Bradley Paumen Back in Court for Preliminary Inquiry
Channel 5 Belize

American businessman Bradley Paumen, owner of Dark Knight Cave Tours, was back in court today.  Paumen is another person with high connections in government circles; so much so that he [...]

New York subway line to close for 18 months
Nation News

NEW YORK – One of New York City’s busiest subway lines will cease running between Manhattan and Brooklyn for 18 months starting in 2019, transit officials said on Monday, creating a massive service disruption...

Untidy landscape ignored
Nation News

BARBADOS BOASTS OF BEING one of the four “more developed countries” in the West Indies. Our national motto is Pride And Industry. But how self-respecting can Barbadians be when in so many suburban...

Focus on mental fitness
Nation News

MOVING FORWARD, coach of the Barbados Squash Association junior team, Rhett Cumberbatch, will be focusing on strengthening the mental side of his players. “There are three sides to squash; fitness,...

DEAR CHRISTINE: Dumped, but I can’t forget him
Nation News

DEAR CHRISTINE, FOR THE LAST three years I did everything I could for the guy I am (was) engaged to. I cooked and washed for him. When he could not get a job he could have all the money I worked for....

Holder admits WI must do better
Nation News

In Antigua LEADING FROM the front and by example is something young West Indies’ captain Jason Holder would surely love to do. But he admitted both he and fellow all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite,...

THE ‘NETTE EFECT: Lessons in contentment
Nation News

I FEEL A change coming on. Oh yes I do. It is approaching that time of year when I look to make do with what I have – at least for a month or just beyond. I call it is my lesson in contentment...

EDITORIAL: Why people are losing interest in CARICOM
Nation News

HEADS OF GOVERNMENT of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) met at the start of the month in Guyana for their 37th regular meeting. It came and went like countless others that have preceded it - without even...

Marvay: No. 2 is great
Nation News

THE HEATED DEBATE on social media and radio airwaves that first-timer Damian Marvay was hard done in the Sweet Soca competition yesterday morning isn’t being endorsed by the singer. “I feel great to...

Coroner: Ways to protect minors
Nation News

CORONER MANILA RENEE wants a greater awareness of the protection of minors and what could be done.  She made these statements yesterday as the attorney for the Child Care Board (CCB), Queen’s Counsel...

Principal: CCB never contacted me
Nation News

THE PRINCIPAL OF Gordon Walters Primary School, Tyrone Marshall, said he was never aware that the Child Care Board was trying to contact him regarding Shemar Weekes. This was revealed when Marshall...

Families suffering at hands of ‘development’
Nation News

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT has apparently sounded the death knell of the family unit, according to Rodney Grant, chief executive officer of the Pinelands Creative Workshop (PCW). Grant, who is also a board...

Cave in
Nation News

A HOUSE occupied by a Chapel Gap, Spooner’s Hill, St Michael family for the past 22 years gave them the shock of their lives when one of the bedroom floors caved in under them minutes into their bedtime...

Fine Point
Nation News

AN OLD LAW that punishes offenders with a $24 or $120 fine for cruelty to children has Coroner Manila Renee concerned. Yesterday, during the Shemar Weekes inquest, the issue came up as director of...

Yvonne Murray pips Michael Benjamin to reclaim scrabble goodwill trophy
Kaieteur News

Yvonne Murray amassed 4 points and a positive spread of 299 to dethrone her husband, Carlton, to capture top honours and keep the trophy within the family when scrabble players convened at her Nandy Park residence for...

M&CC should consult more with corporate and ordinary citizens -“Remember you are elected, not appointed…” -Granger
Kaieteur News

By Jarryl Bryan President David Granger is urging City Hall to embark on consultations when making decisions that affect the people of Georgetown. He made this assertion in the wake of wrangling between Georgetown Mayor...

RHTYSC/Ansa McAl Award of Excellence 2016
Kaieteur News

Somwaru, Haniff, Daniels, Batson honoured for dedicated service to local development ‘Each one of you are a treasure of Guyana, a hero who has worked beyond the call of duty to develop our beloved country and today...

Akeem Green wins GBTI cycle race in Berbice
Kaieteur News

Akeem “Padlock” Green put a lock on his opponents before riding away to win the ninth annual Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) 50-mile cycle road race held on Sunday on the Corentyne Highway. The event...

Dem boys seh…A big one in de past now conning pensioners
Kaieteur News

Tiger never lose it stripes. A man might be a lot of things but in de public eye he does pull in he hoof or he tail depending how he standing. Tek Michael or Gordon or both. Dem boys know him when he use to wuk wid de...

Local hospital’s IVF success rate on par with int’l programmes
Kaieteur News

-Specialist addresses concerns linked to conception With a focus on bringing to the Guyanese populace a wide array of medical services, the Dr. Balwant Singh Hospital has been continuously striving to improve its delivery...

Chairman looking to address supervisory friction at GPHC
Kaieteur News

-call made for revision of public service rules -specialist training for nurses being embraced Friction between doctors and nurses at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) over who should supervise nurses on...

Government seeks to reduce fears of misuse and mismanagement of oil wealth
Kaieteur News

By Abena Rockcliffe-Campbell Guyana still ranks 119 out of 168 countries on the corruption index. The higher the number, the more corrupt the country is deemed to be. The coalition government indicates that it is well...

Absconded GPL Deputy sues KN, Minister Patterson for $1B
Kaieteur News

Embattled former Deputy Chief Executive Officer (DCEO) of the Guyana Power Light (GPL), Aeshwar Deonarine, is once again the subject of a court action. This time, the former GPL Executive, who fled the country following...

Jagdeo spews racism in New York, Govt demands a retraction
Kaieteur News

The government is disappointed with, and condemns, in the strongest possible terms, the irresponsible, hateful race baiting and malicious fabrications and falsehoods uttered by Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo, at an...

Will my son be taken away?
Jamaica Gleaner

Will my son be taken away?Dear Mrs Walker-Huntington,I am a Jamaican who went to America a few years ago on a work visa. I overstayed and got married to a Jamaican who was a green-card holder at the time. We did the...

Thinking of Canada
Jamaica Gleaner

Thinking of CanadaDear Miss Powell,My sister is a Canadian citizen and she would like to sponsor me and my 13-year-old brother to go to Canada to live. How can she sponsor us? I'm working, but my little brother is in high...

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