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Sunday, October 22, 2017

100 years after: IAC remembers arrival of last batch of Indian indentured labourers

The Indian Action Committee (IAC) has outlined a historical chronology- in commemoration- of the last batch of Indians who came to Guyana's shores 100...

Banks DIH donates over $4M to charities

Banks DIH Limited on Monday made its annual donation to charities which amounted to over $4 million. Representatives of the 25 charities that benefited pose...

Retired ambassador publishes analysis of Guyanese culture

Former Guyanese Ambassador Rudy Insanally on Friday evening officially launched his most recent work The Guyanese Culture – Fusion or Diffusion? This book...

UPDATE: English Sathya Sai Blues bhajan singer finds Guyana connection

…her ancestor was source of name for Buxton village Sathya Sai devotee Dana Gillipsie, who had adapted her singing of Blues to Bhajans after visiting...

Snatched and inducted: Should a former child soldier be put on trial?

(BBC) Snatched and inducted into a life of extreme violence while still a child, Dominic Ongwen now finds himself in another place not of...

Chris Gardner: The homeless man who became a multi-millionaire investor

By Dave Gordon Business reporter (BBC) (BBC) When Chris Gardner and his young son were sleeping rough on the floor of a public toilet, he...

Prince Harry arrives in Guyana for 3 days

Prince Harry, received quite a grand welcome to Guyana earlier today when he arrived at the Eugene F Correia airport. As he disembarked from the...

Remembrance Day sees tribute to Guyana’s fallen heroes

Men and women of the armed forces who sacrificed their lives were on Sunday honoured at the 2016 Remembrance Day ceremony. Foreign Affairs Minister Carl...

”I feel good!” – says bubbly 105-year-old Linden resident ‘Mama Gathie’

Though her memory is failing her now, Linden’s oldest resident Agatha Campbell, affectionately called 'Mama Gathie' by residents in the community, continues to have...

2 years after son went missing, mother still seeking closure

A devastated mother, whose 28-year-old son went missing two years ago, is still looking for answers about her son’s disappearance. Troy Greenidge, a miner of...

Recent Articles

Bar Council to President: Justify rejecting 18 GECOM nominees or face further litigation

The Bar Council of the Guyana Bar Association is the latest body to speak out against the recent action on the part of President...

Public Health Ministry to take HPV campaign to private schools- MCH officer

The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) will take its human papilloma virus (HPV) campaign to privately-owned primary and secondary schools next week Maternal and...

Letter: A blatant misrepresentation of the ruling from the acting Chief Justice

Dear Editor, A statement released by the Ministry of the Presidency on Thursday (October 19, 2017) sought to explain the basis on which President David...

Opposition calls out state media for ‘misleading’ information on GECOM nominees

The Office of the Opposition Leader is condemning as 'misleading and deliberate,' information published by the state-owned Guyana Chronicle purporting that the Guyana Elections...

Brazil police arrests 108 in major anti-paedophilia operation

(BBC) Police in Brazil say they have arrested 108 people in the biggest operation ever against paedophiles in Latin America. Suspects were arrested in 24...

Fifties for Powell, Shai Hope help WI consolidate

By Liam Brickhill in Bulawayo   Tea West Indies 154 for 3 (S Hope 56*, Powell 56) v Zimbabwe (ESPNcricinfo) West Indies and Zimbabwe both threw punches...

GECOM debacle: Opposition pulls out of Border Commission

The People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) has pulled out of the Guyana Border Commission in retaliation to Head of State, David Granger’s unilateral appointment of...

Mother, sons killed in Berbice smash-up given emotional send off

By Kizzy Coleman Sabita Manglani and her two sons – five-year-old Ethan Ramjeet and 18-year-old Emanuel Manglani – who were tragically killed in a two-vehicle...

Berbice machine operator killed by African bees

Heavy-duty machine operator Dhancoomar Hookumchan of Bush Lot, West Coast Berbice succumbed on Monday to the venom injected in him after he was attacked...

Govt’s indecisive action over teachers’ concerns could see countrywide strike- GTU

By Lakhram Bhagirat The Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) is accusing Government of sidelining and disrespecting it as a representative body, and is threatening a countrywide...