Although some City Council workers did not get salaries for December, the staff members of the Treasurer’s Department were paid in full and were also granted incentives—a disclosure that yesterday prompted calls for an investigation and the suspension of City Treasurer Andrew Meredith.
The nude, dead body of a 20-year-old cane juice vendor was yesterday morning discovered at around 10 am at her home in North Sophia, with her alleged murderer lying in an unconscious state nearby.
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.
Crowd support for Brandon Harding, a finalist in the GT&T Jingle and Song Competition was overwhelming as he and ten other finalists sang with winning in mind at the National Cultural Centre on Wednesday evening last.
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.
The Manager of the Foulis, East Coast Demerara Guyoil Station was robbed of $5.5M in cash and an estimated $250,000 worth of jewelley on Saturday evening when three gunmen invaded the premises.
Moses Nagamootoo last night urged residents of Enmore to “reject the old and vote for the new” at the upcoming elections, while accusing the ruling PPP/C of betraying the legacy of late president Cheddi Jagan.
Although University of Guyana (UG) students found Thursday’s presidential candidates’ discourse “very useful,” they say that it will not influence how they vote at the November 28 elections.
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 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.
kidney donor died in a matter of hours after surgery in India and while relatives are still to learn what went wrong during the operation they said they have come to terms with her passing since not much can be done.
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.
Two youths died yesterday morning while several were injured after the driver of the vehicle they were travelling in lost control and slammed into a lantern post at the Airy Hall, Mahaicony turn.
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.
The newly crowned Miss Amerindian Heritage 2011, Naomie Samuels, is a very ambitious individual who is always determined to succeed in every one of her endeavours.
By Frances Abraham with photos by Anjuli Persaud Between Foulis and Golden Grove on the East Coast of Demerara, lies the hospitable community of Enmore.
Ramdeyol Ramdhar was a heavy-duty mechanic and later a successful marine engineer, but he is also diabetic and now limits himself to tending his garden and his poultry.
Management of the Good Hope Cemetery has expressed regret at the shallow grave burials recently discovered and has accepted liability for what has happened, according the Public Relations Officer of the Georgetown Public Hospital Alero Proctor.
Professor Mark McWatt’s poetry collection, ‘Journey to Le Repentir,’ took top honours at the Guyana Prize for Literature awards ceremony on Thursday evening at the Pegasus Hotel.
Murder accused Dwayne Jordan yesterday said that on the day his wife was killed, he found her with another man who then viciously attacked him.
Cyril Potter College of Education top student Villon Parris recently sat down for an interview with Stabroek News and admitted that he is still stunned at his success, adding that he owes it all to God.
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.
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.
The pothole-filled roads in the communities of Grove and Naamryck are causing hardships and residents are calling on the authorities to undertake urgent repairs.
Twelve-year-old Daniel Dilchand spends his days in a wheelchair, the result of the abuse he suffered at the hands of the godmother he had lived with since he was a baby.