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    • newGuyana Diabetic Care Project notes achievements

      Guyana Diabetic Care Project notes achievements

      The Guyana Diabetic Care Project convened its third annual stakeholder’s meeting, on Wednesday, at Project Dawn, Liliendaal, to review the work of the project and to ensure the programme is sustained and expanded. Minister within the Public Health,…
      - 3 mins ago, 23 Nov 17, 2:20am -
    • newUS$250,000 upgrade for CPCE

      US$250,000 upgrade for  CPCE

      The Government and the People’s Republic of China, on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will result in the upgrade and expansion of the Cyril Potter College of Education (CPCE) Science Laboratory and Information Technology D…
      - 8 mins ago, 23 Nov 17, 2:15am -
    • newExpert group will move ‘green’ agenda from imagination to reality – President

      Expert group will move ‘green’ agenda from imagination to reality – President

      President David Granger on Wednesday said that the Green State Development Strategy (GSDS) Multi-Stakeholder Expert Group will help to move the pursuit of a ‘green’ agenda from imagination to implementation and from reverie to reality. The Presid…
      - 8 mins ago, 23 Nov 17, 2:15am -
    • newIOM to help build capacity to combat TIP

      IOM to help build capacity  to combat TIP

      The Government is collaborating with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) to strengthen the country’s capacity to effectively combat trafficking in persons and assist victims of trafficking. At the official launch of the project at th…
      - 13 mins ago, 23 Nov 17, 2:10am -
    • newAccess dams leading to farmlands in deplorable condition – Region 2 farmers

      Access dams leading to farmlands in deplorable condition – Region 2 farmers

      Rice and cash crop farmers living in various communities along the Essequibo Coast, Region Two are calling on the administration to give priority to access dam leading to cultivation areas. Rice farmers in particular related that several access dams…
      - 18 mins ago, 23 Nov 17, 2:05am -
    • newCourts Christmas Tree light-up dazzles Anna Regina

      Courts Christmas Tree light-up dazzles Anna Regina

      The town of Anna Regina, Essequibo Coast came alive Monday evening as persons gathered at Courts’ Richmond branch to witness the Courts Annual Christmas Tree light-up. The simple ceremony signalled the goodwill of the Christmas season as Courts bro…
      - 23 mins ago, 23 Nov 17, 2:00am -
    • newProtesters call for Bishops’ head teacher to be sacked

      Protesters call for Bishops’ head teacher to be sacked

      Appalling school sex scandal …for calling female students “slack and loose” …implicated teacher denies allegations but admits to dating former students Several activists and members of civil society took to the streets on Tuesday, calling for…
      - 21 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 5:05am -
    • newWoman brutally chopped by ex-lover

      Woman brutally chopped by ex-lover

      At Meten-Meer-Zorg … suspect arrested A 23-year-old sales clerk is now said to be in stable condition at the Georgetown Public Hospital after being the victim of a brutal chopping attack in front of her home in Meten-Meer-Zorg, West Coast Demerara…
      - 21 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 5:04am -
    • newTrini kidnapping scammer granted $1M bail

      Trini kidnapping scammer granted $1M bail

      …accused of faking his own kidnapping in Guyana The 33-year-old Trinidadian who came to Guyana and allegedly attempted to fake his own kidnapping was on Tuesday granted bail in the sum of $1 million when he reappeared before Chief Magistrate Ann Mc…
      - 21 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 5:03am -
    • newSARA Head defends Agency against claims of political bias

      SARA Head defends Agency against claims of political bias

      …Opposition says Agency being run by “political hacks” Although the State Assets Recovery Agency (SARA) has been accused of being politically biased, the Head of that agency has rejected those claims, stating that there was no evidence to prove…
      - 21 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 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…
      - 9 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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