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Monday, February 13, 2017

From Nebraska to Guyana: A world of difference for Peace Corps volunteer

By Courtney Brummer-Clark / World-Herald staff writer Every day for the past year, Emily Garcia has grabbed a basket of laundry and walked a short...

GTUC renews call for re-establishment of ministry dedicated to address labour issues

In light of claims being made that persons are turned away from the Social Protection Ministry when they attempt to make complaints against their...

Port Mourant salesman shot

The Police have launched an investigation surrounding the shooting of a salesman of Port Mourant, Corentyne. According to a statement issued by the Police earlier...

Special needs children showcase artistic talents

Students of the David Rose School for Special Needs yesterday showcased their artwork in the form of 50 beautifully designed pieces of fabrics that...

Grade 6 students of CI Primary launch anti-litter campaign

As schools throughout Guyana step up their campaigns to have a clean and healthy environment, the Grade Six students of the Cornelia Ida (CI)...

104 and still “as wonderful as can be”…Guyanese Centenarian to celebrate another milestone in...

Thousands of persons throughout the world often wish that they could live to the ripe old age of 100, but only a privileged few...

We must banish race hate and disunity from our midst – says AFC in...

Phagwah message from the AFC:  The Alliance For Change (AFC) extends  Phagwah  (Holi) greetings to all the citizens of Guyana, especially our Hindu brothers and...

PPP extends warm Phagwah greetings to all

PPP's Phagwah message follows: The People's Progressive Party (PPP) extends warm greetings to our Hindu brothers and sisters on the occasion of Phagwah which is...

Pensioner calls on Govt to restore water, electricity subsidies – says senior citizens finding...

The nixing of Government subsidies to electricity and water for pensioners has made it difficult for them to provide for their basic needs, thus...

Wife beater ordered to do 150 hours of community service …“Please give me another...

A West Ruimveldt man appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts charged with assault on Tuesday. Andy Micou, 45, of Lot...

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LETTER: GRANGER – Rewrites Grading System

I am flabbergasted that  the President  give himself and the government a Grade A and at the same time his Minister of Finance, defends...

World Bank appoints new Country Director for the Caribbean

Tahseen Sayed Khan is the new Country Director for Caribbean countries. She will be responsible for maintaining a solid partnership with the countries to address their...

Valentine’s Day banned in Pakistan “with immediate effect”

(CNN) The Islamabad High Court in Pakistan's capital issued an order Monday that banned the celebration of Valentine's Day across the country 'with immediate...

Parking meter rates slashed by 50% following mounting public pressure

In light of mounting public pressure for the parking meter project to be scrapped, the Mayor and Town Clerk, this morning, announced that the...

Land reclamation to be aggressively pursued – Trotman

Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman said he would petition the Ministry of Finance to set aside a greater portion of the gold royalties...

Former Wales estate workers continue protest in front of MOTP for severance pay

Former Wales estate workers protested again today, but this time in front of the Ministry of Presidency (MOTP) highlighting that it is unreasonable that...

New waste-water treatment plant for Georgetown

A waste-water treatment plant is to be constructed in Georgetown to provide the necessary capacity to address residential and commercial growth, according to the...

UPDATE: Young mother to face charges for alleged poisoning of children

...mother, children in stable condition at hospital The 26-year-old woman who reportedly fed poison to her three children, and then attempted suicide could face the...

In response to 14% VAT on private education outcry, Jordan says public education is...

...it remains a choice of the parent “VAT is not a cure for social ills; it is first and foremost a fiscal tool. I said...

Caribbean/American leaders want strong stance against Trump’s immigration policy

(CMC) Caribbean/American and other elected officials and leaders in New York are calling for a very strong stance against the Donald Trump administration’s immigration...