Any major rehabilitation of the Georgetown/Vreed-en-Hoop Ferry Stellings will have to await a pre-feasibility study being conducted by the Ministry of Transport with regard to the Demerara River crossing, Minister Robeson Benn says.
Long-suffering residents of School Street, Mon Repos, are pleading with the government to repair the road which has been in a deplorable state for at least a decade.
Story and photos by Lakhram Bhagirat Residents of Onion Field Housing Scheme, La Bonne Intention (LBI), East Coast Demerara are calling on the relevant authorities to have the condition of the roads in the area improved.
The Music of the World Super Concert 2 proved to be an evening filled with talent from across the world and was well appreciated by the approximately 3,500 fans, who flocked the stadium for the cultural explosion that was planned for them.
The Local Government Ministry’s decision to install Carol Sooba to act as Town Clerk for the Georgetown Municipality was yesterday met with a protest from city council workers and a union, who said that she was not qualified for the post.
The Demerara Harbour Bridge is expected to reopen to light traffic today, General Manager Rawlston Adams announced yesterday, a day after a section of the structure sank.
Nine of the at least 20 persons injured in Wednesday evening’s shooting at Linden remain hospitalised and some of the wounded are accusing the police of firing live rounds at them.
EZjet Air Services Inc yesterday launched their newest route, a non-stop flight from the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri (CJIA) to Toronto, Canada with Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Sonny Ramdeo saying that they hope to partner with other carriers.
Timehri Neighbourhood Market vendors are still at loggerheads with the government’s decision to have them relocated to facilitate the road expansion project and they have pointed to impending danger and serious health violations at the new site.
Story and photos by Lakhram Bhagirat Salem is a quiet village located on the eastern bank of the Essequibo River, approximately twenty-two miles from Vreed-en-Hoop.
A mother is alleging that her eight-year-old son, a student of St Angela’s Primary School, has been abused by teachers and students on numerous occasions with no action being taken by the authorities.
Director of Pest Control Plus Mohammed Baksh was last night shot by two gunmen, in an attack on Thomas Street, Georgetown and succumbed this morning, police said.
Approximately 2,500 people flocked to the National Stadium yesterday, where the Ministry of Housing (MOH) and the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) launched the first of a series of “One Stop Shop” house-lot allocation exercises for the year.
Fisherman Vishwanauth Narine was stabbed to death by another man in front his Plastic City home yesterday morning, as a result of a dispute over a missing gas cylinder.
The sea dam at Salem, East Bank Essequibo is rapidly eroding and residents fear that it will soon break away and destroy their properties unless the authorities act quickly.
Burglars carted away millions from a Stabroek Market jewellery store and officials believe that other market stallholders may be involved.
New complaints have surfaced about conditions at the West Demerara Regional Hospital (WDRH) and staffers are warning that the situation has affected patient care, including emergency services.
Enmore Estate sugar workers yesterday refused to heed a call for a strike by the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU), which they accused of failing to adequately represent their interests.
Yasin Hasim and family, expecting to welcome the newest member next month, are now without a home after fire gutted their house at Felicity, on the East Coast Demerara around noon yesterday.
Outrageous is the name Classique Dance Company gave to its collaboration with the Keen Dance Theater, which was held at the National Cultural Centre last Saturday, but the show only managed to outrage the Classique fans audience, who had been expecting much more.
A fire suspected to be of electrical origin gutted the home and wholesale grocery store of businessman Shazim Hamid yesterday at Diamond Housing Scheme, rendering him homeless and causing him to suffer millions of dollars in losses.
By John Richards and Lakhram Bhagirat with photos by Anjuli Persaud and John Richards This week we asked the residents of Moraikobe village, Mahaicony Creek to tell us what life is like in Moraikobe as well as what are some of the difficulties they face and how they think life in their village can be improved.
A woman and her five children lost their La Parfaite Harmonie Housing Scheme, West Bank Demerara home early yesterday morning after her husband, from whom she is separated, set it on fire.
Photos by Anjuli Persaud Staffers of government agencies that face budget cuts proposed by APNU and AFC yesterday took to the streets to protest the move, while the state-run National Communications Network (NCN) warned that it would have to scale back its operations to save on costs.