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Claude Noel is Dead

By Sue-Ann Wayow FORMER national boxer Claude Noel has died. He passed away on Sunday at the  Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex at age 74. Noel, an amputee, who also lost his vision has been ailing for some time. A video was circulated this year with him crying out for help. It went viral but was taken […]readmore

Dormitory was Like a Prison – Villagers

By Sue-Ann Wayow VILLAGERS say that the dormitory of the Mahdia Secondary School was like a prison. This according to Ronald Dublin, a retired education supervisor for the district and the school which lies in a mining territory for gold in Guyana’s Region Eight. He was instrumental in the activation of the Mahdia Secondary School […]readmore

CARICOM Murders Triple Global Average- Hinds

CRIME is now an apparent lucrative business and police commissioners should unite in the fight against it. National Security Minister Fitzgerald Hinds on Monday said organised crime created a multitude of problems, especially for youths. He was addressing the opening session of the 37th annual general meeting of the Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police (ACCP), at […]readmore

UNC to Send Legal Letter to Rowley

By Sue-Ann Wayow PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley should be expecting a pre-action protocol letter asking him to address the concerns of the local government body, following the judgement of the Privy Council. The letter will be coming from Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar who said on Monday night that she will be writing Dr Rowley […]readmore

Names of Guyana Fire Victims

By Sue-Ann Wayow TEARS flowed freely from the parents and relatives of the 19 children who perished in a fire at the Mahdia Secondary School when Guyana President Irfaan Ali visited the remote area on Monday. The President hugged and consoled the tearful relatives as he declared three days of national mourning for Guyana. The […]readmore

Deafening Silence on Local Gov’t

ON May the 18th the Privy Council ruled that changing the term of representatives in the Local Government Reform Act passed by a PNM majority without opposition support was wrong and cannot happen as the representatives were elected for a three year term in 2019. Local government elections were supposed to be held on March […]readmore

Erik Keskula is New CEO of Heritage

By Sue-Ann Wayow HERITAGE Petroleum Company Ltd is welcoming a new Chief Executive Officer. Chairman of the Board of Directors Michael Quamina, SC, announced on Monday that Erik Keskula has been selected as the CEO of the state-owned company. He will be serving as CEO designate for the period June 1 to June 13 and will resume full […]readmore

Bank Employee Charged with Larceny

A 21-YEAR-OLD bank employee has been charged with two counts of larceny. Police reported on Monday that Adrian Thomas, of Princes Town, was arrested last Thursday and charged the day after. This after an investigation into unauthorised transactions from customers’ accounts. According to reports, on May 16, a customer reported to the bank that he […]readmore

Inflation Rate Decreases

THE inflation rate has decreased for the period January to April compared to its last comparative period. The Central Statistical Office (CSO) released its Index of Retail Prices on Monday and stated that the Inflation Rate for April 2023 (measured as the percentage change in the average All Items Index for the period January to April 2023/January to […]readmore

Paray Distributes 25,000 Seedlings

By Sue-Ann Wayow BY connecting with nature through gardening, valuable skills can be taught to children, instilling in them a deep appreciation for the environment. This was one of the comments made by Member of Parliament for Mayaro Rushton Paray on Saturday after the distribution of 25,000 seedlings in the constituency. Paray said in release that the event was met […]readmore