Former Haitian Dictator “Baby Doc” dies in homeland

(NPR)  Jean-Claude Duvalier, the former Haitian dictator nicknamed “Baby Doc” after he succeeded his father in ruling the country, has died. Duvalier was the president of Haiti from 1971 to 1986, a brutal regime that ended in his exile. He returned to the country in 2011. Duvalier died of a heart attack, reports Haiti Libre. Back […]

PNC celebrating 57th Anniversary with Local Government push

As the People’s National Congress/Reform (PNCR) celebrates its 57th  Anniversary, Party Leader David Granger has stated that the party is keeping to a contract it made with the Guyanese people in October of 1957, stating  “We are the heirs and executors of that contract. We have a duty to make ‘inclusionary democracy’ a reality in […]

Passenger busted with cocaine in rum bottles at CJIA

A passenger who was about  to board a New York bound Caribbean Airlines flight is the latest person to be arrested for drug trafficking. The man was busted at the Cheddi Jagan Airport on Sunday morning with over 10 pounds of cocaine in his luggage. The bust was made by the narcotics branch of the […]

Another miner dies after being buried alive in mining pit

Police investigators and mining officials are heading to the Mahdia area following the death of a miner after the mining pit that he was working in, caved and buried him alive. The dead miner has been identified as 42-year-old Nolan Lindie of Rosignol, West Bank Berbice. The incident took place on Saturday morning at Mahdia […]

Housing Minister and motorcyclists collide on Durban Street

A motorcyclist and his pillion rider were injured on Saturday morning just after 10 o’ clock, when a Toyota Landcruiser vehicle which was reportedly being driven by Housing Minister Irfaan Ali collided with them at the corner of George and  Durban Streets. The men were reportedly riding along Durban Street while the Minister was traveling […]

Multi million dollar fraud rocks Scotia Bank Bartica

There are reports that Scotia Bank Guyana has been forced to send one of its staffers home at  its Bartica branch  after a multimillion dollar fraud was discovered over the past two weeks. News Source understands that millions of dollars believed to be well over $100 Million may have gone missing from the bank’s coffers. […]

GRA wants Police to investigate Email leak

The Guyana Revenue Authority and its Commissioner General want the Police to launch a full scale investigation into the leak of “sensitive correspondence” from the GRA. The Revenue Authority’s newest call is in response to the disclosure of several emails which were allegedly sent by the Commissioner General of the Guyana Revenue Authority to the […]

Guyana and Barbados to establish Trade Missions

Guyana and Barbados on Friday inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at establishing Trade Missions between the two countries. The MOU was signed by Keith Burrowes, Chief Executive Officer, Guyana Office for Investment and Madaline Headley-Woodroffe, Business Development Officer, Barbados Industrial Development Corporation (BIDC) at the Guy Expo Investment Forum held today at the […]

Guyana needs to cheapen imports and exports -President Ramotar

Guyana’s President, Donald Ramotar, believes that there is the need for importers and exporters to ensure the quality of their products are maintained while adding more value and making the same products more affordable. Speaking at the opening of the GuyExpo Trade Fair and Exhibition on Thursday evening, Mr. Ramotar said the country remains open […]