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

Orphanage in Ogle destroyed by fire
A FIRE of unknown origin which occurred at 06:00hrs on Saturday, gutted the Shaheed Girls Orphanage at Oleander Gardens, Ogle, East Coast Demerara. Reports indicate that the building which was not insured, is looked after by two caretakers. According to reports,the fire started from the upper flat of the two-storey building; the upper flat was

Sections of Ekereku Bottom airstrip crumbling
— less than a year after extensive rehabilitation works LESS than a year after rehabilitation works were undertaken to the Ekereku Bottom airstrip in the Cuyuni/Mazaruni region, aviators are complaining that sections of the runway are beginning to breakup. In 2016, a sum of G$1.7M was set aside for repairs and maintenance works in the

Focus reaps success | Lawyer, Ayana Fable tells her story
AYANA Alexis Fable, brimming with joy over her recent admission to the Guyana Bar Association, is confident that her decision to put aside all distractions while pursuing her studies is largely responsible for the kind of success that she is enjoying at the moment. Had she not decide to heed her father’s advice to stay

Contract awarded for operating theatre at Suddie Hospital
THE operating capacity of the Suddie Regional Hospital, Essequibo Coast, will improve significantly in the not-too-distant future, with the award of a $40.9M contract for construction of an operating theatre there. The theatre will be constructed in the compound of the hospital and the project will be executed by Builders Hardware and General Supplies. The

City garbage contractors owed since June
— M&CC promises part payment soon WHILE the Mayor and City Council (M&CC) has not been paying its two main garbage contractors for the past five months, Director of Solid Waste Management, Walter Narine said based on a credit facility in the contracts, the money could only be deemed owed after the expiration of three

New attorney describes lawyers as problem solvers
“NO longer are our roles merely adversarial, lawyers are now being called upon to be problem solvers and conflict resolvers,” Attorney–at–law, Christopher Anthony Thompson said during his admittance speech on Friday before High Court Justice, Sandra Kurtzious. Thompson was admitted to practise law in the civil and criminal courts of Guyana after a petition was

Traffic Chief impounds minibuses for offences
TRAFFIC Chief, Superintendent Linden Isles along with his deputy, Deputy Superintendent Dennis Stephen and other ranks from traffic headquarters, carried out a traffic exercise in various parts of Georgetown on Saturday. Police PRO, Jairam Ramlakhan, said over 35 minibus drivers were taken to traffic headquarters and their vehicles impounded for various traffic offences, such as;