Lakeram Mangal, the fourth victim in the deadly Fort Wellington, West Coast Berbice crash died as a result of his injuries on Saturday night at the Georgetown Public Hospital. Mangal was hospitalised for almost one week and according to his daughter, Rajdey Mangal, the man sustained injuries to his head and neck. At the time of the accident, Lakeram was […]

A 23-year-old man was killed some time between last Saturday night and early Sunday morning during a fight at a birthday party on Sandy Babb Street, Kitty Georgetown. Dead is Kwal Dindon. The suspect, a 21-year-old man is in police custody. Police said in a release that it is alleged that Dindon and two of his friends attended a birthday […]

…hundreds in shelters, more rains coming  …CDC says working with local stakeholders to improve current and future flood response Over 36,000 persons have been displaced in Guyana due to severe flooding while approximately 216 are in 9 shelters in Regions 2, 5, 9 and 10. This is even as Guyana’s weather experts expect above-level rainfall to continue into August.  This was […]

By Svetlana MarshallIn the coming months a number of Guyanese will be travelling to the United States of America (USA) to pursue higher education at some of the most prestigious tertiary institutions in the world, however, as a prerequisite, many of them would be required to be vaccinated against the deadly Coronavirus Diseases (COVID-19). At universities such as Harvard, only […]

Dear Editor I don’t know if has been done before but kudos to Education Minister Priya Manickchand for using data analysis of the NGSA mock exams to drive instruction. Data analyses work; I know as I was part of the data analysis team at my school, and we were able to see significant improvements via use of this instrument. And, […]

Dear Editor Permit me a few lines in your publication to highlight some issues that I consider of utmost importance. Solid waste management and Tax collection represent two major challenges for the Mayor and City Council (M&CC). I am pleased that responsible business owners who utilise the services provided by the council and produce excess garbage during their stock taking […]

After 55 years of Independence and 51 years of republican status Guyanese have not been able to develop a vision by, and for, all Guyanese. The era of President Burnham was undoubtedly the era when the project of a national vision was most evident. However, notwithstanding some historic moments in respect to matters of the economy and national defense, there […]

By Arthur Deakin The International Energy Agency (IEA) recently set out a narrow roadmap for the world to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050. Annual renewable energy capacity will have to be added at four times the rate of 2020, which registered a record-high 280 GW in the past year. For solar power alone, this would be equivalent to […]

—former EPA head says gov’t allowing the company too much leeway to  damage  environment By Lisa Hamilton Instead of charging ExxonMobil only for the future probability of flaring, the oil and gas giant should also be charged for what it has already flared, said former head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Dr. Vincent Adams. Adams expressed this position on […]

By Alva Solomon  In 2009, businesswoman Roxana DaSilva and her partner were looking for a place to start a farm in the Cuyuni River in Region Seven when a small creek caught her attention. The creek meandered around the landscape and took them back to the river. It was while exploring the creek that she decided to build a home, […]

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