Drunk driver banned from driving

A 50-year-old hire car driver has been suspended from driving for a period of 12 months and fined $7,500 after he was found guilty of three counts of driving under the influence of alcohol. Maurice Price of 24 Second Avenue, Bartica…

Woman robbed at gunpoint in Queenstown

A 36-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint on Tuesday evening, just a few blocks from her home at Anira Street, Queenstown, Georgetown. The News Room was told that Charissa Rampersaud was on her way home from her place of work which is…

94-Y-0 man on fraud charge

A 94-year-old man, accused of conspiring to forge a transport 14 years ago, appeared before Chief Magistrate, Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday. Fitz Rupert Lewis of First Street, Cummings Lodge denied the charge…

GRA seizes smuggled chicken

The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) has been seizing illegally imported chicken and this has so far led to the prosecution of two persons. According to the GRA, it seized over 190 boxes of chicken from a cold-storage facility on the…

Most diabetic youths live in Regions 3, 4 & 6

An estimated 70 percent of the country’s diabetic youth population (aged 2 months to 24 years) are from Regions Three, Four and Six, the Ministry of Public Health said today. The Ministry stated that of the 68 diabetic youth patients…

CPL: Warriors beat Stars to stay alive

Another loss for the St Lucia Stars means they have now played eight matches without a win in the 2017 Hero Caribbean Premier League. A victory for Guyana Amazon Warriors takes them above Barbados Tridents, to fourth in the table.  After…