• Youth unemployment in Guyana around 40% – CDB

    2 hours ago

    A Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) study says that youth unemployment in Guyana is hovering around 40%. The finding was contained in a regional study entitled “Youth are our Future: The Imperative of Youth Employment for Sustainable Development.” Which was unveiled at the Bank’s 45th Annual General Meeting in St Kitts-Nevis May 21-22, a release from the CDB said. 0

  • South Ruimveldt woman, 20, stabbed to death

    3 hours ago

    The police say that investigations are being conducted into the murder of Lloyda Thomas, 20 years, of Sunflower Clove, South Ruimveldt, Georgetown, which occurred at about 2230h. 0

  • Gov’t eying 10% hike for public servants

    Winston Jordan (GINA photo)

    The new government is looking to increase public servants’ salaries by 10% in keeping with the APNU+AFC promise in its elections manifesto, ac-cording to newly-appointed Finance Minister Winston Jordan, who says the administration also has to work on tempering expectations. 0

  • Man wanted over 2008 Goed Fortuin murder held

    Murdered: Kenneth Allen
    1 hour ago

    Kendell Skeete, 34 years, of Goed Fortuin, WBD, who had been charged and for whom an Arrest Warrant had been issued by the court during 2008, was arrested by police ranks in Georgetown yesterday, acting on information received from a member of the public, the police say. 0

  • Rural Constable shot while chasing robbers

    2 hours ago

    At about 0200h. today, the police say that a Rural Constable intervened after he observed a woman on Louisa Row, Georgetown, shouting for “thief” and running behind two men who had a television set in their possession. 0

Vrede en Vriendschap

A view of the village

Vrede en Vriendschap is such a tiny place in Canal Number One that you could easily pass it unawares. But once you find it, you realize the little haven it is for its residents. 0

Elections and expectations of the new gov’t

With the elections over and a new president sworn in, we asked persons to comment on the process as well as their expectations of the new government and what should be their priorities. 0

  • Sport will thrive -new Minister

    Dr. Rupert Roopnaraine (GINA photo)

    The Ministry of Sport has been merged with the Ministry of Education which will be headed by Dr. Rupert Roopnaraine, but sport’s role will not be diminished, in fact, Roopnaraine, a former cricketer says he will look to raise its profile. 0

  • Hinds urges cost/benefit analysis of e-governance cable

    Lance Hinds

    Chief Executive Officer of the local IT Company Brain Street Lance Hinds says the new government should undertake a cost/benefit analysis of the damaged e-governance cable, “to determine whether it should be maintained as against whether it should be scrapped and consideration given to purchasing bandwidth from commercial providers at concessional prices.” The former PPP/C administration had attracted heated criticism, when with only a few weeks left before the general elections earlier this month that removed it from office, it handed the privately-owned Dax Engineering the right to manage and maintain the state-owned fibre-optic 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. 0