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Cocaine busted in Cheese rolls and Pine tarts at CJIA

Drug pushers in Guyana continue to find new and innovative ways in their efforts to get cocaine out of the country. A 37-year-old man from Canje, Berbice identified as Nicholas Harrinandan, is in the custody of the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit after he was busted at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport with over 15 pounds of […]

Kidnappers reduce ransom for Enmore businessman

Family members of Enmore businessman, Rajendra Singh who was kidnapped from his home on Saturday now say that they have been contacted by the kidnappers who have indicated that they now want $25 Million for the businessman’s safe return instead of the initial $50 Million that was demanded. Family members have also told police investigators […]

Ernest goes back to Parliament as Sharma’s replacement

Former Member of Parliament for the People’s National Congress, Ernest Elliott will be sworn in as the new Member of Parliament for the APNU on Monday, filling the seat left vacant by the resignation of Jaipaul Sharma. Elliott who has been a community activist for the PNC for several years, has also served as the […]

Guyanese tourist dies in Trinidad after turned away from hospital

(Trinidad Guardian)  Staff at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex (EWMSC) are once again under scrutiny after 35-year-old Guyanese national Jeetindra Sookram died of a suspected heart attack an hour after he was denied treatment there because he was not a T&T citizen. Sookram was then rushed to the Charlieville Medical Centre Ltd for treatment, […]

NCN producer asked to return to job; suspension thrown out

Following a report on News Source, Management of the National Communications Network has been forced to rescind the suspension of Senior Studio Producer Trevor Persaud. The young man was sent off of the job on Thursday as the state-owned TV station launched an investigation about the airing of the budget speech by AFC Member of […]

APNU shuts Priya down in Parliament

The APNU Members of Parliament used loud noise and banging on their desks to shut down Minister of Education Priya Manickchand when she attempted to make her budget presentation on Friday night in the National Assembly. Manickchand has refused to apologise for a remark she directed at APNU Member Jaipaul Sharma during the budget debates […]

NCN Producer suspended for allowing Cathy Hughes speech to air on TV

A young technical producer attached to the state-owned National Communications Network has  been suspended over the airing of the budget speech by Alliance For Change Member of Parliament, Cathy Hughes. News Source understands that the young man, Trevor Persaud, received a letter on Thursday indicating to him that he has been “interdicted from duty” pending […]

Fuel Tanker explodes at Port Kaituma; Houses and boats gutted

A fuel tanker belonging to a private company burst into flames and exploded on Friday morning at the water front in Port Kaituma, Region One. The boat eventually sank as the fire hopscotched its way to other boats and quickly caught on to two nearby buildings. The fire started just after 9 o’ clock on […]

Harmon tells Finance Minister “Give it up Ashni”

APNU Member of Parliament and Shadow Minister of Works, Joe Harmon on Thursday pleaded with Finance Minister, Dr. Ashni Singh to “give it up  Ashni” when it comes to his budget presentations. Harmon said the 2014 budget is uninspiring and is the Minister’s worst budget to date. He said the Minister and his team must […]

APNU Member Jaipaul Sharma resigns from Parliament

APNU Member of Parliament Jaipaul Sharma on Thursday submitted his resignation from the National Assembly to the Speaker Raphael Trotman. Mr. Sharma said his resignation comes in wake of the attack on him by Minister of Education Priya Manickchand who on Tuesday shouted in the National Assembly that the APNU should ask its member Sharma […]