Linden forms Trust for new TV Station

The Region 10 Administration has started work on forming a Trust that will overlook efforts for the Region to be granted a TV station license and get a TV station into operation within months. Speaking in the National Assembly on Monday, Chairperson of the Guyana National Broadcasting Authority Bibi Shaddick  who is a Member of […]


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T&T BID FOR REVENGE AGAINST BAJANS

Last year, Barbados got the better of Trinidad and Tobago twice in the Regional four-day tournament. Today, the Denesh Ramdin led T&T side have a chance at retribution. They host the Bajans in the final round of the 2013 four-day championship at Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain starting today from 10 a.m. and will […]

Christopher Nurse endorses Shanghai

With the much-anticipated elections of the Guyana Football Federation approaching a kick off time, the Captain of the Guyana National Football Team, Christopher Nurse has announced his endorsement of long-time Guyana Football Federation Executive and Football administrator Aubrey Shanghai Major for the Presidency. In a statement, the 28-year-old midfielder said he believes Shanghai is the […]

One Dead in Matthews Ridge crash

A medical evacuation was activated late Tuesday night following an accident in the Big Creek area at Matthews Ridge in Region 1, Barima Waini. Initial reports reaching News Source state that one person has been confirmed dead at the scene of the crash and at least two others were seriously injured and would be flown to […]

APNU Not supporting “Cardboard Budget”

The Leader of the Opposition on Tuesday night gave the clearest indication yet that the opposition was not prepared to support the budget estimates as presented by Finance Minister Dr. Ashni Singh. Wrapping up the Opposition’s contributions to the 2013 Budget debates, Opposition Leader David Granger told the National Assembly that the nation has been […]

Linden Nurses to go on strike

Nurses in the mining town of Linden have decided to go on a full scale strike action from Wednesday morning. The over 75 nurses based at the two hospitals in the town have been protesting over the past two weeks for their gratuity payments which were due in March but were never made. Union Representative […]

Teixeira says Budget will be Challenge to cut

The considerations of the Budget estimates are expected to begin on Wednesday in the National Assembly. The Opposition has already indicated its intention to cut the estimates for some Government Agencies but Chief Whip of the Peoples Progressive Party and Presidential Adviser Gail Teixeira has issued a call for the Opposition to be wise and […]

$78M Lotto Winner still to claim prize

The Guyana Lottery Company is asking customers who may have bought tickets for February 16, 2013 Lotto Supa 6 Draw to check their tickets again as the winner of the $78 Million lottery prize is still to come forward. The company has launched a search for the winner through press advertisements hoping that the lucky […]

Timehri will be “Airline Cemetery” with new airport -Nagamootoo

The Government’s plan to spend $30 Billion to construct a new airport is not finding favour with Alliance For Change Member of Parliament Moses Nagamootoo. Initial works paving the way for the construction of the replacement airport at Timehri has already started but Nagamootoo believes that unless a proper feasibility study is completed and presented, […]

30 year old Activist to replace ill APNU MP

With a vote on the 2013 National Budget estimates, the Opposition A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) has decided to replace hospitalised Member of Parliament Richard Allen so that his “constituents could be represented”. Allen fell ill last Thursday in the National Assembly and had to be rushed by ambulance to the Georgetown Hospital where […]