No compromise of principles in name of Cooperation -Rodrigues-Birkett

As Guyana gets ready for another round of discussions with Venezuela in the coming months over the Venezuelan’s Navy arrest of an oil exploration vessel in Guyana’s waters, Minister of Foreign Affairs Carolyn Rordrigues Birkett has made it clear that Guyana will not sacrifice its principles in the name of cooperation when it comes to […]

National Assembly rejects PSC petition

The National Assembly on Thursday rejected a petition by the Private Sector Commission to encourage the Assembly to pass the Anti Money Laundering and the Countering of Financing of Terrorism Amendment Bill. The petition was allowed to be laid before the House by Member of Parliament for the Peoples Progressive Party Civic, Manzoor Nadir. Nadir […]

Human Rights in Guyana is not a vote issue -IACHR

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has issued a call on the Guyana Government to play closer attention to the rights of all citizens. The call from the international organisation comes in response to a recent interface with a number of rights groups from Guyana and the Government of Guyana. Four Guyanese civil society organisations […]

GPL parts ways with Loss Reduction Director

The Guyana Power and Light Company has parted ways with its Loss Reduction Director Kumar Sharma. A Senior company official has confirmed the moved. Company officials were tight-lipped on Wednesday over the decision to let the senior official of the company go. News Source understands that the company’s board expressed major concerns over Sharma’s performance on […]

GT&T cable damage causes web blackout

GT&T Customers across Guyana were left without internet and data services for close to four hours on Wednesday following damage to the company’s submarine fiber cables. Just after 6 o’ clock on Wednesday morning, the damage to the cable  caused severe disruptions to the company’s data platform. All of its internet service went down and […]

President assents to 3 of 4 Local Govt. Bills

The Government’s Chief Spokesman, Dr. Roger Luncheon on Wednesday announced that President Donald Ramotar has assent to three of the four Local Government Bills that were sent to him to sign into law. According to Cabinet Secretary, Dr. Luncheon, President Ramotar has signed into law the Fiscal Transfers Bill, the Municipals and District Councils (Amendment) Bill […]

Israel presents first Ambassador to CARICOM

(CARICOM)   Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, on Tuesday said he looked forward to the development of a more structured and formal mechanism for cooperation between Israel and CARICOM. He made this statement during a ceremony at the CARICOM Secretariat headquarters, Turkeyen, Guyana, where Ambassador to CARICOM from Israel Amiram Magid […]

Crane fire leaves 8 persons homeless

A Crane, West Coast Demerara Fire ton Tuesday afternoon left eight persons homeless and residents questioning the unavailability of fire hydrants in the community. The fire which is believed to have been electrical in nature ravaged the 5 bedroom two storey house just after 2 o’ clock on Tuesday afternoon. One of those left homeless, […]

Guyanese man charged in New Jersey sex assault case

A 29-year-old Guyanese man living in New Jersey has been charged in Essex County on one count of sex assault and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. According to U.S court documents, Former Linden barber Keon Elexey was booked on Monday  in Essex County, New Jersey after being arrested. The  incident allegedly […]

TVG reporters resign after refusing to read “Glen Lall” story

At least three reporters attached to the Guyana Times Newspaper and TVG Channel 28 Evening News have tendered their resignations to the company with immediate effect over concerns about being asked to read stories on the evening television newscasts about the Publisher of the Kaieteur News Glen Lall. Anchor/Reporter attached to TVG Leanna Bradshaw, handed […]