GECOM advertises for new Chief Elections Officer

Less than a month after deciding that it was not going to renew the contract of its last Chief Elections Officer, Gocool Boodoo, The Guyana Elections Commission has started a search for a new Chief Elections Officer. The Commission has started to place ads in the newspaper announcing the vacancy for the position. In one […]

Guyana born man beats 4 year old to death in Washington DC

(Washington Post) A man upset when the 4-year-old boy he was babysitting rode his scooter on the wrong side of the street was charged Wednesday with beating the child, and police say he then went outside his Northeast Washington apartment to sell marijuana as the youngster died. D.C. police made the allegation in court documents […]

Nurse doused with acid outside Nursing School

A young student nurse based at the Georgetown Hospital and the School of Nursing was doused with acid early on Wednesday morning just as she was heading into the compound of the nursing school. Reports indicate that the nursing student had just arrived in the area and was crossing the street when a man who […]

Man beaten and stabbed to death in Plaisance

A Plaisance man was beaten and stabbed to death by his fiancée and another man early on Wednesday morning. The woman may have gotten tired of living in an abusive relationship with the man. In a statement from the Police, the dead man was identified as 35 year old Clifford Singh of Prince William Street, Plaisance. […]

Attorney and Juror in hot water over links in Lusignan case

High Court Judge, Navindra Singh on Tuesday issued a stern rebuke to the Jury Foreman in the just concluded Lusignan murder case after it was revealed that the same juror is a client of Attorney at Law Nigel Hughes who served as a Defense Attorney in the same case. The Jury had handed down a […]

Essequibo students score 18 Grade Ones at CSEC

The Essequibo region is shining after pulling off several outstanding performances at this years Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate examinations of the Caribbean Examinations Council. Anna Regina student Zimeena Rasheed who wrote 20 subjects at the May/June Examinations gained 18 Grade Ones and Two Grade Twos. She was closely followed  by another Anna Regina Secondary School student […]

Cocaine in Ochro busted at Cheddi Jagan Airport

Police and Customs Anti Narcotics Unit Officers at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport were stunned when they came across cocaine hidden in a shipment of vegetables on Monday afternoon. Initial reports indicate that the illicit drug was actually packed into scores of small ochro. News Source understands that the inside of the ochros were dug […]

President Addresses Nation on Amaila Falls

My Fellow Guyanese, I take this opportunity to let you know that the partners we have been working with, to develop the Amaila Hydro Project, Sithe Global/Blackstone, have withdrawn from this project.  They took this decision after  numerous efforts by the Government, national stakeholders and the two companies themselves to obtain Parliamentary Opposition support, but […]

APNU not budging on Amaila project

A 7:00 am call to the Opposition Leader by the President on a Sunday morning has not budged the APNU’s decision to not support the Amaila Falls Hydro Power project in its current form. The projects developer, American company Sithe Global announced its decision to pull out of the project over the weekend citing the […]