Frances Abraham

Long Creek

Photos by Anjuli Persaud Overlooking the Soesdyke-Linden Highway is a village called Long Creek which is home to about 400 persons who maintain a simple lifestyle because of the hardships they face.

UG unions to seek probe of Berbice campus’ management

-director says facility is model, despite challenges

University of Guyana Berbice Campus (UGBC) staff members have registered complaints to the unions about the management of the campus, describing Director, Professor Daizal Samad as “dictatorial,” but he says the institution is a model despite its challenges.

Ireng NDC dissolved

-Persaud ‘optimistic’ of local polls before year end

The Ireng/Sawariwau Neigh-bourhood Democratic Coun-cil (NDC) was dissolved yesterday morning and an Interim Management Com-mittee (IMC) will be installed, just over a month after Lethem residents pro-tested against the move.

Human torch miner dies

– assailant ‘tripped-out’ family told

A 27-year-old miner succumbed to burns about his body yesterday after he was turned into a human torch at a Mahdia mining camp on Friday by a workmate who dreamt that he was being sexually assaulted.

Second 12lb baby dies in GPH delivery

-buried without permission after request for autopsy, says mother

Another mother is accusing the Georgetown Public Hospital of negligence after her 12 pound infant died during delivery and the hospital refused her request for an autopsy and buried the baby against her wishes.


The world beyond Georgetown

Photos by Anjuli Persaud and Frances Abraham Liverpool on the Corentyne coast is situated about 18 miles from New Amsterdam, and consists of 450 homes with about 1,000 persons, the largest proportion of whom are African-Guyanese.

Reggae legends thrill at Easter Fest concert

-‘Sick’ Ross a no-show

While legendary reggae performers Beres Hammond and Glen Washington treated fans to a packed show at the National Stadium on Sunday, rapper Rick Ross, the headliner for the other half of Hits and Jams Entertainment’s Easter Fest, was a no-show yesterday.