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Thursday, November 14, 2019

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...

“Pepper spray saved my life” – survivor of Norton St. shooting

By: Kizzy Coleman For two years, she suffered severe beatings at the hands of a man she truly loved and wanted to please. She was battered...

President Granger urges fathers to spend time with children

As the world celebrates Father’s Day today, President David Granger is urging men to make time to spend with their children. The following is a...

$160M Indian Arrival Monument in Region 6 completed

The long-awaited Indian Arrival Monument which is located at Palmyra, East Coast Berbice (ECB) has now been completed and is expected to be commissioned...

Renata’s journey started with “Yo I write this thing, y’all want to listen to...

By Lakhram Bhagirat There is something unexplainable about the way she speaks, the way she delivers, the way she shares her experiences. I question whether...

New bridge built at Kashi Dhaam

Kashi Dhaam, on the West Coast Demerara, is a sacred site on the Ruimzeigt foreshore where a crematorium and supporting facilities were created over...

Jim Jones’s surviving sons speak out in new documentary about the Jonestown Massacre

On November 18, 1978, 909 members of the Peoples Temple living in the Jonestown settlement in Guyana consumed a deadly, cyanide-laced drink. They did...

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...

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...

Recent Articles

Over 13 drivers detained for traffic offences

Over 13 drivers were recently detained for committing various traffic offences, the Guyana Police Force (GPF) said. On November 11, 2019 between 17:50hrs and 20:00hrs,...

Logos Hope returns to Georgetown in December

The world’s largest floating bookfair, Logos Hope is set to return to Guyana in just two weeks, after a successful run back in 2017...

Youth gets 9 months jail for breaking and entering house

Twenty-year-old Rollox Williams appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Wednesday and admitted to breaking into a home. Williams appeared before Principle Magistrate Faith McGusty,...

Gender based violence increasing in Guyana, T&T and Jamaica – UN

A senior United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) official Wednesday said that there's a growing problem of gender based violence in Guyana, Jamaica...

GTT launches Christmas promotion

The Guyana Telephone Telegraph Company (GTT) has launched its 'Biggest Christmas Ever' promotion which will end with a Game Show on December 21, 2019. The...

$70,000 new minimum wage for public servants

Finance Minister Winston Jordan has announced $70,000 as the new public sector minimum wage. He also announced that the retroactive salary increase from January this...

1 feared dead after boat capsizes along Mazaruni River

A man is feared dead after he went missing when a boat capsized along the Mazaruni River, in the vicinity of Topoco Falls. The incident...

Albouystown man to face High Court trial for shooting dog food vendor

An Albouystown, Georgetown man was on Tuesday committed to stand trial in the High Court after a prima facie case was made out against...

Wanted man turns self in

Ravindra Punwasie, 36, of Lot 12 Palmyra Street, East Canje has turned himself in to the police. The Guyana Police Force (GPF) had recently issued...

Claims and Objections exercise: PPP claims ‘thousands of false objections’ made in Region 5

As the objections component of Claims and Objections has ended, the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) is raising concerns over the thousands of objections made...