I have no interest whatsoever in any oil company says Jagdeo

As the State Assets Recovery Agency probes the handing out of oil blocks to companies just before the 2015 elections, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo today declared that he has no interest, financial or otherwise, in any of the oil companies. Responding to a direct question posed by News Source at his weekly press conference this […]

Jagdeo dismisses CADRES poll; Claims PPP’s poll tells different story

Opposition Leader and General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party, Bharrat Jagdeo, today dismissed the findings of an APNU+AFC commissioned poll by the Barbados based CADRES Organisation. The Poll, which showed high approval ratings for President David Granger and low ratings for the PPP Presidential Candidate Irfaan Ali, was described by Jagdeo as nothing more […]

Population divided over the outcome of next elections; Uncertain voters lean towards change in government, but still prefer Coalition over PPP -CADRES Poll

While President David Granger is heavily favoured as the more popular candidate when compared to the PPP Civic’s Irfaan Ali, the opinion poll conducted by the Barbados based Caribbean Development Research Services (CADRES), has found that there is an even split among the population when it comes to the perception of which party will win […]

Man dies after Mayor’s vehicle slams into parked cars

The 53-year-old man who was badly injured when the Mayor’s official vehicle slammed into his parked car and two others, has succumbed to his injuries. The Buxton resident, who was identified as Mitford Cambridge, never regained consciousness after the Tuesday afternoon accident. Cambridge was sitting in his parked car just off the Rupert Craig Highway […]

Charrandass Probe stalled; “Solid evidence” needed to seek extradition -Ramjattan

Investigators probing allegations of a possible US$1 million gold purchase by former Member of Parliament Charrandass Persaud, have hit a stumbling block as they cannot get Persaud to submit a statement. According to Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan, “Charrandass has since left and the investigators, I think, were supposed to ask him some questions but […]

High Approval Ratings for President Granger in CADRES Poll

A political opinion poll conducted by the Barbados based Caribbean Development Research Services Inc. (CADRES) has found that President David Granger continues to enjoy high approval ratings among supporters of the coalition and generally across the country. The poll was commissioned by the APNU+AFC Coalition. News Source has obtained a copy of the full report […]

Guyana launches a 2-year plan of action to fight trafficking in person

Guyana is stepping up its efforts to fight trafficking in persons and today the national plan of action for 2019/2020 was launched. With the launching, the plan of action has now become an official public document. According to the Acting Coordinator of the Ministerial Task Force on Trafficking in Persons, Oliver Profitt, explained that the […]

Guyanese, Catherine Pollard appointed as the new UN Under Secretary General for Managaement, Policy and Compliance

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has announced the appointment of Guyanese, Catherine Pollard as the next Under-Secretary-General for Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance at the United Nations. In a statement, the Secretary General’s office explained that Ms. Pollard will succeed Jan Beagle of New Zealand. The Secretary-General has offered his gratitute for the extraordinary work in […]