Army women showed last week Friday that when they got out of their fatigues and uniforms they could be a force to reckon with in the beauty and pageant arena and the soldier representing the Air Corps, 24-year-old Shameka Devonish, marched off with the title of Miss Guyana Defence Force 2012 outrunning 10 other women in the process.
A woman was instantly killed yesterday morning when her head was crushed by a sand truck, after she fell from a motorcycle on Lombard Street, in Georgetown.
A driver of a car is in critical condition after a collision at Land of Canaan, East Bank Demerara around 7:30pm yesterday.
A 12-year-old boy narrowly escaped death on Saturday when a lantern post fell in his path after a canter crashed into it and subsequently spun out of control, pitching the child into a nearby trench before hitting a second lantern post and coming to a halt.
This week we asked the man and woman in the street about their Mashramani experiences – which band they liked best and the areas where they think there is room for improvement.
University of Guyana (UG) lecturers and staff upped the ante on the administration yesterday by announcing that they would be on a three-day strike commencing on Monday.
Several hours of discussion with the University of Guyana Administration over a two-day period appears to have fallen apart and the three unions that formed ‘Operation Rescue UG’ said they may be going into a full-fledged strike as of tomorrow.
This week we asked the man and woman in the street what their plans for Mashramani were and whether or not they were looking forward to anything in particular.
The Providence Stadium was on Friday night flooded with ecstatic fans of the three big names in the entertainment industry who performed at Digicel Guyana’s fifth anniversary concert.
Coming from a musically-diverse family, Ngina Fayola has developed into an accomplished musician and is working towards furthering her career in music.
After two weeks of protests and other industrial action at the University of Guyana, lecturers and students will have an idea as to how effective their actions have been when they receive feedback today from Pro-Chancellor, Dr Prem Misir.
University of Guyana students from the Faculty of Agriculture yesterday came out in support of improvements at the institution and in solidarity with dismissed lecturer Freddie Kissoon.
A nine-month-old baby died yesterday morning following a boat accident in the Cuyuni River while her mother is being treated at the Georgetown Public Hospital for severe head injuries.
An auto dealer and his wife were robbed of jewellery and money outside a popular night club and were later attacked and robbed again by the same perpetrators at their home.
UG lecturers were back on the picket line yesterday and plan to ramp up their protest over conditions at the Turkeyen campus and the sacking of lecturer Freddie Kissoon with a sit-in beginning Tuesday.
Sections of the University of Guyana student body and most lecturers yesterday interrupted classes at the Turkeyen Campus to protest the dismissal of Freddie Kissoon as well as shoddy facilities at the institution.
Minister of Human Services and Social Security, Jennifer Webster, says her ministry, in keeping with the mandate President Donald Ramotar has given to all ministers, will be working more closely with civil society and the setting up of the family court is high on the agenda.
This week we asked the man and woman in the street their thoughts on the build up of garbage around the city and what roles they think citizens should play in rectifying this problem.
Opposition leader David Granger yesterday called for an investigation into the administration of hinterland schools after recent protests, but Education Minister Priya Manickchand said a detailed examination is already underway, focusing on the provision of services and the expansion of dormitories.
A Blankenburg, West Coast Demerara businesswoman was found knifed to death in her home yesterday and police are seeking her husband for questioning.
A taxi driver was discovered dead in his car yesterday morning at Goedverwagting Road, Plaisance, on the East Coast Demerara—prompting the drivers’ association to urge operators to exercise more caution when picking up fares.
City Mayor Hamilton Green and acting Deputy Mayor Patricia Chase-Green yesterday rebuffed signals by Presidential Advisor Gail Teixeira that an Interim Management Committee (IMC) should be set up to help clean garbage-coated Georgetown.
GGG Councillor Patricia Chase-Green will act as Deputy Mayor while Robert Williams remains hospitalized.
A 25-year-old father of two was yesterday stabbed to death by a male relative during an argument involving money around 9 am.
After spending almost three months at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH), 10-year-old Sameer Shamshudin was welcomed home by his family on Christmas Eve and is said to be happily adjusting.