Post Office denies GWI’s “lost bills” charge

The Guyana Post Office Corporation is denying charges leveled against the organisation by the Guyana Water Incorporated, that it is responsible for many customers not receiving their water bills on time because of the bills being misplaced by the post office. Post Master General Henry Dundas on Wednesday told News Source that he is very […]

President undecided on Top Cop replacement

As Police Commissioner Leroy Brumell gets ready to leave office in a few months, President Donald Ramotar has indicated that he is still to decide on who will take over the charge of the Guyana Police Force when Brumell leaves. At a recent press conference, the President said he has not narrowed down the field […]

Female soldier charged with woman’s murder

22-year-old Guyana Defence Force woman soldier, Abiola Jacobs of Agricola appeared in court on Wednesday and was charged with the murder of 55-year-old Donna Taylor. She was not required to enter a plea to the indictable charge but remained very quiet throughout her court appearance. She was remanded to prison and will make her next […]

Two persons being sought for Trevor Rose murder

The Guyana Police Force has indicated that it is seeking two persons in connection with the gunning down murder of well-known Guyanese designer Trevor Rose. Deputy Police Commissioner Seelal Persaud has confirmed that two men are being sought for questioning in the case, however, he did not release the names of the two men or […]

Cancer is third leading cause of death in Guyana

Studies have shown that cancer is among the leading causes of death around the world, and will result in approximately 84 million dying of this ailment between 2005 and 2015 if interventions are not put in place to fight this deadly disease. Guyana has joined with the rest of the world to observe World Cancer […]

China to finance bridge between Guyana and Suriname

The People’s Republic of China which already has several large-scale investments in Guyana has agreed to finance the bridging of the Corentyne River between Guyana and Suriname. The decision was announced on Monday by Guyana’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett. Ever since renewed talks of bridging the Corentyne river began during the Jagdeo Presidency, […]

Two fishermen found dead in West Coast canal

Police investigators are probing the death of two fishermen whose decomposing bodies were found in a canal at De Kenderen on the West Coast of Demerara. The two men have been identified as 47-year-old Sahadeo Bhagwandat and 46-year-old Ramdeo Sijogie. Both men lived in the Meten-meer-zorg area. Investigators have not ascertained the cause of death […]

Deborah Backer to resign from National Assembly

Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly and Executive Member of the APNU and PNC, Attorney-at-Law, Deborah Backer is expected to issue a statement this week indicating that she intends to resign as a Member of Parliament to focus on her health. Multiple Opposition sources have indicated to News Source that she has made the decision […]

Security Officer shot during attempted robbery

An off-duty security officer attached to a private company in Georgetown is nursing a gunshot wound to his shoulder after he was attacked during an early Sunday morning robbery attempt in the La Penitence area. The security officer, Omar Bynoe said he was in the Middle Road, La Penitence area close to 4 o’ clock […]

Female soldier in custody for Agricola woman’s murder

A female soldier of the Guyana Defence Force has been taken into custody as investigators continue their probe of the murder of Agricola resident Donna Taylor. The woman soldier is believed to be the girlfriend of the dead woman’s son. According to police sources, the female rank of the GDF was arrested on Saturday as […]