• Stealth flight plane grounded in Anguilla

    -other allowed to depart

    One of two planes that left Guyana illegally under the cover of darkness on Saturday has been given clearance to leave Anguilla and the other was grounded in the British overseas territory, Minister of Public Infrastructure David Patterson has said. 0

  • De Willem teen burns to death in house fire

    The remains of the home Satesh Jagmohan was occupying when tragedy struck

    A 19-year-old labourer perished in a mysterious fire which destroyed a two-bedroom house in the De Willem, West Coast Demerara (WCD) squatting area on Saturday night. 0

  • ExxonMobil set to drill more oil wells

    American oil firm ExxonMobil will be drilling more wells after an appraisal well confirmed the presence of a significant deposit of oil in the location close to where the first well was drilled. 0

  • Implement anti-discrimination laws quickly – outgoing US Embassy Deputy

    It is important that Guyana move quickly to enact anti-discrimination laws as discrimination and homophobia “is a very real problem” for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LBGT) community here, outgoing Deputy Chief of Mission at the US Embassy here, Bryan Hunt has said. 0

  • Coverden cop dies in Bamia accident

    Ishaan Caines

    A police rank died on Saturday afternoon after he lost control of the car he was driving and it flipped over in the vicinity of the Bamia Creek on the Linden/Soesdyke highway. 0

Parking meters deal

Anyone who listened to or read of the press conference held last Monday by the Mayor of Georgetown, Patricia Chase-Green on the visit of her team to Mexico in connection with the parking meters project would instantly come away with the view that the city is a hotbed for  machinations more associated with some medieval enclave rather than a municipality born of democratic elections and aspiring to transparent, open and accountable governance. 0

Aurora Village (Part 2)

St Paul’s Anglican Church in Aurora

Things in Aurora Village are much livelier than in Aurora Estate. Women walk in and out of the health centre with babies hanging from their hips; policemen stand outside the police station bracing against a wooden rail as they talk amongst themselves and shouts of chatter from children playing fill the air.

Not reporting domestic violence and staying in abusive relationships

Interviews by Oliceia Simon with photographs by Shabna Rahman   With domestic violence being a front burner issue, this week we asked the man/woman in the street why they felt men who are abused often choose not to make police reports and why women tended to remain in abusive relationships.

  • Metal exporters want urgent presidential intervention

    – end to crippling squeeze on trade

    Guyana Metal Recyclers Association President Michael Benjamin

    – business ministry working on new procedures Piqued over what it says has been the suspension—without either notice or official notification—of the scrap metal trade by the APNU+AFC administration since June last year, the Guyana Metal Recyclers Association (GMRA) the official umbrella body for local exporters has told the Stabroek Business that the protracted inability of businesses to ply their trade is wreaking havoc with the industry and denying legitimate businessmen the right to earn a living. 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.