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, […]

NCN Board disbands Current Affairs Unit

The Board of the National Communications Network has made a decision to disband a recently formed Current Affairs Unit and transfer all the recently hired staff for that unit to the newsroom of NCN. The move by the NCN Board has unsettled some of those who were a part of the unit and some of […]

Women Miners want better security.

The Guyana Women Miners Organisation has issued a call for there to be the presence of more policemen in the mining districts. The call comes in wake of yet another murder of a miner at an interior location. In a statement issued Thursday, the group said “many times because of no police presence in these […]

Guyana bids Farewell to “Reep”

Remembered as one to always find compromise while remaining a humble soul, the life of Reepu Daman Persaud was celebrated today. Scores of persons gathered at the Guyana International Convention Centre to pay tribute and to reflect on the life and work of the former Government Minister and Member of Parliament. Cloudy conditions with the […]

Two Dead, Two missing in Berbice River Tragedy

The bodies of two persons have been found following a tragedy in the Upper Berbice river that has left investigators baffled. Late Tuesday night, the body of a mid age man was taken to the New Amsterdam Hospital after it was found floating in the river in a farming community known as Mara. Mara is […]

Linden nurses strike

Nurses at Linden began strike action Wednesday morning over their unpaid gratuity money and they say they do not intend to head back to the hospitals until they are sure the payments will be made. The over 75 nurses marched through the streets of Linden expressing their displeasure with the way they were being treated. […]

Linden forms Trust for new TV Station

The Region 10 Administration has started work on forming a Trust that will overlook efforts for the Region to be granted a TV station license and get a TV station into operation within months. Speaking in the National Assembly on Monday, Chairperson of the Guyana National Broadcasting Authority Bibi Shaddick  who is a Member of […]

One Dead in Matthews Ridge crash

A medical evacuation was activated late Tuesday night following an accident in the Big Creek area at Matthews Ridge in Region 1, Barima Waini. Initial reports reaching News Source state that one person has been confirmed dead at the scene of the crash and at least two others were seriously injured and would be flown to […]

APNU Not supporting “Cardboard Budget”

The Leader of the Opposition on Tuesday night gave the clearest indication yet that the opposition was not prepared to support the budget estimates as presented by Finance Minister Dr. Ashni Singh. Wrapping up the Opposition’s contributions to the 2013 Budget debates, Opposition Leader David Granger told the National Assembly that the nation has been […]

Linden Nurses to go on strike

Nurses in the mining town of Linden have decided to go on a full scale strike action from Wednesday morning. The over 75 nurses based at the two hospitals in the town have been protesting over the past two weeks for their gratuity payments which were due in March but were never made. Union Representative […]