Two more Guyanese nationals busted in Barbados with cocaine

Two Guyanese nationals have been sentenced to 18 months behind bars in Barbados after they were found in possession of over 2 pounds of cocaine at an apartment complex in the island. The two who have been identified as 39-year-old Rohit Singh and 27-year-old Nikita Allen were sentenced on December 2, 2014. They were jointly […]

Guyanese top students win regional CXC awards

On December 4, the Guyana was the show piece of the Region, as four Guyanese students picked up specialised awards for their outstanding performances, at this year’s Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) exams. The prestigious award for Most Outstanding Candidate Overall was taken by Elisa Hamilton from Queen’s College; this by itself contributing to Queens’s […]

Ramotar on use of state resources: You want us to walk?

On Friday, Leader of the Opposition, David Granger raised concerns about the use of state resources by members of the government to conduct political campaign work for their party, the Peoples Progressive Party. Granger said the PPP had started its campaigning for elections but has been using many of the state’s property to get around […]

AFC to Ramotar: “Bring it on. We are ready”

The Alliance For Change has sounded its readiness for early elections and the party wants the President to “bring it on”. The AFC opened its Delegates Conference just three hours before the President’s announcement that he intends to set a date for early elections in the new year, but the party may have expected that […]

Ramotar cannot defend his record; It’s time for Change -Granger

Opposition and APNU Leader, David Granger is not surprised with President Ramotar’s Saturday announcement that he intends to call General Elections rather than remove his prorogation of Parliament. Speaking to News Source, just moments after the President’s press conference, Mr. Granger said the President and his government have been preparing for elections all along and […]

President declares its time for Elections; Date to be announced soon

Having failed to get the Opposition parties to engage him in dialogue during the prorogation of parliament, President Donald Ramotar on Saturday morning announced that it is time for Guyanese to head back to the polls. However, no date has been announced. At a press conference from the Dining Room of State House, Mr. Ramotar […]

Al Qaeda terrorist who had Guyana passport killed in Pakistan

An Al Qaeda terrorist whose father was Guyanese and who carried a Guyana passport has been killed. Pakistan’s military has announced it has killed leading Al Qaeda militant Adnan Shukrijumah, who was wanted by the United States over a 2009 plot to attack the New York subway system. Shukrijumah died in a raid in the […]

U.S man busted at CJIA with 40lbs cocaine in custard powder

An American citizen who was about to board a flight to New York was busted on Friday afternoon at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport with 40 pounds of cocaine stashed among baking powder and custard powder in his suitcase. The bust was made by the Narcotics Branch of the Guyana Police Force which is based […]

Granger warns PPP about “race baiting”

Opposition and APNU Leader, David Granger on Friday issued a stern warning to the People’s Progressive Party about what he considers “race baiting” by the party and its members. At his weekly press briefing, Mr. Granger said as the PPP moves into full election campaigning mood, there is increased “fear-mongering” and efforts to fan racial […]

PSC wants Govt. and Opposition to sign Agreement

The Private Sector Commission has come up with what it hopes is an Agreement that will bring an end to the current political impasse in the country. News Source has obtained a draft of the Agreement that is expected to be sent to the President, Opposition Leader and APNU Leader David Granger and AFC Leader […]