Guyana to step up fight against violence against women

With Guyana recording 10 domestic violence-related deaths of women in 2014 and more than 20 in 2013, Government agencies and international agencies are increasing their efforts to ensure a more grassroots approach in combating violence against women through legislative enforcement. At an interfaith service to mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, […]

Man from Guyana busted at JFK with 18lbs cocaine in rum

A man who travelled from Guyana to the United States last Monday has been placed on US$75,000 bail after he was busted and charged with trafficking just over 18 pounds of cocaine into the United States. The man has been identified as Wilton Sinclair. According to court documents obtained by News Source, Sinclair arrived at […]

Hicken apologises for rape remark after Top Cop meets activists

Divisional Commander for ‘A’ Division, Senior Superintendent Clifton Hicken, has apologised “to all members of the Guyanese society” who have been negatively affected by his comments made in relation to the offence of Rape, during his presentation of the Divisional Christmas Policing Plan on Monday November 17, 2014.   According to a  statement from the Public […]

Sattaur refuses to give evidence against Glenn Lall in threatening case

The threatening behaviour charge against Kaieteur News publisher Glenn Lall that was based on a complaint filed by the Commissioner General of the Guyana Revenue Authority Khurshid Sattaur was thrown out of court on Monday morning. The Magistrate at the Sparendaam Court was forced to toss the charge after Sattaur’s Attorney informed the court that […]

Bosai workers begin protest action at Linden over salary increases

Workers attached to the Bosai Bauxite Company at Linden began protest action on Monday pressing the Chinese owned company to offer them better wages and salaries and guarantee their Christmas bonus. Scores of workers walked off the job and began a picketing exercise just after 7 o’ clock on Monday morning as they voiced concerns […]

Citizens Bank opens New Amsterdam Branch

(GINA) The establishment of yet another bank branch is not only an achievement for the financial institution, but for the entire country, President Donald Ramotar said Sunday, at the opening of a Citizens Bank branch in New Amsterdam. Recently there have been several huge investments in Guyana, in the banking sector, including a Guyana Bank […]

Off duty airport worker found dead in reservoir at the airport

Police investigators and authorities at the Cheddi Jagan Airport are probing the death of a 26 year old airport maintenance engineer. The man’s lifeless body was found on Sunday in a reservoir at the airport. It is believed that he drowned. He has been identified as Chris Jacob of Haruni village, Linden Soesdyke Highway. Reports reaching […]

President opens North Pakaraimas Expo in Campaign Style

With his party’s flag waving to welcome him into the North Pakaraimas, President Donald Ramotar on Saturday opened the North Pakaraimas Expo and used the event explain his reason for proroguing the Parliament. The two-day event was organised to showcase the culture of the interior region. The President told those gathered for the opening that […]

Fly Jamaica offers more options and comfort with new 767

In time for the busy Christmas travel season, Fly Jamaica Airways has put into service its newly acquired 767 aircraft. The wide bodied jet made its inaugural flight into Georgetown from New York on Friday evening and the airline is promising better service and comfort. On Saturday, Fly Jamaica Director, Roxanne Reece, told reporters at […]

Two new Land Court Judges sworn in

Attorneys Priscilla Chandra-Haniff and Nicola Pierre were sworn in as Commissioners of Title (Land Court judges) by Prime Minister Samuel Hinds at the Office of the Prime Minister, Kingston.  They will be involved in granting of prescriptive titles. Attorney Pierre boasts a Certificate of Legal Education at Hugh Wooding Law School, Bachelor of Law studies […]