GPL parts ways with Loss Reduction Director

The Guyana Power and Light Company has parted ways with its Loss Reduction Director Kumar Sharma. A Senior company official has confirmed the moved. Company officials were tight-lipped on Wednesday over the decision to let the senior official of the company go. News Source understands that the company’s board expressed major concerns over Sharma’s performance on […]

GT&T cable damage causes web blackout

GT&T Customers across Guyana were left without internet and data services for close to four hours on Wednesday following damage to the company’s submarine fiber cables. Just after 6 o’ clock on Wednesday morning, the damage to the cable  caused severe disruptions to the company’s data platform. All of its internet service went down and […]

President assents to 3 of 4 Local Govt. Bills

The Government’s Chief Spokesman, Dr. Roger Luncheon on Wednesday announced that President Donald Ramotar has assent to three of the four Local Government Bills that were sent to him to sign into law. According to Cabinet Secretary, Dr. Luncheon, President Ramotar has signed into law the Fiscal Transfers Bill, the Municipals and District Councils (Amendment) Bill […]

Israel presents first Ambassador to CARICOM

(CARICOM)   Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, on Tuesday said he looked forward to the development of a more structured and formal mechanism for cooperation between Israel and CARICOM. He made this statement during a ceremony at the CARICOM Secretariat headquarters, Turkeyen, Guyana, where Ambassador to CARICOM from Israel Amiram Magid […]

Crane fire leaves 8 persons homeless

A Crane, West Coast Demerara Fire ton Tuesday afternoon left eight persons homeless and residents questioning the unavailability of fire hydrants in the community. The fire which is believed to have been electrical in nature ravaged the 5 bedroom two storey house just after 2 o’ clock on Tuesday afternoon. One of those left homeless, […]

Guyanese man charged in New Jersey sex assault case

A 29-year-old Guyanese man living in New Jersey has been charged in Essex County on one count of sex assault and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. According to U.S court documents, Former Linden barber Keon Elexey was booked on Monday  in Essex County, New Jersey after being arrested. The  incident allegedly […]

TVG reporters resign after refusing to read “Glen Lall” story

At least three reporters attached to the Guyana Times Newspaper and TVG Channel 28 Evening News have tendered their resignations to the company with immediate effect over concerns about being asked to read stories on the evening television newscasts about the Publisher of the Kaieteur News Glen Lall. Anchor/Reporter attached to TVG Leanna Bradshaw, handed […]

Mabaruma children fall ill after ingesting cocaine laced sweets

Three young children were rushed to the hospital in Mabaruma, Region 1, after they became ill over the weekend just after ingesting “gold finger” sweets that they had bought from a small shop in the community. Upon investigation, it was found that the sweets were laced with cocaine. Reports out of the Mabaruma community indicate […]

LIAT Pilots go on strike; service affected

In a statement issued early on Tuesday morning, Regional airline, LIAT announced that pilots who were schedule to work on Tuesday morning have stayed away from the job as part of industrial action by the pilot’s trade union. The airline said “due to  action taken  by its airline pilots’ trade union LIALPA, pilots who were […]

Guyanese teen stabbed to death in Barbados

(Barbados Nation) An air of sadness enveloped the Pinder household at Cypress Street, The City, yesterday as family and friends grieved over the death of 14-year-old Andgan Smith, who was stabbed several times to the chest, allegedly by a 12-year-old playmate. The incident occurred on Friday evening near a pasture not far away at Pondside, where […]