“Gold Don’t Spoil” -Pres. Ramotar

The price for gold has been fluctuating on the world market and that has raised concerns in the local industry. Over the past 2 years, Gold production has seen steady increases in Guyana. More investments are being made into the sector and the gold industry is considered the fastest growing one in Guyana. But the […]

GEA fires more staffers over polygraph tests

The Guyana Energy Agency today fired three more staffers after they reportedly failed lie detector tests. The 3 GEA Inspectors were called in to a meeting this morning at the Agency’s Quamina Street location and told that their services were no longer needed because they failed the polygraph tests that they were subjected to undergo. […]

Teen Killer Caught

63-year-old Fitz Josiah who brutally stabbed his 14-year-old stepdaughter to death and fled, has been caught. The man was spotted in the Vreed-en-hoop area walking on the road just around nightfall Thursday evening when residents recognised him from a photograph posted early Thursday afternoon on News Source and on Facebook. A young man in the […]

Details emerge of teen girl killer

The 63-year-old man fingered in the brutal murder of his 14-year-old stepdaughter is being described as “a man with a bad temper who always had issues with his nerves”. Police investigators believe the elderly man identified as Fitz Josiah brutally stabbed his stepdaughter Fenella Samuels during a heated argument at the family’s West Coast Demerara […]

Budget passes after more cuts

Another round of budget cuts on Wednesday evening ended the consideration of the National Budget estimates for 2013. After two weeks of considerations, the $208 Billion budget was reduced to $177 Billion, representing total cuts of close to 15%. The Opposition parties whipped out their majority on Wednesday night to cut the budgetary allocations for […]

Rohee wants evidence of PPP “criminal cabal”

Minister of Home Affairs Clement Rohee was reminded by the Speaker of the National Assembly on Wednesday that Members of Parliament enjoy Parliamentary privilege in the House. The Speaker’s caution to the Home Affairs Minister came after Member of Parliament for A Partnership for National Unity, Desmond Trotman issued a statement  regarding a letter he received from […]

14 year old girl stabbed to death by step father

A 14-year-old West Demerara girl was stabbed to death on Wednesday evening by her step father during an argument at the family’s home at Plastic City Squatting area, West Coast Demerara. The incident occurred just after 8pm, according to investigators. The dead teen has been identified as Fenella Samuels. She was stabbed 15 times to her body. […]

Two men drown in Konawaruk river

The Guyana Police Force is reporting that investigations are being conducted into the suspected drowning of  37-year-old Quacy Rover and 31-year-old Dwayne Thomas of West Ruimveldt, Georgetown which occurred at about 3pm on Tuesday at Takuba Lodge Landing, Konawaruk in Region 7. The Police report states that investigations so far have revealed that the two […]

Budget slashed for airport expansion

The Government is fuming after the Opposition parties in Parliament used their majority again and slashed more allocations in the National Budget. This time the opposition’s scissors moved through the budget for the works ministry and the move could affect the expansion of the Cheddi Jagan international airport and a number of other projects. The […]

“GDF and Guyana deserted officer” -Army Source

A Guyana Defence Force source familiar with the case involving 27 year old Lieutenant Marvin Douglas is adamant that it was the Guyana Defence Force and the Government of Guyana that deserted the army officer after sex charges were dropped against him in a U.S court last December. The officer was charged with sodomy and […]