Albouystown man executed in Charlestown drive by shooting

Police on Saturday night were investigating the execution style killing of 27 year old Albouystown resident, Lloyd Bourne aka Lloydie. The incident took place just after 9pm. According to reports, Bourne of James and Barr Street, Albouystown,  was in the Cooper Street, Charlestown area when he was shot to the chest by the occupants of a […]

NCN’s Edward Layne complains “Ramjattan told me to haul my ass”

Senior Editor of the state-owned National Communications Network Edward Layne,has complained to the Office of the President and the Guyana Press Association that he was verbally abused by the Leader of the Alliance For Change, Khemraj Ramjattan. In the complaint, Layne recounted that on Friday he contacted the AFC Leader to follow up on a […]

Mahaicony accident claims second victim

The early Friday morning Mahaicony smash up has claimed its second victim. The Guyana Police Force on Saturday announced that 25-year-old Elias Ross of Zeskendren, Mahaicony, passed away during the early hours of  Saturday November 01, 2014, while receiving medical treatment at the Georgetown Hospital. Ross was an occupant of the motor car that had been […]

Execution attempt on Guyana born Attorney in Trinidad

(Trinidad Express) Guyana-born attorney Odai Ramischand was on Thursday housebound, but “not intimidated”, following an attempt on his life in the car park of a supermarket near his Maracas, St Joseph home. Ramischand, in a telephone interview yesterday, said a single shot fired by an unknown person from a van missed him “by an inch […]

The Mace is in my office for safe keeping -Clerk

The Clerk of the National Assembly, Sherlock Isaacs, hurriedly shot down claims that the National Assembly’s mace had been stolen and admitted that it was removed from the Speaker’s office and placed in his office for safekeeping. He also said that it needed to be cleaned. Speaker of the National Assembly, Raphael Trotman, called the […]

Cars gutted as fire destroys Akbar Auto Sales on West Coast

Over 100 cars and other vehicles were completed destroyed on Friday afternoon as a fire ripped through the Akbar Auto Sales Showroom at Cornelia Ida on the West Coast of Demerara. Fire fighters were called to the scene just after 1pm but there was very little they could do to douse the blaze as it […]

GTI student killed in early morning smash up

A 23-year-old student of the Government Technical Institute was killed on the spot early on Friday morning when he reportedly lost control of the car he was driving and slammed into a truck which was traveling in the opposite direction. Dead is Torick McLennon of Mahaicony. The accident occurred in the Mahaicony area just after […]

Further discussions with Ramotar on LGE is pointless -Granger

Leader of the Opposition, David Granger has declared that he does not intend to further meeting with President Donald Ramotar on setting a date for Local Government Elections because discussions with the President about the local elections have become “pointless”. On Friday morning, the Opposition Leader announced that all talks with the President on Local […]

GCAA wants to see all US approvals before Dynamic could return

The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has written to Dynamic Airways expressing concern about moves by the airline to begin advertising its return to Guyana before it has even applied to the local Aviation Authority for approval. Director General of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority, Zulficar Mohammed, on Thursday told News Source that his office […]

Canadian company to buy Tower Hotel for US$8Million

After financial problems forced it to shut down operations and close its doors earlier this year, the historic Hotel Tower in Georgetown is about to get a new lease on life. Canadian company, Panther Recycling Corporation, is getting ready to purchase the hotel for US$8 Million. The deal which is almost closed will include all […]