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US Military Cadets team up with YAN for community projects

The U.S Embassy’s Youth Action Network (YAN) teamed up with visiting U.S. military cadets to take part in a major community service project on August 2,under the theme: “Ready to Serve, Ready to Lead.” A total of 79 volunteers completed a beautification project at a shelter for victims of domestic abuse run by the non-governmental organization Help […]

Soesdyke miner killed during drunken row in Itaballi

Police investigators are once again travelling to an interior location to investigate the murder of another miner. The police on Sunday reported that 27-year-old miner Dwayne Johnson of Soesdyke, East Bank Demerara was stabbed to death on Saturday night during a drunken argument with another man at Itaballi, Mazaruni river. He was rushed to the […]

Lisa Punch bows out of Rising Star…will keep Punching

She had the looks and sound of a star but it wasn’t enough to move her to the next round of the ABC Reality music show, Rising Star. Guyana’s songbird Lisa Punch was eliminated from the weekly singing competition on Sunday evening even as the Judges pleaded with the voting public to ensure she returns […]

Ministers and man clash over loud music at PPP event

A young man was arrested on Friday night after he got into a verbal confrontation with government Minister outside a PPP Fundraising Bar B Q event on Emancipation Day in the Eccles community. Reports indicate that the youth may have been unaware that the event was being hosted by the PPP Eccles group and had […]

Dynamic Airways return to Guyana market further delayed

North Carolina based Dynamic Airways will not be back in Guyana offering its service on August 8 as the airline had previously announced. Captain Gerry Gouveia of Roraima Airways told News Source on Sunday that the US carrier will not be ready by that date to return to the market. Roraima Airways has been overlooking […]

GT&T now offers Shop n Go Point of Sale service

Following the successful launching of the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph (GT&T) Company’s Mobile Money Guyana (MMG) last year, the telephone company has launched the second phase of this service called “Shop n go”. GT&T’s customers will now be able to pay for their goods and services at a wide range of places from supermarkets, service […]

Bronx fire leaves Guyanese family homeless

(NY Daily News)  Several Bronx residents narrowly escaped from their burning homes Wednesday afternoon after a fast-moving fire ripped through one house and then jumped to two others next door, the FDNY said. Neighbors first called 911 around 1:55 p.m. when white smoke and flames erupted from a blue house on Hill Ave. near 241st […]

“No system of injustice lasts forever!” -First Lady

First Lady Deolatchmee Ramotar in offering Emancipation Greetings has reminded Guyanese that ” that no system of injustice lasts forever!” Mrs. Ramotar said that message is a timeless one which should inspire all. While offering “heartfelt Emancipation greetings to all Guyanese but especially to Guyanese of African origin for whom this day resonates with so much […]

Guyana Shines project cleans up city

GEORGETOWN –  On July 22, 2014, the U.S. Embassy provided more than $7,600.00 worth of equipment and supplies to Youths For Guyana (YFG) as part of the Guyana Shines: Keep Guyana Beautiful initiative. The property grant included gloves, bags, computers, tables, electronic equipment, and other items to support the group’s environmental work.  The recent handover follows over $34,000.00 […]