Greater number of troops and improved marine and air resources make up new defence policy

President David Granger has outlined a national defence strategy that he believes will bolster the capabilities and abilities of the Guyana Defence Force. Yesterday the president addressed officers of the Guyana Defence Force to update them on the Venezuelan border controversy and the role of the GDF in protecting the nation’s territorial integrity. The president […]

Four Guyanese charged in Grenada cocaine bust

(Grenada Informer)  Four Guyanese nationals have been netted in a major drug operation carried out by officers attached to Drug Squad of the Royal Grenada Police Force, resulting in the seizure of a quantity of cocaine, ammunition and firearms.  According to information reaching the Grenada Informer the operation which took place in the early hours […]

AG tosses Pradoville 2 land issue to office of the DPP; The DPP might have to recuse herself

Attorney General Basil Williams has requested that the State Asset Recovery Unit send the report in which it recommended criminal charges for several former People’s Progressive Party (PPP) government ministers, to the Director of Public Prosecution so that those charges can be perused. However, the current DPP Shalimar Ali-Hack is also a beneficiary of the […]

President Granger to meet with GDF Officers today

President David Granger will meet this afternoon with Officers of the Guyana Defence Force at GDF Headquarters, Base Camp Ayanganna. Senior military officials are tightlipped about the meeting, but News Source understands that the meeting is to generally update the officers on the President’s recent meetings at the United Nations and the ongoing border controversy […]

LIAT celebrates 59th Anniversary with 59% Discount

Regional carrier LIAT will be celebrating its 59th anniversary this week with a massive seat sale that will see travelers across the region benefiting from discounts of 59% on their tickets. In a statement, the company said ticket sale will run form 1:00pm on Wednesday October 14 to 11:59pm on Friday October 16. “The discount is […]

Guyana’s Ambassador to Venezuela still to be accredited; Venezuelan Ambassador still to return

Guyana and Venezuela are still without Ambassadors from each other’s country, more than two weeks after Venezuela agreed to send its Ambassador back to Guyana and to accredit the new Guyanese Ambassador. On Wednesday, the Guyana Government reported that it has already begun briefing its Ambassador designate Cheryl Miles, who is expected to take up […]