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Government not happy with Speaker’s Ruling

Following the ruling by Speaker of the National Assembly Raphael Trotman that the Opposition could slice the national budget estimates, the Government rushed before the cameras during a parliamentary break to express their discomfort and frustration with the ruling. In his ruling, Speaker Trotman said the Constitution of Guyana is the embodiment of the nation’s […]

Passenger drops dead at airport check-in counter

A 61 year old passenger who was late for his non-stop flight to Toronto, Canada collapsed and died this midday while at the check-in counter of Caribbean Airlines at the Cheddi Jagan Airport, Timehri. The man has been identified as Ramkirpaul Jagmohan. He is a Guyanese born Canadian citizen who was returning home. Reports indicate […]

Bees force classes to end at Stella Maris

A mid-morning attack of Africanized bees brought classes to an early end at the Stella Maris Primary School in Woolford Avenue, Georgetown. The school sent out an alert to parents asking them to uplift their children after a decision was made to end classes for the day. Headteacher Ms. Doreen Singh told News Source that […]

Need for action on LGBT Issues -US Ambassador

The United States Ambassador to Guyana, Brent Hardt has thrown out a call for there to be more action in Guyana when it comes to issues of concern to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender(LGBT) community. The American diplomat told a media workshop held over the weekend in Georgetown that he believes there could be […]

70-year-old man murdered at Gaumont Hotel.

The body of a 70-year-old man was found sprawled on the stairway of the Gaumont Hotel in High Street, Georgetown on Monday afternoon. The man has been identified as Frederick Thomas of Friendship, East Coast Demerara. According to a police report, the man’s body was found with a stab wound to the chest on the […]

NYPD Cop kills Guyanese boyfriend and baby before killing self

A Guyanese man and his young baby were shot dead in their Brooklyn Apartment by his girlfriend, a New York police officer who eventually killed herself just after committing the double murder in the East Flatbush area. The man has been identified as Dason Peters. He was scheduled to fly to Guyana tonight to be […]

Rohee plays dodge-ball on Jagdeo race statement

Minister of Home Affairs and Executive member of the governing People’s Progressive Party, Clement Rohee believes recent statements by Former President Bharrat Jagdeo that there is a “resurgence” of sentiments against Guyanese of East Indian descent must not be seen as a position of the Peoples Progressive Party although Jagdeo still holds a senior position in […]

Murder of Domino Club President baffles Police

Investigators are stumped by the Sunday night murder of President of the Georgetown Dominoes Association, Orin Joseph.  The 52-year-old man was shot dead just in front of his house during a black out. Initial reports suggested that the murder may have been part of a robbery attempt gone bad but police investigators are looking at […]

PSC blames “hardened Parliament” for private sector’s slow down

The Private Sector Commission is pressing the combined Opposition parties in parliament to have an alternative plan if they intend to cut the 2013 budget estimates. The Commission’s position comes on the eve of the consideration of the National budget estimates in the National Assembly. The Opposition Parties, A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) and […]

German tourist dies in Lethem accident

A 74-year-old German tourist died on the spot when the Recreational Vehicle (RV) he was driving toppled on the Lethem Road. The accident occurred just after 1 pm on Sunday according to reports out of the Region 9 area. The man has been identified as Holmutt Federick Ottmann. His 73-year-old wife, Ingrid Margaret Ottmann was badly injured and […]