Leadership forum hosted for G.L.O.W Girls

GEORGETOWN – U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers organized Guyana’s third Camp G.L.O.W. (Girls Leading Our World) at the Kuru-Kuru Cooperative College, Linden Soesdyke Highway from August 12 to 19, 2013.  Approximately 75 young girls ages 13 to 17 from across Guyana participated in activities that focused on teamwork, building self-esteem, goal-setting, decision-making, and creating healthy relationships […]

Doodnauth Singh passes on

Former Attorney General of Guyana and Former Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission, Senior Counsel Doodnauth Singh has died. According To family members, he passed away on Wednesday evening at the Balwant Singh Hospital. He was 80 years old. Mr. Singh had been ailing for a while. He was well-respected in the legal circles as […]

KFC branches, Pizza Hut closed over sanitary condition

Customers were turned away from the KFC and Pizza Hut branches on Vlissengen Road and the KFC Stabroek Market location in Georgetown on Tuesday as the food outlets were shut down for “maintenance”. Reports indicate however, that a senior official from the KFC Regional Branch flew into Guyana to inspect the local branches and was […]

Albouystown man stabbed to death over jewellery money

Detectives are investigating the brutal murder of a 28 year old Albouystown man who was stabbed to death during a mid morning confrontation in the South Georgetown community. The man who has been identified Polasay Marshall was rushed to the Georgetown hospital with multiple stab wounds to his body. The Hospital in a statement said […]

Wanted man turns self in to CANU and released after questioning

A man whom the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit issued a Wanted Bulletin for, on Monday night has turned himself into the drug enforcement agency on Tuesday and was released after one hour of questioning. Law Enforcement sources have told News Source that Kenty Ferguson turned himself into CANU in the company of his attorney Mark […]

APNU wants plan to tackle robberies and violent crimes

Guyana’s main opposition political group, A Partnership for National Unity is renewing its call for there to be a comprehensive plan unveiled to deal with the current crime problem in the country. In a statement issued on Monday, the APNU said it has noted with “grave concern”, the increased attacks by bandits on business owners, […]

U.S wants all parties to support Amaila Hydro Project

In a statement issued on Monday, U.S Ambassador to Guyana Brent Hardt has issued a call for all of Guyana’s political parties to support the Amaila Falls hydro power project in the interest of the nation and in the interest of Guyana being able to benefit from cheaper electricity. Though support for the project has […]

Rohee is new PPP General Secretary

Guyana’s oldest political party, the People’s Progressive Party has announced that its longtime member Clement Rohee has been elected as the new General Secretary of the party. The decision was made on Monday as the party executives met to elect its central committee. The position is the most powerful one in the party and was […]

Several injured in East Bank Demerara accident

Several passengers were rushed to the Georgetown Hospital on Sunday night after the mini bus they were traveling in was involved in a serious accident at Agricola on the East Bank of Demerara. Initial reports indicate that the route 45 mini bus was returning to the city with a number of friends who had spent […]