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2021

Taxi driver found guilty of raping girl, 12

A 32-year-old taxi driver was on Friday found guilty by a 12-member jury of raping a 12-year-old girl in 2019. Sahadeo Pooran, known as “Omesh”, was on trial before Justice Jo-Ann Barlow at the Demerara High Court for the offence which…

30 new COVID cases recorded

Guyana on Friday recorded 30 new COVID-19 cases from 593 tests, taking the overall number of confirmed cases to 8, 729. Region Four recorded the majority of the new cases with 20; Region Three recorded four new cases, Region Seven…