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    • Bandit shot dead, another injured

      Bandit shot dead, another injured

      Botched East Coast robbery – dead bandit identified as ex-prison officer One bandit is now dead while his alleged accomplice remains injured following a brazen daylight robbery attempt on a businesswoman on Tuesday morning at the Railway Embankment…
      - 27 days ago, 30 Aug 17, 7:05am -
    • Model Village houses handed over to owners

      Model Village houses handed over to owners

      … additional homes being constructed, infrastructural works ongoing By Lakhram Bhagirat The Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) on Tuesday handed over the keys to the owners of the homes in its Model Village at Perseverance Housing Schem…
      - 27 days ago, 30 Aug 17, 7:04am -
    • Ex-Cop stands trial for allegedly harbouring prison escapees

      Ex-Cop stands trial for allegedly harbouring prison escapees

      Charges were laid against a former Police Officer on Tuesday, as he stood trial for harbouring the masterminds responsible for the Camp Street Prison unrest, while the two high-profile criminals are still on the run. Ex-Cop, 31-year-old Teon Allen, a…
      - 27 days ago, 30 Aug 17, 7:02am -
    • Body of pilot flown to City

      Body of pilot flown to City

      Plane crash over Mahdia … family members hold private memorial service Despite rough weather and harsh terrain, the body of Captain Imran Khan was recovered and flown to the city at around 08:00hrs on Tuesday. His family indicated that they would b…
      - 27 days ago, 30 Aug 17, 7:02am -
    • Bandits creating havoc in Berbice

      Bandits creating havoc in Berbice

      … break into Mosque, Mandir, Church at Gay Park BY ANDREW CARMICHAEL Bandits over the past few weeks have forcefully made their way into three religious buildings at Gay Park, East Bank Berbice, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) and took away val…
      - 27 days ago, 30 Aug 17, 7:01am -
    • Perceived bias in the award of Chevening scholarships
      Dear Editor, I was most disturbed when I read the recently published report on this year’s Chevening awardees and noted the racial imbalance in the chosen awardees. Of 14 recipients, only 3 were Indian Guyanese. Those awarded scholarships this year…
      - 27 days ago, 30 Aug 17, 7:00am -
    • Minister Garrido-Lowe opens football tournament

      - 27 days ago, 30 Aug 17, 7:00am -
    • Babita Sarjou murder PI wraps up

      Babita Sarjou murder PI wraps up

      – as Brazilian forensic expert testifies as final witness By Paula Gomes Family members of the late Babita Sarjou, and those of murder accused Sharnandand Narine, called “Anand,” and accomplice Darel Ponton, called “Yankee”, flocked the cou…
      - 27 days ago, 30 Aug 17, 7:00am -
    • State taking care of children rescued from abusive home

      State taking care of children rescued from abusive home

      – father remains in police custody The Department of Public Information has said that the three children who were rescued from their allegedly abusive home in Region Nine on Monday have been brought to Georgetown. Medically examined, results have p…
      - 27 days ago, 30 Aug 17, 7:00am -
    • BCB Calls up 20 players
      ‒ ahead of CGI Local Franchise 3-day tourney The President of the Berbice Cricket Board, Mr. D Somwaru in conjunction with Mr. Leslie Solomon, Chairman of Selectors has called up 20 players ahead of Training sessions in preparation for the upcoming…
      - 27 days ago, 30 Aug 17, 7:00am -

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    • 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…
      - 97 days ago, 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 -
    • Five charged over death of Briton in Guyana
      Body of Dominic Bernard, 18, who has been missing since October, found in shallow grave in farming villageFive people have been charged in connection with the murder of an aspiring British film-maker in Guyana. Dominic Bernard, 18, from Epsom in Surr…
      - 16 Jan 16, 1:35pm -
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