• Venezuela, opposition to hold dialogue as protests brew

    A demonstrator speaks to members of Venezuelan National Guard during a student rally demanding a referendum to remove Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela October 24, 2016. REUTERS/Marco Bello
    5 hours ago

    CARACAS/SAN CRISTOBAL, (Reuters) – Venezuela’s socialist government and opposition will hold surprise talks on Sunday amid a worsening political standoff and protests since the suspension of a referendum drive to remove unpopular President Nicolas Maduro. 0

  • AFC against taking of Carmichael St land

    Khemraj Ramjattan

    The Alliance for Change (AFC) opposes the mooted acquisition by the government of two lots on Carmichael Street as it doesn’t rise to the level of an utter necessity and any such matter would first have to be debated by Cabinet, party leader Khemraj Ramjattan says. 0

  • Violent storm lashes No. 19 Village

    Alimudeen Gobin’s demolished house

    A violent storm tore through several villages on the East Coast of Berbice during the wee hours yesterday flattening one home, damaging others and leaving residents with millions in losses. 0

  • Bandits invade Alness businessman’s house, shots fired

    The building housing the home and grocery

    A businessman from Alness Village, Corentyne is now living in fear after two bandits armed with a gun invaded his home, fired off two bullets and escaped with cash. 0

  • Parking meters cometh

    Parking meter spaces delineated by NPS/SCS on Main Street.

    National Parking System/Smart City Solutions (NPS/SCS) has begun preparatory works to install an estimated 400 parking meters within the central business district of Georgetown. 0

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Leomie Willis of Mabaruma

School had just let out for lunch when the World Beyond Georgetown arrived in Mabaruma, one of this country’s newest towns.

The coconut industry

Last week, a coconut festival was held in Guyana to highlight the potential of the industry. This week we asked the man/woman in the street for their views on the industry.

  • Nicole Bissoo-Williams: Savouring memories through art

    Nicole Bissoo-Williams at work with one of her students at the Burrowes School of Art.

    Nicole Bissoo-Williams, painter and ceramist, goes back in time to savour memories through art. The semi-abstract and realism artist portrays her work mostly using oil and acrylics and dabbles a bit in watercolours but regardless of what she uses the end product takes you down her memory lane. 0

  • 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.

  • Celebrating our Jubilee

    Jubilee day

    We are still in our Jubilee Year though the ceremonies and celebrations put together to mark the 50th Anniversary of Guyana’s independence have passed and gone without matching the hype and hoopla that had been attached to the buildup to the event.