Guyana and U.S reach agreement on LEAD project

The Governments of Guyana and the United States have reached agreement on the Leadership and Democracy project which had found itself embroiled in controversy after the Guyana Government initially objected to its implementation. In an interview with News Source at his Duke Street, Georgetown office, US Ambassador to Guyana D. Brent Hardt announced that “the U.S […]

GDF welcomes 276 new soldiers to its ranks

The strength of the Guyana Defence Force has increased with the addition of 276 new soldiers who have completed 10 weeks of training on the army’s first  Basic Recruits Course for the year. The passing out parade for this latest batch of entrants was held on Friday at the Drill Square at the Colonel John […]

Guyana still not doing enough to fight human trafficking -US Report

The United States Department of State is once again issuing a call for Guyana to do more in the fight against human trafficking. In its 2014 Trafficking in Persons report, the State Department said the Government of Guyana does not fully comply with the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking while acknowledging that there are […]

Guyanese woman found dead in Maryland with daughters identified

HAGERSTOWN, Md. —Investigators on Friday ruled out the possibility that someone else killed a 32-year-old woman and her two baby daughters whose bodies were found in their car in a middle school parking lot in Hagerstown. Hagerstown police have ruled out the possibility that a woman and her two young daughters found dead in their car were […]

FBI trains local Cops in interrogation and investigation techniques

Thirty-five officers of the Guyana Police Force should be better able to interview and interrogate suspects and analyse crime scenes and criminal activity, now that they have completed training programmes completed by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigations. The five-day programme which was held at the Police Training Centre in Georgetown ended on Friday […]

Guyanese Lisa Punch in Final 30 of ABC’s Rising Star

Guyanese songbird Lisa “the knockout” Punch is one of the final 30 contestants selected for the new ABC Reality song show, Rising Star. In a press statement, ABC named the Guyana born, Brooklyn based singer in their Top 30. The 21-year-old migrated to the United States from Guyana in December 2013. According to the statement, […]

Granger throws out Ramotar’s conditional AML offer

Leader of the Opposition David Granger has thrown out an offer by President Donald Ramotar to allow the Opposition’s amendments in the Anti Money Laundering Bill, while continuing to refuse to assent to other Bills that were sent to him by the National Assembly. With the country facing possible sanctions by the Financial Action Task […]