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 […]

Lincoln Lewis urges new government to foster close ties with Trade Unions as he returns to Enmore Martyrs memorial

The General Secretary of the Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) Lincoln Lewis on Tuesday pleaded with the new APNU+AFC government to ensure that it fosters greater relations with the local trade union movement. The veteran trade unionist believes if the new government is to ensure that there aren’t situations where the state will have to turn their […]

Alpha United footballer busted with cocaine in stomach at JFK

A 25-year-old Guyanese footballer who played for the Alpha United Football Club is in the custody of the US Authorities after he was busted at New York’s JFK Airport with just over a pound of cocaine in his stomach. The football striker who has been identified as  Manasseh “Ziggy” Primo arrived at New York’s JFK […]

Public Security Ministry put issuance of new gun licenses on hold as review of process begins

Scores of firearm licenses, awaiting the Security Minister’s approval, have been set aside as the new Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan seeks to set new standards and criteria for the approval of gun licenses. News Source was on Tuesday shown the large piles of applications awaiting the Minister’s approval. These applications have been on hold since […]

Canada to assist Guyana Police Force in the areas of human rights and crime scene management

The Canadian Government is looking to help Guyana better train its ranks in the Guyana Police Force in the areas of human rights, public corruption and crime scene management, according to outgoing Canadian High Commissioner Dr. Nicole Giles. Canada has provided Guyana with continuous financial and other assistance over the years to strengthen its security […]