Miner dies after Mahdia mining pit collapse

A gold miner died this afternoon following a mining pit collapse at Jumbie Creek in the Mahdia community. Another miner is in a critical condition. The names of the two miners have not been released. The incident reportedly took place just after 12 noon on Thursday as the miners were in the pit digging for […]

PPP calls on government to urgently pass Anti-money laundering bill as it continues to stay away from parliament

The opposition People’s Progressive Party is pleading with the new APNU+AFC government to ensure Guyana enacts, earliest, amended Anti – Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing legislation, lest the country is exposed to more international pressure. The call comes at a time when the PPP continues to reject its demotion to opposition status, after 23 years in […]

Meadowbrook man gunned down in home during robbery

Police investigators are probing the death of a 27-year-old man from the Meadowbrook area who was gunned down in his house just after returning home last evening after a night out with his girlfriend. The incident reportedly took place just before midnight. The dead man has been identified as Jason Cort. He worked at the […]

Georgetown Hospital nurses protest CEO’s removal of Matron

Dozens of patients were left unattended at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) on Wednesday when the dismissal of the Director of Nursing Services Colleen Hicks sparked a massive protest outside the facility. Scores of Nurses and other health care professionals abandoned their patients and posts as they demanded the matron’s reinstatement. News Source was informed […]

Guyana officially raises Venezuela’s latest claim with US Government

The Guyana Government has officially raised the new territorial claim by Venezuela into its oil rich maritime area with the United States Government. Vice President and Foreign Minister Carl Greenidge met with U.S Assistant Secretary of State for the Western Hemisphere, Roberta Jacobson on Tuesday where he lobbied for US support against Venezuela’s aggression. During […]

Government releases $3.8 Billion bailout for Guysuco

The new government continues to be confronted with the challenges of inheriting a cash strapped and “poorly managed” sugar industry. On Tuesday, during a Cabinet meeting, the government agreed to immediately release a total of $3.8 billion as a bail out for the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo). Minister of State Joseph Harmon confirmed the approval […]

Nagamootoo calls PPP to the table to talk about sugar and strengthening the industry

While accusing the opposition People’s Progressive Party of leaving a problem plagued and almost bankrupt sugar industry behind, Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo declared that the opposition party must now come to the table with government and the trade unions and discuss and find a way forward for the survival of the industry. Speaking at the […]