Shocked into silence - Some children stop talking, stop playing, after severe trauma
Traumatised by the murder of close relatives or friends, and scarred from excessive abuse, some of the nation's children have gone mute.Unfortunately, with only five speech pathologists in the island, there are not many persons qualified to get them...

Misunderstood boys being left behind
Of the more than 2,000 children seeking assessment at the Mico Care Centre annually, approximately 75 per cent are boys who are often taken there by desperate and frustrated mothers searching for help.The Mico Care Centre is operated by the Mico...

Coconut vendor shot in Graeme Hall

Police are currently on the scene of a shooting incident at Graeme Hall Road near Top Rock, Christ Church.

Police say one man, believed to be a coconut vendor, is nursing injuries to his chest.

The injured man was taken to the QEH by ambulance.

More details as they come to hand

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Some Lester Vaughan students to return to school Monday

The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training has advised that classes will resume for third to fifth form students of the Lester Vaughan School tomorrow, Monday, October 22.

An announcement will be made later about the date for the return of the first and second formers.

(BGIS)

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Thousands move in solidarity for breast cancer
THOUSANDS of Guyanese assembled at D’Urban Park, Georgetown at the crack of dawn on Saturday dressed in pink and walked, ran or cycled to raise awareness of breast cancer in the country, as part of GTT’s Pinktober activities. Participants moved from D’Urban Park along Vlissengen Road to the Kitty Roundabout and back to the park,

Be wary of imposters
— President tells Lethem residents at APNU meeting AS a part of his 5Bs Initiative, President David Granger handed over 50 bicycles and a school bus to the town of Lethem on Friday to aid students with transportation. “These bicycles are gifts. You don’t have to pay and your parents don’t have to pay. Why?

AG raps Nandlall for attacking judges
— says assault on judiciary scandalous, must be condemned ATTORNEY General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Basil Williams, SC, on Saturday took offence at what he called “the reckless and churlish attack on the judiciary” by Attorney Mohabir Anil Nandlall, the PPP front-bencher who lost his appeal against the appointment of Justice (Rt’d) James Patterson

APOLOGY FOR MURDER
OVERCOME with grief at a murder committed by his brother, Brenton McLean wept as he hugged the murder victim’s son and apologised to him yesterday.

Maria devastates Dominica
GOVERNMENT was yesterday mobilising resources to send relief supplies and manpower to Dominica after Category 5 Hurricane Maria devastated that country between Monday night and early yesterday morning.

AG: Judiciary, DPP getting help
ATTORNEY General Faris Al-Rawi yesterday said both the Judiciary and the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) have been receiving assistance to help improve the criminal justice system.