• Guyana pressing for solid Caricom backing over Caracas decree

    -Maduro likely for Barbados visit

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    Amid signs that Venezuela is trying to limit condemnation from Caricom on its May maritime decree that targeted huge swathes of Guyana’s Atlantic waters, President David Granger and Foreign Minister Carl Greenidge yesterday ramped up pressure on the regional body to take a strong stance while pointing out the threat to the wider community. 0

  • Registrar of Lands sent on leave to facilitate probe

    Registrar of Lands Juliet Sattaur was yesterday sent on leave to facilitate an investigation into the operation of the registry and “certain financial matters,” Minister of State Joseph Harmon has revealed. 0

  • Bartica businessman refused bail on $120M gold fraud charge

    Eon Ferreira

    A Bartica businessman was yesterday charged with misappropriating $120 million given to him to purchase gold when he appeared in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts. 0

  • Accused in Mahaica farmer’s murder remanded to prison

    An excavator operator has been remanded to prison after being charged with the murder of Hardat Kissoon, who was shot once to his chest and robbed of a bag containing money on June 1 while he was in a minibus heading home. 0

  • Change imminent to Marriott Hotel parent company – Harmon

    Government by the end of yesterday was to make a final decision on the board of Atlantic Hotel Inc (AHI), the special purpose company for the controversial Marriott Hotel, Minister of State Joseph Harmon announced yesterday even as he made it plain that Winston Brassington will be removed as its Chairman. 0

Cuba’s victory

Cuba marked its place in history on Tuesday when the World Health Organisation (WHO) was able to validate that it had eliminated mother-to-child transmission of not just the Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV), but also syphilis, both of which are sexually transmitted infections that are also vertically transmitted from mother to foetus and can have debilitating effects on babies. 0

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Buying ice cream

Story and photos by Joanna Dhanraj This week, the World Beyond Georgetown visited a gem of a village tucked away between Sarah Johanna and Caledonia on the East Bank Demerara.

Top three things for the new gov’t to do

Interviews by Sharda Bacchus Photos by Arian Browne This week on ‘What the People Say’ we asked members of the public about the top three things they would like the government to do.

  • Susan Ibrahim: Behind the flawless faces

    Makeup done by Susan Ibrahim/ SAKS Makeup Artistry

    Many of the flawlessly made-up models seen in advertisements for boutiques such as Street Styles, in runway shows such as Shape and in the Sunday Style segment of this newspaper would have had their impeccable look put in place by Susan Ibrahim. 0

  • Private sector will work with the government of the day – Gouveia

    Chief Executive Officer of Roraima Airways and high profile private sector businessman Gerry Gouveia has told Stabroek Business that he does not anticipate that political differences will undermine what he regards as a “necessary relationship” between the new political administration led by President David Granger and either the Private Sector Commission (PSC) or the private sector as a whole. 0

  • Introduction

    Cheryl SpringerEditor

    Welcome to the first edition of Lifestyle. As our name suggests, this magazine looks at the Guyanese lifestyle. People making a living, Guyanese culture and traditions, food and fashion will be the focus.