The National Association of Agricultural, Commercial and Industrial Employees (NAACIE) has congratulated the government and BOSAI on the deal for the bauxite company at Linden as the continuation of operations is important to the country.
Police in Berbice are set to lay charges today against Dorset Mc Cammon, the man who allegedly fatally shot a policeman two Saturdays ago at the Carib Soca monarch contest in New Amsterdam.
The Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS) two Saturdays ago seized a number of weighing devices from fish vendors at the Meadow Bank wharf, East Bank Demerara, during an early morning inspection.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently coordinated a tree labelling exercise for ten different types of trees along some popular city streets and is encouraging businesses to sponsor such exercises.
The steering committee of the Inter-Religious Organisation (IRO) said its inaugural annual general meeting (AGM) for the establishment of its television station will be held on March 7.
Proprietor of the Celina Atlantic resort, Bernard Yhun, says that he is being victimized.
The Guyana Power and Light (GPL) says it is concerned that when the high voltage power lines in Sophia burst and fell the squatters dwelling on Engineering Dam could have been injured.
Chief Justice Carl Singh on Saturday convened what he termed ‘a troubleshooting exercise’ where magistrates were given the chance to thrash out matters affecting the proper functioning of the Magistrate’s courts.
A 61-year-old man on Saturday night collapsed while singing chowtals at a religious function and was pronounced dead at the Georgetown Public Hospital.
Two bandits, one armed with a gun, robbed Randani Rampersaud as she sold in the Skeldon Market on Saturday.
It was deja vu for Courts Pacesetters Basketball Club at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall Friday night after reaching its second consecutive nationwide first division basketball semi-final in the 2nd annual Next Level Entertain-ment (NLE) tournament.
In a Stabroek News editorial of Thursday, January 18, captioned ‘The president and the party,’ it was said that the conflict between Mr Burnham’s constitution and Dr Jagan’s party was “well on the way.” Since that was written, the divergence of approach between government and senior members of the PPP on one issue at least – the matter of withdrawing advertisements from this newspaper – has gone into the public domain.
Albion Sports Club paced by a brilliant 93 from Harrinarine Chattergoon easily defeated Diamond Sports Club by 46 runs to win the Republic Bank under-15 limited overs competition at the Georgetown Cricket Club ground Bourda yesterday.
Defending national inter-club track and field relay champions, Royal Youth Movement (RYM) athletic club will seek a repeat of last year’s dominant performance at the Police Sports Club ground, Eve Leary today.
What is diabetes? Diabetes means your blood glucose (often called blood sugar) is too high.
AS a preview to the World Cup, the two KFC Cup semi-finals on Thursday and Friday made for worrying watching.
Dear Editor, In his letter captioned “What if a brochure highlighted our African heritage?” (07.02.16) Mr.
Dear Editor, I have read the President’s remarks on the denial of ads to the “Stabroek News.” It was one of the lamest explanations I have heard.
Dear Editor, The Jagdeo Juggernaut is on a post election roll. After attacking the private sector repeatedly over VAT, then the churches over the Casino Bill (through Minister Rohee), the government has now moved to the press.
Dear Editor, There is a common thread – permeating the letters of University of the West Indies lecturer Dr.
Dear Editor, I am writing with reference to a letter writer in the Stabroek News who is claiming that the newspaper has a far reach because they have a website.
Dear Editor, In 1985 when the late President Hugh Desmond Hoyte took control of Guyana, there was a massive turn around of everything that was inherited from the “Founder Leader”, President Linden Forbes Sampson Burnham.
Dear Editor, On a recent flight by North American Airlines (NAA) from Timehri to JFK New York, I encountered one of the most grueling security experiences which was not only duplicitous but harrowing as well.
Dear Editor, I must congratulate you for publishing Tastes Like Home. I find the series to be another satisfying exploration of Guyana’s cultural heritage.
