Cop charged with rape of female colleague

A 20-year-old Police Constable appeared before Chief Magistrate, Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court, charged with the rape of his 19-year-old female colleague. Dillon Crandon was not required to plea to the charge which…

Teen, mother charged with trafficking cocaine

A woman and her 19-year-old daughter were on Friday charged with trafficking almost six pounds of cocaine through the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) on February 14, 2018. Rachael Narine and her mother, Kavita Persaud appeared…

US-based Guyanese robbed of $7.4M

A US-based Guyanese man was on Thursday robbed of $7.4M by armed bandits shortly after he cashed a cheque at a city bank. Deodat Ramdeo and his employee, Deomattie Seeram visited a city bank around 11:45hrs to cash the cheque,…

Jagdeo supports reopening of sugar estates 

Amid talks by the Government to reopen sugar estates recently closed, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo says he supports this move and called on the administration to admit that it was wrong to initially close the estates. “The Government…