• CH&PA suffers another setback over core homes

    -judge rules against repossession of Tuschen premises

    The High Court on Tuesday ruled that the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) had acted in breach of the rules of natural justice and in breach of the fundamental right against compulsory acquisition of property when it repossessed the Tuschen home of Linda Persaud. 0

  • GuySuCo concerned about sabotage

    The Guyana Sugar Corporation Inc (GuySuCo) yesterday charged that “some elements are influencing sections of our workforce to commit acts of sabotage on the Corporation’s property with the intention to interrupt the smooth flow of operations and destabilize the business”. 0

  • Teen on pedal cycle killed in collision with minibus at Diamond

    A 14-year-old pedal cyclist died on Tuesday evening shortly after he was involved in a collision with a minibus along the Diamond Public Road, East Bank Demerara and his mother is calling for justice. 0

  • Re-privatisation of sugar will be ‘monumental mistake’

    The Opposition People’s Progressive Party/Civic’s (PPP/C) Member of Parlia-ment (MP), Komal Chand has deemed the 2017 budget meaningless and delusional for sugar workers and asked for it to be recalled. 0

  • Fire guts Canefield home

    A young couple of East Canefield, East Canje Berbice will be counting their losses this Christmas after the two-storey, four-bedroom home they occupied was completely destroyed by a fire yesterday. 0

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Some 2,000 people live in the small village of Columbia, on the Essequibo Coast, which fits snug between Aberdeen and Affiance and the majority of them are Hindus, while a few are Muslims.

What the people say about…

This week we asked the man/woman in the street what they thought about the government’s budget proposal to implement the value-added tax on water and electricity where bills exceed $10,000 and $1,500 respectively.

  • Kenny Hercules makes his debut on stage

    Kenny Hercules was one of the up and coming models given the opportunity to walk the runway at the Pegasus Hotel during Guyana Fashion Week three weeks ago and from all accounts he made the stage his and really sold the designs he wore. 0

  • Seven-storey car park for T&T

    (Trinidad Express) IN seven months, downtown Port of Spain will have 200 additional parking spaces. The Nicholas Group of Companies, founded by Issa Nicholas, has invested $30 million to construct a seven- storey parking facility on Cha­con Street, Port of Spain, obliquely opposite Excellent City Centre.

  • Celebrating our Jubilee

    We are still in our Jubilee Year though the ceremonies and celebrations put together to mark the 50th Anniversary of Guyana’s independence have passed and gone without matching the hype and hoopla that had been attached to the buildup to the event.