Guyana, Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago finalising technical assessment for start of regional ferry service

The technical assessment for the effective implementation, and utilization of the regional ferry service that is being undertaken by Guyana, Barbados, and Trinidad and Tobago, is expected to be completed within the coming days. On the sidelines of the Private Sector Commission’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday, the President told reporters that the assessment […]

Corentyne man found murdered in car; Two suspects in custody

Police investigators in the Berbice region are probing the murder of 25-year-old Joshua Hardatt aka “Money”, of Bloomfield Village, Corentyne. The young man’s lifeless body was found in the back seat of his parked Toyota Premio car on Wednesday morning along the Auchlyne Cultivating Dam. Investigators said he was found lying face down in a […]

IDPADA-G offers small grants to Agriculture based member organisations through new project

The International Decade for the People of African Descent Assembly – Guyana (IDPADA-G) has secured funding from a US-based organisation and is set to issue US$110,000 in small grants to 25 agriculture-based member organisations and small-scale farmers under its ‘Enhanced Economic Participation and Development Project.’  The IDPADA-G’s Project Coordinator, Roxanne Myers said under the ‘Enhanced […]

Two charged and remanded for harbouring wanted man

58-year-old Victoria Village resident, Wayne Summer, and 45-year-old Shawn Baynes of the same East Coast Demerara village, were charged and remanded to jail on Tuesday for harbouring attempted murder suspect, Dexter McDonald aka “Labba”. The two accused appeared at the Vigilance Magistrate’s Court before Magistrate Fabio Azore, and both pleaded not guilty to the charge. […]

President blasts local banking sector for not being “proactive” in their support of the private sector

President Irfaan Ali today blasted the local Banking Sector for them not being “proactive” in the evolution of the country’s business sector. In his address at the Private Sector Commission’s (PSC’s) 32nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Guyana Marriott Hotel, the President said while the Private Sector has jumped at existing opportunities both in […]

GNBS seizes 160 unapproved measuring instruments from market places

Inspectors of the Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS) Legal Metrology Department are currently conducting surveillance exercises at shops and markets countrywide to ensure that measuring instruments used in retail trade were verified. In a release today, the GNBS said that more 160 unapproved and unverified instruments have so far been seized and removed, with […]

Striking teachers not happy with Government’s continued position on wages negotiation

Pockets of teachers returned to the streets today in Georgetown, expressing anger over the Government’s “failure” to compromise on a wage package for them, which was submitted four years ago. Outside of the Ministry of Education’s Brickdam Office, First Vice President of the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) Mariska Williams told News Source that teachers are […]