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 […]

East Bank closed to heavy duty trucks during rush hour

The Guyana Police Force has announced that inn efforts to ease the traffic congestion and to facilitate the ongoing road construction along the East Bank Demerara corridor, heavy duty trucks and tractors and trailers will not be permitted to traverse the road during the rush hour.  In a statement the Police Force said beginning Monday […]

Army Officers’s death in accident shocks friends

Thirty-two year old Guyana Defence Force Officer, Lieutenant Ronald Gonsalves is being remembered by friends and relatives as a respectful and easy going young man who was committed to his family and job. Gonsalves died on Friday when the vehicle he was travelling in with two other soldiers, crashed into a power pole on Mandela […]

Kashif and Shanghai Schools Tournament launched

It had all the fanfare as customary for the past 23 years; all the various media houses were present, sponsors and Government, but only this time around, it’s for school’s football as Kashif and Shanghai launched its inaugural Secondary School tournament at the Pegasus Hotel on Thursday. Twenty Four teams, drawn from across Guyana will […]

Guyanese need to shift thinking to boost Tourism

Minister of Tourism, Industry and Commerce (ag) Irfaan Ali formally launched Tourism Awareness Month 2013 under the theme ‘Communication and Information sharing for Tourism Development’ this evening with a call for a shift in the thinking of all Guyanese with regards to the sector, even as he outlined some major undertakings that would help raise the […]

PM gives top students lesson on Pre 1992

Prime Minister Samuel Hinds used the National Education Awards on Thursday to speak about improvements in the education system since 1992 when his party came to office. This annual ceremony recognises the best performers at all tiers of the education system including National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA), Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC), Guyana Technical Education […]

GPHC widens fraud probe

The Georgetown Hospital is widening a fraud probe and has sent the Director of Financial Services and a Clerk from the Accounts Department on leave, until the outcome of the probe. The move comes as the hospital, the Auditor General’s office and the Police investigate reports of a multi million dollar fraud at the state […]

T&T Sex slave ring has Guyana links

(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) There is a multi-million-dollar sex slave trade taking place between this country and South America where persons are being held against their will, forced into prostitution and threatened with death. This was disclosed yesterday by government ministers from Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela who met yesterday to discuss initiatives to crack down on […]

Fire guts section of Comfort Sleep and Payless bonds

An early evening fire of unknown origin ripped through a section of the Comfort Sleep storage bond and a bond belonging to the Payless store on Wednesday at the Eccles Industrial Site. Firemen were called to the scene just after 7 pm when persons in the area raised an alarm after seeing heavy smoke bellowing […]

Prison Officer busted taking weed into Camp St. Jail

A young Prison Officer attached to the Camp Street Jail has been taken into custody and will face possible charges before the end of the week after he was busted trying to take marijuana and cigarettes into the Camp Street Jail. News Source understands that the incident took place late Tuesday and the discovery was […]