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26-year-old woman survives execution attempt

Twenty-six year old Makika DaSilva of David Street, Subryanville, is currently nursing gunshot wounds at a city hospital following what police believe was an execution attempt on her life. According to a police report, just at around 2:55 on Friday morning the woman was in a motor car with other relatives outside a house in […]

Attorney General “aint speaking for me” -Luncheon

Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Presidential Secretariat Dr. Roger Luncheon has declared that he sees no problem with the Government Information Agency placing excerpts of testimony from the Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry as newspapers advertisements, despite some concerns that the move may incense racial and political hostility. Luncheon told a media conference on […]

Fmr. Courts Marketing Director to be appointed CEO at NCN

The state-owned National Communications Network is expected to soon announce the appointment of Molly Rampersaud-Hassan as the new Chief Executive Officer of the company. Hassan is the former Marketing Director at COURTS Guyana. She has several years of experience in the marketing and business development field. News Source understands that the NCN Board of Directors […]

Police bungles manslaughter case against their own

Two years after the Guyana Police Force filed charges against two of their own policemen for the shooting death of a young man outside the fish shop on Hadfield Street, the force is being accused of deliberately bungling the investigation and the court case. Twenty-one year old Dameon Belgrave was shot dead while hanging out […]

Insel Air launches Guyana service with big ticket sale

Curacao flag carrier Insel Air will officially begin its service to the Guyana market from June 18, 2014 and the carrier is already promising to remain in the Guyana skies for the long haul. The airline will be offering non stop flights from Guyana to Aruba, Curacao and Miami. Additionally, because of its partnership with […]

Teen stabbed to death during Bamboo Creek argument

Police investigators have announced that they are probing the murder of 15-year-old Winsley Peters,of Bamboo Creek, North Pakaraimas. The murder occurred just after 9pm on Monday night in the Bamboo Creek area. According to a Police report on the incident, the teenager was involved in a heated argument with two men and during the argument […]

CSBI Port security training held in Guyana

GEORGETOWN – Representatives from the International Port Security Program, in conjunction with the Maritime Administration of Guyana, conducted a port security seminar on May 6-8, 2014, at the Regency Hotel.  This seminar was the second in a series of four programs being conducted by U.S. Coast Guard facilitators. The seminar focused on boosting the capacity […]

CSME being examined through “gender lens”

The Twenty-Sixth Meeting of the Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) got underway on Wednesday at the CARICOM Headquarters in Georgetown Guyana. The Council is being chaired by Minister of Health and Social Services from Montserrat, Hon. Colin Riley and is being hosted with support from the International Labour Organization (ILO), the UN Women and the Caribbean Development Bank. […]

Police wants Doctor to “clarify” report on teen shot in mouth

Investigators probing the police shooting of a 15-year-old boy in his mouth have asked the Doctor at the Georgetown Hospital who treated the young man to “clarify” his medical report. News Source understands that the Doctor has since indicated to the Police that there is nothing more to clarify and that he has reported exactly […]

#bringbackjustice campaign confronts PYO vigil

The decision by the Progressive Youth Organisation to host a candle light vigil to lend its voice to the campaign to have the school girls kidnapped in Nigeria returned to their homes, was met with opposition by a number of other youth groups and youth organisations who launched their own “#bringback” campaign outside the PYO’s […]