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NY Senator to face charges in case with Guyana links

(NY DAILY NEWS EXCLUSIVE) A prominent Brooklyn state senator is the latest politician snared in a long-running federal corruption probe, with charges expected against him this week, the Daily News has learned. Sen. John Sampson (D-Brooklyn), once among Albany’s most powerful politicians, is the senator identified in court papers as asking ex-Sen. Shirley Huntley (D-Queens) […]

Thief carts off GEA fuel test machine at Linden as inspector sleeps

A Guyana Energy Agency fuel inspector has found himself facing tough questions after a “thief” on Sunday morning carted off a $4 Million piece of equipment that the agency uses to test fuel to see whether it was marked as legal or not. The incident occurred at the GEA inspection booth which is located at the Mackenzie/Wismar […]

Man found dead after stabbed by woman during bar hangout

A drinking spree turned deadly for a 33-year-old East Bank Demerara man who was stabbed to his chest by a woman after he reportedly tried to sexually assault her. The dead man has been identified as Mark Anthony Fredericks. The woman, Simone Daniels has since confesses to the murder and has been taken into custody. The […]

Visa scam artist busted and arrested

A man who posed an employee of the United States Embassy has been arrested and is facing possible fraud charges. Police investigators have not released the name of the scam artist but they have been tracking him for months following reports from a number of persons that they were contacted by him and he offered […]

Elderly man crushed to death in hit and run

An elderly man was crushed to death at the corner of High & Princess Streets on Friday afternoon by a canter truck. The man who is of East Indian descent, is yet to be identified. The driver of the truck sped away from the scene according to eyewitnesses. One eyewitness told News Source that the […]

Review and approve qualified applicants for radio -U.S Ambassador

On the eve of World Press Freedom Day, the United States Ambassador to Guyana, D. Brent Hardt challenged the Guyana National Broadcasting Authority to get down to work and review and approve the qualified applicants for radio licenses. The Ambassador’s statement at a U.S Embassy reception on Thursday night to celebrate World Press Freedom Day, […]

Controversy over South Africa’s deferral of Burnham Award

The South African government has confirmed that The Order of the Companions of O R Tambo to the late President Linden Sampson Burnham has been deferred. In an email to News Source, Mandla Feni of the Protocol and Ceremonial Services division of The South African Presidency confirmed the deferral but did not offer any reason for the […]

Guyanese day care worker in New Jersey charged for child abuse

A Guyanese woman who works as a day care provider in New Jersey found herself before a Jersey City Judge on Wednesday facing child abuse and endangerment charges. NBC 4 reports Prosecutors in New Jersey have filed child abuse and child endangerment charges against a Jersey City day care center worker who allegedly injured two toddlers. […]