CANU in large marijuana bust on Sheriff Street

Early this morning, members of the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit found close to one hundred and sixty pounds of compressed marijuana bundled up in large plastic wrapped packages in a car on Sheriff Street in Georgetown. News Source understands that the car, bearing license plate number PKK-1609, came from New Amsterdam, Berbice, with the large […]

Motorcyclist dies in crash at Russian embassy turn

The rider of a motorcycle became this country’s latest road fatality early this morning when he lost control of his motorcycle and slammed into the barriers at the Russian Embassy turn in Kitty. The dead man has been identified as 22-year-old, Suresh Kellowan, of Good Hope, East Coast Demerara. The incident reportedly occurred around 2:20 […]

Sexual Offences Court heard 14 cases in 5 months with nine convictions

Five months after the Sexual Offences Court was operationalized, Justice Simone Morris-Ramlall is reporting that a total of 14 cases have been heard by the Court with 9 of those matters returning guilty verdicts. Providing a statistical update on the work of the Court, Justice Morris-Ramlall said Friday morning that the Court has been meeting its expectations, […]

Guyana’s economy did worse than predicted in 2017 with 2.1% growth rate

Guyana’s economic performance in 2017 was far from robust, with economic growth figures falling below revised growth rates identified by the Ministry of Finance. Finance Minister Winston Jordan told reporters today that Guyana recorded 2.1% economic growth in 2017. He explained that although there was positive growth, the growth rate turned out to be worse […]

Jagdeo says “frivolous” charges against Singh and Brassington are to please hardcore government supporters

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo today described as “frivolous”, the charges filed against former Finance Minister Dr. Ashni Singh and former NICIL Head Winston Brassington related to misconduct in public office. The three charges relate to the sale of hundreds acres of land to three business persons for prices that were far below the valuation price. […]