NCN Producer suspended for allowing Cathy Hughes speech to air on TV

A young technical producer attached to the state-owned National Communications Network has  been suspended over the airing of the budget speech by Alliance For Change Member of Parliament, Cathy Hughes. News Source understands that the young man, Trevor Persaud, received a letter on Thursday indicating to him that he has been “interdicted from duty” pending […]

Fuel Tanker explodes at Port Kaituma; Houses and boats gutted

A fuel tanker belonging to a private company burst into flames and exploded on Friday morning at the water front in Port Kaituma, Region One. The boat eventually sank as the fire hopscotched its way to other boats and quickly caught on to two nearby buildings. The fire started just after 9 o’ clock on […]

Harmon tells Finance Minister “Give it up Ashni”

APNU Member of Parliament and Shadow Minister of Works, Joe Harmon on Thursday pleaded with Finance Minister, Dr. Ashni Singh to “give it up  Ashni” when it comes to his budget presentations. Harmon said the 2014 budget is uninspiring and is the Minister’s worst budget to date. He said the Minister and his team must […]

APNU Member Jaipaul Sharma resigns from Parliament

APNU Member of Parliament Jaipaul Sharma on Thursday submitted his resignation from the National Assembly to the Speaker Raphael Trotman. Mr. Sharma said his resignation comes in wake of the attack on him by Minister of Education Priya Manickchand who on Tuesday shouted in the National Assembly that the APNU should ask its member Sharma […]

Speaker lifts ban on Priya Manickchand

Speaker of the National Assembly, Raphael Trotman on Thursday said having reviewed tapes of the interruption by Education Priya Manickchand and her later statement, he has decided that he will no longer block the Minister from making her presentation during the Budget debates. Manickchand was banned by the Speaker on Tuesday after she shouted from […]

Kartel and crew sentenced to life in prison

(Jamaican Gleaner)  Dancehall artiste, Vybz Kartel, has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams. Kartel, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, is to serve 35 years before he becomes eligible for parole. He and the three other men convicted for Lizard’s murder were each given life sentences a short […]

Manickchand says her statement not meant to “offend”

Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand on Wednesday told the National Assembly that her statement made on Tuesday in the House about asking APNU Member of Parliament Jaipaul Sharma about statutory rape, was not meant to offend anyone, but she continued her refusal to apologise for the remark. In a brief statement before the start of […]

MP’s blast Inews for graphic photo of dead child

Members of Parliament from both sides of the National Assembly and some Ministers of Government have expressed shock and disgust at the decision by online news Inews which is owned by Government Minister Robert Persaud to publish a graphic photo of a 13-year-old boy who committed suicide. Minister of Human Services Jennifer Webster told News […]

DPP makes move to reopen Randy Jagdeo case

Guyana’s Director of Public Prosecutions, Shalimar Ali-Hack is awaiting the depositions in the case involving businessman Randy Jagdeo who was set free by the Chief Magistrate on a murder charge following the failure of some witnesses to appear in court. Speaking to News Source on Wednesday, the DPP explained that she wrote to the Chief […]