A 43-year-old man and his 37-year-old common-law-wife who were charged with 126 counts of sexual-related offences against a minor were both remanded in jail by Sangre Grande Magistrate, while the victim's 59-year-old relative was granted $10,000 station bail.
The 43-year-old, said to be the victim's step-father and the victim’s mother appeared before Magistrate Erica Baptiste- Ramkissoon in the Sangre Grande Second magistrate court.
The University of the West Indies (UWI) has appointed Dr Dawn Marie De Four- Gill as the new Campus Registrar and Dr Acolla Lewis-Cameron as the new Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences.
Dr De Four-Gill is the first woman to be appointed Campus Registrar at the St. Augustine Campus.
Within the university system, the Campus Registrar is the most senior administrator on the campus, serving as Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Operating Officer and as Secretary to all campus committees.
A 40-year-old man, of no fixed place of abode, has appeared before a San Fernando Magistrate, after being charged with larceny amounting to $51,000, after promising to import and deliver vehicles to several victims.
Peter Maharaj aka ‘Dimitri Saint’ and ‘Shivnarine Soodwah’, who has had over 25 fraudulent charges laid against him in the past, appeared before Magistrate Indar Jagroo on Wednesday.
Maharaj was charged with larceny in the amounts of $26,000, $10,000, $10,000, and $5,000, from four victims in San Fernando.
It was the reunion that many hoped for.
Zookeeper Walter Bunyan and Albino Burmese Python on Friday reunited after a bite that shocked many on Thursday.
A video posted on social media Thursday afternoon showed Bunyan opening Mustard's enclosure and tossing a rabbit for him to eat.
Mustard then turned and lunged at Bunyan biting the zookeeper in his stomach area.
The Emperor Valley Zoo confirmed the incident saying that Bunyan received immediate assistance from his "buddy" zookeeper.
Guyana President David Granger and his Cabinet must immediately resign and call general elections before September 18.
This was essentially the effect of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ)'s decision to uphold the passage of a no-confidence motion in that country's National Assembly in December, last year.
Police are moving to lay a charge of involuntary manslaughter against a Central bus driver more than a week after a toddler died in her care.
The 31-year-old woman, who has retained a lawyer, will spend the weekend detained as police finalize the process of laying a charge.
Police said the last set of interviews was expected to be completed yesterday following which a file will be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions with recommendations.
In an intelligence-led operation in D'Abadie, a 24-year-old man was arrested for possession of a firearm and 11 rounds of ammunition, four of which carried the T&T Police Service's (TTPS) engravings.
At about 8 pm on Thursday, PCs Ramcharan and Winter went to Building 16 Apartment 3-3, South Maloney Gardens, where they searched a man who was in the apartment and found a Glock 26 Austria 9×19 pistol with selector attached and 11 rounds of 9 mm ammunition.
Cabinet has approved the appointment of a Commission of Enquiry to examine the actions of and on behalf of the State in acquiring and taking steps to acquire properties and structures in respect of the construction of the extension of the Solomon Hochoy Highway Extension to Point Fortin.
It will also examine whether the cabinet appointed ministerial oversight committee fulfilled its mandate.
Communications Minister Stuart Young made the announcement at the post-Cabinet media conference yesterday.
The future of Mustard, the albino python who bit zookeeper Walter Bonyun on Thursday afternoon, is to be discussed at a meeting this morning where a decision will be made on whether she will continue to be one of the zoo's ambassadors. This was confirmed to the Guardian Media a short while ago by the zoo's curator Nirmal Biptah.
For several years Mustard has been part of the petting zoo and exhibition cross country where children and adults are allowed to touch her, hold her and take photographs with her.
Local and international carnival lovers will have an opportunity to get a behind the scenes look at the recently concluded Carnival in the world's entertainment capital, Hollywood, California
Entertainment Lawyer Carla Parris and her team recently returned from Hollywood and have produced a web series, “The Business of Carnival” that promises to provide audiences unique insight into what Hollywood Carnival is all about.