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August 11, 2017

Man arrested for alleged rape of Corentyne girl

A 21-year-old unemployed male is in police custody at the #51 Police Station after he was accused of raping a 15-year-old Corentyne school girl on August 10, 2017. News Room understands that the incident occurred at about 20:30 hours at the…

Clerk of Everest Cricket Club on fraud charge

A former Clerk of Everest Cricket Club, appeared before Magistrate Leron Daly at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court on Friday, charged with embezzling money from the club. Soma Basmattie Jaikaran of Mon Repos, East Coast Demerara, denied the…

Lawyers test memory of alleged assassin

By Leroy Smith Andriff Gillard was today recalled to the stand at the Commission of Inquiry which is investigating the plot to assassinate President David Granger. It was under cross examination today that lawyers Christopher Ram, Glen…

Lethem gas stations shut down, without fuel

The three pump stations in Lethem, Region Nine (Upper Takatu – Upper Essquibo) have ran out of fuel and have been closed until further notice. News Room understands that the Macedo and Lammy Stations have been without fuel for a few days…

Update: Murder/suicide rocks Berbice

The police in Berbice are investigating the murder of popular Berbice businesswoman Rhonda Blair, who was found dead at her Cumberland Village, Canje home on Friday morning. She died from suspected stab wounds. Her husband, Rudy Blair, who…