• Fourteen-year-old cyclist dies in Diamond accident

    10 hours ago

    Police say they are investigating a fatal accident which occurred about 19:00h. last evening on the Diamond Public Road, EBD, that resulted in the death of pedal cyclist Mark Mc Koy, 14 years, of Cinema Street, Diamond, EBD. 0

  • Twenty-one deportees here from US

    12 hours ago

    Twenty-one deportees arrived from the United States of America (USA) yesterday afternoon after serving jail terms and those who were charged with serious offences will be monitored. 0

  • Former teacher found not guilty of having sex with 15-year-old

    A former teacher of a West Coast Demerara Secondary School was yesterday found not guilty of engaging in sexual activity with one of his former 15-year-old students. 0


Some 2,000 people live in the small village of Columbia, on the Essequibo Coast, which fits snug between Aberdeen and Affiance and the majority of them are Hindus, while a few are Muslims.

What the people say about…

This week we asked the man/woman in the street what they thought about the government’s budget proposal to implement the value-added tax on water and electricity where bills exceed $10,000 and $1,500 respectively.

  • Kenny Hercules makes his debut on stage

    Kenny Hercules was one of the up and coming models given the opportunity to walk the runway at the Pegasus Hotel during Guyana Fashion Week three weeks ago and from all accounts he made the stage his and really sold the designs he wore. 0

  • Celebrating our Jubilee

    We are still in our Jubilee Year though the ceremonies and celebrations put together to mark the 50th Anniversary of Guyana’s independence have passed and gone without matching the hype and hoopla that had been attached to the buildup to the event.