UG Staff members to go on strike from Monday

Following several failed attempts to reach an agreement with the administration at the University of Guyana, the University of Guyana Workers Union has decided to begin strike action from Monday, January 26 2015 to Wednesday January 28, 2015. The protest action will take the form of a “sit in strike”  and the beginning of the […]

Detained man found hanging in police lock ups

The Police Office of Professional Responsibility has launched an investigation into the death of a 22-year-old man who was found hanging in a cell at the East Ruimveldt Police Outpost on Thursday night. The dead man has been identified as Tiffon Peters of East Ruimveldt. He was arrested by the police on Wednesday after being […]

Man busted with cocaine in flour and rice remanded to prison

31-year-old Alex Massay of Lot 60, Middle Street Skeldon, Berbice was remanded to prison on Thursday after he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates court and was slapped with drug trafficking charges. The man was an outgoing passenger at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport when agents of the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit carried out a search […]

ABC countries welcome elections; Call for equitable access to media

Representatives of the American, British and Canadian governments in Guyana have welcomed the announcement of a date for elections by President Donald Ramotar. The President has announced May 11, 2015 as the date when Guyanese will head to the polls for General and Regional Elections. In a joint statement issued on Thursday,  US Chargé d’Affaires Bryan […]

Kaneville man hospitalised after being shot to face and back

A 27-year-old man from Kaneville on the East Bank of Demerara is in a critical condition at a city hospital after he was shot to the face and back on Wednesday evening while standing along the roadway in his community. The man has been identified as Colin Headley. Investigators are digging to get to the […]

CXC will not change its exams dates for elections -Exams Division

Over 2,500 Guyanese students across the ten administrative regions in the country are expected to write various CXC examinations on the same date that has been set aside by President Donald Ramotar for Guyanese to go to the polls. President Ramotar on Tuesday evening announced May 11, 2015 as the date for national elections. But […]

US government wants Guyana Elections to be Policy Driven

The Embassy of the United States in Georgetown has welcomed the President’s announcement of a date for national elections and now wants to see the contesting parties focus on policy issues. President Donald Ramotar on Tuesday evening announced May 11, 2015 as the date for national elections. In an exclusive interview with News Source on […]

Police impersonator arrested at Queens College

A man who pretended to be a police detective was arrested in the Queens College compound on Wednesday morning as he made an attempt to “seize” smartphones from several of the students of the school. According to an official attached to the school, the man who was well dressed, appeared at the school just after […]

Man busted at airport with 27 lbs cocaine in rice and flour

He is not known to be chef, but a 31-year-old Guyanese man was busted at the Cheddi Jagan Airport on Tuesday afternoon with what he thought were the right ingredients to get cocaine out of the country. The man, whose name has not been released, was about to board a Dynamic Airways non-stop flight to […]

PPP declares its “well oiled” for elections

The governing People’s Progressive Party (PPP) on Tuesday evening declared that it is “ready and steady” for the 2015 General and Regional Elections. The party expressed its confidence in regaining the majority in the National Assembly which it lost following the 2011 elections. Though it lost the majority in parliament, the party was able to […]