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AFC defends support for Amaila despite concerns

Opposition political party, the Alliance for Change has come under criticism across the social media landscape from many of its supporters for its decision to lend support to the Amaila Falls Hydro power project in its current form. The party has also been criticized over links between its Chairman Nigel Hughes and the Amaila Hydro […]

CANU convinced cocaine was placed in rice in Guyana

Officials of the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit (CANU) believe that the cocaine which was discovered in a shipment of rice from Guyana which was busted in the Dominican Republic, was placed in the shipment in Guyana. The shipment was busted on its way to Venezuela as part of the Guyana rice deal with the neighbouring […]

Mark Phillips promoted to be new Chief of Staff

President Donald Ramotar, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Chairman of the Defence Board has approved the promotion of Colonel Mark Phillips to Brigadier. He has identified the Brigadier as the Chief -of -Staff designate and Chairman of the Joint Services Coordination Council, to assume the command and control of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) […]

It matters not who we play in the finals -Sarwan

by Rawle Toney   “It doesn’t really matter who we play in the finals because at the end of the day our goal as a team is to take that trophy back to Guyana” said Ramneresh Sarwan, Captain of the Guyana Amazon Warriors when he spoke exclusively to News Source at the Queens Park Oval […]

US Embassy welcomes new Deputy Chief

The United States Embassy in Georgetown on Friday announced the arrival of the new Deputy Chief of Missions,Bryan D. Hunt. According to a statement from the embassy, Mr Hunt arrived in Guyana Wednesday, August 7, to assume duties as the Deputy Chief of Mission at the United States Embassy in Georgetown.  The embassy said prior […]

APNU wants Inquiry into state of Public Education system

A Partnership for National Unity, the opposition political group, believes it is time for a Commission of Inquiry to be held to examine the state of Guyana’s public education system. Opposition Leader David Granger at a Friday morning press conference said while it is important to celebrate the successes of students who have performed well […]

Leadership forum hosted for G.L.O.W Girls

GEORGETOWN – U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers organized Guyana’s third Camp G.L.O.W. (Girls Leading Our World) at the Kuru-Kuru Cooperative College, Linden Soesdyke Highway from August 12 to 19, 2013.  Approximately 75 young girls ages 13 to 17 from across Guyana participated in activities that focused on teamwork, building self-esteem, goal-setting, decision-making, and creating healthy relationships […]

Doodnauth Singh passes on

Former Attorney General of Guyana and Former Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission, Senior Counsel Doodnauth Singh has died. According To family members, he passed away on Wednesday evening at the Balwant Singh Hospital. He was 80 years old. Mr. Singh had been ailing for a while. He was well-respected in the legal circles as […]

KFC branches, Pizza Hut closed over sanitary condition

Customers were turned away from the KFC and Pizza Hut branches on Vlissengen Road and the KFC Stabroek Market location in Georgetown on Tuesday as the food outlets were shut down for “maintenance”. Reports indicate however, that a senior official from the KFC Regional Branch flew into Guyana to inspect the local branches and was […]