GPHC widens fraud probe

The Georgetown Hospital is widening a fraud probe and has sent the Director of Financial Services and a Clerk from the Accounts Department on leave, until the outcome of the probe. The move comes as the hospital, the Auditor General’s office and the Police investigate reports of a multi million dollar fraud at the state […]

T&T Sex slave ring has Guyana links

(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) There is a multi-million-dollar sex slave trade taking place between this country and South America where persons are being held against their will, forced into prostitution and threatened with death. This was disclosed yesterday by government ministers from Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela who met yesterday to discuss initiatives to crack down on […]

Fire guts section of Comfort Sleep and Payless bonds

An early evening fire of unknown origin ripped through a section of the Comfort Sleep storage bond and a bond belonging to the Payless store on Wednesday at the Eccles Industrial Site. Firemen were called to the scene just after 7 pm when persons in the area raised an alarm after seeing heavy smoke bellowing […]

Prison Officer busted taking weed into Camp St. Jail

A young Prison Officer attached to the Camp Street Jail has been taken into custody and will face possible charges before the end of the week after he was busted trying to take marijuana and cigarettes into the Camp Street Jail. News Source understands that the incident took place late Tuesday and the discovery was […]

Businessman charged with Biker’s murder

Dressed in a white t-shirt and camouflage pants, Water Street businessman, Randy Jagdeo stood before Chief Magistrate Priya Beharry to face the charge of murder related to the shooting death of his friend, Biker Kirk Davis. Jagdeo was not required to enter a plea to the indictable charge and stood quietly in the courthouse as […]

K&S bows out of year end tournament

After 23 years as the leading promoters of football in Guyana, the Kashif and Shanghai Organisation has decided to bow out of the annual Christmas season tournament and instead focus its attention on a nationwide School’s tournament. The confirmation of the decision by the Kashif and Shanghai group came on Wednesday, the same day that […]

Diplomats meet APNU over Anti-Money Laundering Bill

As another deadline looms over Guyana enacting amendments to the money laundering legislation, western diplomats are trying to get a better understanding of why the opposition parties are not ready to fully throw their support behind the current legislation. On Monday, The American, British, Canadian and European Union diplomatic representatives met with Opposition Leader David […]

Rice production reaches record high

Guyana’s rice farmers have produced a record production, surpassing the 500,000 tonnes that were targeted for the entire 2013, and based on the current outlook, last year’s production record may be exceeded by 100,000 tonnes, Agriculture Minister Dr Leslie disclosed today.  “On Monday the 21st October, for the first time in our history, we reached a goal […]

Trinidad deports Guyanese woman and sick Trini son

(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) A Guyanese woman and her ailing two-year-old son, a Trinidad national, were deported hours after the child was discharged from hospital on Monday night. The child’s mother, Rosinda Nicholson, who arrived in Trinidad five years ago, is now appealing to Minister of Health Fuad Khan to intervene. Her sister, Errolyn Pierre, said the […]