News

Jamaican man wanted for death of woman in hotel

┬áThe Guyana Police Force on Thursday issued a wanted bulletin for 36-year-old Jamaican national, Anthony Lloyd Neville Morrison. He is wanted for questioning in connection with the death of Beverley Anesta Gardner who was found dead in a room at the New York Car Wash and Hotel in Georgetown. The woman is also a Jamaican […]

Ganga Persaud resigns as Local Government Minister

Minister of Local Government Ganga Persaud on Thursday announced that he is no longer interested in serving in the position. Persaud tendered his resignation to President Donald Ramotar citing personal reasons for his decision. The resignation is expected to take effect from the end of January. In a statement, Persaud said it was a pleasure […]

Carol-Ann Lynch wants speedy trial

Charged for a second time with the death of her husband, former beauty queen and fashion model, Carol-Ann Lynch is asking the courts for a speedy trial. The widow of cambio dealer Farouk Razak was on Wednesday charged with her husband’s murder for a second time. When she was originally charged in 2007, she was […]

Banks DIH after tax profits soar to $2.5Billion

When shareholders of local conglomerate Banks D.I.H Limited gather on Saturday at the company’s Thirst Park Headquarters for their Annual General Meeting, they will be told by Chairman and Managing Director Clifford Reis that the beverage giant has seen a 4% increase in it’s after tax profits for 2013 when compared to the previous year. […]

Two men nabbed with M16 rifle and grenades in South Ruimveldt

Two men have been taken into custody following the discovery of an M-16 assault rifle and two magazines and 60 rounds of ammunition along with 2 grenades in the South Ruimveldt area. The names of the men have not been released as the probe continues. According to a police report, just after 11 o’ clock […]

Copa Airlines to begin Guyana service in July

The Panamanian based Copa Airlines has announced that it will begin service between Guyana and Panama and other connections from July of this year. The airline will initially offer twice weekly service between Guyana and Panama. Passengers will be able to book connecting flights to other Copa destinations including New York, Miami, Washington, Los Angelas, […]

Guyana and Haiti to lead C’bbean economic growth in 2014

(Caribbean Journal) The United Nations released its annual World Economic Situation and Prospects report this week, which projects GDP growth across Latin America and the Caribbean. So which countries will take the lead in 2014? Guyana and Haiti, according to the report, much like last year. Guyana and Haiti are both projected to grow by […]

TGA Crash: Bodies extracted and flown to city

Recovery teams were able to extract the bodies of Pilot Blake Slater and Cargo Handler Dwayne Jacobs from the wreckage of the Trans Guyana plane crash on Tuesday morning. The bodies have been flown to the city and have been transferred to private funeral homes. They were the only two persons aboard the aircraft that […]

Man caught trying to smuggle singing birds through airport

An outgoing passenger was arrested at the Cheddi Jagan Airport on Friday night after he was busted trying to smuggle a number of whistling finches out of the country. News Source understands that the man had the singing finches known in Guyana as “Towa Towa” stashed in several hair curlers. He had already made it […]

Efforts continue to extract bodies from plane crash site

Recovery teams will move back into the Olive Creek area in the Mazaruni area to continue with their efforts to extract the bodies of Pilot Blake Slater and Cargo Handler Dwayne Jacobs from the wreckage of the Trans Guyana plane crash. They were the only two persons aboard the aircraft The recovery teams were forced […]