiercely denied it was behind allegations on social media that Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler owns a $2.5 million house at Rolling Hills, St George. The BLP issued a press release today denying involvement, less than 24 hours after Prime Minister Freundel Stuart gave prominence to the rumour […]


Billions to be saved

…as GRA rolls out excise stamps on imported alcohol, cigarettes THE Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) is aiming to make a massive dent in the illicit trade of alcohol and tobacco products with the implementation of a secured digital excise stamp solution. The anti-smuggling initiative currently being rolled out in Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica) is expected to

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GPL completes maintenance 69 kilovolt transmission line

THE Guyana Power and Light Inc. on Sunday completed maintenance on the 69 kilovolt (kv) transmission line linking the Kingston Power Station to the Sophia Substation at 19:00hrs. Maintenance activities included the replacement of several primary poles, line hardware and other components and vegetation clearing, GPL said in a release. It added that the opportunity

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City teacher accused of sexual abuse of students

…complaint filed to ministries CULTURAL Policy Advisor at the Ministry of Social Cohesion, Ruel Johnson, on Monday filed a letter of complaint against a male teacher of the Bishops’ High School who allegedly preys on and has sexual relationships with female students of the said institution. Along with the complaint, Johnson also dispatched a statement

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APOLOGY FOR MURDER
OVERCOME with grief at a murder committed by his brother, Brenton McLean wept as he hugged the murder victim’s son and apologised to him yesterday.

Maria devastates Dominica
GOVERNMENT was yesterday mobilising resources to send relief supplies and manpower to Dominica after Category 5 Hurricane Maria devastated that country between Monday night and early yesterday morning.

AG: Judiciary, DPP getting help
ATTORNEY General Faris Al-Rawi yesterday said both the Judiciary and the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) have been receiving assistance to help improve the criminal justice system.