President Ramotar begins official state visit to India

President Donald Ramotar will deliver the inaugural address to the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Conference in India on Thursday after which he is expected to have a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Head of State, who is the Chief Guest at the event, is currently on a six-day official state visit to India. Today, […]

Junior Finance Minister hospitalised after feeling dizzy

Minister within the Ministry of Finance, Bishop Juan Edghill is expected to spend a second night in the Georgetown Hospital on Wednesday night after being admitted on Tuesday. Edghill was rushed to the hospital complaining on Tuesday afternoon of severe dizziness and feelings of a fainting spell. He was seen by a number of Doctors […]

Crew of cocaine ship still in custody, DEA informed of bust

The Captain and two crew members of the MV Deltadiep which was busted with 420 pounds of cocaine just after arriving in Guyana from Suriname, remain in the custody of the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit and are being grilled about the illegal drugs. Four other crew members remain on the ship at Linden and are being […]

C’bbean Airlines to begin daily non-stop flights between Gtown and NYC

Caribbean Airlines has announced that it will launch a daily non stop service between Georgetown and New York in both directions from January 15, 2015. Currently all of the airline’s flights between the two destinations stop in Trinidad and Tobago. The announcement comes just weeks after Caribbean Airlines announced that it was bringing an end […]

Weight of cocaine found on cargo ship tops 400 pounds

The Guyana Revenue Authority is reporting that the total weight of the cocaine found hidden in a container on a cargo ship at Linden, topped 420 pounds. The bust was made late Monday night into early Tuesday morning as the ship which arrived from Suriname, docked in the mining town of Linden to be loaded […]

One dead, several injured in Little Diamond crash

One woman was killed and a number of other passengers seriously injured when the driver of a route 42 Timehri to Georgetown mini bus lost control of the vehicle and slammed into a utility pole. The name of the dead woman has not been released. The incident took place on Tuesday evening as the bus […]

GT&T shakes up marketing and sales department with layoffs

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company on Tuesday began to put in place a restructuring plan of the company’s sales and marketing department. Four staff members of sales and marketing have been told that their services are no longer required with the company. Another staff member from another department was also told Tuesday was her […]

More eyewitnesses dispel police account of Soesdyke shooting death

More eyewitnesses are coming forward to dispel the Guyana Police Force’s report that Diamond resident Ryan Couchman was shot by an off duty police officer during a robbery. One eyewitness who spoke to News Source on the condition of anonymity said Couchman was intoxicated when he was shot multiple times to his body by the […]

Container with cocaine on ship from Suriname busted in Guyana

Agents from the Police Force, the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit and the Guyana Police Force have launched a massive investigation after a large quantity of cocaine was found on a vessel that arrived in Guyana from Suriname. The vessel MV Deltadiep, was being tracked in the Demerara river since it arrived from Suriname. It was […]