Ministry of Finance announces increased taxes on gas and diesel

Just as gas prices are reducing on the international market, Guyanese motorists will not be able to benefit from the low world prices as the government has decided to increase the taxes on fuel imports. The Government of Guyana through the Ministry of Finance has informed the Guyana Revenue Authority of the Cabinet’s decision to […]

President’s Prorogation is “most undemocratic” -Speaker Trotman

Speaker of the National Assembly, Raphael Trotman has lambasted the President over his decision to prorogue the Parliament, thereby suspending the current session of the National Assembly and bringing a halt to all Bills and Motions currently before the House. Addressing a meeting with the Opposition Members of Parliament in the Parliamentary Chambers, Speaker Trotman […]

79-year-old tied up in house and murdered

The Guyana Police Force is investigating the brutal murder of a 79-year-old, West Bank Demerara man who was found tied up and gagged in his Pouderoyen home. The dead man has been identified as Claude Class of Samaroo Dam, Pouderoyen. His lifeless body was found early on Monday morning. According to a preliminary police report, […]

Address to the Nation by President Donald Ramotar

Address to the Nation By His Excellency Donald Ramotar, President of the Republic of Guyana November 10, 2014 Fellow Guyanese, in my address to you on November 4, I indicated our desire for the National Assembly, in its post-recess sittings, to deliberate and give priority to important matters relating to the development of our country and the future […]

National Assembly receives Prorogue Proclamation and Gazette

The Speaker and the Clerk of the National Assembly were on Monday afternoon provided with the Official Gazette showing the Presidential Proclamation to Prorogue the Parliament. Earlier on Monday morning, the Speaker and the Clerk both received the Proclamation and sought legal advice on what it means and how they would proceed had it not […]

President Prorogues Parliament

President Donald Ramotar on Monday morning kept true to a threat and has prorogued the Parliament of Guyana. By doing so, the current session of the National Assembly has come to an end and all of the Bills and Motions before the House have been killed. News Source understands that the President made his decision […]

Myles Munroe and wife killed in Bahamas plane crash

(Bahamas Tribune) THE leader of Bahamas Faith Ministries, Dr Myles Munroe, and his wife Ruth have been killed in a plane crash in Grand Bahama. The crash took place this afternoon and killed all nine people on board the private jet. The plane reportedly struck a crane at the Grand Bahama Ship Yard, exploding on […]

Decision already made about Parliament -Pres. Ramotar

With the Opposition parties set to move ahead with the no confidence motion against the Donald Ramotar administration when the National Assembly meets on Monday, President Ramotar appears to be sticking to his threat that he will prorogue or dissolve the Parliament should the Opposition proceed with the motion. Speaking to News Source on Sunday, […]

United States CDC warns of Chikungunya in the Caribbean

ATLANTA (CMC) – The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has warned that the chikungunya outbreak in Caribbean and Central and South American countries continues to spread with no sign of slowing down. According to the CDC “the painful mosquito-borne disease will likely continue to infect travellers to the region during the […]

Jet-ski racer dies as passenger of car in East Coast drag race

A late night “Fast and Furious” style drag race along the East Coast Demerara road has left a champion jet-ski racer dead. Police  have identified the dead man as 19-year-old Chris Baichan, of Oleander Gardens, ECD. The incident took place just after 2 o’ clock on Sunday morning. Baichan is well-known in the boat and […]