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RICELAB: Helping local suppliers to export quality rice

Guyana is a major producer and exporter of rice but to ensure the success of this industry, standard and quality are of utmost importance....

Shemlyn Abrams: a seamstress, a teacher, a breadwinner, a resilient woman

By: Shane Marks  Famous American poet, Maya Angelou once said, “I am woman, phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, that’s me.” Phenomenal is just one of the many...

Linden farmer constructs mini-hydro plant with knowledge from the internet

By Alva Solomon One may be surprised when Jarad Atkinson, a farmer of Amelia’s Ward in Linden, Region 10, relates how he constructed a mini-hydropower...

Fashion icon Sonia Noel to launch “I Am” furniture collection

Guyana’s iconic fashion designer Sonia Noel is gearing up to launch her first-ever furniture line, “I Am.” The fashionista hosted a preview of what the...

Women in focus: Altheia Bunbury’s business showcases her Indigenous roots

Back in 2016, Altheia Bunbury was searching for apparel that showcases Indigenous culture, but her hunt proved futile. Then an idea popped up, and...

Teen adjusts to mechanical arm after horrific 2019 accident

By Alva Solomon In December 2019, young Angela Jacobs’ life took a dramatic turn when the minibus she was travelling in at Mahaicony, collided head-on...

After unfortunate bicycle accident, Vishal Mangra finds his artistic touch

One day in 2015, Vishal Mangra was riding his bicycle along the roadway at Enterprise, East Coast Demerara, when suddenly, another cyclist crashed into...

Farida’s Journey: Travelling across the world for success

By: Shane Marks Farida Deepa, an aspiring doctor, was born and raised in Bangladesh and grew up with her mother, father, and brother. Her family...

Valentine’s love: Charles and Monix never let the flames burn out

By: Alva Solomon They met at church more than 15 years ago and today, husband and wife Charles and Monix Hetemeyer continue to build on...

Marriage during the pandemic: Bindiya and Shawn Bissessar’s love story

By: Shane Marks  French novelist, Amantine Lucile Aurore Dupin once said, “There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved” and that...

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CARICOM to push case before GCF to enhance climate financing efficiency – VP Jagdeo

Vice President, Dr Bharrat Jagdeo on Monday emphasised the need for CARICOM leaders to push a solid case before the Green Climate Fund (GCF)...

Man seen burning Hindu religious artifacts on social media apologises

The Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC) recently investigated a video that captured two individuals burning Hindu religious artifacts. The disturbing video was posted on Facebook...

2 injured, 11 homeless as fire ravages Craig house

A devastating fire ripped through a house at Lot 23 Craig, Old Road, East Bank Demerara (EBD), leaving 11 people homeless and two injured. The...

Greenwich Park residents sign up for land titles

Several households in Greenwich Park (North)-Parcel 26, Region Three (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara) will soon receive their Certificate of Title, with the Ministry of Housing...

La Grange farmer confesses to burning electrocuted body of fruit thief

A La Grange, West Bank Demerara (WBD) farmer on Monday confessed to burning and burying the body of a suspected fruit thief who was...

Berbice High School wins Mashramani Panorama 2024

The Marriott Hotel beachfront was painted with a musical aura as the Panorama Mashramani competition kicked off on Sunday, seeing Berbice High School emerge...

US$15.8M in new climate mitigation funding to region announced

…as US Rep to UN hopeful for quick roll-out of funding The United States (US) has announced new funding to the tune of US$15.8 Million...

Caricom should move to become net exporter of energy – Pres. Ali

It is time for the Caribbean Community (Caricom) to craft a regional energy plan that will not only address the demands of Member States...

Taxi driver charged with possession of 73lbs of ganja found in apartment

A 28-year-old taxi driver who was busted with 73 pounds of ganja in his apartment in Bartica last week was on Monday charged and...

Tucville youth busted with gun, ammo remanded to prison

Twenty-seven-year-old Andrew Marks, a vendor of Jackson Street, Tucville, Georgetown was on Monday remanded to prison by Senior Magistrate Sunil Scarce on firearm and...