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Thursday, April 2, 2020

Vashti Mahase tells her story of surviving two abusive relationships

By Lakhram Bhagirat Domestic violence has been an epidemic in Guyana for a number of years, but very few strides have been made in combating...

Young Mahaica resident admitted to practise law in Guyana

Sonia Nauth, a young resident of Mahaica, East Coast Demerara (ECD) resident who recently graduated from Hugh Wooding Law School, was on Wednesday admitted...

Essequibo Coast resident admitted to local bar

“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all love of what you’re doing or learning to...

Canje woman celebrates 100th birthday

By: Andrew Carmichael  Rachel Isabella Michael celebrated her 100th birthday on Saturday, three days after she became the county’s latest centenarian. Despite being confined to a...

Unsafe abortion happens when there is not enough access

By Devina Samaroo Jane Doe (not real name) was 15 years old when she found out she was pregnant. At that time, she was about to...

At 37, Omesh Jhagroo finally gets CSEC qualifications

Omesh Jhagroo, 37, has proven that it is never too late to achieve your dreams. Being completely blind, he has defied all odds and secured...

CSEC TOP STUDENTS: Donlee Castello wants to become a politician to improve peoples’ lives

Seventeen-year-old Donlee Castello may be young but his dreams are big. Having already attained a major accomplishment at the recent Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC)...

CSEC TOP STUDENTS: “I always knew I had potential” – Samuel Haynes

Samuel Haynes, 16, of Queen's College is among the country's top five performers of the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) Examination. He gained fourth place...

CSEC TOP STUDENTS: Riana Toney aims to become a microbiologist

Riana Toney, 16, of the Anna Regina Secondary is  this year’s highest achiever at the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examination, securing a whopping...

Guyana gets its 1st embryologist

Ganesh Persaud - who hails from the Cinderella County of Essequibo - is Guyana’s first embryologist. Embryology is the field of medicine concerned with the...

Recent Articles

President announces closure of bars, restaurants from 6 pm daily

President David Granger, on Thursday, announced that in order to strengthen containment measures against the fight of the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19), with effect from...

COVID-19 cases in Guyana remain at 19

As of today, the number of confirmed Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Guyana remains at 19. This was revealed moments ago, by Public Health Minister Volda...

GECOM stalls! …Still no decision on way forward for vote recount

After a meeting earlier today (Thursday), the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), has not made any definitive decision on how it intends to move forward...

Commonwealth ministers urge GECOM to act immediately to ensure right of people to duly...

The following is the concluding statement of the 56th Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group on the Guyana political situation: The Group commended the Good Offices efforts...

MEASURES TO LIMIT TRANSMISSION OF CORONA VIRUS

By Dr Tariq Jagnarine, MD, MMED Family Medicine, CCFP Infection prevention advice to individuals has the potential to reduce transmission of SARS-CoV-2 causing COVID-19, especially...

Guyana’s economy in no position to withstand imminent financial crisis – Ramsaroop

Economic advisor to the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Peter Ramsaroop is warning that the Guyana economy is currently in no position to withstand the...

Rankings movement will be gradual, warns Skerritt

(CMC) — Cricket West Indies (CWI) president Ricky Skerritt has warned that the regional side's climb up the rankings ladder will be a gradual...

Essequibo Coast minibus and hire car owners call for support to deal with COVID-19...

Essequibo Coast minibus and hire car owners and drivers are calling on the authorities to render some assistance to keep the Region's  transportation sector...

Caretaker gov’t sold prime State lands to APNU/AFC financier days before March 2 polls

Finance Minister Winston Jordan, just days before the March 2, 2020 General and Regional Elections, turned over to Brian Tiwarie’s BK Marine Inc. ownership...

COVID-19: The pandemic is about to devastate the developing world

Reprinted from the Washington Post (By Brian Klaas, Global Opinions contributor) Covid-19 is about to overload health-care systems in Italy, France, Spain, Britain and the...