Woman killed by plane propeller in Region 7

The Guyana Police Force reported on Wednesday on the death of a 17-year-old Timehri woman who died on the Ekereku Airstrip in Region 7 after she came into contact with the propeller of a single engine Cessna aircraft. The teenager has been identified as Raquel Joseph. According to the Police, the tragic incident occurred just […]

Policeman died from heart attack

The 23-year-old police constable who collapsed and died while chasing a prison escapee died from cardiac arrest. A post-mortem examination carried out on the body of Dorwin Pitman revealed on Wednesday that he suffered a massive heart attack just moments before he collapsed in an alleyway in the Sophia area and died. He was not […]

Policeman remanded to prison over shooting incident

A 27-year-old officer of the Guyana Police Force was remanded to prison on Wednesday when he appeared in court to face three serious gun related charges. The policeman Ocquene Dawson was charged with unlawful possession of ammunition, discharging  a loaded firearm and malicious damage to property belonging to the Guyana Police Force. The discharging a […]

Fly Jamaica gets ready for Guyana landing

Guyanese owned, Jamaican airline Fly Jamaica is making final arrangements with the United States Customs Authorities to begin its service to New York from Guyana. The Airline’s Chief Executive Officer, Captain Paul Reece told News Source on Tuesday that the airline is still in talks with U.S Customs and once those talks are completed and […]

GINA begins “staff rotation” as budget cut bites

The over forty staff members of the Government Information Agency have not been paid their salaries since the month of April and the Director of the Agency Neaz Subhan believes their job security is now under threat. The Opposition parties used their majority in the National Assembly to reduce the budgetary allocations to GINA to […]

APNU to GPL: “Not one cent more”

The main opposition party, A Partnership for National Unity has a clear message for the Guyana Power and Light Company and its announced intention to increase electricity rates, the APNU has stated that it will stand with all Guyanese in their resolve to not pay a cent more to GPL. Over the weekend, GPL announced […]

PPP blames Opposition for GPL wanting rate hike

The People’s Progressive Party on Monday said it is “very concerned at the recent application by the Guyana Power and Light Company to the Public Utilities Commission for the approval of a 26.7% increase in electricity rates to consumers”, but the party is laying blame for the GPL decision at the feet of the Opposition […]

Policeman dies while chasing prison escapee

A policeman attached to the Prashad Nagar police outpost reportedly collapsed and died on Monday morning while chasing after a man who had just escaped from the lock ups at the outpost. The Policeman who has been identified as Constable Dorwin Pitman was rushed to the Georgetown Hospital where he was pronounced dead. According to […]

“Not all private schools did well” -Education Minister

Students from private schools have once again dominated the Top 1% in the Grade Six Assessment Examinations but Minister of Education Priya Manickchand does not believe that should serve as an indictment on the public school system. The Top 5 positions were grabbed by students who attend private schools but the Minister does not believe […]

GPL wants 26% electricity rate hike

The Guyana Power and Light Company which is still to explain the spate of power outages that have been gripping Georgetown and surrounding areas for the past four months, has announced that it wants to increase electricity charges by a whopping 26.7%. GPL is blaming the cuts to its budgetary allocations by the National Assembly […]