Sattaur rubbishes James Bond’s call for him to be fired; says the Attorney is acting out of malice

The Commissioner General of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA), Khurshid Sattaur has brushed aside calls for his resignation and says he has every reason to believe those calls are charged with malice and vendetta. A vexed Sattaur told News Source, in a Monday morning telephone interview, that he has been nothing short of a professional […]

Guyana seeks British help over Venezuela’s decree

Guyana is now looking to the United Kingdom for support against Venezuela’s persistent aggression over its claim to the Essequibo region and Guyana’s oil rich maritime space. President David Granger while attending an event to mark the birthday of her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, called on the UK to demonstrate solidarity with Guyana “and to […]

Eight murders recorded in June so far as crime figures continue to climb

The Guyana Police Force on Friday released statistics which detail increases in execution type murders for 2015, when compared to the corresponding period last year. According to the Guyana Police Force, five executions were recorded at the end of May 2015 while during the same period in 2014, two such murders were recorded. Representing a 150% […]

Defence Board holds emergency meeting following Venezuelan decree

President and Commander In Chief of the Armed Forces, retired Brigadier David Granger has revealed he summoned an emergency meeting of the Defence Board following the decree by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, claiming more of Guyana’s territory. The President would not offer details but he said a follow up meeting was also held. In an […]

TOP 1% and Regional Top Students at 2015 Common Entrance exams

The results of the National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA) written on 01 April and 02 April 2015 are being released to schools. Fifteen thousand two hundred and twenty five (15,225) candidates were entered for this assessment. These candidates also wrote the National Grade Two Assessment in 2011 and the National Grade Four Assessment in 2013. […]

New Government discovers empty PetroCaribe Fund as rice farmers look for payments

Minister of State Joseph Harmon in a shocking revelation on Thursday announced that the PetroCaribe fund, which the new APNU+AFC coalition government inherited from the previous People’s Progressive Party Civic administration, was bankrupt. The revelation means that the new government, which will not be ready with a national budget until September, has to find a […]