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Monday, December 11, 2017

Piracy: WCD fishermen recount horror, call for greater Coast Guard protection

Piracy has plagued the high seas for a number of years with many seamen meeting a callous end as several of them have lost...

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...

Recent Articles

Chaos in Parliament: No agreement reached with Speaker – Jagdeo

...says Opposition MPs to sit-in until session ends  Opposition Leader Dr Bharrat Jagdeo, following the meeting with Speaker of the National Assembly Dr Barton Scotland...

Jason Abdulla jailed for faeces assault on Freddie Kissoon

…McCoy, Hinds found not guilty Kwame McCoy and Sean Hinds were found not guilty of committing common assault on Columnist, Freddie Kissoon, while Opposition People's...

Five arrested for murder of Qualfon receptionist

Police say five male suspects have been taken into custody in connection with the murder of Ranella Benfield, 18 years, of 99 Canterbury Walk, Beterverwagting,...

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma tie the knot in Italy

(BBC) Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma have tied the knot in Italy, after weeks of speculation that they were...

Baby formula maker issues global recall over salmonella fears

PARIS, France (AP) — Baby milk maker Lactalis and French authorities have ordered a global recall of millions of products over fears of salmonella...

Armed duo carjack West Bank Demerara man at gunpoint

A West Minister, West Bank Demerara (WBD) man was on Sunday night robbed of his Toyota Allion motorcar when two armed men attacked him...

LETTER: Govt to be blamed for ‘bungling’ the signing bonus

My initial thinking is that the coalition Government's handling, if not bungling, of the signing bonus with ExxonMobil resulted from inexperience, if not incompetence,...

Chaos in Parliament: Female PPP/C MP reportedly assaulted by Police

...Jagdeo says Speaker should be held accountable  Chaos erupted in Guyana's National Assembly today (Monday) as Opposition People's Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) Members of Parliament were...

Body of Qualfon employee found in cemetery with face mutilated

The partially decomposed body of a Qualfon employee was on Monday morning discovered in a cemetery at Beterverwagting, East Coast Demerara (ECD). The woman has...

New York Port Authority attack: Man held after Manhattan blast

(BBC) A man is being held after an attempted terror attack at New York City's main bus terminal, officials say. "Terrorists won't win," Mayor Bill...