A Bare Root, East Coast Demerara man is now dead following an accident in Essequibo on Wednesday afternoon, when he and others were travelling into the interior.
Chest-high waters, the bodies of dead animals floating past, the fear of catching a quickly-spreading deadly disease; for many, the days of the Great Flood of 2005 are still fresh in the memories of residents ten years later.
Though consultations were held after Walter Rodney’s death to determine whether the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) would take up arms against the then governing People’s National Congress (PNC), leader Dr Cheddi Jagan decided against the action and maintained a non-violent approach.
University of Guyana (UG) workers will begin a “full-blown” three-day strike on Monday after negotiations between their unions and the university administration reach another impasse due to a demand by Vice-Chancellor Jacob Opadeyi that they end continuing industrial action during talks.
More than 34 years after the death of historian Dr Walter Rodney, his brother, Donald, the only living witness to his demise, yesterday testified before a Commission of Inquiry that on the fateful night they were uplifting a walkie-talkie from alleged assassin Gregory Smith and not explosives.
People’s Progressive Party (PPP) General Secretary Clement Rohee yesterday testified that Dr Cheddi Jagan and Dr Walter Rodney shared a “healthy relationship” and, although constantly under pressure by the state, neither believed in the use of violence to retaliate.
Staff and students of the University of Guyana have expressed concern that the appointment of former PPP/C minister Bibi Shadick as UG’s Pro-Chancellor, which was announced last week, may have been political in nature.
Sixteen years after the Kanuku Mountains was first proposed as a potential protected area, its management plan will soon be implemented.
When Sony Pictures announced just a week before The Interview was scheduled to be released that it was pulling the movie, half of me let out a sigh of relief while the other half of me rebelled at this open violation of free speech.
A Boxing Day disagreement ended tragically on Old Year’s Night when an Ann’s Grove man was attacked and stabbed to death by former friends.
Happy 2015 to all! Who else is super excited about what this year has to offer when it comes to music?
Following days of delays which left hundreds of passengers stranded in both Guyana and New York, Dynamic Airways has been slapped with a lawsuit, filed by miffed passengers.
It’s hard to believe that, in just a few days, we’ll be ringing in a brand new year; it seemed like not so long ago that I was rolling my eyes at the loud explosions outside my house as revellers rang in 2014 with squibs and flares.
Thirty years ago in the Stabroek Market – as Christmas drew near and there was usually a noticeable shift in the air – it was not so uncommon to hear jolly cries of “Merry Christmas!” as shoppers and vendors went about their businesses.
Flouncing, bouncing, and quick-stepping turns; the ringing of bells, the pounding of drums and the delightful yells of children: Christmas time is coming and, with it, masquerade will return in its full glory.
If you’re Christian, not white, easily offended or all of the above, Exodus: Gods and Kings is probably not the movie for you.
With a title like “Black-ish”, ABC’s newest family sitcom surrounding a successful black family was bound to garner a lot of buzz.
When it comes to reggae, dancehall, soca and chutney, we Guyanese tend to pride ourselves on our link to the Caribbean; none of these genres might have originated here but we sure do take them and make them seem so.
Countless East Coast pensioners went home without a penny yesterday after gunmen stormed the Beterverwagting Post Office and brazenly stole $3 million intended for payments.
Just after Albouystown residents finally got relief from days of flooding due to intense rainfall, the community was under water once again yesterday after the door to the Sussex Street koker malfunctioned.
Imagine that you started to bleed unexpectedly from your genitals. How long would it take you to visit a doctor?
New writer Hans Gaskin’s first published book, spy thriller The Ashgabat Verdict, was officially launched yesterday.
The last time Dr Patricia Rodney saw her husband Walter alive was a day like any other in which they synchronized their activities around those of their three children, ages 14, 11 and 9 years old at the time.
When William Shakespeare first penned the famous quote that begins, “All the world’s a stage…” in the 16th century he would have had no idea that more than 400 years later they would be taken literally with the Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre’s world tour of Hamlet.
Kaieteur News (KN) publisher Glenn Lall yesterday lodged a complaint with police against Attorney General (AG) Anil Nandlall, accusing him of threatening him and suggesting that the newspaper’s employees will be targeted.