Sod turned for $170M new One Mile Primary school

February 14, 2014 | Filed Under News 

The way is paved for the re-construction of the One Mile Primary School, as $170M has been allocated for rebuilding the structure that was destroyed as a result of arson in July 2012, following the month-long protest in Linden over increased electricity tariff. Over 800 students and teachers were displaced by the destruction of the […]

Backer resigns

February 7, 2014 | Filed Under News 

Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Deborah Backer, has resigned as a member of the Peoples National Congress Reform (PNCR) Backer who has been ailing in recent months tendered her resignation letter yesterday to the Leader of her party, Brigadier (rtd). David Granger, who also heads the coalition, A Partnership For National Unity (APNU), and […]

Hotel employee killed by out of control pick-up truck

February 6, 2014 | Filed Under News 

A female hotel employee was last night killed on the spot when an out of control pick-up truck slammed into her while she was standing outside the Ocean View International Hotel at Liliendaal, East Coast Demerara. The woman whose name was given as Lovina Tull of Melanie Damishana, East Coast Demerara, had just left work […]

Taxi driver shot by carjackers

February 6, 2014 | Filed Under News 

A taxi driver was shot in the buttocks when bandits hijacked his silver grey Toyota Premio motorcar last night. Details of the incident are sketchy but this newspaper learnt that Wayne Estwick, 41, of Meadowbrook was shot by bandits who relieved him of his car. The incident occurred on Aubrey Barker Road, South Ruimveldt. Estwick […]

Anti-Money Laundering discussions … We are not opposed to the presence of the Press – APNU

January 26, 2014 | Filed Under News 

Shadow Finance Minister of the A Partnership of National Unity (APNU), Carl Greenidge is saying that the opposition, which is a part of the Parliamentary Select Committee, is not opposed to the presence of the media fraternity, except in the cases where there are discussions on “sensitive matters.” This position was also supported by Joseph […]

Biker struck by car, crushed by minibus

January 26, 2014 | Filed Under News 

A biker was killed during the wee hours of Saturday morning after he collided with a car and was then run over by a Route 44 mini-bus at the junction of Albert and Regent Streets, Georgetown. The man has been identified as Sherwin Fraser of ‘C’ Field Sophia. He was pronounced dead on arrival at […]

Teen drowns in hotel pool

January 26, 2014 | Filed Under News 

Without seeking permission from his guardians, Shemar Edwards went to the Princess International Hotel yesterday with about 20 friends. About two hours before the pool closed, the 17-year-old had drowned. When Kaieteur News visited the East Ruimveldt, Georgetown residence he once called home, his parents were at the East Bank Demerara Regional Hospital. An eyewitness […]

Skeldon Sugar factory employee electrocuted

January 26, 2014 | Filed Under News 

Officials at the Skeldon Sugar Factory are probing the death of a 23-year-old electrician at the controversial entity. Kaieteur News understands that Ulric Leonard Johnson, of Lot 48 Leeds Village, Corentyne, was electrocuted at his workplace at around 10:00 hrs yesterday. According to reports, Johnson was cleaning a transformer in the boiler house, when he […]

Cartoons – Sun. Jan. 26, 2014

January 26, 2014 | Filed Under Cartoons, Features / Columnists 

PNC/R vows probe of police torture, shooting over last 20 years

January 26, 2014 | Filed Under News 

The People’s National Congress Reform (PNC/R) has vowed to reunite the labour movement in the country, yesterday saying that it will also investigate every act of police torture and shooting in the last two decades. The pledge was made yesterday during the PNC/R’s first General Council of the year at the party’s headquarters at Congress […]

An accident waiting to happen

January 26, 2014 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, On most days and nights, two bush trucks: GRR 2374 and GRR 5804, can be seen dangerously parked on the south-bound side of the very busy East Bank public road near Eccles, impeding the smooth flow of traffic. It is obvious that the owner of these vehicles feels protected by his high-level judicial […]

I too listened to recordings of both the speeches

January 26, 2014 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, Please let me join Hydar Ally in marking Martin Luther King Day, January 20. In recognition of MLK Day I too listened to recordings of both the speeches Mr Ally cited, “I Have a Dream” and “I’ve Been to the Mountain-top” and was moved to tears by the powerful oratory and inspirational ideas […]

The police need encouragement too

January 26, 2014 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, It was quite heartening to read this week in the Kaieteur News that police arrested two youths with an M16 gun along with ammunition and two grenades. What is rather alarming is the fact that it is being reported that weapons were destined for the Camp Street jail. It seemed as if a […]

