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    • newGuyana honouring Caricom financial obligations

      Guyana honouring Caricom financial obligations

      Vice President and Foreign Affairs Minister Carl Greenidge has confirmed that Guyana has honoured its financial obligations to the Caribbean Community (Caricom) even as the regional body continues to face some financial challenges while executing its…
      - 2 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 2:55am -
    • newAmerican Medical Institution not accredited – NAC warns
      The National Accreditation Council of Guyana (NAC) is warning persons that the American Medical Institution is not registered with the NAC, as is legally required for post-secondary and tertiary educational institutions operating in Guyana. Reports a…
      - 7 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 2:50am -
    • newAnother Venezuelan deported
      Venezuelan national Barbara Anyndharain was on Thursday fined $30,000 with an alternative of four weeks’ imprisonment when she appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan on a charge of illegal entry into Guyana. She was also charged for failing…
      - 17 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 2:40am -
    • newBagotville man to face trial for wife’s killing

      Bagotville man to face trial for wife’s killing

      Miguel Barker, called ‘Allan’, of Bagotville, West Bank Demerara, will next week go on trial for the brutal stabbing of his wife Donessa Barker, called Vanessa, who collapsed and died after being dealt several stabs about the body on the night of…
      - 22 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 2:35am -
    • newTexas University, Bridges Global Medical host outreach in Linden
      A medical team comprising personnel from the Texas State University and Bridges Global Medical Mission has completed a successful respiratory medical outreach in Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara- Berbice). The team, comprising medical officials, res…
      - 42 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 2:15am -
    • newProtected Disclosures Bill 2017 passed

      Protected Disclosures Bill 2017 passed

      …as PPP accuses Govt of legislative plagiarism The Protected Disclosures Bill 2017 was on Thursday passed in the National Assembly after a heated debate, with the Parliamentary Opposition charging the Government with copying from corresponding laws…
      - 57 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 2:00am -
    • newGuySuCo pension fund under severe pressure – source

      GuySuCo pension fund under severe pressure – source

      Several employees – past and present – of the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) are worried about the status of their full pension benefits as the pension fund is in deep trouble. Reports are that the Employees Retirement Benefits is in negative…
      - 22 hours ago, 18 Jan 18, 5:05am -
    • newDrive-by shooting leaves 1 hospitalised

      Drive-by shooting leaves 1 hospitalised

      …2 in custody Pandemonium broke out in Leopold and Breda Streets, Charlestown, Georgetown on Wednesday afternoon when gunmen opened fire during an alleged gang related drive-by shooting. Reports are a 55-year-old shop owner was injured when gunmen…
      - 22 hours ago, 18 Jan 18, 5:04am -
    • newParking meters are back

      Parking meters are back

      …MAPM vows more protests By Lakhram Bhagirat Smart City Solutions (SCS) and the Mayor and City Council (M&CC) of the City of Georgetown have reached a new agreement under the controversial Parking Meter Project, which will now see persons paying $1…
      - 22 hours ago, 18 Jan 18, 5:03am -
    • newAPNU ready to contest LGE without AFC – PNC General Secretary

      APNU ready to contest LGE without AFC – PNC General Secretary

      …but Granger downplays possible breakaway from coalition Chairman of the A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), President David Granger has downplayed the Alliance For Change’s (AFC) announcement that it is contemplating breaking away from the…
      - 22 hours ago, 18 Jan 18, 5:02am -

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    • Frank Holder obituary
      Singer and percussionist who toured with Nat King Cole and Billy Eckstine and performed with the Johnny Dankworth SevenFrank Holder, who has died aged 92, forged a lengthy career on the London jazz scene that encompassed everything from singing with…
      - 66 days ago, 14 Nov 17, 8:49am -
    • Richard Noblett obituary
      My friend and colleague Richard Noblett, who has died aged 70, was an expert on vernacular black music from the Caribbean.He trained as a sociologist and was also an administrator in the police force, but from 1969 onwards he earned his living in edu…
      - 21 Jun 17, 2:52pm -
    • Growing up gay in the Caribbean, I was in constant survival mode
      On an island where everything from pop music to the church demonises your sexuality, you police your every move It is a strange thing growing up in an island called “Little England”. You inherit the legal system, the educational system and even t…
      - 28 Feb 17, 6:47am -
    • ER Braithwaite obituary
      Author best known for his 1959 novel To Sir, With Love, based on his experiences as a black teacher in a London school, which was turned into a successful filmWhen ER Braithwaite, who has died aged 104, found doors closed to him in Britain because of…
      - 14 Dec 16, 10:20am -
    • To Sir, With Love author ER Braithwaite dies aged 104
      Author whose autobiographical novel dramatising his time as a black teacher in east London in the 50s had a career that took in social work and diplomacy as well as writingER Braithwaite, the Guyanese author of To Sir, With Love, has died at his home…
      - 14 Dec 16, 6:55am -
    • Michael Abbensetts obituary
      Playwright who explored the themes of race and identity in his stage and television work, most notably in the BBC drama series Empire RoadThe legacy of the colonial experience in the Caribbean, with its confusions of racial identity and mixed-blessin…
      - 30 Nov 16, 10:23am -
    • Guyana's housing crisis: ‘The situation in the country is desperate’
      As Guyana struggles to tackle a nationwide housing shortage, residents of an informal community in the heart of the capital have a wishlist of their own“This place is a timebomb; one day it’s going to go off,” declares Alfred grimly, his eyes s…
      - 28 Oct 16, 2:00am -
    • Shirley Bignell obituary
      My wife, Shirley Bignell, who has died aged 68 after suffering from lymphoma, was a music teacher, an accomplished cellist and a dramatist. For 30 years she played a prominent part on the local entertainment scene in Suffolk. Did she ever wish she ha…
      - 3 Aug 16, 1:13pm -
    • The fallout from Dilma Rousseff's impeachment will reach beyond Brazil | Richard Bourne
      The world needs Brazil, geographically and politically. But its reputation and capacity for progressive diplomacy have been damagedIt is worth standing back from the impeachment proceedings in Brazil, and impending regime change, to ask: “What does…
      - 20 Apr 16, 5:13am -
    • Frank Bailey obituary
      My friend Frank Bailey, who has died aged 90, was one of the first black firefighters in Britain and a much admired trade union representative both in the fire service and, later, as a social worker.Frank was born in British Guiana (now Guyana). Afte…
      - 26 Jan 16, 7:13am -
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