Staff Writer

Carib Beer Regional Cricket Series

Less than 11 overs was possible yesterday in the Carib Beer clash between Guyana and the Windward Islands as overnight and early morning showers soaked the Tanteen Recreation ground in Grenada.

Digicel Caribbean Cup

Technical Director of the national football team, Jamal Shabazz, of the twin-island republic, is confident ahead of the upcoming matches in the finals of the Digicel Caribbean Cup Football Tournament which gets underway on Friday in Trinidad and Tobago.

LOC Media Briefing

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) for Cricket World Cup 2007 Karan Singh said yesterday that the CEOs of the nine host countries would meet in Guyana this week-end.

A real tragedy

News that a newborn baby girl had been allegedly abducted from her mother was a talking point over the past week.

Fourth man charged with ‘Turbo’ murder

A fourth man, who was allegedly part of a group of men, who stood in front of another man in a taxi in Albouystown and riddled him with bullets five years ago, was on Wednesday charged with the murder.

Scene Stealer 2

Before Star Guyana, Lisa Punch was just a young girl with big dreams, a good voice and two dancing feet.

Barama drove a very hard bargain

Dear Editor, I am very glad that Mr Trevor Atkinson in his letter captioned “Barama came in at a time when investment was badly needed and has been in the vanguard of sustainable forest management” (06.12.16) pointed out the harsh/cruel and difficult circumstances under which the Barama deal was negotiated with the Hoyte /PNC Govt.

Animals depend on us to be considerate

Dear Editor, As an overseas Guyanese visiting my homeland twice in the last six months, it is with grief that I see the everyday painful suffering and misery of street animals, especially dogs just fighting for daily survival.

VAT shifts the tax burden to lower income levels

Dear Editor, A summarized political biography on former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the online Literary Encyclopedia includes the paragraph: “Wishing to balance the budget, Thatcher introduced lower taxation and a reduction in public expenditure.

My camera was stolen at the airport 2

Dear Editor, As a foreigner living and working temporarily in Guyana I want to make travelers and tourists aware of organized thefts going on at Cheddi Jagan International Airport in conjunction with airlines personnel.

It’s Taz time

Having just graduated from high school this born and bred Georgetown resident has decided that the time is right for her to pursue her dream of becoming a successful artiste.

Tastes Like Home

This week The Scene begins a new series. ‘Tastes Like Home’ by Cynthia Nelson explores our relationship with food.

One to watch…

Upscale Restaurant’s resuscitated poetry night is usually interesting but on Tuesday night things got really exciting when little Ryan Benschop took to the microphone and performed a piece called, “I Got Women Trouble”.

Culture Box

Judging from its exterior the new City Mall is an added attraction to the active Regent/Camp streets and after a mere five minutes inside and you get the impression it is a shopper’s dream, well in Guyana that is.