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SVN student tops CAPE

Vamanadev Hiralall, of the privately-run Saraswati Vidya Niketan (SVN), is the country’s top performer at this year’s Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) after achieving an accumulated 13 grade one and 3 grade two passes.

Depression

This depression was spotted on Carifesta Avenue where major works were done just over a year ago to create a divider on which poles were erected with flags of Caricom countries.

Taxi app Drop eases out of market

– cites resistance to change; iRide and eCab say here to stay

Mobile application taxi service Drop has decided to pull out of the market as it said operating here is not feasible due to difficulties in encouraging a cultural shift.

Slow draining for East Coast

-despite brilliant sunshine

Floodwater  in a string of villages along the East Coast of Demerara (ECD) has been slowly receding and residents believes this is as a result of a cessation of rainfall on Saturday night into Sunday rather than any step taken by the government.

Need a ride?

Ecab.gy, Drop and iRide apps aim to upgrade taxi business

Three companies, Ecab.gy, Drop and iRide are seeking to “revolutionize” transportation services in Guyana through mobile apps that promise their users speedy access to safe, reliable and inexpensive taxis through just the tap of their smartphones.

Fourth man dies after highway crash

The death toll from Wednesday evening’s Linden/Soesdyke Highway crash rose to four yesterday with the passing of 22-year-old Lindener Leron Mendonca even as the families of the victims were still trying to come to grips with the tragedy.