CARICOM worried about Guyana’s blacklisting

(CARICOM)  The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is urging an early resolution of the issues surrounding the implementation of recommendations to address deficiencies in the anti-money laundering regime of Guyana. A statement issued by the Bureau of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM after its meeting in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday […]

Footsteps walks into the hustle and bustle of Stabroek Square

Nestled in the heart of the busy Stabroek Market Square between mini bus conductors’ shouts of  “back road, front road and south”, the newest Footsteps Store has opened its doors. The company believes the prime location is best suited for its vision of reaching out more to all customers from all walks of life. The […]

No records of U.S couple’s adoption application

An American couple in Knoxville, Tennessee has started a fundraising drive in their hometown to complete the adoption of a child from Guyana, but the Director of the Child Care and Protection Agency in Guyana, Ann Greene told News Source on Tuesday that the agency which overlooks all adoptions has “absolutely no record of the […]

Government turns down US$13.1 Million USAID project

The Government of Guyana has turned down a multi billion dollar USAID agreement claiming that the document covering the agreement was flawed. The Government’s Chief spokesman Dr. Roger Luncheon said the project proposal presented to Guyana did not reflect bilateral input of the Government of Guyana and USAID, and on that basis considerable reservations were […]

Two die in Upper Demerara boat accident

The Guyana Police Force on Monday confirmed that two persons were killed late on Sunday night when the boat they were in, collided with another boat in the vicinity of Maritaro in the Upper Demerara River. The two dead men have been identified as 28-year-old Dale Duggin of Maritaro Village and Williamson Felix. Duggin was […]

Guyanese drunk pushes man onto Harlem Subway track

A Guyanese national identified as Rudralall Baldeo found himself before a New York Judge after he pushed a grandfather off the Harlem Subway Platform in New York. The New York Daily News reports “A grandfather critically injured in an attack by a homeless drunk on a Harlem subway platform is a churchgoing family man targeted […]

Guyanese found guilty in marijuana boat bust

Two Guyanese men, 54-year-old Desmond Wilson and 61-year-old Yugool Persaud have been found Guilty in Florida of two counts of violating the U.S Maritime Drug Enforcement Act. The two men were arrested in September aboard their vessel MISS TIFFANY as it moved across the Caribbean Sea with over 2500 pounds of marijuana as its cargo. […]

Finance Ministry warns of blacklist impact

The Ministry of Finance has issued a number of warnings about the possible implications Guyana could face as a result of being blacklisted by the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF). According to the Ministry, the decision by CFATF “to encourage its member countries to consider implementing counter measures to protect their financial systems from […]

Venezuelan Airline set to begin Guyana service

The Venezuelan airline, Conviasa airline made its inaugural flight today at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), Timehri, starting a direct service from Puerto Ordaz to Georgetown, Guyana. The airline, located at the Simón Bolívar International Airport in  Venezuela is the largest airline in that country, operating services to domestic destinations and to destinations in the Caribbean and South America. The […]

Guyanese crew charged in Ghana cocaine bust

 Five persons arrested by Ghanaian security officials aboard a Guyanese ship carrying 21 bags of cocaine worth $50 million have been charged for possessing narcotic drugs without lawful authority, according to news reports out of Ghana. The four Guyanese and one Ghanaian were arrested on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 in Sekondi in the Western region […]