A committee has been set up to investigate several discipline issues at the Wisburg Secondary School at Linden following an article in this newspaper and a report from the acting education officer in Region Ten.
Teachers and students of the Grove Primary School are upset over the water pressure level being supplied to the school which forces them to work and learn in an unsanitary environment.
Five bandits who pretended to be taxpayers on Thursday robbed the Better Hope/La Bonne Intention Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC) of more than $2M which represented deposits and wages.
The US Government says that Guyana’s anti-money laundering regime is ineffective and the regulations accompanying the Money Laundering Prevention Act are inadequate.
Police in Essequibo were up to late last evening scouring the backlands at Bethany for the Mazaruni prison escapee who reportedly shot and killed the owner of a logging concession on Tuesday last.
The Venezuelan authorities are yet to turn over a report to Guyanese officials on the shooting to death of a Guyanese by members of the Venezuelan army at Etering-bang in October last year.
The parents of students attending the North George-town Secondary School staged a protest yesterday in a bid to win better security at the institution.
Holika Dhan or the burning of holika, which sets the stage for a day of gaiety and colour, takes place tonight at the Camptown Ground, Campbellville on the eve of Phagwah.
A man who was allegedly seen wheeling away another man’s motorcycle was on Wednesday refused bail by Acting Chief Magistrate Cecil Sullivan.
The ‘A’ Division Community Policing Groups Management Committee made appointments at its 16th annual general meeting.
A man who allegedly conspired with two others to plant narcotics on another man was yesterday placed on $75,000 bail by Acting Chief Magistrate Cecil Sullivan.
A woman and her reputed husband who allegedly had large amounts of cocaine and cannabis in their possession at a hinterland location were yesterday refused bail by Acting Chief Magistrate Cecil Sullivan.
A man who allegedly sold a woman’s car which was given to him to drive and kept the money for himself was yesterday granted $50,000 bail by Acting Chief Magistrate Cecil Sullivan.
I’m sincere when I mention that today I’m a victim of saturation, mental burn-out.
The use and application of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in re-engineering the way government provides services to citizens has been explored at some length.
A white elephant is a supposedly valuable possession whose upkeep exceeds its usefulness, and it is therefore a liability.
With the start of the 2007 Cricket World Cup now a little more than two weeks away the various last minute preparations for hosting an unspecified number of visitors – no one appears, at this stage, to have any clear idea as to how many guests we can expect – appear to be kicking into high gear.
There exists an understandable anxiety among some Cricket World Cup Bed and Breakfast registrants over what they perceive to be uncertainties associated with guest bookings for the period of the Super Eight leg of the tournament in Guyana.
The global demand for processed timber products is at a peak and Guyana is well-positioned to capitalise on that market according to a paper produced in February by the Guyana Forestry Commission.
“Guyana is an island surrounded by land”. Recent public references to the development of Guyana remind one of this statement.
Samples of foods and water on which tests were conducted by the Food and Drug Department during 2006 were found to contain various levels of contamination while quality control deficiencies were detected in all categories of pharmaceuticals tested by the department.
The operations of local peanut butter manufacturers are to come under closer scrutiny by the Food and Drug Department following the detection of the foodborne illness in several varieties of Peter Pan peanut butter imported from the United States.
The newly-formed, Guyana Canoe Federation (GCF) headed by Maurice Amres has major plans for the sport locally, including the preparation of a team that will one day compete at the Olympic Games under the Golden Arrowhead.
Notes 1 – Interim results 2 – Prospective EPS: earnings per share for 12 months period to the date the latest financials have been prepared.