Guyana news, breaking updates and in depth reports covering crime, politics, education, health and the environment for Georgetown, other towns and rural areas.

The funny lines along Mandela Avenue

Dear Editor, What a remarkable sight it is to see traffic lanes in Mandela Avenue properly demarcated allowing for a safer and regulated flow of pedestrian and vehicular traffic.

The name of the child should not be published in adoption notices

Dear Editor, I have noticed newspapers advertisements from time to time published as follows: ” The Adoption Board, Ministry of Labour, Human Services and Social Security, Stabroek, Georgetown (Names of Parents) whose last known address was given as (address) is (sic) asked to contact the Adoption Board.

Shorts and vests not appropriate

Dear Editor, Lately I have been noticing, to my chagrin, the post game antics of our Guyanese cricketers Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Ramnaresh Sarwan.

The President’s scathing attack on City Hall is unjustified

Dear Editor, According to a (GINA) release President Bharrat Jagdeo, referring to the City Enhancement exercises, said inter alia, “we are trying to clean up the mess in this country that has been left unattended by the City Council for a very, very long time.” The emphasis of a very, very long time must be significant.

Guyanese enriching Trinidad cricket

Manager of the Trinidad and Tobago cricket team, Omar Khan, says that Guyanese players playing in the domestic cricket league in Trinidad, have enriched league and their presence has lifted the standard and quality of the league.

Annual NSC Mashramani Table Tennis Tournament

Colin France and Trenace Lowe copped two titles each when play in the doubles competitions of the National Sports Commission/Guyana Table tennis Association (GTTA) got underway at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall on Wednesday.

Gajanand Singh on fire in Trinidad

Guyana’s Gajanand Singh is grabbing the headlines in Trinidad and Tobago as he continues to lead the way for W-Connection Wanderers in the Eastern Credit Union cricket league.

Major traffickers here untouched -US

Charging that drug trafficking and money laundering were pumping billions into the local construction sector, the US government yesterday again blasted the government here for not succeeding against major traffickers and warned that in some cases drugs were being traded for weapons.

GT&T promises top notch cell phone connection for world cup

There will be top notch cellular phone connection for those who are connected with the Guyana Telephone & Telegraph (GT&T) company in time for Cricket World Cup as the company’s GSM facility at the Providence Stadium will be up and ready by March 15, according to GT&T’s Chief Executive Officer Joe Singh.

Traffic restrictions for Rio Summit

The Guyana Police Force (GPF) has announced traffic diversions along some roadways to facilitate dignitaries attending the Rio Summit.

Rio ministers hammer out Turkeyen Declaration draft

Foreign ministers and representatives of the 20-member Rio Group were last evening in discussions on the Draft Declaration of Turkeyen and the group’s statement on human and social issues ahead of the substantive 19th Summit.