Politics

Jagdeo welcomes firing of SOCU Adviser and resignation of Deputy Head

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo today welcomed the firing of the British Special Advisor to the Special Organised Crime Unit, Sam Sittlington and the resignation of the British Deputy Head of the same unit, Sheronie James. Sittlington’s contract was terminated by the British High Commission following revelations that he has registered a private fraud investigative company […]

BREAKING: British Government terminates contract with SOCU’s Advisor Sam Sittlington

The British Government has terminated the contract with British Financial Crimes Expert, Dr. Sam Sittlington, who served as a Special Advisor to the Special Organised Crime Unit of the Guyana Police Force. The decision was made this morning and later announced by the British High Commission in Guyana. “In light of information about Dr Sam […]

GECOM issues warning about persons pretending to be Commission staffers

As Guyana faces the possibility of early elections, the Guyana Elections Commission today announced that it has received reports of persons pretending to be working for the Elections Commission, who have been soliciting information from citizens. The Elections Commission in a statement said it does not currently have any field exercise underway and therefore citizens need […]

Violet Smith out as Country Manager for Guyana Goldfields as restructuring plan takes shape

After serving the company for more than twenty years, the Guyana Goldfields Company today announced that its longtime Country Manager, Violet Smith, is leaving the company as the position has been declared redundant. The announcement came today as the company rolled out major changes to its Guyana operations. In a statement, Guyana Goldfields thanked  Ms. […]

Govt. Chief Whip wants GECOM to answer several questions about its preparedness for polls

The President’s representative to discussions with the Guyana Elections Commission, Minister Amna Ally, has written to the Commission requesting answers to several questions in relation to the Commission’s readiness for early elections. In the letter seen by News Source, Ms. Ally, who is also the Government’s Chief Whip in Parliament, wants the Commission to say […]