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Broadcast Authority cannot revoke Radio Licenses -Shaddick

The Chairperson of the National Broadcasting Authority and Member of Parliament for the People’s Progressive Party, Ms. Bibi Shaddick has declared that the Authority under the law does not really have any authority to revoke those radio licenses that were issued by Former President Bharrat Jagdeo without cause. Shaddick used the opening of her Budget […]

19 year old Stabbed to Death

Family members remember 19 year old Jamal Harris as “the most jovial” person you would have ever known. The young man was stabbed to death last evening and his assailant appears unknown. Jamal’s mother, Yvonne Smith told News Source this afternoon that just after 2am Monday she received a call that she should head to […]

Private Sector to get involved in efforts to attract Airlines

When Delta Airlines cuts its service to Guyana in early May, Caribbean Airlines and Suriname Airways will be the only two carriers plying the American market. Surinam Airways only flies to Miami while Caribbean Airlines takes on both the Miami and New York markets. Delta’s departure after five years of service between Guyana and New […]

Government “hogtied” by Drug Trade in Gold

Over the past two years, there has been a significant increase in persons getting involved in and investing in the Gold Mining sector. Some of the new investors are no strangers to the law and have been linked internationally to a number of cases in the drug underworld. Though the Government may be aware of […]

NCN and GINA to face Budget Cuts -Granger

The State owned National Communications Network and the Government Information Agency might find themselves again facing serious cuts in the budget. Last year, the Opposition parties in parliament used their majority to reduce the budgetary allocations to the two entities to just $1 each. That move was made as the Opposition hoped that it would […]

Four Killed, Eight Injured in Buck Hall Accident

Four persons were killed late Saturday night when a truck transporting miners and shop keepers in the interior location of  Buck Hall in Region 2, rolled down a hill and toppled over. At least eight persons survived the accident. Many of them jumped from the heavily laden truck as the driver fought to control it […]

Fire rips through Duncan Street Bond.

The Guyana Fire Service rushed to the scene of a Campbellville fire early Sunday morning as residents in the area reported that they had heard explosions coming from inside of the building. When firemen arrived at the scene the heavily grilled concrete building on Duncan Street Campbellville was engulfed in flames. Though the firemen faced […]

Reepu Daman Persaud passes on

Former Government Minister and Presidential Advisor Pandit Reepu Daman Persaud passed away early Sunday morning at the Georgetown Hospital while undergoing treatment. Persaud had fallen ill early Saturday and was initially taken to the Mercy Hospital but later transferred to the Georgetown Hospital for further tests and assessment at the Caribbean Heart Institute. Reepu Daman […]

APNU Member of Parliament recovering well

Member of Parliament for A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) Richard Allen continues to be monitored following his collapse in the National Assembly on Thursday. Doctors believe High Blood Pressure may be the reason for his collapse. Medical sources say from all initial tests, there were no signs of any heart ailment and he is […]

NYPD Cop whose parents are Guyanese Dies in Brooklyn Crash

(Daily News) He wanted to be a cop since he was a kid, but an NYPD officer’s dream-come-true ended Thursday before his rookie year was up. Officer Patrick Prince, 22, died in a Brooklyn car cash while on his way home after wrapping up his 7:30 p.m.-to-3:30 a.m. tour in the 73rd Precinct in Brownsville. […]