Region 10’s Regional Chairman, Deron Adams said the district continues to suffer at the hands of the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) Administration as he pointed to the bulldozing of several houses, the firing of workers, and the stymieing of critical agricultural, economical and infrastructural projects within the region. “While the rest of Guyana may not be familiar with the divisive […]

By Karen Abrams, MBA Ed.D Education Technology ‘25 The Caribbean must become a place where young people can thrive, a region where food security, cultural and social development and overall economic development can provide jobs and improved quality of life for all citizens. Caribbean countries will need to nurture, recruit and engage the resources of its brightest minds to offer […]

A 30-year-old man of Timehri, East Bank Demerara is now in police custody after he was apprehended with a .32 pistol, police said in a press release. The man was apprehended earlier today (Saturday, May 14, 2022) about 02:00 hours at Croal Street with the assistance of three (3) private security officers attached to the Blackwater Tactical Security Firm. The […]

On Friday a party of police ranks conducted a cordon and search at the home of Clairmonte Barnes, called ‘Rastaman’ or ‘Chubby’, a 65-year-old businessman of Middle Walk Buxton, ECD, who is presently before the court for Possession of Narcotics for the Purpose of Trafficking. A 17-year-student of an ECD Secondary School and of the said address was at home […]

A man was killed on Friday in an accident on the Soesdyke-Linden Highway, police have reported. Dead is Lorenzo Sampson. Police said the accident involved motor Lorry #GAB 1668 owned by Mark Forrester, a 23-year-old male of MacKenzie, Linden and driven at the time by Orael Davis, a 28-year-old male of MacKenzie, Linden and Sampson. Enquiries disclosed that on the […]

Through the Ministry of Education’s Health and Family Life Education (HFLE) Unit, two students from President’s College have received their much-needed spectacles. This initiative falls under the unit’s Health, Wellness and Environmental Management programme. The programme benefits pupils in schools across the country by providing spectacles and hearing aids free of cost. Every year, students undergo an early identification screening […]

—Benn looks to general membership of the public service credit union to intervene   …as Management Committee moves No-Confidence Motion against him    By Svetlana Marshall  The Management Committee of the Guyana Public Service Cooperative Credit Union (GPSCCU) has moved a ‘No-Confidence Motion’ against its Chairman, Trevor Benn, though it was under his slate that the 12-member Committee won the 2021 Elections […]

—-security minister seeks info after revelation by former police officer   Amid a spike in gun crimes and with the police seizing some 32 illegal weapons thus far for the year, Retired Assistant Commissioner of Police and former member of the Police Service Commission, Clinton Conway said there is a flourishing illegal gun licensing business in the city. In a letter […]

—Medical doctor claims discrimination at the hands of health officials   …begs for her release letter to pursue studies, work overseas   By Svetlana Marshall  Confronted by a significant ‘cut’ in her salary by the Ministry of Health, Dr. Berysha Saskia Solomon, MD, MBA, said in an attempt to fill the void she became a security guard – a job she held […]

…says company achieved most standards in 2021, reduced system losses The Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has expressed satisfaction with the ability of the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) to achieve most of its Operating Standards and Performance Targets (OSPT) for 2021, though consumers experienced more than 90 power outages that year. “The Commission takes this opportunity to recognize the Company’s […]

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