• DPP advises charge against Westford

    -over alleged vehicle transfer plot

    A letter that was written by Permanent Secretary Hydar Ally to Jennifer Westford

    Former Public Service Minister Dr Jennifer Westford, who was under investigation over an alleged attempt to transfer state vehicles to herself and persons close to her after the May 11th general elections, will face a criminal charge following advice from the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Shalimar Ali-Hack. 0

  • [Video]: Lawyers make case for, against PNC’s culpability in Walter Rodney death

    Lawyers and others at the hearing on Monday
    13 mins ago

    As calls continued for an extension of the work of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the death of Dr Walter Rodney, lawyers for the politician’s family and party yesterday argued that the Forbes Burnham-led PNC government and agents of the state were culpable. 0

  • Young mother dies at GPHC after delivery

    Akeisha Richardson

    Another young mother has died at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPHC). Twenty-one-year-old Akeisha Richardson, who delivered a baby on Friday, July 24, died at GPHC on Monday, July 27, 2015. 0

  • Robber drops cash, gun after being knocked down during escape

    After robbing a businesswoman of over $200,000 at gun-point yesterday, a bandit was struck by a car while making his escape, resulting in him dropping both the money and the weapon he had used to carry out the attack. 0

  • Trotman heads lotteries commission board

    Minister of Governance Raphael Trotman has been named Chairman of the Lottery Control Commission. This body oversees the monies collected from the state’s proceeds from the Guyana Lottery Company games. 0


Sparkling clean: A swollen canal in the village

Story and photos by Joanna Dhanraj   Uitkomst is a petite village in Canal Number One. In fact, it is so small that it is not well known to persons; some of the drivers of taxis who traverse the area do not even have a clue as to where it is.


This week we asked vendors at the Bourda Market what they thought could be done to address the continual flooding of the market.

  • Regional U15 competition… One-sided affair!

    ——Guyana romp to nine-wicket win after dismissing J/ca for 27

    From left Qumar Torrington, Alphius Bookie and Haifa Walters pose with their skipper after yesterday’s match. (Orlando Charles photos)
    22 mins ago

    In what could be described as one of the worst performances in Regional youth cricket history, Jamaica were shot down for an embarrassing 27 courtesy of the defending WICB U15 champs Guyana, who strolled to their second win in this year’s West Indies Cricket Board’s Regional limited overs tourney played at the Albion Sports Complex Ground yesterday. 0

  • Handmade

    Stage 2 of making Basil Pesto (Photo by Cynthia Nelson)

    Hi Everyone,   For decades now, electrical devices have been conceptualized, designed and manufactured to make our lives easier in the kitchen. 0

  • CDB study pushes makeover of regional airline industry

    In shambles!

    Caribbean Airlines flying over region

    Against the backdrop of patently futile measures on the part of the regional airline industry to reduce losses and increase market share, a study undertaken by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB)—the outcomes of which were made public in May—is advocating a raft of corrective measures that seek to halt the sustained slide of the industry. 0