New FLA fallout - Two senior staff members axed as MOCA probes 257 suspect firearm licences
Two senior members of the Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA) were separated from the agency with immediate effect yesterday as the investigations into corruption...

We must take back our country... JTA past president agonises about killings of teachers, students
WESTERN BUREAU:Howard Isaacs, immediate past president of the Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA), is calling for initiatives to address the crime and violence that have led to the deaths of educators and students. He said that was one of the issues...

Barbados needs an A-team
Solutions Barbados is not Barbados’ first A-team. Over the past 40 years, demonstrably competent, experienced, and caring individuals felt the call to assemble for one singular purpose – to unselfishly manage Barbados’ affairs to the great benefit of all of us. These persons were highly experienced and had reached the pinnacle of their professional careers.  […]

Vincy vigour
Vincentians proved that their 2017 Carnival was not enough to absorb all their energy as they unleashed a power source of liveliness in the car park of the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre during more than an hour of infectious music and dancing last night. St Vincent and the Grenadines was the featured nation for the […]

‘Believe in yourself’

…CSEC top student with 25 subjects urges OUT of 12,684 students who registered for the Caribbean Secondary Examination Certificate (CSEC) exams, 16-year-old Michael Bhopaul of Queen’s College (QC) emerged as this year’s top performer. Bhopaul was among some of the top performers who shared his journey with the Guyana Chronicle. A resident of Cummings Lodge,

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GRA seizes over 25,000lbs of smuggled chicken

SWIFT action by the Law Enforcement and Investigation Division (LEID) of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) has resulted in the removal of a large quantity of seized foreign chicken from two separate cold- storage facilities in the Berbice area after it was discovered that the commodities were unlawfully being disposed of by the curators. In

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Guyana records 63.8 % pass rate at CSEC

-performances in Maths, English remain weak GUYANA recorded a marginal increase at this year’s Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations, gaining a grade 1-3 pass rate of 63.8 percent as compared to that of 2016, which was 63.39 percent. However, there were appreciable increases in a number of subject areas although mathematics remains dormant and

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HEADS MUST ROLL...INCLUDING MINE
HEADS must roll over the failed leasing of a passenger ferry for the domestic seabridge, said Minister of Works and Transport Rohan Sinanan, replying to reporters’ queries at a function at the Caroni Licensing Office yesterday.

Missing hiker found dead off precipice
A family’s hope to find missing hiker Richard Baird alive faded yesterday when his decomposing body was found down a 600-foot precipice in Aripo.

$1.5m stolen stolen from Arima Corp
THREE cheques amounting to close to $1.5 million were stolen from the Arima Borough Corporation last Friday afternoon and cashed, according to Rural Development and Local Government Minister Kazim Hosein.