- under discriminatory policy2 hours ago
Three members of the Georgetown City Constabulary have been dismissed for becoming pregnant. Although both the constitution and the Prevention of Discrimination Act expressly prohibit discrimination on the grounds of pregnancy, the dismissal letters seen by Stabroek News state that the pregnancies were a violation of a department policy that prohibits female constabulary officers from becoming pregnant during the first two years. 0
With GuySuCo’s production cost rising to close to US$0.40 per pound, Chairman of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the sugar industry Vibert Parvatan says swift “corrective action” will need to be taken to reduce losses as they could prove catastrophic for the current planning to make the corporation viable. 0
A little boy is left hospitalized after he was knocked down by a speeding motorcycle yesterday afternoon. Eight-year-old Orin Hunter, of Lot 19 Good Hope, East Coast Demerara, was returning home from visiting his grandmother in Helena when he was struck off his bicycle. 0
The University of Guyana may be close to patenting an antibacterial treatment from passion fruit based on research conducted by Professor Raymond Jagessar of the Department of Chemistry. 0
A jury was yesterday empanelled before Justice Jo-Ann Barlow for the trial of Shameer Mohamed, called “Pipe,” who is accused of unlawfully killing Munrajie Amza, called “Sandra.” The charge against Mohamed is that on May 17, 2001, at Demerara, he unlawfully killed Amza. 0
Story and photos by Jannelle Williams Some 7.5km from New Amsterdam the village of Palmyra begins with a cluster of houses that take on a housing scheme kind of look.
Interviews by Mariah Lall, Aliyah Briggs and Dhanash Ramroop with photos by Keno George On a recent visit to Linden, First Lady Sandra Granger expressed her hope of one day seeing a woman appointed Police Commissioner or Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force.