Ramotar inflicted greatest damage on parliamentary democracy -Williams

As the international community continues to press President Donald Ramotar to lift the suspension of parliament and set a date for national elections, Member of Parliament for A Partnership for National Unity, Basil Williams believes that President Ramotar has now ensured his place in Guyana’s history as the President who “inflicted the greatest damage on […]

U.S urges quick move to early elections in Guyana

The Government of the United States has finally broken its silence on the prorogation of the Guyana Parliament and the Chargé d’affaires of the US Embassy in Georgetown is urging a quick move to national elections and the restoration of parliamentary democracy. In an interview carried in Friday’s Stabroek News, US Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Bryan Hunt said […]

Linden man found dead in river with slit to throat

The Guyana Police has reported that the body of a man was found floating in the Demerara River at Watooka, Linden and he has been identified as 25-year-old Quincy Johnson of Half Mile, Wismar, Linden. The man’s lifeless body was found on January 8, 2015. A post mortem examination was conducted on January 14 and […]

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. […]