• Baishanlin operations at standstill

    - prospective partner due next month

    Logs placed across the road at Moblissa to prevent vehicles from accessing the Baishanlin site.
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    Officials from Long Jiang Forest Industries Group are expected in Guyana next month for a ‘fact-finding mission’ as it seeks to fully take over the operations of logging firm Baishanlin whose operations have ground to a halt. 0

  • Huis T’ Dieren

    The windmill that once provided all of Huis T' Dieren with water is still standing tall.
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    Photos by Joanna Khan   Just about 500 people live in Huis T’ Dieren, a bright and beautiful little village on the Esse-quibo Coast. 0

  • Economy was sluggish through first half of year

    The economy was sluggish throughout the first of the year, according to Chairman of the Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) Robin Stoby. 0

  • Bandits threaten to take off with toddler during robbery

    The window the perpetrators broke to enter Doorasammy’s home

    A young couple who recently moved into their home at Lot 139 Gangaram Village, East Canje and took over a grocery shop, is now fearful after bandits early yesterday morning held a gun to their four-year-old daughter and threatened abduction, while robbing them. 0

  • Foreign mission heads to be changed every three years

    No Guyanese envoy will remain head of the same mission for more than three years, according to President David Granger. “Rotation of diplomats is of paramount importance [since] if a diplomat is kept in his or her position for too long they lose their effectiveness,” Granger said, when asked during the recording of last week’s edition of The Public Interest interview programme whether his government will be rotating heads of missions, in light of criticism that they remained for the most part static under the previous administration. 0

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  • GGMC not doing enough to monitor removal of sand, loam at Linden – Trotman

    Following complaints by the residents of Linden that sand and loam were being removed illegally from the region, Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman on Wednesday stated that the Guyana Geology and Mines Com-mission (GGMC) was not doing enough to monitor movement of the two materials as “people are literally trucking them away.” PPP/C Member of the Parliamentary Sectoral Committee on Natural Resources Pauline Sukhai raised the issue during a committee hearing on Wednesday, while stating that the concerns were raised during the committee’s recent outreach to the community. 0

  • CCJ orders GuySuCo to pay $5.7M to cyclist hit by company truck

    The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) last Thursday ordered that the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) pay $5.7 million in damages to a pedal cyclist who was struck down by a company-owned truck in 1997, resulting in him sustaining serious injuries and loss of income. 0

  • Joel Simpson fights for end to marginalization of LGBT community

    Joel Simpson
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    Human rights activism might be the more politically correct term to describe Joel Simpson’s fight against injustices across society and in his heart that is what he does, but to be called a gay rights activist helps him to shine a light on one of the most marginalized and at times even self-loathed group in our country. 0

Huis T’ Dieren

The windmill that once provided all of Huis T' Dieren with water is still standing tall.

Photos by Joanna Khan   Just about 500 people live in Huis T’ Dieren, a bright and beautiful little village on the Esse-quibo Coast.

The new graduation fees

Interviews and photos by Jonelle Fields and Oliceia Simon   This week, we asked students of the University of Guyana for their opinions on the recently announced new fee that graduating students would have to pay.

  • Chase Academy seek to break Wismar/Christianburg strangleholda

    - Final of annual Digicel Schools football c/ships

    Four time defending champion Wismar/Christianburg Secondary
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    Another chapter in their budding rivalry will be written tonight when four-time winners and defending champions Wismar/Christianburg Secondary tackle Chase Academy in the final of the Digicel Schools Football Championships at the National Stadium from 18:00hrs. 0

  • Upcoming animator Dre eyes the big time

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    Versatile is how Andre Jacobus describes himself. A young, up and coming animator, he hopes to someday make his own debut in the international animation industry and work alongside other great animators on the production of animated blockbusters. 0

  • Bauxite company ‘completely out of control,’ Lewis says

    – slams government indifference

    Lincoln Lewis

    General Secretary of the Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) Lincoln Lewis has criticized the government for the “demonstrable lack of willingness on its part to bring the partially state-owned… Bauxite Company of Guyana Inc (BCGI) under control” in response to its “continued reign of terror” and its refusal to engage “the recognized union, the Guyana Bauxite and General Workers Union (GB&GWU).” Lewis said, “In my opinion BCGI is completely out of control. 0

  • Five killed in 13 hours

    (Trinidad Guardian) – Five men were murdered in four separate incidents over a 13-hour period starting from Friday night. A sixth man is currently fighting for his life at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex (EWMSC) after being shot in his face and stomach in another bloody weekend recorded in this country.

  • 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.