Giving praise where praise is due
GUYANESE who live on the coast would have noticed the solar panels being installed atop the roofs of government buildings. Many hinterland residents would be aware of, and continue to benefit from, ongoing initiatives to provide electricity to all Guyanese. Those developments occur within the framework of the administration’s Green State Development Strategy; a strategy

Jagdeo should be the last one to talk
Dear Editor SINCE 2015, with the defeat of the Peoples Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) government, and the party assuming the constitutional status of Parliamentary opposition party, Guyanese have been fed with what can only be described as a daily diet of the fundamental lessons from the pot of the classical mould of opposition party politics: The politics of NO. Editor, I

Kofi Annan: A guiding force for good
– UN Secretary-General, António Guterres  “KOFI Annan was a guiding force for good.  It is with profound sadness that I learned of his passing.  In many ways, Kofi Annan was the United Nations. He rose through the ranks to lead the organization into the new millennium with matchless dignity and determination. “Like so many, I

ISKF-Guyana off to Pan American Karate Championship
LAST Wednesday, a 20-man ISKF-Guyana team left our shores to represent Guyana at the 13th ISKF Pan American Karate Championship. This year, the championship will be held at the spectacular Sheraton Bijao Beach Resort in Panama City, Panama, from Thursday, August 16 and will culminate on Sunday August 19. Parents and supporters of the organisation

Trophy Stall rides with Guyana Cup 2018
… Thrilling encounters anticipated today GUYANA’S leading distributors in silverware, the Trophy Stall, continued its support of horseracing by committing sponsorship to the 12th edition of the lucrative ‘Guyana Cup’ horserace meet which gallops off at the Rising Sun Turf Club today, with over $15M in cash and prizes up for grabs. Rohan Oudit’s Construction

Ramdhani through to Girls’ U-19 semi-final in CAREBACO Junior championships
THE Caribbean International & Regional Junior & Senior Badminton Championships is currently taking place in Paramaribo Suriname, August 16-29, 2018. The Under-19 International Championships continued yesterday August 17, 2018 at the Ring Sports Center in Ringweg Noord Paramaribo Suriname. Guyanese top junior and senior champion 16-year- old Priyanna Ramdhani continued her impressive performance to reach

Guyana’s own Wonder Woman | Doing the unthinkable, pushing it to the limit with parkour
MARCIA Persaud might not be indestructible immortal like DC Universe’s famed superhero, Wonder Woman but she certainly has similar traits which she continues to test through “parkour.” Parkour might not be a familiar sport to Guyanese but in the United States of America (USA) and other countries, it is a well-known sporting activity which attracts

The journey to greater youth development
By Gibron Rahim GUYANA’S young people are arguably among the most brilliant and talented in the world. This was no more evident than at the National Youth Awards held on August 12 at the Pegasus Hotel. Devica Uditram was among the awardees. The 23-year-old native of Ogle on the East Coast of Demerara attended Stella

Loss becomes motivation
One woman’s vow to help cancer patients in honour of her late grandfather By Tracey Khan CARING for cancer patients is something that brings a sense of fulfilment to Dr. Latoya Gooding who lost her grandfather,James Gooding, to prostate cancer a few years ago. She was studying to be a doctor and now works in

Colours Boutique supports Ninvalle
KAYSAN Ninvalle, a member of the Guyana team for the Caribbean Mini and Pre-Cadet championships, yesterday was once again supported by Colours Boutique. The championships, to be hosted in the Dominican Republic, will run from Sunday August 26, to Friday August 31, where Ninvalle is hoping to add to his legacy in the sport. Ninvalle,