Baby dies at daycare; Devastated parents seek answers

A young mother’s greatest fears have shattered her life and have now become the reality she is facing. Seven-month old Oriyaa Gravesande died yesterday after reportedly suffocating at the Little Learner’s Daycare Centre in Ogle. While fighting back tears in a social media video, the child’s mother Shavanie Gravesande said all was well when she […]

Guyana putting systems in place to mitigate oil resource curse -assures Natural Resources Ministry

In wake of a stinging review of Guyana’s Oil and Gas Sector, the Government of Guyana today assured that it is putting the requisite measures in place to mitigate the resource “curse”.  In a statement, the Ministry of Natural Resources said the Government remains committed to its strategic development path, which is being reinforced by […]

Eight new ERC Members take oath of office

Eight members of the Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC) were sworn-in by President Irfaan Ali today. Representative of the Hindu community, Pandit Krishna Sharma; Trade Unionist, Norris Witter; Private Sector Representative, Charles Ogle; Youth Representative, Dwayne Adams; Representative of Women Organisations, Chandrowtie Sarran; Indigenous Representative, Ashton Simon; Deon Dick, a representative of Afro-Guyanese groups and Neaz […]

Charles Ceres to lead COI into deadly BOSAI mining incident

Well-respected Geotechnical engineer, Charles Ceres has been named as the Chairman of a ten member Commission of Inquiry that will probe the circumstances surrounding the incident at the Bosai Mining company that led to the death of dozer operator, Neptrid Hercules. The other members of the COI include a number of officials from the Guyana […]

Government and Opposition speak of the need to eradicate all forms of racial discrimination

The Government and the Opposition today underscored the need to eradicate all forms of racial discrimination as they joined the world in observing International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. President Irfaan Ali, in a statement, said he was proud to be part of a country that celebrates ethnic diversity. According to the President, […]

Teacher injured during gang invasion of school in Linden; Parents join teachers and students in protest

One day after alleged members of a gang invaded the Harmony Secondary School in Linden and injured a teacher, teachers and students of the school took to the street to voice their concerns and call for better security, while denouncing gang violence in schools. News Source understands that following an altercation between two students on […]

US State Department raps Guyana Police Force over corruption and unlawful killings in Human Rights report

The US State Department has flagged corruption in the Guyana Police Force again, pointing out that there were frequent reports of corruption by officers last year. The State Department has released its latest report on Human Rights practices in Guyana and took the Police Force to task over some of its practices. “Corruption by police […]

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