• Local gov’t polls for early December

    7 hours ago

    Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan this afternoon told the National Assembly that he has been advised that the Guyana Elections Commission (Gecom) will be ready to hold the long awaited local government elections by early December. 0

  • Ramsaran pleads not guilty to using insulting language

    Dr Bheri Ramsaran leaving the Whim Magistrate's Court today after the charge was read to him.

    Former Minister of Health Dr Bheri Ramsaran today appeared at the Whim Magistrate’s Court and pleaded not guilty to the use of insulting language against rights activist Sherlina Nageer. 0

  • Westford at centre of $120m probe

    Dr Jennifer Westford

    Former Public Service Minister Dr Jennifer Westford is now the subject of another police investigation, Crime Chief Wendell Blanhum has confirmed. 0


Sparkling clean: A swollen canal in the village

Story and photos by Joanna Dhanraj   Uitkomst is a petite village in Canal Number One. In fact, it is so small that it is not well known to persons; some of the drivers of taxis who traverse the area do not even have a clue as to where it is.


This week we asked vendors at the Bourda Market what they thought could be done to address the continual flooding of the market.

  • Waramadong Secondary comes up short yet again

    ——Defending champs Christianburg/Wismar through to fifth consecutive finals appearance

    Christianburg/Wismar Secondary goal scorers from left to right Omar Brewley, Kendolph Lewis and Dequan Hercules pose for a photo opportunity following their lopsided semi-final win over Waramadong Secondary.

    Defending three-time champs Christianburg/Wismar sealed their fifth consecutive finals appearance, crushing Waramadong Secondary 4-0 in their semi-final affair when the fifth annual Digicel Secondary Schools championship continued yesterday. 0

  • Handmade

    Stage 2 of making Basil Pesto (Photo by Cynthia Nelson)

    Hi Everyone,   For decades now, electrical devices have been conceptualized, designed and manufactured to make our lives easier in the kitchen. 0

  • CDB study pushes makeover of regional airline industry

    In shambles!

    Caribbean Airlines flying over region

    Against the backdrop of patently futile measures on the part of the regional airline industry to reduce losses and increase market share, a study undertaken by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB)—the outcomes of which were made public in May—is advocating a raft of corrective measures that seek to halt the sustained slide of the industry. 0