You get nothing of literary or intellectual value in exchanges with these people

January 26, 2014 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, From time to time, there are replies in the letter pages to my columns. Over the years, I have taken the position of not offering a follow up to certain people and for one fundamental reason; you get nothing of literary or intellectual value in exchanges with these people. They are dishonest or […]

GTUC calls on the DPP to subpoena Colwyn Harding’s medical records

January 26, 2014 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, GTUC calls on the Director of Public Prosecution to subpoena all medical records related to Colwyn Harding’s surgery at the state run institution and strongly condemns what appears to be a collaborative public relations stunt and attempt to cover up a crime committed by members of the law enforcement section of the State […]

Who must investigate the double standards which are allowed at Ogle?

January 26, 2014 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, As with everything in Guyana – every issue of major importance, the blame game and funny arguments have begun. This time it is in the Aviation Sector. An aircraft crashed and two people are dead. Once again, all the ideas about search and rescue have re-surfaced. Big plans and then big blame. The […]

Health tips from Dr. Kumar Sukhraj… Hypertension and You

January 26, 2014 | Filed Under News 

What is Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)? Blood pressure is the force of blood pressing against the walls of blood vessels in our body. Hypertension, also referred to as high blood pressure, is a condition in which the arteries have persistently elevated blood pressure. Everyone must make an effort to understand their blood pressure readings. It […]

The Cuyuni-Mazaruni Region is a sleeping giant

January 26, 2014 | Filed Under APNU Column, Features / Columnists 

The Cuyuni-Mazaruni Region, greater in extent than either the Kingdom of the Netherlands or the Kingdom of Denmark, is a sleeping giant that is being devitalised by governmental disregard. The Region’s administrative centre, Bartica, is over 170 years old but is denied township status. Its mining, logging and tourism resources have been exploited for over […]

Time for a radical shift in the sugar belt

January 26, 2014 | Filed Under AFC Column, Features / Columnists 

By Moses Nagamootoo AFC Vice-Chairman and Member of Parliament The shadows of doom seem to be hanging over the sugar industry. Besides continuing mismanagement and political interference, there is the ominous warning from eminent scholar, Dr. Clive Thomas, that the sugar industry has reached a point of no return, “or alternatively, a negative tipping-point”. For […]

The season of goodwill is over

January 26, 2014 | Filed Under Features / Columnists, My Column 

By Adam Harris The season of goodwill has come and gone; once more it is back to business as usual. For one, this is the time of the budget preparation and in a few weeks there would be the arguments about spending and unsubstantiated allocations. Once more the parliamentary opposition may be in a position […]

Book Review: An essential read on Internet Law

January 26, 2014 | Filed Under News 

Book: Internet Law by Cleland Thom Reviewer: Margaret Fechtmann Cleland Thom, one of U.K.’s leading internet law consultants and trainers, provides a short and concise reference guide for journalists, bloggers, web writers, masters, editors; social media users, public relations and communications personnel. For each of the major internet media such as Twitter, Facebook, search engines, […]

President Jagdeo implied I was a homosexual; now this?

January 26, 2014 | Filed Under Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon 

I have a very long history of political activism. It began when I was as young as fourteen. Maybe it is in my blood. I have opposed every head of government in this country including Forbes Burnham, Desmond Hoyte, Cheddi and Janet Jagan and Bharrat Jagdeo. In my decades of opposition politics, some heads have […]

It happened right here in good old Guyana

January 26, 2014 | Filed Under Features / Columnists, Murder and Mystery 

By Michael Jordan Who would strangle a five-year-old girl after having a dream about ‘Dutch gold’ buried in their backyard? Or stab a nine-year-old boy to death and dump his corpse in a latrine? And who would squeeze the life out of a newborn on the orders of a so-called ‘spiritualist’ in the hope of […]

The Baccoo Speaks

January 26, 2014 | Filed Under Features / Columnists, The Baccoo Speaks 

Violence is the order of the day, because just about every individual who operates outside the law can lay hands on an instrument of death. Issues are settled every other way other than negotiation. The result is that the police would have their hands busy when a group of men attack a home in which […]

Opposition demands full details of “secret investors” during 2014 budget debate

January 25, 2014 | Filed Under News 

-‘If there isn’t any full disclosure, the scissors may not be the only weapon of struggle,’-Nagamootoo The political opposition is demanding the details on the “secret investors” of the Marriott Hotel in Kingston, Georgetown. The opposition will also be demanding an update on the hotel viability during this year’s budget discussions. If this is not […]

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