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 […]

GDF officer returns from U.S after sex charges dropped

A Guyana Defence Force lieutenant who was charged two years ago with sodomy and child molestation in the United States has returned to Guyana after the charges against him were dropped, but his legal troubles may be far from over. Lieutenant Marvin Douglas is now in the custody of the GDF under open arrest. He […]

Benschop wants radio license too

Social activist and internet radio talk show host Mark Benschop has written to President Donald Ramotar inquiring about the status of his application for a radio license. According to the letter which was seen by News Source, Mr. Benschop first applied for his radio license in 2009 through the National Frequency Management Unit and Minister […]