Whale washes up on West Coast Berbice seaside

A whale measuring close to 10 feet in length beached at #37 village on the West Coast of Berbice on Thursday. Several residents and fishermen made efforts to get the whale back out to sea as it was discovered to still be alive. A Region 5 official told News Source that the Regional office has […]

Govt. labels British High Commissioner a “Pariah” for his prorogation concerns

The Government of Guyana on Thursday declared that the outgoing British High Commissioner to Guyana Andrew Ayre, ought to be accorded the status of a “pariah” after expressing his government’s concerns about the ongoing prorogation of the Guyana parliament. Speaking at his post cabinet press conference at the Office of the President, the Government of Guyana’s […]

6,085 babies delivered at Georgetown Hospital in 2014

The Georgetown Hospital has announced that during the year 2014 the institution successfully delivered 6,085 babies. In statement, the GPHC said that in total the hospital did 6,179 deliveries however, 94 of those deliveries were still births. Additionally, out of the 6,179 deliveries 1,332 were born to teenage mothers ranging from under 14 to 19 […]

“We Hate Elections” -Private Sector Commission Official

The Private Sector Commission is worried that early elections could spell more bad news for local businesses. President Donald Ramotar is expected to name a date for elections to be held this year soon. Former Chairman of the Private Sector Commission Ramesh Dookhoo who now serves as the Head of the Commission’s Trade and Investment […]

PPP wants background checks for Polling day staff

Guyana’s governing People’s Progressive Party wants the Elections Commission to begin carrying out background checks on the staff members it will be hiring for polling day duties. President Ramotar has indicated that the country will head to early elections this year. During a recent meeting with the Guyana Elections Commission, PPP Executives insisted that “proper […]

Ayre to Rodrigues-Birkett: Focus on concerns about your Prorogation

British High Commissioner to Guyana Andrew Ayre has fired back at Minister of Foreign Affairs Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett in wake of her statements that it  is ironic that the British government would have concerns about the prorogation in Guyana when it is the British who have the prorogation legacy. In a telephone interview with News Source […]

Prorogation is a British Legacy -Foreign Minister

Guyana’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett is not happy with recent statements by the United Kingdom about the ongoing prorogation of the Guyana Parliament. And she has stated that it is ironic that the British government is expressing worry about the prorogation in Guyana when it is the British who has the prorogation legacy. […]

File on cargo ship drug bust sent to DPP for advice

The Captain and Crew of the cargo ship MV Deltadiep which was busted with cocaine, remain detained on the vessel in Guyana as the Police and the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit seek the advice of the Director of Public Prosecutions on the way forward. The Captain and crew members were all questioned about the over […]

Labour Ministry blasts GGMC workers over “illegal” strike action

 As workers of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission continue their strike action for improved working conditions and better salaries, the Ministry of Labour has fired off at the workers and has declared the strike action as ‘illegal’, ‘unethical’ and ‘improper’. In a letter to the General Secretary of the Guyana Public Service Union Ms. […]

Atlantic Gardens woman executed in hail of gunfire

The wife of a city businessman was gunned down execution style on Monday evening in the Atlantic Gardens area on the East Coast of Demerara. The dead woman has been identified as Patricia Sanasie. She was shot multiple times to her body in front of the Atlantic Gardens residence. Persons in the area reported hearing […]