Ituni Residents Block Roads

Residents of the Region 10 Upper Demerara/Berbice community of Ituni have blocked the main access roads in the area in protest of the Government’s forestry land distribution policy. Large pieces of logs have been thrown across the roads and set on fire. The  protest action started this  morning and has completely shut off access to […]

Pilot in Guyana crash identified

Aviation officials in Guyana have identified the pilot of the twin-engine aircraft that crashed into a house at Sparendaam as 71-year-old American, Pierre Angiel. The Pilot also served as the Director of his own company Angiel EnviroSafe Incorporated which is based in Miami, Florida. The company carries out aerial survey and mapping. It was hired […]

Bus driver shot to head over $100 fare

A South Georgetown mini bus driver remains a patient of the Georgetown Hospital after he was shot to the head by a passenger who refused to pay the $100 fare. 49-year-old Desmond Marcus said two young men entered the mini bus on Friday night with one of them saying that he was going to pay […]

13 year old girl missing

A crying mother is pleading for the safe return of her only daughter who has been missing since last Friday. Thirteen year old Gerena France was last seen on Friday afternoon at school. She is a student of the Christ Church Secondary School. The young girl’s distraught mother told News Source on Sunday morning that […]

Two Killed in Guyana Plane Crash

Two persons, an American pilot and a Canadian survey technician, were killed when the small American registered twin-engine plane they were flying encountered engine troubles and crashed into a small house in the East Coast Demerara village of Sparendaam which is located just about 5 miles East of Guyana’s capital Georgetown on Saturday afternoon. The […]

Teenage “car thief” escapes custody

A 16-year-old lad who pleaded guilty earlier this week to stealing a car and was remanded has escaped police custody. The juvenile was back at court on Friday for a probation report before sentencing but was told to return to court on the 27th April for sentencing. Police sources say the young man escaped from […]

40 years of CXC; Guyana Honoured

The Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) is celebrating 40 years since its establishment and the regional body is recognising Guyana and the work of Guyanese over the past four decades. On Friday, CXC Senior Assistant Registrar-Susan Giles joined Guyana’s Education Minister Priya Manickchand at the Umana Yana in Georgetown  for a Prayer Brunch and Recognition Ceremony. The […]

Chris Matthias is new GFF President

It took three rounds of voting, But just after 9 o clock on a windy Georgetown night, General Secretary of the Georgetown Football Federation and Customs Broker Christopher Matthias was elected President of the Guyana Football Federation trouncing his rival Aubrey Shanghai Major 11 votes to 6. Matthias will serve a 2 year term and […]

Granny murdered at Cove & John

Police at Cove and John on the East Coast of Demerara are investigating the brutal murder of an 89-year-old woman whose bloodied body was found under a house located next door to the Cove and John Cemetery. The dead pensioner has been identified as Millicent Prince-Cummings. Investigators have sealed off the area where the body […]

Miner beaten to death at Cuyuni

The Guyana Police Force today announced that it has launched an investigation into the murder of yet another gold miner. According to a Police Press Release, 25-year-old John Mc Pherson of Plum Park, Sophia was pronounced dead at the Bartica Hospital after being badly beaten by a number of other miners on Wednesday April 10, […]