APNU meets Elections Commission on preparations for polls

APNU Leader David Granger along with senior partnership functionaries including Dr. Rupert Roopnarine, Amna Ally and Joseph Harmon met with officials of the Guyana Elections Commission to discuss several major issues as the Commission gears up for early elections in 2015. Just after the meeting, Dr. Roopnarine told reporters that “we had a very full […]

Govt. wants developed world to lead climate change mitigation

Five years after Copenhagen, pledges by developed countries to reduce emissions to ensure 1.5 or less than 2 degrees warming are still to materialise.             Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment, Robert Persaud made this comment during his address at the Opening Day of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, in Lima, Peru recently. […]

Murder rate down, Robberies up in November

The Guyana Police Force has released its monthly statistics on the crime situation in the country. The report has found that the murder rate is down while cases of robberies continue to rise. For  11 months of the year, a total of 127 murders were recorded in comparison to 133 murders for the same period […]

Govt. tries to salvage problem plagued e-governance project

The Government of Guyana is expected to consult with two international companies in a last ditch effort to salvage the multi billion dollar e-governance project which has been plagued with numerous delays and problems. The project entails the laying of fibre optic cables from Brazil to Guyana. That exercise began four years ago and was […]

Guyana Ambassador to Belgium is new ACP Secretary General

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced that Guyana’s Ambassador to Belgium and the European Community, Dr. Patrick Ignatius Gomes, has been selected as the new Secretary-General of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States for the period 2015 to 2020. The decision was made at the 100th Session of the Council of Ministers of […]

DNA tests confirms remains to be of missing teacher Nyozi Goodman

The Guyana Police Force on Wednesday morning confirmed that the remains of a woman’s  body that were found back in July in a bushy area at Turkeyen are those of St. Stanislaus teacher Nyozi Goodman. Public Relations Officer of the Guyana Police Force, Ivelaw Whittaker told News Source that the samples which were sent to Trinidad […]

Guyana tops List of Deportees from Trinidad and Tobago

(Trinidad Express)  Trinidad and Tobago Attorney General Anand Ramlogan has described as “mischievous, malicious and very dangerous” charges of racial and religious discrimination in the arrest of people or racial profiling in the deportation of illegal immigrants by the Government of the People’s Partnership. Ramlogan said statistics from 2010 to October 2014 showed “the number […]

Ramotar has destroyed Democracy in Guyana -Granger

Guyana’s Leader of the Opposition, Brigadier (retired) David Granger is of the strong view that democracy in Guyana has died and President Donald Ramotar ought to take the blame for that death. On Tuesday, Mr. Granger and his APNU supporters held an all black silent protest outside the President’s office. The Opposition Leader told reporters that […]

Guyanese man busted in Antigua with 2lbs cocaine in stomach

A Guyanese man who arrived in Antigua last Friday (December 5, 2014) with just over two pounds of cocaine in small packets in his stomach, has been sentenced to 14 months in jail. The sentence was handed down after he was unable to pay the fine instituted against him for drug trafficking. According to the […]