(Trinidad Express) Remember the good. Fuad Abu Bakr, son of 1990 insurrectionist Imam Yasin Abu Bakr, urged mourners to do so yesterday at the funeral service for his father. Abu Bakr died on Thursday night at the St James Health Facility. He had been at his home along Long Circular Road in St James, when he began experiencing pains and […]

…unions call on government to address situation Guyanese are being bypassed for jobs within the oil and gas sector and are also being underpaid in cases when they do land employment, two of the country’s major trade unions have charged. The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) in its latest statement on the matter said that oil companies operating […]

(Barbados Today) A deadline of March 1st, the end of the current fiscal year, has been set for the Government to move away from long-standing agreements to subsidize a continuously failing sugar industry with thousands of dollars. Prime Minister Mia Mottley made the declaration as she lamented the fact that the burden of subsidies on the consolidated fund, in the […]

(BBC NEWS) Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he has ordered 10 ambassadors, including those from the US and France be declared “persona non grata”. It follows a statement from the envoys calling for the urgent release of activist Osman Kavala. He has been in jail for more than four years over protests and a coup attempt, although he has […]

(Barbados Today) In an about turn, Tradewind Voyages has cancelled its planned inaugural Caribbean cruise planned for the 2021 winter season. The announcement of the cancellation came on Friday, about two months after the cruise line announced that it would be sailing from November 11, 2021 to March 31, 2022 with round-trips from Barbados to several Caribbean islands aboard the […]

…colleagues defy lack of internet access, computer and bus fare By Svetlana Marshall Growing up in Agricola – a community on the East Bank of Demerara scar by crime and violence – Trevon Narine was told that his life would not amount to anything, and when he landed a spot at the Houston Secondary School, for some, it was as […]

The month of October is up to 94 COVID deaths as of October 22, 2021, with 19 persons in the COVID-19 ICU and 77 new cases. This put the total number of deaths to COVID-19 in Guyana to 893. In less than two weeks, two children — aged 7 months and 4 years old — also succumbed as a result […]

Police between Friday and Saturday seized two boats with Marijuana in the Berbice River. In a press statement police said ranks led by an Assistant Superintendent who were conducting an operation in the Berbice River, seized a total of 672 lbs (305.45kg) of suspected cannabis along with two wooden boats. During the operation a wooden white and green boat, with […]

Dear Editor Recently I wrote in the press that GuySuCo needs competent leadership and I sought answers to a number of pertinent questions among which were: Why were many experienced and qualified staff sent home whilst their positions are being filled by ‘square pegs’? Why did many experienced and qualified staff resign, especially in procurement and finance? Their positions now […]

—Court of Appeal tells Chairman of Public Service Appellate Tribunal The Court of Appeal, in a ruling made public recently, said that the Chairman of the Public Service Appellate Tribunal, Justice (Ret’d) Nandram Kissoon ought to have rescued himself from hearing a matter involving his niece, former Deputy Solicitor General Prithima Kissoon, and pave way for a temporary chairman to […]

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