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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Cancer survivor breaking glass ceilings …says women are resilient despite stereotypes

  It is considered a ‘man’s world’ but there are several women who continue to champion this field and they are doing it in a...

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...

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...

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...

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Essequibo teen dies after crying out for ankle pains  

A former student of the Anna Regina Multilateral School died on Monday while receiving medical attention for a pain to the ankle at the...

Boxer who suffered severe brain injury during Friday fight, has died at 28

Russia-born boxer Maxim Dadashev has died from injuries suffered in the ring. He was 28. His death was first confirmed by his trainer James “Buddy”...

Man gunned down at pool party, 2 in custody  

As investigations continue into the shooting to death of a 28-year-old South Sophia, Greater Georgetown resident, the Police have arrested and are currently grilling...

Guyanese registered vessel intercepted with cocaine in BVI

A Guyanese registered vessel was on July 18 last intercepted in Tortola with a total of 95 pounds of cocaine concealed in Thin-set cement. News...

Linden Passport Office yet to open

Almost a year after completion, the newly constructed Linden Passport Office in Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) is yet to be opened to serve members...

New landing equipment for CJIA in 2020

The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCCA) has signed a contract with a Canadian firm to supply the airport with new technical equipment to aid...

6 months jail for man who stole chicken

A 23-year-old man who is accused to stealing some 170 pounds of chicken was today sentenced to serve six months imprisonment for failing to...

PSC says Lowenfield failed to address major concerns raised

The Private Sector Commission in a letter to Chief Executive Officer of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) stated that he has failed to address...

GECOM CEO never advised President voters’ list bloated by 200,000

Chief Elections Officer (CEO) Keith Lowenfield has admitted that he never advised President David Granger that the voters’ list was bloated with 200,000 names,...

High Court denies application for interim order blocking H2H Registration

The High Court on Tuesday denied an application for an interim conservatory order to block the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) from continuing its House...