Attorney and Juror in hot water over links in Lusignan case

High Court Judge, Navindra Singh on Tuesday issued a stern rebuke to the Jury Foreman in the just concluded Lusignan murder case after it was revealed that the same juror is a client of Attorney at Law Nigel Hughes who served as a Defense Attorney in the same case. The Jury had handed down a […]

Essequibo students score 18 Grade Ones at CSEC

The Essequibo region is shining after pulling off several outstanding performances at this years Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate examinations of the Caribbean Examinations Council. Anna Regina student Zimeena Rasheed who wrote 20 subjects at the May/June Examinations gained 18 Grade Ones and Two Grade Twos. She was closely followed  by another Anna Regina Secondary School student […]

Cocaine in Ochro busted at Cheddi Jagan Airport

Police and Customs Anti Narcotics Unit Officers at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport were stunned when they came across cocaine hidden in a shipment of vegetables on Monday afternoon. Initial reports indicate that the illicit drug was actually packed into scores of small ochro. News Source understands that the inside of the ochros were dug […]

President Addresses Nation on Amaila Falls

My Fellow Guyanese, I take this opportunity to let you know that the partners we have been working with, to develop the Amaila Hydro Project, Sithe Global/Blackstone, have withdrawn from this project.  They took this decision after  numerous efforts by the Government, national stakeholders and the two companies themselves to obtain Parliamentary Opposition support, but […]

APNU not budging on Amaila project

A 7:00 am call to the Opposition Leader by the President on a Sunday morning has not budged the APNU’s decision to not support the Amaila Falls Hydro Power project in its current form. The projects developer, American company Sithe Global announced its decision to pull out of the project over the weekend citing the […]

President still wants Amaila Hydro Project

With the Amaila Falls hydro project Developer Sithe Global pulling out of the project, the Donald Ramotar Administration  appears more determined to save the project. In a statement issued on Sunday President Ramotar said he intends to do all that he can to save the project. “As President of this country, I will honour my […]

Guyanese man robs Florida Bank dressed as Iron Man

(Orlando Sentinel)   He was no Tony Stark. The man who posed as the multibillionaire playboy’s armored alter ego, Iron Man, during a June bank robbery is finally behind bars, authorities say. And his identity is no longer a secret to Flagler County deputies. The man behind the mask was Lakhram Mahadeo, 26, of Palm Coast, […]

Sithe Global walks away from Amaila hydro project

Just two days after the National Assembly approved the Hydro Power Bill without support from the Opposition party A Partnership for National Unity, the major developer of the project Sithe Global has informed the Government of Guyana that is walking away from the project. The move by Sithe Global is the latest twist in the […]

CARICOM Finance Ministers discuss economic matters

(CARICOM Secretariat)  Finance Ministers of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) reviewed a range of economic and financial issues at the Fifteenth Meeting of CARICOM’s Council for Finance and Planning (COFAP) at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Trinidad and Tobago on Wednesday. The Council paid particular attention to the state of regional economies and addressed implementation issues […]

Linden woman busted with cocaine in chunks

A woman from Half Mile, Wismar Linden appeared in the Georgetown’s Magistrates Court on Friday before the Chief Magistrate to face drug trafficking charges. 20 year old Onika Neils was refused bail after she pleaded not guilty to the charge of drug trafficking. She was busted early on Friday at the Georgetown Post Office when […]