Over 3,500 persons busted with illegal electricity connections

The Guyana Power and Light company is hoping that the local court system will better compliment its efforts to stamp out illegal connections. Between January and June of this year, GPL detected and removed 3,921 illegal connections. The company has stated that the move is in keeping with its efforts to reduce commercial losses resulting from […]

Fly Jamaica offering US$289 one-way NY fare

As Fly Jamaica prepares to make its final approach into the Guyana market, the carrier is rolling out fares that it believes will be very competitive for the Georgetown to New York route. Commercial Manager at Fly Jamaica in Guyana, Junior Horatio on Friday told News Source that “prices on Fly Jamaica are going to […]

Murdered businessman was involved in hit and run 5 years ago

As Police investigators try to unravel the case of the robbery and murder of West Coast businessman Zulficar Namdar, the Guyana Police Force believes it may have been more than just a regular robbery attempt gone bad. Senior Police Officials are convinced that the businessman may have been targeted. Namdar was shot dead in his […]

Businessman wanted for biker’s murder spotted in Suriname

Water Street businessman Randy Jagdeo who is wanted for the murder of  biker Kirk Davis has been spotted in Suriname and the Guyana Police Force is in touch with Surinamese Law Enforcement agencies on the matter. Police Commissioner Leroy Brummel on Thursday said that the Force has received information about the wanted man being seen […]

Canada appoints first female High Commissioner to Guyana

Canada’s new High Commissioner to Guyana Dr. Nicole Giles presented her credentials to President Ramotar on Thursday promising to continue to build the relationship Canada shares with Guyana. Dr. Giles will also serve as the Representative to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), and Ambassador to Suriname (Designate). She is the first female to be appointed as […]

Man charged for DJ Cheddie’s murder

The man who was chased down and beaten by Tucville residents who said they witnessed his execution type murder of Sheldon Cheddie aka DJ Cheddie, was charged for murder on Thursday. The man whose name was given as Omar Williams was not required to enter a plea to the indictable charge. He appeared in court […]

Fly Jamaica set to take off on September 26

After months of preparations, Fly Jamaica has announced that it is set and ready for its long awaited launch in the Guyana market. The airline will begin its service between Georgetown and New York and Georgetown and Toronto from September 26, 2013. The carrier will initially offer two flights per week between Georgetown and New […]

Man commits suicide in hotel after woman’s rejection

Investigators are probing a suicide case that took place at a city guest house on Wednesday. Police were called in at “The Shack Inn and Bar” in Norton Street, Georgetown on Wednesday morning after a woman bolted from one of the rooms claiming that the man she was with, wanted to kill her. According to […]

74-year-old rice miller shot dead during Berbice robbery

Detectives are probing the shooting death of an elderly rice miller of Corentyne, Berbice. The man, 74-year-old Lallpersaud Jagadeo was shot to the chest as four gunmen stormed his Corentyne home. According to the police, the incident took place just after 8 o’ clock on Tuesday night as the four men were carrying out a […]

Businessman gunned down during robbery

On the same day that the Guyana Police Force released statistics pointing to an increase in murders, robberies and violent crimes, those figures continued to tick up following the shooting death of a West Coast Demerara businessman during a robbery. The Police late on Tuesday night confirmed the death of 27-year-old businessman Zulficar Namdar who […]