Guyanese icon Eddy Grant immortalizes Plaisance

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Eddy Grant It was recently announced that Guyanese-British singer, songwriter, musician and producer Eddy Grant has released a new album titled ‘Plaisance’. It has been all of 11 years since he released a new record. When you come to think of it, most of his biggest hits were in the 1980s, even 70s, and his Read More

Decision Rule 3: Pending the on-going “desk study”, natural gas should remain Guyana’s preferred major downstream value added investment

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Decision Rule 3 Last week’s column continued the exploration of Guyana’s natural gas prospects, both “associated with/and not associated with” its recent substantial petroleum finds. That discussion has placed me in a position where I can now confidently proffer a third decision rule.  This Rule posits that: in light of Decision Rule 2, which readers Read More

The Socialist Revolution

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The Russian Revolution, referred to as the ‘Great October Socialist Revolution,’ took place one hundred years ago on November 7 (October 25 on the calendar in force in Russia at the time). Although the revolution was inspired by noble ideas and ideals, mainly the elimination of exploitation and poverty and the creation of a party Read More

Teen wanted for attempted rape of woman, 52, near Soufriere church

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November 13th, 2017 2 comments A teenage male is wanted by Soufriere police in connection with a report that he attempted to rape a fifty-two year old woman, law enforcement sources have told St Lucia Times. The alleged incident occurred on Sunday at around 3:20 am near the Fond St Jacques Roman Catholic church in Read More

Teacher’s murder: Force granted extension to further detain implicated suspects

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Acting Crime Chief Paul Williams, on Monday, posited that investigators will solve the heinous murder of 22-year-old school teacher Kescia Branche who died three days after being found beaten and unconscious around the intersection of Princess Street and Louisa Row, Georgetown. This publication understands that police have been provided with nine statements detailing and corroborating Read More

Oil & Gas: Private sector delegation to go on fact-finding mission in Canada

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High Commissioner of Canada to Guyana, Lilian Chatterjee A high-level delegation emanating from the private sector will this week travel to St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada. The delegation will be led by President of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GCCI) Deodat Indar; and comprises Nicholas Boyer and Major General (rt’d) Norman Read More

2 youths, both 20 years old, commit suicide at Suddie

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..in separate incidents just days apart Residents living at Suddie Housing Scheme on the Essequibo Coast have reported that two young persons committed suicide recently in the area and both incidents were as a result of frustration and the abuse of alcohol. Alluding to the social ills plaguing the community, residents living in the Suddie Read More

Climate change pushing earth toward risky ‘tipping points’, says report

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BONN, Germany (AFP) — As climate change drives up temperatures, earth comes ever closer to dangerous ‘tipping points’ that could accelerate global warming beyond our capacity to reign it in, scientists warned at UN talks in Bonn Monday. “Climate change is here. It is dangerous. And it is about to get much worse,” said Johan Read More

Coomacka gets new Resource Centre

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…commissioned by Food for the Poor  Food For The Poor Guyana Inc. on Saturday last commissioned a new Resource Centre in Coomacka, Linden which will see youths of the community receiving training in several skilled areas. The aim of the centre is to enhance the academic performance of the students and young adults in Comacka. Read More

LETTER: Gaskin exposes himself, hangs AFC out on a limb

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Dear Editor, I have read with interest the comments made by President David Granger’s son-in-law, Minister Dominic Gaskin, in attempting to justify, and poorly so, the AFC denial of being consulted on President Granger’s unilateral appointment of Reverend James Patterson as the GECOM Chairman and denial of playing any part in the selection process, in Read More