US Embassy hosts Youth Action Network Conference

GEORGETOWN – The U.S Embassy’s Public Affairs Section held its second annual Youth Action Network (YAN) Conference June 21-22, 2014 at the Splashmin’s Fun Park, Soesdyke-Linden Highway. Twenty Guyanese Youth Action Network members participated in competence-building seminars in the areas of personal development and goal setting, leadership styles, and strategies to motivate others.  The sessions […]

Father jailed, son remanded for cocaine in suitcase handles

Forty-one year old  Georgetown resident, Darren Owen Harris was sentenced to three years in jail on Monday after he pleaded guilty to a drug trafficking charge. The man and his son were arrested at the Cheddi Jagan Airport over the weekend when CANU agents found over 2 pounds of cocaine in the suitcases bearing their […]

It was very important to tell my story -Lisa Punch

Guyana’s Lisa Punch sang her way into the hearts of viewers across the globe and into the next round of the new American reality song show, Rising Star, which premiered live on Sunday evening on the ABC Network. The Guyanese born, Brooklyn resident sang Whitney Houston’s “How Will I know”, but by the end of […]

Guyana and U.S reach agreement on LEAD project

The Governments of Guyana and the United States have reached agreement on the Leadership and Democracy project which had found itself embroiled in controversy after the Guyana Government initially objected to its implementation. In an interview with News Source at his Duke Street, Georgetown office, US Ambassador to Guyana D. Brent Hardt announced that “the U.S […]

GDF welcomes 276 new soldiers to its ranks

The strength of the Guyana Defence Force has increased with the addition of 276 new soldiers who have completed 10 weeks of training on the army’s first  Basic Recruits Course for the year. The passing out parade for this latest batch of entrants was held on Friday at the Drill Square at the Colonel John […]

Guyana still not doing enough to fight human trafficking -US Report

The United States Department of State is once again issuing a call for Guyana to do more in the fight against human trafficking. In its 2014 Trafficking in Persons report, the State Department said the Government of Guyana does not fully comply with the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking while acknowledging that there are […]

Guyanese woman found dead in Maryland with daughters identified

HAGERSTOWN, Md. —Investigators on Friday ruled out the possibility that someone else killed a 32-year-old woman and her two baby daughters whose bodies were found in their car in a middle school parking lot in Hagerstown. Hagerstown police have ruled out the possibility that a woman and her two young daughters found dead in their car were […]

FBI trains local Cops in interrogation and investigation techniques

Thirty-five officers of the Guyana Police Force should be better able to interview and interrogate suspects and analyse crime scenes and criminal activity, now that they have completed training programmes completed by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigations. The five-day programme which was held at the Police Training Centre in Georgetown ended on Friday […]