The Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) yesterday demolished almost two dozen structures on the government reserve in ‘A’ Field, Sophia, during an exercise that was brought to a premature end after a confrontation with squatters, some of whom claimed they had not received any notice to move.
At age 15, Martin King was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes and his life changed in many ways.
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.
Two persons, including a four-year-old, died in the past week after being stung by scorpions.
As work on the home of Althea Thegg, which began to crumble two Wednesdays ago faces scrutiny, the General Secretary of the General Contractors Association of Guyana, Neil Cort Rogers says the builder should be held responsible.
Police in the interior are on the hunt for a gang of men robbing mining camps in Kartuni, Cuyuni River.
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.
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.
Amid concerns about government unresponsiveness to the flooding that has gripped the East Coast Demerara (ECD) since Thursday, Ministers of Public Infrastructure and Agriculture David Patterson and Noel Holder visited flood-hit Buxton and the Ogle Pump Station yesterday to assess the situation.
Residents of Salem, East Bank Essequibo (EBE) got a rude awakening after the water level began to rise when a sluice door collapsed at around 2.30 am yesterday.
Drainage works have begun on the Sheriff Street Canal and the Ministry of Public Infrastructure is looking to complete the project by next Sunday.
This week on what the people say we asked the man/woman in the street about the smoking of tobacco products in public places and whether tariffs should be increased on cigarettes.
A labourer was yesterday afternoon stabbed to death at Bagots-town, East Bank Demerara (EBD), following an argument with another man over water.
Residents of Constituency 10, Albouystown/ Charlestown say they have seen changes in their communities, since the election of Team Legacy’s Malcolm Ferreira as a councillor at the March 18, 2016 Local Government Elections.
While it will take millions of dollars to bring the dilapidated Municipal Abattoir up to standard, the City Council is embarking on a phased upgrade of the facility.
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.
Continuous flooding is among several issues in Tucville-North Ruimveldt that still need to be addressed almost a year after the local government elections, where Mayor s was elected as the constituency’s representative.
Hundreds turned out again outside City Hall today to press calls for the scrapping of the controversial parking meters project.
An eight-month-old baby died and 10 persons lost their home yesterday in an early morning fire, believed to be an act of arson, at Kaneville Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara.
A fire last night devastated a Cummings Lodge, East Coast Demerara apartment complex, which had provided housing to scores of students of nearby tertiary institutions.