• GWI board investigating CEO’s conduct after staff complaints

    Following serious complaints by staff, including of interference and verbal abuse, the Board of the Guyana Water Inc (GWI) has launched an investigation into the actions of the corporation’s Chief Executive Officer Dr Richard Van West-Charles even as a Cabinet sub-committee is slated to meet with him and Board Chairman Nigel Hinds early next month. 0

  • Youth killed, friend wounded after nightclub shooting

    Ryan Sergeant
    7 hours ago

    A young man was shot dead early yesterday morning while his friend was injured after an argument ended in gunfire in front of the Rio Inn Nightclub in Queenstown. 0

  • Town Clerk acted outside of authority in removing Robb St vendors

    7 hours ago

    Communities Minister Ronald Bulkan says Town Clerk Royston King “acted outside of his authority” when he directed the removal of vendors from Robb Street, Bourda without the approval of the City Council and the Mayor’s subsequent defence of his action was not in keeping with the law. 0

  • Conductor killed, 11 injured, after bus hits mud pile at Nismes

    Jerry Waldron

    A minibus conductor is dead and 11 persons are injured after the bus they were travelling in was involved in an accident along the Nismes Public Road, West Bank Demerara last evening. 0

  • Boy, 14, killed in Abary Creek accident, man injured

    A 14-year-old boy is now dead and a man injured after a freak accident at Abary Creek. While the dead teenager has not yet been identified, according to information gathered, he had arrived in Abary in a truck, along with a 0

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Onderneeming, West Bank Demerara

Joking around

One of the things that is prevalent in Guyana is several villages in different parts of the country with the same name.

Six months maternity leave

This week we asked the man/woman in the street for their take on the proposed six months of maternity leave for women.

  • Bruised Windies battling to avoid whitewash

    WHITEWASH LOOMS! The West Indies T20 team at the ICC Academy for night training prior to today’s third and final T20 where Pakistan is threatening to whitewash the World T20 champs.

    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Reigning World champions West Indies find themselves in the unfamiliar position of battling to avoid a whitewash when they clash with Pakistan in the final Twenty20 International of the three-match series here today. 0

  • T&T/Guyana oil and gas support MoU to be signed before year end

    - Petroleum Directorate to be created

    Engaging Trinidad on oil and gas: Trinidad  and Tobago Minister of Energy and Energy Industries  Nicole  Olivierre (second from right) with local ministers David Patterson, Simona Broomes, Winston Jordan and Raphael Trotman

    The key Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the governments of Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago under which the latter will provide various forms of support to the oil and gas sector in Guyana is likely to be signed before the end of this year, Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman has told the Stabroek Business. 0

  • Getting to Golden

    Lifestyle Toast

    For this edition of Lifestyle, in keeping with the celebrations of 50 years of independence—Guyana’s Golden Jubilee—our theme is ‘Golden’. In a historical piece, we trace the steps to independence.