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  • Driveway fatal shooting cements case for gun permit review

    Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan has pointed to Tuesday’s fatal shooting of a man by a licensed firearm holder as an example of why there is a need for the review of firearm licences with a view to revoking some of them. 0

  • Probe launched into death of mom of 9 at GPHC

    Akola Wayne

    The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) has launched an investigation into the death on Monday of a mother of nine, who sustained a broken leg and was sent away from the hospital twice without receiving the needed surgery. 0

  • Sun and Sand says no mercury for planned gold mining

    Head of the Quartzstone gold project Mukesh Arora at the meeting in Bartica.

    The Quartzstone mine to be operated by Sun and Sand Mining Resources Inc will not use any mercury or other reagents but will use new technology to ensure gold recovery of at least 90%, the project’s head Mukesh Arora told a poorly attended scoping meeting in Bartica on Monday. 0

Airy Hall

Youngsters taking a ride

Photos by Joanna Dhanraj   Reggae music blared from a house and a few young men sat under a tree chatting, otherwise Airy Hall on the Essequibo Coast seemed super quiet.

The Olympic Games in Rio

Interviews by Dreylan Johnson with photos by Keno George This week, we asked the man and woman in the street for their thoughts on the Caribbean’s participation in the Olympics, the performances of the Guyanese athletes and what has been the highlight of the Olympics for them so far.

  • T&T in new plan to combat Zika

    (Trinidad Guardian) The Ministry of Health has teamed up with several local and regional stakeholders to develop new response to the Zika virus as it threatens the tourism industry and sparks panic among pregnant women as medical studies are linking potential serious birth defects to newborn babies.

  • Getting to Golden

    Lifestyle Toast

    For this edition of Lifestyle, in keeping with the celebrations of 50 years of independence—Guyana’s Golden Jubilee—our theme is ‘Golden’. In a historical piece, we trace the steps to independence.