• Accounting for billion-dollar Carifesta X was ‘loose’

    -auditor’s report

    A forensic audit report on the billion-dollar Carifesta X, hosted here in 2008, has found that there was no budget, the accounting was badly handled, there were transactions without tender board input, controversial government holding company NICIL provided significant financing and $26m is still outstanding to various creditors. 0

  • Justice for Walter Rodney group petitions gov’t for extension of inquiry

    Minister of Governance Raphael Trotman receiving the petition from rights activist Karen de Souza on behalf of the Justice for Walter Rodney Campaign. (Justice for Walter Rodney Campaign photo)

    Mere days before a final report is to be handed over, a petition for the Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry (CoI) to sit for two more weeks so as to complete its work was on Thursday handed over to government. 0

  • Gov’t to seek advance payments from Exxon

    Government plans to seek pre-commercial production payments from oil company ExxonMobil to fund a number of projects, Minister of Governance Raphael Trotman says. 0


Birds gather at the side of the road

Farm on the East Bank Demerara is nothing like its name, unless you count the little kitchen gardens here and there.

The Diwali controversy 

The festival of Diwali is over but Hindus are still talking about the controversy over the date. The national holiday for the occasion was given on Tuesday, November 10, although many people believed that the correct day was on Wednesday, November 11 and observed on that day.

  • District 10 champs again

    -Yaw dazzles

    Athletes and officials of Upper Demerara/Kwakwani celebrating last night at the National Stadium with their Champions of Champions trophy which was presented by Digicel’s Louanna Abrams. (Orlando Charles photo) 
    5 hours ago

    North Georgetown’s Jason Yaw smashed the boys’ under-20 400m record en route to recording a sprint double but the category’s champion boy’s historic performance was not enough to prevent Upper Demerara/Kwakwani (District 10) from regaining the coveted Champions of Champions trophy. 0

  • Guyana Stockfeeds mulls investment in ‘banking services’

    – US$10M to be invested over next two years, Badal says

    Robert Badal

    Basking in what he says has been a protracted run of success under his leadership, Chief Executive Officer of Guyana Stockfeeds Inc Robert Badal has disclosed to the Stabroek Business that the company will be seeking to invest around US$10 million in further upgrading its operations and diversifying into new operations including unspecified “new banking services. 0