APNU blasts Govt. over “freck” increase for Public Servants

The main opposition party, A Partnership for National Unity(APNU) has lambasted the Ramotar government for once again imposing a small salary increase for public servants while dodging any negotiation with the Guyana Public Service Union. In a Sunday statement, the APNU said it “condemns the Peoples Progressive Party/Civic administration’s arbitrary imposition of another paltry ‘freck’ […]

7th cycle of Continuous Registration starts on December 1

The 7th cycle of Continuous Registration by the Guyana Elections Commission commences  on Monday, December 1, 214. In a statement, the Commission said the decision was taken unanimously at the 431st Statutory Meeting of the Commission which was held on October 14, 2014 to embark on the 7th continuous registration process. The new registration period will run […]

Opposition holding Government more accountable -Granger

Three years after the 2011 National Elections which saw the People’s Progressive Party Civic returning to government but in a minority role, the Leader of the Opposition believes that the combined opposition parties which hold the majority in the National Assembly have been doing a good job at making the administration more accountable. At times, […]

Suriname farmer arrested over trafficking of Guyanese men

(De Ware Tijd) PARAMARIBO – The police have arrested farmer Dipak J. for his involvement in employing five Guyanese men allegedly without pay. Police public relations officer Humphrey Naarden tells de Ware Tijd the man has been locked up in the Nieuwe Haven lock-up for employing illegal aliens on his land in Nickerie. Dipak J. […]

Public Servants to get 5% and 8% salary increases

The Office of the President on Saturday announced that over 20,000 Public Servants and Members of the Disciplined Forces have been granted wages and salaries increases for 2014 ranging from 5% to 8% of their wages and salaries as of  December 31, 2013, retroactive to January 1, 2014. According to the release,  Public Servants and […]

Dynamic Delays…passengers face 12 hour delays

Dynamic Airways’ return to the Guyana market has been anything but Dynamic and passengers in New York and Guyana are furious over ongoing delays being experienced by the carrier. Over 150 passengers in New York were affected by another bout of delays by the airline on Saturday morning. This follows the delays on Thursday and […]

Man stabbed to death over hammock row

A Durban Street man is in police custody and will face charges early next week after he reportedly stabbed another man to death during a row over a hammock. According to reports, the two men who appeared to be both homeless got into an argument on Friday morning over the hammock and the argument quickly escalated as […]

Sattaur to probe reports that “money jet” bypassed Customs

The Commissioner General of the Guyana Revenue Authority Khurshid Sattaur intends to investigate  reports that the private jet which was busted in Puerto Rico with hidden cash, was not searched by customs agents in Guyana during several of its trips to this country. Sattaur told News Source during a telephone interview that he has heard […]