Police wants you to “BB” message Force when you see crime

The Guyana Police Force in an effort to get citizens to play a greater role in the crime fight has added a blackberry service that would cater for blackberry users who may see something suspicious and need to inform the Police. In a statement highlighting the crime statistics for the first six months of the […]

Dynamic Airways hits snafu on inaugural service

The latest airline to join the Guyana/New York market hit major problems on its inaugural flight to Georgetown and the return flight to New York. Airline officials are now working around the clock to avoid a repeat. News Source understands that on the same day that Dynamic Airways launched its schedule service to Guyana from […]

PNC suspends Vanessa Kissoon over row with Oscar Clarke

The People’s National Congress Reform has made moves to suspend the membership of Vanessa Kissoon who is the Member of Parliament for the coalition A Partnership for National Unity representing Region 10. The PNC is the major partner in the APNU. Although Kissoon is being suspended from the party, it is unclear what impact if […]

Tourism sector welcoming new airlines

Dynamic Airways, the newest airline to come onboard with Guyana arrived on Thursday on its inaugural flight, plying the route from the John F Kennedy Airport to the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA). Speaking at a press conference at the Tourism Ministry’s South Road Office, Director of the Guyana Tourism Authority, Indranauth Haralsingh said that […]

US Drug Enforcement Agency to set up office in Guyana

The United States has decided to set up a permanent presence of its Drug Enforcement Agency in Guyana as it moves to increase its efforts to go after the drug trade and local drug lords. The announcement was made on Thursday morning during a Joint Press Conference between President Donald Ramotar and US Ambassador to […]

LGE is not political decision but Constitutional Right -US Ambassador

The Government of Guyana continues to come under pressure from the International community and local organisations to set a date for Local Government Elections. The last time the PPP Civic administration called Local Government polls was 20 years ago. Outgoing US Ambassador to Guyana, Brent Hardt believes the stage should be set to call the […]

Luncheon’s “right hand” charged for stealing

The Personal Assistant to Head of the Presidential Secretariat Dr. Roger Luncheon, appeared in court on Wednesday charged with stealing over $1Million from his landlord. According to the Prosecution’s case, the young man Azeem Khan, lived in a two storey building owned by the complainant. The building in Kitty, Georgetown, houses the apartment where Khan […]

US Embassy hosts Youth Action Network Conference

GEORGETOWN – The U.S Embassy’s Public Affairs Section held its second annual Youth Action Network (YAN) Conference June 21-22, 2014 at the Splashmin’s Fun Park, Soesdyke-Linden Highway. Twenty Guyanese Youth Action Network members participated in competence-building seminars in the areas of personal development and goal setting, leadership styles, and strategies to motivate others.  The sessions […]

Father jailed, son remanded for cocaine in suitcase handles

Forty-one year old  Georgetown resident, Darren Owen Harris was sentenced to three years in jail on Monday after he pleaded guilty to a drug trafficking charge. The man and his son were arrested at the Cheddi Jagan Airport over the weekend when CANU agents found over 2 pounds of cocaine in the suitcases bearing their […]