• Carter Center urges electoral, other reforms

    -says political party leaders appear out of touch with Guyanese

    12 hours ago

    Following its lauding of voting at the May 11th general elections, the Carter Center today issued a detailed preliminary statement calling for reform of the elections commission, campaign financing laws and urging the political parties here to reevaluate their structures as their leaders appear out of touch with Guyanese. 0

  • GAWU Credit Union suspends activities in sugar industry as GuySuCo hasn’t paid up


    The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union Co-operative Credit Union Society Limited today advised its members across the sugar industry that it has requested the Guyana Sugar Corporation Inc (GuySuCo) to cease deductions from workers’ earnings, Credit Union savings with effect from week-ending May 30, 2015. 0

  • DPP recommends cop be charged over MFK murder

    Mohamed  Khan

    The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has recommended that a policeman be criminally charged in connection with the murder of well-known businessman Mohamed F Khan while another should face departmental charges for his role in the crime. 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

  • 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

  • Jamaica Broilers exits ethanol market

    (Jamaica Gleaner) Jamaica Broilers Group is yet to fully recover the US$42 million poured into its ethanol plant over eight years, but the poultry company has now decided to exit the market as a producer of the biofuel and is seeking a business partner to operate the facility under contract. 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