• Probe to be launched into the Oval’s poor outfield

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    PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad,  CMC- An investigation is to be launched into the reasons for the poor condition of the outfield at the Queen’s Park Oval which led to play in the fourth Test between West Indies and India being abandoned after only 22 overs. 0

  • Better Hope grandfather found murdered in home

    Dead: David Ramkissoon

    A 76-year-old man was on Sunday night found dead in his ransacked home with his throat slashed and the police suspect that he was the victim of a robbery. 0

  • For Stabroek Bazaar vendors, what doesn’t kill sells

    The Stabroek Bazaar

    The dangers of eating expired food might be open to debate, but selling it isn’t. In Guyana, it is illegal to sell products after their printed expiration dates, although on any given day the Stabroek Bazaar is teeming with both vendors and customers who turn blind eyes to the “Best Before…” dates. 0

  • Mahaicony crash claims second victim

    Sueanna Walcott

    The driver of one of the cars that was involved in the fatal accident on the Mahaicony Public Road, East Coast Demerara (ECD) on Saturday, which claimed the life of a four-year-old, succumbed to her injuries yesterday morning at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH). 0

  • Chair of Toshaos Council urges concrete solutions to land issues

    President David Granger (standing seventh, right) with members of the National Toshaos Council (NTC), Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock (standing eighth, left) and Minister of Public Health Dr George Norton (left) at yesterday’s opening ceremony of the 10th annual NTC Conference at the Arthur Chung Convention Centre.

    The need for urgent solutions to longstanding indigenous land issues, a revision of the Amerindian Act and increased stipends for Toshaos were the focus of the opening ceremony of the 10th annual National Toshaos Council (NTC) Conference, which began yesterday at the Arthur Chung Convention Centre. 0

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Airy Hall

Youngsters taking a ride

Photos by Joanna Dhanraj   Reggae music blared from a house and a few young men sat under a tree chatting, otherwise Airy Hall on the Essequibo Coast seemed super quiet.

The Olympic Games in Rio

Interviews by Dreylan Johnson with photos by Keno George This week, we asked the man and woman in the street for their thoughts on the Caribbean’s participation in the Olympics, the performances of the Guyanese athletes and what has been the highlight of the Olympics for them so far.

  • T&T cops monitor WhatsApp gang video: Leaders show off arsenal

    A member of the Rasta City gang displaying his assault rifle.

    (Trinidad Guardian) A video depicting known gang leaders, some of whom are in currently in jail, is engaging the attention of Criminal Gang and Intelligence Unit (CGIU) and the Strategic Services Agency — this country’s main surveillance unit, as they gather information on suspected criminals.

  • 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.