• Private sector seeking urgent meeting with President on crime

    -says more aggressive strategy needed

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    The Private Sector Commission today said it was seeking an urgent meeting with President David Granger on crime. It released a copy of a letter it dispatched to him yesterday saying that meetings with the Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan and the Commissioner of Police, Seelall Persaud have been to no avail. 0

  • City issues warning to container operators

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    City Hall today warned container operators to adhere the stipulations governing their use of city roads. A press release from City Hall follows. 0

  • Vendors up in arms

    A clear pavement opposite the Kitty/Campbellville Bus park

    With the city failing to deliver on a promised site for their relocation, Stabroek Market Square vendors yesterday continued to protest their removal by the Mayor and City Council (M&CC), which said an agreement would be reached in a few days. 0

Good Hope

Boats moored at the koker.

Good Hope is a tiny village on the East Bank Essequibo pressed between Greenwich Park and Ruby. It has approximately 200 residents.

What the people of the Rupununi say about… Issues affecting them

This week residents of Rupununi were asked about the issues affecting them the most. Their comments follow: Interviews by Mariah Lall with photos by Keno George   Alfreda Charles – ‘I think we are running short of drugs in the Moco Moco health centre.

  • Gouveia says Ogle attracting investment but management ‘dysfunctional’

    – NATA wants review of existing lease agreement

    Roraima’s 18-seater Trislander Aircraft with Captain Gerry Gouveia (Jr) standing next to it.

    Even as investors continue to show an “aggressive interest” in positioning the Ogle International Airport to accelerate the growth of the country’s aviation sector, the facility, which is being operated by the company Ogle Airport Inc under lease from the Government of Guyana, has become afflicted by a “seriously dysfunctional” management regime which, if not corrected “will compromise all of the hard work that has been done over the years to build Ogle,” Chief Executive Officer of Roraima Airways Captain Gerry Gouveia has said. 0

  • US missionaries murdered in Jamaica

    Randy Hentzel (left) and Harold Nichols

    (Jamaica Observer) Police Commissioner Dr Carl Williams on Monday disclosed that Jamaica is receiving help from the United States to track down the killers of two American missionaries whose bodies were found in a remote part of Boscobel, St Mary, between Saturday and Sunday.