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Sunday, March 24, 2019

From a ‘slow learner’ to principal of Stewart’s Academic Institute

Once labelled as a slow learner; now the holder of a Bachelors in Education among other accomplishments, Donrico Stewart became a teacher to provide...

Sugar estates closure tragedy… “Sometimes my children wake up hungry and all I can...

Imagine how you would feel if your child or a random child comes to you and asks for something to eat and you cannot...

Bringing back brewed coffee to Guyana

A heady, distinctive fragrance drifts invitingly up to Louis Holder’s Liliendaal office. It’s the smell of coffee—but definitely not any ordinary kind. The invigorating smell...

NEW GPC awards bursaries to employees’ children

The NEW Guyana Pharmaceutical Corporation (New GPC) on Wednesday distributed several bursary awards to its employees’ children who would have written the National Grade...

15-y-o with disability to receive corrective surgery with help from US based Guyanese

...US40,000 equipment to be donated to GPHC to help others with same problems The dreams of a mother seeing her daughter walking normally might soon...

GPF disburses $3.5M in bursaries to NGSA students

The Guyana Police Force (GPF) on Thursday handed out $3.5M in bursary awards to 127 children who did exceptionally well in the National Grade...

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...

Recent Articles

PSC urges GECOM to continue election preparations

In light of the Appeal Court’s decision that 34 votes were needed to validly pass the no-confidence motion, the Private Sector Commission (PSC) is...

CCJ fixes case management hearing in challenge of GECOM Chairman’s appointment

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has set a date for a case management hearing in relation to the appeal filed to reverse the...

Chef in ‘hot water’ after police find illegal shotgun in mining camp

Police in ‘F’ Division (Interior Locations) have arrested a chef, who was the lone occupant at a mining camp where an illegal shotgun and...

President Granger’s 1st phase of medical treatment in Cuba successful – medical specialists

-no more chemo treatment, radiotherapy to commence in April  The first phase of President Granger’s medical treatment in the Republic of Cuba has been successfully...

Known felon, other arrested with illegal gun, ammo during high speed chase  

A high speed chase by ranks of the Guyana Police Force on Friday afternoon in the streets of Georgetown led to the arrest of...

Teen miner fatally stabbed by drunk employer

A teenager is now dead after he was allegedly murdered by his employer, who happened to be a close relative. Dead is 19-year-old Dave Boyal,...

ERC calls for prevailing calm among Guyanese

The current political situation in Guyana is not going unnoticed by the Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC) and the entity is calling for the prevailing...

Charrandas Persaud files $30M lawsuit against Ramjattan

Former APNU/AFC Parliamentarian Charrandas Persaud has filed a $30 million lawsuit against Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan for libel committed after the passage of...

“Strange Mathematics” cannot change what is in Guyana’s Constitution – Jagdeo

The Constitution of Guyana is pellucid on what number of votes is needed for the passage of a no-confidence motion; it is a majority...

Sugar worker killed by Africanised bees

A Berbice sugar worker was on Thursday killed by a swarm of Africanised bees as he was clearing bushes. Dead is Rameshwar Poonoo, 31, of...