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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

25 years later, and Sir Vijay Mohabeer shows no sign of slowing down

By Lakhram Bhagirat “I love this job although it is not what I wanted to do at first, I have grown to love it. I...

Teaching has evolved into a new sphere in my 18 years in the system...

By Lakhram Bhagirat Teaching is more than just imparting academic knowledge; it is about the holistic development of those in your charge and with the...

Sir Ron Ghanie – Moulding the minds of Bartica’s children for over two decades

By Lakhram Bhagirat As cliché as one would say it is, Ron Ryan Ghanie or Sir Ron, as he is known to many, never wanted...

Dr Shilindra Rajkumar improving Guyana’s plastic surgery capabilities one patient at a time

…while mentoring young doctors as part of a succession plan By Lakhram Bhagirat Guyana has a long way to go in relation to the development...

From Georgetown to Florida: Dr Moti Ramgopal shares journey of becoming a leading Infectious...

By Lakhram Bhagirat The world of infectious diseases is vast and though it may seem as though much of it is explored, that may be...

From being a school dropout to successfully building an agrobusiness – Jennifer Singh shares...

By Lakhram Bhagirat Just as she was about the complete the last lap of her secondary education, Jennifer Singh was forced to drop out of...

Farming wasn’t my first career choice, but now I love it – Naitram Nihal

By Lakhram Bhagirat Life has the uncanny ability to lead us down the path we need to go rather than the path we rather be...

Agriculture is all that I ever wanted to do – Natasha Forde

By Lakhram Bhagirat Agriculture is perhaps the most important sector in every country for the simple reason that it provides the necessary sustenance for the...

Guyana-born Artist Frank Bowling Awarded Knighthood in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Guyana-born artist, Frank Bowling OBE RA, has been given the honour of Knight Bachelor conferred upon him in the Birthday 2020 Honours List by...

Parika Back residents still not able to access potable water

By Lakhram Bhagirat The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that just over 700 million people are without access to potable water, making them more prone...

Recent Articles

Coalition lawyers urge court to ignore ‘late service’ of election petition as ruling set...

By: Jarryl Bryan  Arguments in the election petitions case continued today, with lawyers for petitioners Monica Thomas and Brennan Nurse urging Chief Justice (ag) Roxane...

Local companies must embrace new ways of doing business – President Ali

President Dr Irfaan Ali has reaffirmed his Government’s commitment to ensure that local businesses are optimally involved in the oil and gas sector. The Head...

Guyana has exceeded target for HIV testing – UNAIDS

World Aids Day will be observed tomorrow, December 1, 2020. In a statement to mark the occasion, UNAIDS said that Guyana has exceeded the...

Man jailed 15 years for raping girl, 14

A 27-year-old man will be spending the next 15 years behind bars for raping a 14-year-old girl. Akeem Wong, 27, also known as, “Ben...

Regional storage facilities to be retrofitted to house COVID-19 vaccines

Regional storage facilities will be retrofitted to house the COVID-19 vaccines once they become available. During Monday’s COVID-19 update, Minister of Health, Dr Frank Anthony...

Govt anticipates new markets for rice in 2021

Minister of Agriculture, Zulfikar Mustapha is confident that Guyana will attract new markets for rice exports as production yields climb.   The Minister said Government...

Some 8,700 persons living with HIV/AIDS in Guyana

Message by Minister of Health Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony For World AIDS Day to be Observed on December 1, 2020 Under the Theme: “Global...

Man commits suicide after chopping woman who objected to his advances to teen daughter

  A 52-year-old man of Parfaite Harmonie, West Bank Demerara (WBD) committed suicide shortly after chopping a woman who had rejected his advances towards her...

6 arrested over robbery at Marcus Bisram’s house

Regional Commander Jairam Ramlakhan has revealed that six persons are in custody as investigations continue into the robbery under arms committed on former murder...

20% of population suffers from mental health issues

By: Rupa Seenaraine An estimated 20% of the country's population suffers from some form of mental illness, says Director of the Mental Health Unit, Dr...