Exxon’s concession will remain intact in the interest of national security -Trotman

Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman today defended the Government’s move to delay the release of oil blocks given to ExxonMobil in its concession offshore Guyana. Trotman told the Parliamentary Sectoral Committee on Natural Resources that the Government decided to keep that concession granted to Exxon in 1999 intact in the interest of national security. According to […]

Fisherman stabbed to death by colleague for “smoking cocaine”

Angry that his fishing colleague would not stop smoking cocaine in his presence, a 45-year-old fisherman of Rose Hall, grabbed a knife and repeatedly stabbed the colleague to the chest. The dead fisherman has been identified as 38-year-old, Davanand Jailall of Agriculture Road, East Coast Demerara. The name of his assailant has not been released. […]

Guyana sees decline in murders but robberies are on the rise

The Guyana Police Force today released statistics related to crime and criminality in the country. The stats cover the first quarter of the year, from the month of January to April. According to the Police, there was a 26% decrease in cases of murder. The country recorded twenty-six murders in the first four months of […]

High Court to give ruling next week on validity of charges filed against Singh and Brassington

Justice Franklin Holder has set May 21st as the date when he will hand down his decision in the challenge being pursued by two former  People’s Progressive Party/Civic government officials that the misconduct in public office charges against them are not proper. Former Finance Minister Dr. Ashni Singh and former head of the National Industrial and Commercial […]

Jagdeo declares Benschop should go to church and pray for PPP because he was pardoned; Benschop fires back

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo on Wednesday declared that political activist and former treason accused, Mark Benschop should be thanking him and the PPP and going to church everyday and pray for the PPP because he was pardoned. It was under Jagdeo’s Presidency that Benschop was charged for sedition and treason. He was charged for treason […]

Three-year-old child found dead in Sophia house

Police investigators and Child Care Services are probing the death of a three-year-old child in a Sophia shack. The toddler’s lifeless body was discovered around 9 o’ clock this morning by relatives in C Field Sophia. A relative of the child explained to News Source that late last night, the child was unwell and complained […]

Lindo Creek COI completes public hearings without main witness being called to the stand

Public Hearings at the Lindo Creek Commission of Inquiry wrapped up on Tuesday afternoon with the Commission refusing to place the only possible surviving witness, Dwayne Williams on the stand. Commission Chairman, Justice Donald Trotman in handing down his ruling, said he considered it unnecessary and inadvisable to place Williams on the stand. It is alleged […]