Dear Editor, As Aubrey Williams’s daughter I feel compelled to respond to the editorial in the Sunday Stabroek of February 11th entitled, simply, `Defacement’.
The Guyana Motor Racing and Sports Club will hold the first stage of the 2007 National Championship Series next Sunday at the South Dakota Circuit.
The Guyana Amateur Swim-ming Association (GASA) yesterday launched its first ever beginners swimming instructors course at the Colgrain pool, Camp Street.
Private Craig of 241 Coy copped the best boxer title when the Guyana Defence Force’s (GDF) Inter-Unit Novices Boxing Champion-ship climaxed on Friday night at the GDF Base Camp Ayanganna.
The Black Hawk Martial Arts Management Network has a significant lead according to unconfirmed result after the first day in the Harpy Eagles Marshal Arts Academy’s anniversary two-day competition at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
We have belaboured this worm issue for several weeks. We analysed all the aspects of intestinal worm burden, prevention and cure.
Mashramani, like other kindred national festivals such as Barbados’ Crop Over and the Jamaica Festival, was created to cement and celebrate nationhood through an exhibition of the carnivalesque, to bring the populace together in a spirit of cooperation and oneness as well as to showcase to itself and the world, a definition of the nation’s cultural character and traditions.
IntroductionOn Wednesday George-town experienced something of a revolution as the marketing machinery of Digicel and GT&T kicked into high gear.
Setting deadlines makes sense. It is good practice. It sharpens the mind, providing a target against which delivery can be measured.
This week’s column resumes the discussion of employment in the forestry sector against the fourth cause singled out by Guyana’s Poverty Reduc-tion Strategy Programme (PRSP) as responsible for persistent poverty: “deterioration in the quantum and quality of social services” (PRSP 2001, p.
A local chess player, passionate about, and dedicated to popularizing the ancient game in Guyana, has imported and donated ten analogue chess clocks towards the development of the sport.
I am always receiving new plants during the year, many of which can’t thrive in this climate.
The Guyana Power and Light Inc has been warned that unless it reduces its line losses the Inter-American Development Bank will discontinue its support.
Gavin Bonston Kennard, CCH, CBE, former Minister of Agriculture and High Commissioner to Canada, died on February 12, aged 86.
If the children’s Mashramani float parade is an indication of what to expect on February 23 then the country is in for a big celebration.
An inmate of the New Amsterdam Prison was yesterday morning discovered by prison officials hanging from the ceiling of his cell.
With substantial work still to be completed on the multi-million dollar Casique hotel, it looks unlikely that it would be ready to accommodate the teams, officials, media and sponsors (TOMS) for the upcoming Cricket World Cup matches to be played in Guyana.
Log exporters and makers of value-added timber products yesterday took a step closer to unanimity, arriving at a “general consensus” on one of the recommendations put forward by the Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC), this newspaper has learned.
Three families are in chaos following an accident on Friday night, which took the lives of two persons and has left another is critical condition in the Intensive Care Unit of the Georgetown Hospital.
“To the left, to the left//everything you own is in the box to the left.
Yesterday’s Twenty20 cricket match at the National Stadium at Providence arranged to test the pitch, outfield and the rest of the facility took a back seat to the observation of the operation of the facility.
Magistrate Hazel Octive-Hamilton at the Wales Magistrate’s Court on Thursday remanded a policeman to prison for perjury.
A 16-year-old boy who is accused of being behind the chaos created at St.
The feverish attempts to get everything in order for Cricket World Cup are evidence of a significant flaw in successive governments running this country: the lack of attention paid to maintaining things.
Six juveniles accused of robbing a woman at gunpoint of her cell phone and boxes of food several days ago, appeared yesterday in the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court and were each released on $10,000 bail by Acting Chief Magistrate Cecil Sullivan.
A homeless man who allegedly stole a man’s leather bag containing a quantity of local and foreign currency, a bankcard and other articles was remanded to prison by Acting Chief Magistrate Cecil Sullivan.