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Friday, November 16, 2018

Bursaries awarded to employees’ children of Sterling Products Ltd

The morning of Thursday August 2, 2018 was overcast, but it was a particularly bright day for several Sterling Products Ltd employees whose children...

Bagotville Tamarind tree, a daily reminder of Emancipation

Between La Rouse Adventure, Canal Number One Polder and Plantation Nismes is Bagotville, a village that in 1848 was gifted to the slaves freed...

Mother of autistic 8-y-o alleges child abuse at the hands of teachers

After only six months of commencing his new primary school term, parents of an autistic 8-year-old are claiming that the child was physically abused...

Homophobia education coordinator says condoms should be distributed in Prisons

Homophobia Education Coordinator within the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD), Anil Persaud on Wednesday voiced his support for condoms to be distributed among...

A Division hosts annual Youth Expo

Main Street, Georgetown, was set abuzz on Saturday as the Guyana Police Force’s (GPF) A Division (Georgetown-East Bank Demerara) hosted its annual Youth Expo...

Guyanese physician, humanitarian Dr Narendra Singh receives honorary degree from York U

... reminds graduands to be humble and helpful Described as an extraordinary humanitarian and health care leader, Schulich alumnus and physician, Guyanese, Dr Narendra Singh...

70% of school dropouts in Region 5 are fatherless – MoE

Seventy per cent of school dropouts in Region Five (Mahaica-Berbice) are from broken homes without a father figure, according to Senior Guidance and Counselling...

Attorney-at-Law Brandon De Santos admitted to the bar

Recently admitted to the bar, Attorney-at-Law Brandon Scott De Santos’ passion is being a proficient criminal defence lawyer and providing his insight into ‘correcting...

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...

Mohamed Ferouz A.A. honoured for outstanding, dedicated service to Islam

Bearing testimony to the caliber of the person he is, politicians, religious leaders, friends and family members gathered on Sunday October 1, 2017, at...

Recent Articles

Parliament sitting postponed at Govt’s request, says Clerk

The postponement of Friday’s sitting of the National Assembly, just one day after the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) filed a no-confidence motion against the...

Press association blasts APNU/AFC over “continued intimidation of media workers”

The Guyana Press Association (GPA), moments after a press conference hosted by the A Partnership for National Unity (APNU)/Alliance For Change (AFC) Government, called...

New standard for restaurants aimed at improving quality of services offered

…implementation to enable better services for consumers The Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS), the Tourism Hospitality Association of Guyana (THAG) and the Guyana Tourism...

Labourer accused of stealing canter batteries gets $40,000 bail

A 31-year-old labourer of Lot 56 Norton Street, Georgetown, on Friday, found himself before Senior Magistrate Leron Daly, after being accused of committing simple...

Shop owner remanded over alleged narco trafficking

A shop owner of Lot ‘E’ Hardina Street, Werk-en-Rust, Georgetown, was on Friday hauled before the courts after she was allegedly busted with a...

GECOM working to resolve electoral ties in 3 constituencies

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), at a press conference held today (Friday), said it is currently working to address electoral ties in three constituencies...

Op Ed: Whim Referendum – Total rejection, repudiation of Nagamootoo and AFC

By Dr Leslie Ramsammy  Webster's Dictionary has chosen TOXIC as the 2018 Word of the Year. Local Government Elections (LGE) 2018 dramatically pronounced the AFC...

Poultry farmer busted with several packets of cocaine en route to Suriname

Police says a 50-year-old poultry farmer of Smythfield, New Amsterdam, Berbice was arrested at the Moleson Creek Ferry Stelling about 09:25h. today (Friday) for...

Bravo opens up on 2014 India tour pull-out

  (ESPNCricinfo) On October 17, 2014, India and West Indies played the fourth ODI of a five-match series, in the hill town of Dharamsala. Halfway through...

‘Don’t blame us’ – GECOM boss says in response to low voter turnout

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has made significant gains in the November 12 Local Government Elections (LGE). This has come, however, with a meager...