Review and approve qualified applicants for radio -U.S Ambassador

On the eve of World Press Freedom Day, the United States Ambassador to Guyana, D. Brent Hardt challenged the Guyana National Broadcasting Authority to get down to work and review and approve the qualified applicants for radio licenses. The Ambassador’s statement at a U.S Embassy reception on Thursday night to celebrate World Press Freedom Day, […]

Controversy over South Africa’s deferral of Burnham Award

The South African government has confirmed that The Order of the Companions of O R Tambo to the late President Linden Sampson Burnham has been deferred. In an email to News Source, Mandla Feni of the Protocol and Ceremonial Services division of The South African Presidency confirmed the deferral but did not offer any reason for the […]

Guyanese day care worker in New Jersey charged for child abuse

A Guyanese woman who works as a day care provider in New Jersey found herself before a Jersey City Judge on Wednesday facing child abuse and endangerment charges. NBC 4 reports Prosecutors in New Jersey have filed child abuse and child endangerment charges against a Jersey City day care center worker who allegedly injured two toddlers. […]

APNU condemns murder of policeman

As the Guyana Police Force continues its probe into the shooting death of young police Corporal Romain Cleto while on duty, the Opposition coalition, A Partnership for National Unity is issuing a call for the Government to take immediate steps to reform the “Guyana Police Service and to provide the organization with the training and […]

President complains of Budget cuts at May Day rally

President Donald Ramotar used the Labour Rally hosted by the Federation of Independent Trade Unions in Guyana (FITUG) to once again express his government’s disappointment in the cuts made to the National Budget by the Opposition parties in Parliament. The Opposition parties used their majority in the National Assembly to trim the government’s budget by […]

Guyanese woman chopped to death by Bajan ex-husband

A 64-year-old Guyanese woman was murdered in Barbados last evening allegedly by her ex-husband who is a Barbadian national. The woman has been identified as Brenda Taylor-Belle. Public Relations Officer, Inspector David Welch of the Royal Barbados Police Force told News Source that the incident took place on Tuesday evening at Cutting Road in Haggatt […]

Man dies after scuffle with bus conductor over loud music

A minibus conductor has been arrested by the police and remains in custody following the death of a 52 year old man moments after the two were involved in a heated argument and scuffle in an East Coast bound mini bus. According to the Police Public Relations Office, 52 year old Basdeo Mangra of North […]

Cocaine in wri wri pepper from Guyana busted in Trinidad

Drug enforcement agents in Guyana are working along with their Trinidadian counterparts to track down a man who was able to ship over 80 pounds of cocaine out of Guyana through the Cheddi Jagan International Airport on a Caribbean Airlines flight. The drug bust was made in Trinidad and Tobago on Friday. The cocaine was […]

NFMU to show cause why radio frequencies should not be revoked

The National Frequency Management Unit will have to appear before Chief Justice Ian Chang on May 9, 2013 to show cause why the Court should not quash its decision to assign frequencies for radio and television broadcasting to Radio Guyana Inc., Telecor, New Guyana Company, Rudolph Grant, NTN Radio, Wireless Connections, Hits and Jams Entertainment, […]

63 year old man remanded for stepdaughter’s murder

The 63-year-old man fingered in the brutal stabbing death of his 14-year-old stepdaughter was remanded to prison on Monday morning when he appeared before Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs at the Vreed-en-hoop Magistrates’ Court. The man, Fitz Josiah was not allowed to enter a plea to the indictable charge and he appeared emotionless as he stood before […]