Cheryl Miller, the employee of the Ministry of Gender, Youth and Child Affairs, who shot into the public limelight after she dragged from her office and forcibly committed to the St Ann’s Psychiatric Hospital in 2012, will have to wait a while longer before she claims the almost $850,000 in compensation she received over the ordeal.
The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has postponed its ruling on the final orders related to its decision to uphold the passage of a no-confidence motion by Guyana's National Assembly in December, last year.
Lawyers representing Guyana's Government and Opposition were expected to present to their views on what should transpire based on last week's judgement at the CCJ's headquarters at Henry Street in Port-of-Spain, on Monday afternoon.
A 43-year-old St Helena man has been sentenced to two years with hard labour for possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking.
David Neeranjan was found guilty on Monday after a year-long trial before Magistrate Darmanie at the Tunapuna Magistrates' Court.
The drugs had an estimated street value of $500,000.
A 'PH' driver, who was charged for possession of four detonators, has been granted bail of $300,000 for the Clerk of the Peace approval by a Tunapuna magistrate.
Jervon Gilkes, 27, who is originally from Maloney, on Friday morning appeared before first court magistrate Adrian Dharmanie.
He was not called upon to plead.
Gilkes was charged by PC Valmiki Lalsingh of the Northern Division Special Investigations Unit.
The court heard that on June 14 Gilkes was arrested at his home at National Avenue in Mount Hope during an intelligence-led operation.
"You had the whole Monica Lewinsky scandal that rocked the world so this one isn't that much but I'm actually living it".
Back to the polls.
This in essence was the effect of the Caribbean Court of Justice ruling on Tuesday which held that passage of a no-confidence motion filed by the Opposition against the ruling party was valid.
Guyana’s Government and Opposition have been asked to come together to decide on the way forward for the country following the CCJ’s decision.
Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha (SDMS) secretary general Satnarayan Maharaj has been asked to reconsider his application for an injunction seeking to bar the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) from instituting sedition charges against him pending the determination of his novel constitutional challenge against this country’s colonial-age sedition legislation.
The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has upheld the passage of a no-confidence motion in Guyana's National Assembly in December, last year.
The decision, delivered at the CCJ's headquarters in Port-of-Spain, Tuesday morning, means that Guyana's coalition Government led by President David Granger would now have to resign and with fresh elections being called.
A local actor has appeared in court over an accident which claimed the lives of chef Joe Brown and fellow British expat Joanna Banks, last year.
Junior McIntyre, 31, of Cameron Road, Petit Valley, was charged with causing the duo’s death by dangerous driving and driving in a manner which was dangerous to the public when he appeared before Senior Magistrate Cherril-Anne Antoine in the Port-of-Spain Magistrates’ Court, on Monday.
“Who kill my children?” wailed Geeta Seebran, 64, outside the San Fernando High Court on Monday shortly after a Point Fortin man was found not guilty of the 2005 murders of her two sons, Neil and Nigel Seebran.
The prosecution’s case was that four years after the murders Kareem Guadeloupe confessed to the police the role he played in the murders.
At his trial, he claimed the police tricked him into signing a confession statement on the belief that he would be allowed to go home to his family.