• Citizen hands over 1,191 rounds of ammo…as firearm amnesty begins

    7 hours ago

    The Firearm Amnesty commenced at 0900h. today as scheduled, the police said. At 0941h. today a member of the public handed in one thousand, one hundred and ninety one (1,191) 7.62×51 rounds at a Police Station in Georgetown, the police added. 0

  • Granger meets Jagdeo

    President David Granger (right) yesterday met with Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo at the Ministry of the Presidency. (Ministry of the Presidency photo)

    President David Granger met yesterday with Leader of the Opposition, Bharrat Jagdeo and the two discussed the ongoing border controversy with Venezuela and a series of committees to be set up. 0

  • GuySuCo employee dies after bell loader falls into canal

    Mohamed Oosman

    Thirty-year-old Mohamed Oosman, a long-time employee of the Guyana Sugar Corporation, died last evening after a bell loader he was operating fell into a canal at Rose Hall Estate, East Berbice. 0

  • East Ruimveldt man shot dead

    7 hours ago

    At about 2110h. last night, the police say that Kellon Hinds, 22 years, of East Ruimveldt Squatting Area, Georgetown, was attacked in a yard at East Ruimveldt by three men armed with hand guns. 0

  • Realtor Tony Reid dead at 60

    Harold Anthony Reid

    Realtor Harold Anthony Reid, who is more popularly known as Tony Reid, died from a heart attack last Thursday at the Georgetown Public Hospi-tal Corporation (GPHC). 0


Adults and children from a nearby village fishing in the Java canal

Story and photos by Joanna Dhanraj Sprawled along a dam parallel to the Canal Number One Polder public road is a charming little village called Java.

The 2015 budget

This week on What the People Say we asked members of the public to comment on this year’s budget. Here are their responses: Zaimoon Ramjohn, fish vendor, ‘I don’t know what is going on with the budget but I know what is going on in my home.

  • Eating & preserving: Tomatoes

    Green Tomato Achar (Photo by Cynthia Nelson)

    Hi Everyone, At this time of the year, all around the markets, you can see trays, boxes, and baskets brimming with red, shiny, beautiful tomatoes. 0

  • ‘We’re not done yet’, Giftland’s CEO says

    -US$24 million mall still painting its retailing masterpiece

    Giant leap: Investor Roy Beepat

    With more than 80,000 items in stock, Giftland’s Chief Executive Officer Roy Beepat asserts that the imposing Pattensen Complex is by far the largest retailer in Guyana as if to deliberately underscore the magnitude of the achievement. 0