We often believe that children have to be told what to do. But children can learn to think and speak for themselves at very young ages.
Since permission to enter Camp Ayanganna and other local army bases must come from some authority it only seemed logical to descend upon the National Cultural Centre (NCC) on Friday last to witness female ranks of the army competing for a crown.
Former Minister of the Public Service, George Fung-on, passed away yesterday morning at his 212 New Garden Street, Queenstown home following a prolonged illness.
The partly decomposed body of the woman found in Linden in a coal pit earlier this week has been identified as Nasleen Mohamed who had been missing for some three weeks.
An immigration and a customs officer have been interdicted from duty and are to face criminal charges following the disappearance of a British pilot who landed his plane at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), Timehri since Tuesday and has not returned for it.
Dear Editor, the Brazilians have built a dam a few hundred kilometres south of Konashen almost in the middle between Konashen and Manaus.
Marine turtles have lived in the oceans for over 100 million years. They are an integral part of the traditional culture of many coastal indigenous peoples throughout the world, including those in Guyana.
The Carib Soca Monarch semi-final competition that was run off over the weekend at the Esplanade Ground, New Amsterdam, Berbice was intended to separate the ‘bees’ from the ‘wanna-bees’, but by the luck of faith some performers were spared the agony of being left in Berbice.
Severn Trent Water Incorpor-ated (STWI) only met two of the seven targets outlined in the UK-funded contrac it was given to manage the local water company, housing and water minister Harry Narine Nawbatt has disclosed.
Remedial work at the Vreed-en-Hoop Community High School has stalled allegedly because of a lack of funds and Regional Chairman of Region Three, Julius Faerber says that failure to resume work by a stipulated deadline will see the contract being taken away.
Jamaican authorities have released the BK International ship on which two Guyanese sailors were caught with 335 pounds of compressed ganja on Tuesday.
Television personality, Neaz Subhan has been appointed Director of the Government Information Agency (GINA) and assumed his position earlier this week replacing the former acting head, Dr Prem Misir.
Some leading members of the PPP are concerned that the decision by GINA to withdraw government ads from the Stabroek News was going against the PPP’s struggle for democracy and press freedom during the Forbes Burnham regime.
In an editorial yesterday the Trinidad Guardian said that President Bharrat Jagdeo should take a step back from his stance on the withdrawal of ministry ads from Stabroek News to avoid a return to the dark old days.
The Parent/Teachers Associa-tion of St. Gabriel’s Primary has decided that parents will keep their children home until several conditions including 24-hour security are met.
Towering over the courtroom and speaking in a soft voice, beauty queen, Olive Gopaul appealed for her maid to be treated leniently after the maid admitted to stealing over $120,000 from her.
The budget debate on Monday evening featured robust presentations from the opposition calling for more spending on infrastructure, education and health care, while government presenters re-stated their support for the $100B 2007 Budget.
Following a high incidence of suicide and suicide attempts at Moruca, Santa Rosa, Senior Public Education Officer at Help and Shelter, Dennis Cuffy, yesterday said persons who are in pain sometimes see suicide as the only way out.
In his closing address to the National Assembly on the budget debate that concluded just before 1 am yesterday, Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh said he found it difficult to take criticisms of the budget seriously.
Almost four months after taking office, Regional Chairman of Region Six, Zulfikar Mustapha is meeting the challenges of his new post by being “on the ball” with regular outreach visits around the region.
A team from the Charity Hospital started outreach exercises about several weeks ago to communities along the Pomeroon River while work on the Diagnostic and Treatment Centre at the Suddie Hospital is near completion.
This week marked the start of what promises to be a marketing showdown between GT&T and Digicel.
Stabroek Business has been reliably informed of what appears to be a major infringement of the Cricket World Cup Sunset legislation by local importers who are distributing CWC souvenirs and memorabilia to retailers and street vendors for sale as official CWC items.
If Digicel Guyana’s Chief Executive Officer Tim Bahrani declines to be pushed into “talking up” a marketing war with GT&T, the “body language” of the Guyana’s newest cellular service provider is sending an altogether different signal.