Manickchand says her statement not meant to “offend”

Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand on Wednesday told the National Assembly that her statement made on Tuesday in the House about asking APNU Member of Parliament Jaipaul Sharma about statutory rape, was not meant to offend anyone, but she continued her refusal to apologise for the remark. In a brief statement before the start of […]

MP’s blast Inews for graphic photo of dead child

Members of Parliament from both sides of the National Assembly and some Ministers of Government have expressed shock and disgust at the decision by online news Inews which is owned by Government Minister Robert Persaud to publish a graphic photo of a 13-year-old boy who committed suicide. Minister of Human Services Jennifer Webster told News […]

DPP makes move to reopen Randy Jagdeo case

Guyana’s Director of Public Prosecutions, Shalimar Ali-Hack is awaiting the depositions in the case involving businessman Randy Jagdeo who was set free by the Chief Magistrate on a murder charge following the failure of some witnesses to appear in court. Speaking to News Source on Wednesday, the DPP explained that she wrote to the Chief […]

Vyphuis calls on Police Officers to display honesty

Retiring Assistant Police Commissioner and A’ Division Commander, George Vyphuis on Wednesday morning called for junior ranks of the Guyana Police Force to be more honest when interacting with members of the public. Addressing a retirement parade held in his honour at Police Headquarters, the Assistant Police Commissioner “I would wish to call on the […]

Local security agents trained in port security

 A team of International Port Security (IPS) program instructors from the United States Coast Guard delivered a technical course on the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code to key officials and stakeholders March 23-28. The International Port Security Program seeks to reduce risks to international and U.S. ports and ships and to facilitate secure maritime […]

Priya banned from Budget debates

Education Minister Priya Manickchand has been banned by the Speaker of the National Assembly from making presentations during the budget debates after she refused to apologise for a heckling remark she made against APNU Member of Parliament, Jaipaul Sharma. During the presentation of APNU Member Volda Lawrence about sexual abuse and statutory rape, the Education […]

Another Elections will not solve Guyana’s problems -Labour Minister

Amidst calls by some in the society for snap elections, Guyana’s Minister of Labour Dr. Nanda Gopaul does not believe new elections will solve the problems of Guyana. Speaking on Tuesday afternoon during the budget debates, Dr. Gopaul told the National Assembly that another elections will not solve Guyana’s problems. He said while it could […]

13-year-old Enmore boy found hanging

Police are investigating the death of a 13-year-old boy of Enmore, East Coast Demerara who was found hanging from the ceiling in his room early on Tuesday morning. Investigators believe the teen committed suicide. The discovery was made by his grandmother who expressed shock at his passing and the way he took his life. Other […]

Ossie Rogers remanded to prison for assault of 13-year-old

Freelance Radio Broadcaster Ossie Rogers was remanded to prison on Tuesday morning after he appeared at the Sparendaam Magistrates’ Court and was slapped with two charges stemming from accusations from a 13-year-old girl. Rogers was charged with assault causing grievous bodily harm and threatening language. The Prosecution’s case is that he slapped and threatened the […]