• Detained fishers released by Suriname military

    -Allicock in contact with Greenidge

    5 hours ago

    Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock continues to engage the Toshao of Orealla/Siparuta and remains in close contact with Minister of Foreign Affairs Carl Greenidge on the detention and release of Guyanese fishermen by the Surinamese military over two weeks ago. 0

  • Five candidates to contest Kingston/Queenstown

    Joshua Griffith

    (This is the first in a series of reports on the constituency elections that will be held at the March 18 local government elections. 0

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    Wales Estate truck drops workers home

    Story and photos by Joanna Dhanraj   One of the cars parked at Stanleytown junction, once full, takes off to its destination. 0

  • Minor role for Chanderpaul as Arabians win

    9 hours ago

    SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Veteran left-hander Shiv Chanderpaul had little impact as his Gemini Arabians defeated Virgo Super Kings by 22 runs in the Masters Champions League on Saturday. 0

  • Zorg man dies after accident

    Investigations are being conducted into a fatal accident that occurred at about 0830h. yesterday on the Suddie Public Road, Essequibo Coast, and which resulted in the death of Krisnauth Kassinauth, 48 years, of Zorg, Essequibo Coast. 0

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Wales Estate truck drops workers home

Story and photos by Joanna Dhanraj   One of the cars parked at Stanleytown junction, once full, takes off to its destination.

The 2016 budget

This week on What the People Say we asked persons to share their views about this year’s budget. Here are their responses: Photos and interviews by Shabna RahmanAlfred Stephens, security officer/pensioner  ‘As a pensioner I agree with the new government and what they plan.

  • Queacy Benjamin: Music is a gift

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    Queacy Benjamin believes music is a gift and it is one that he shares willingly and often. The quintessential travelling musician, Queacy has graced churches across Guyana using the talent he has. 0

  • Remove GO-Invest from under ministerial control, Gouveia says

    – entity needs autonomy, authority to do its job

    Even as government announces that it is finally ready to appoint a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to run the Guyana Office for Investment (GO-Invest), a former chairman of the Private Sector Commission has told the Stabroek Business that given its critical role in attracting foreign investment into the country, GO-Invest should be removed from beneath the jurisdiction of a government ministry and accorded “a measure of autonomy” to function as an entity driven by an influence of its own. 0