N/A Hospital benefit from Vanderbilt University training

June 13, 2013 | Filed Under News 

A five- member team comprising doctors and nurses of the Vanderbilt University out of Nashville, Tennessee conducted two days of training on triage services at the New Amsterdam Hospital. Vanderbilt is a private research university located in Nashville, Tennessee, United States and it was founded in 1873. The training was done in collaboration with the […]

No triangular love affair, affirms mother of slain Albion woman

June 13, 2013 | Filed Under News 

    The mother of slain housewife, Geeta ‘Diane’ Bhishundial, has come out to say that her daughter was not involved in a triangular love affair. Khemranie Bhishundial, denied that Diane was having an extra marital affair which is highly believed to have led to her being allegedly strangled by her husband two Sunday nights […]

Lions club installs new president

June 13, 2013 | Filed Under News 

    The Lions Club of Georgetown (Stabroek) on Friday installed a new board of directors for the fiscal year 2013-2014. The occasion was a dinner held at the Regency Suites Hotel. The new board of the club which was installed by Lion Steve Backer, and the charge delivered by Lion Thomas Pinkerton, now has […]

First Assemblies men’s fellowship to host conference today

June 13, 2013 | Filed Under News 

Under the theme “Reclaiming your inheritance” the men’s department of the First Assemblies of God Church (Wortmanville) will host the annual men’s conference called “Iman Talk”. According to Pastor Raphael Jackman, the two-day conference which opens this week is mainly to “help men rediscover themselves” and also bringing men back to the order in which […]

Drug dealer fined $7.2M, jailed for three years

June 13, 2013 | Filed Under News 

    Another man who was caught with a bag containing eight kilograms of compressed marijuana back in February 2013, has been jailed for three years and fined a total of $7.2M in Berbice. The fine represented three times the street value of the illicit substance. The man, Wayne Lindie, 37, called “Wayne”, of Glasgow […]

Armed bandit robs furniture store

June 13, 2013 | Filed Under News 

    Police are now on the lookout for an armed bandit who pretended to be a potential buyer to a sales clerk and walked away with more than $50,000, following a robbery at a newly opened furniture store. According to the sales clerk, around 10:50 am yesterday, a man walked into the Bibi’s Furniture […]

Cop faces three charges, remanded

June 13, 2013 | Filed Under News 

    Ocquna Dawson, a 27-year-old constable attached to the Tactical Service Unit, was yesterday brought before the Georgetown Magistrates’ court where three charges were read to him by Chief Magistrate Priya Beharry. The particulars of the charge stated that on February 18, on Waterloo Street at the “Globe Yard” the defendant discharged a loaded […]

Will Sam Hinds preside at today’s Rodney anniversary?

June 13, 2013 | Filed Under Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon 

    Today is the death anniversary of Guyanese hero, Walter Rodney, who was killed on this day in 1980. Episodically the WPA observes the event always presided over by two women, Joycelyn Dow and Danuta Radzik. These are two intriguing personalities. They are never ever seen in any other WPA activities other than the […]

Gardner for Musclemania Universe C/ships this month end

June 13, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

  Professional bodybuilder Sylvan Gardner is set to compete at the Musclemania Universe Championships set for the Miami Beach Resort on June 28-29, 2013. The Five time Central American & Caribbean Bantamweight Gold medalist has been undergoing intense training ever since last October, upping the ante in the past three months in order to ensure […]

Show us the full statistics of this year’s NGSA results

June 13, 2013 | Filed Under Letters 

  Dear Editor, I take this opportunity to openly congratulate all the pupils who have recently gotten their National Grade Six Assessment results. I urge them to continue to strive for higher achievements as they climb the educational ladder. I was also happy to see and even hear the honourable minister of education announcing the […]

Australia v New Zealand abandoned after rain

June 13, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

  BBC Sport – New Zealand and Australia took a point apiece as their Champions Trophy Group A match was abandoned because of rain. Having left out David Warner because of an incident in the early hours of Sunday, Australia made 243-8 as Adam Voges struck 71 and George Bailey 55. New Zealand were 51-2 […]

What would Freddie do were he in Opposition?

June 13, 2013 | Filed Under Letters 

  Dear Editor, One for Freddie Kissoon. An interesting article headed ‘The PNC: A revisionist note’ in a recent column. In the closing paragraphs, the comment “……. the PNC has let down its constituencies and the Guyanese people by a crazy, macabre resignation of their fate since they lost power in 1992. The PNC must […]

Mr. Ram should really have been able to make a more informed analysis

June 13, 2013 | Filed Under Letters 

  DEAR EDITOR, We refer to Mr. Christopher Ram’s letter of Monday  June  10, 2013 in the Stabroek News captioned  “GPL cannot  be allowed  to  continue  operating  with a  failed  model  and  incompetent  management”. In his letter, Mr. Ram referred to the Rate Calculation in accordance with the 1999 Electricity Sector Reform Act (ESRA) and […]

How about compensation based on achieving realistic goals?

June 13, 2013 | Filed Under Letters 

    Dear Editor, The decisions made in Guyana, both by the Government and the Opposition, are often made with motives that support their own agenda. No one has the “ultimate truth” of what should happen or what should not happen. Has anyone wondered why we have “imminently” qualified doctors in our health system, yet […]

People must be prepared to dispassionately examine Rodney from a holistic angle

June 13, 2013 | Filed Under Letters 

  Dear Editor, June 13th is once again upon us and Walter Rodney’s name will parade the national spotlight in the usual finger-pointing, divisive, deification, reinvention and sanitization of his political life, and absent any serious action to make real the 2005 legislative vote to establish an Independent International Commission of Enquiry (IICE). This yearly […]

Walter Rodney memories are upsetting

June 13, 2013 | Filed Under Letters 

    DEAR EDITOR, I am advised: “use your anger to teach…it’s still a viable weapon,” – LM                         Assassins of the conversation                         they bury the voice                         they assassinate, in the beloved                         grave of the voice,                         never to be silent … –      Martin Carter          The University of Warwick, Centre for […]

Where do you live?

June 13, 2013 | Filed Under Features / Columnists, Peeping Tom 

    “Where exactly does a man live?” Is it where you sleep at nights? I know of some men who sleep at a different house every other night. So where exactly do they live? Most men spend the majority of working days outside of the home? So can we say that we live at […]

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