Ramsammy clarifies statement about APNU/AFC Chances

Agriculture Minister Leslie Ramsammy has clarified a statement issued by him and carried by News Source which appeared to have given the impression that he believed that the new coalition between the two opposition parties, APNU and AFC stood a chance at winning the upcoming elections. In his statement Ramsammy said “I am not disappointed […]

Man busted at Ogle with cocaine in stomach

A 28-year-old man from Stanleytown, West Bank Demerara remains under police guard on Tuesday after he was busted at the Ogle International Airport with cocaine pellets in his stomach. According to the police, the man was getting ready to board a LIAT flight to Barbados when the bust was made. He was immediately arrested and […]

Rohee believes AFC has signed “death warrant” by joining with APNU

The governing People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C) continues to reject the newly formed alliance between the opposition parties with General Secretary Clement Rohee declaring on Tuesday that the Alliance for Change (AFC) has signed its death warrant. Rohee has always criticized the AFC for its support to the main opposition, A Partnership for National Unity […]

Bishop Edghill declares Moses joining with David is “Betrayal”

During the 2011 elections campaign for the People’s Progressive Party, Bishop Juan Edghill declared that had Jesus been around in Guyana then, he would have voted PPP Civic. The statement drew the ire of the Christian community, but Edghill was later selected as the Minister within the Ministry of Finance for the new PPP Civic administration which […]

Berbice mans kills self after badly chopping 50-year-old wife

A 50-year-old old Berbice woman is battling for her life after being badly chopped about her body on Monday by her husband who eventually took his own life after the woman was rushed to the hospital. Dead is 58-year-old Deonarine Juianand of No. 19 Village, Corentyne, Berbice. According to a police report, the man and […]

Opadeyi begs for University situation to return to normalcy

Vice Chancellor of the University of Guyana (UG) Professor Jacob Opadeyi is now begging for normalcy to be returned to the institution which has been plagued with weeks of industrial action as staffers demand salary increases and a better teaching and learning environment. The VC who had rejected the pleas for an increase maintains even […]

UG staffers to remain on strike until settlement reached

Staff members of the University of Guyana intend to continue with their strike action as the University’s administration continues to make clear its inability to meet their demand for a 60% increase in wages and salaries. On Monday, the staff members held a protest March from the University’s Turkeyen campus to the city to step […]

North West District man found dead with stab wounds

Police investigators have been dispatched to the village of Baramita in the North West District region after the body of a man was found on the side of the roadway with multiple stab wounds. The dead man has been identified as Mark Joseph. He is believed to be a resident of the same Baramita village. […]

Opposition coalition not a threat but let people decide -Rohee

The General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party, Clement Rohee does not believe that the newly announced coalition between the opposition parties will serve as a big threat to his party. The Opposition parties A Partnership for National Unity and Alliance For Change on Saturday announced an agreement that will see them heading into the […]

No more winner takes all politics in Guyana -Granger

Kurt Campbell reports Opposition and APNU Leader David Granger has declared that the days for winner takes all politics in Guyana are over as he announced on Saturday the formation of a pre – elections coalition between the two main opposition parties following weeks of intense high level negotiation. The alliance which was formed between […]