Frances Abraham

Confident Alana is Miss India Guyana

Though she did not set herself apart from her eight rivals by winning any special prizes, 24-year-old Alana Seebarran rose to the occasion and fluently answered her question in the intelligence segment of the Miss India Guyana 2012 Pageant and was later announced the new queen.

Brain drain must end – UG 2011 valedictorian

Valedictorian of the University of Guyana’s 45th Convocation, Vineeta Persaud, who graduated with a degree in Computer Science while maintaining a 4.0 grade point average, says she enjoyed her time as a student although dedicated work was required and believes the ongoing brain drain has to end if Guyana is to move forward.

Councillors spar over City Hall window

Georgetown city councillors on Monday at their statutory meeting focused on the rehabilitation of  City Hall – particularly the purchase of a window – and it was pointed out that the procurement of materials must be done through a tender process.

Tanaina Samaroo crowned Sari queen

-after marathon pageant marred by unruly contestant, audience

Tanaina Samaroo was yesterday morning crowned Miss Guyana Sari Queen at the National Cultural Centre (NCC), after a six-hour long programme that was marred by a tantrum by another contestant who felt she was robbed and open hostility from the exhausted audience.

The elections

What the people say about…

Photos and interviews by Francis Abraham and Marcelle Thomas This week we asked the man and woman in the street if they are excited now that the date of elections has been announced and if they will be voting.


Interviews and photos by Frances Abraham and Marcelle Thomas This week we asked persons who attended GuyExpo 2011 their opinions of the exhibition and what really stood out for them.

Shilpa radiant…but no dancing

Fans of Indian actress and model Shilpa Shetty turned up in their numbers at the Providence Stadium on Saturday evening but were disappointed after her much-anticipated `headlining’ performance failed to happen.

Trey fever at Providence

Tremaine Aldon Neverson ruled supreme at the Providence Stadium early Sunday morning eclipsing guest star Eve as he drove his female fans wild in what some described as the “greatest show” to be hosted in Guyana.