CARICOM Observer Team senses very competitive elections

The Chief and Deputy Chief of the CARICOM Elections Observer Mission are in Guyana and  have already acknowledged the competitiveness of campaigns, although the CARICOM team is yet to officially begin its monitoring activities. The rest of the team is expected to arrive in Guyana by Friday evening ahead of Monday’s polls, but at a press […]

Man and woman charged for Regent Street abduction

A man and a woman who police arrested on Monday for the abduction of a Bhena’s Store sales clerk have been charged with the offense and were placed on $500,000 bail each when they made their appearance in the Georgetown Magistrates Court on Thursday. Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry presided over the matter involving 48-year-old  Viola […]

Ossie switches support to APNU+AFC

Dear News Source, In 1990 when I joined the Progressive Youth Organisation (PYO0, I felt a sense of pride and patriotism. I felt the desire to do something for the country I love and believe that I could make a better contribution in the PYO and then eventually in the PPP, after all, this was […]

GECOM Media Monitoring Unit fires back at critics

The Media Monitoring Unit of the Guyana Elections Commission has rejected attempts by political parties and their leaders to “muzzle” the unit by attacking the contents of previous reports in which it condemned and pin pointed unacceptable campaign rhetoric and behaviors that were carried in the media. Former President Bharrat Jagdeo and his People’s Progressive […]

Government announces possible discovery of oil by Esso drilling

Guyana’s Ministry of Natural Resources in a release on Thursday announced that Hydrocarbons have been discovered offshore Guyana which could possibly translate to oil for commercial purposes. The discovery was made by Esso exploration well, the Liza-1 on the Stabroek Block, using the drill-ship, Deepwater Champion located approximately 120 miles offshore Guyana. However, according to […]