The six political groupings vying for the 15 proportional representation (PR) seats on the Georgetown City Council last evening presented their plans for the management of the capital at the first ever Georgetown Debate.
Story and photos by Shabna Rahman
Residents of Maryville, Leguan Island are facing the effects of El Nino and were unable to cultivate rice for the current crop, though it is the main source of income for
Six of the 17 prisoners who died on Thursday during the Georgetown Prison fire have so far been formally identified by relatives and the Guyana Police Force is seeking to have the others done in an effort of facilitate the autopsies.
The Guyana Police Force has spent over $1 million on the maintenance of the $20.8 million water cannon to date but has never been able to use it for the purpose for which it was purchased; it has been recommended that it be used as fire-fighting equipment.
The governing APNU+AFC coalition is facing challenges from independents in two constituencies in the Mahaicony-Abary Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC) in races that will be keenly watched on March 18.
While declaring the local media environment to be “chaotic,” human rights activist Karen de Souza says more needs to be done to tackle issues such as women and gender inequality and to examine policies and practices.
The Women in Business Expo gave over three dozen women entrepreneurs the opportunity to not only market their businesses but also a chance to network with others during the one-day event held at the Pegasus Hotel yesterday.
The newly elected executive of the North Ruimveldt Multilateral Secondary School Old Students Association (NRMSSOSA) has pledged to work on several areas that would see the school’s facilities upgraded.