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 […]

IPA and Pressy’s win supply contracts for Forensic lab

The administration is moving ahead with the establishment of a modern forensic laboratory for the Guyana Police Force and the Ministry of Home Affairs has announced that the International Pharmaceutical Agency and Pressy’s Enterprise which are both Georgetown businesses, have won the bids for the supply of specific material and equipment to furnish the forensic […]

12 graduate from National Drama School

Twelve students successfully completed the Diploma programme at the National School of Theatre Arts and Drama, making their mark in history as the first to receive certified training in the creative arts at the tertiary level in Guyana.             The 12 were honoured during a simple graduation ceremony at the National Cultural Centre (NCC) where President […]