The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport yesterday launched the Guyana Visual Arts Competition and Exhibition. Minister of Culture, Dr. Frank Anthony said that there have been calls for such a competition and pointed out that it continues the tradition of the National Exhibition of the Visual Arts, which was last held in 1994. He [...]
National athletes who have been training at the National Park 400 metres track which has deteriorated over the past couple of years, causing injuries to some of them, would soon have better conditions with the planned upgrade. There are major plans to upgrade the ground soon, Stabroek Sport found out yesterday morning …..
A sea defence breach at Profitt, West Coast Berbice, coupled with the high tide on Thursday and yesterday resulted in saltwater affecting crops and livestock and farmers counting their losses. Farmers planting rice, vegetables, watermelon and other crops along the embankment …..
A technical joint working group that would have carried out a review of environmental issues and concerns pertaining to river and tributary mining never got off the ground but issues are being discussed between the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) and the Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA). “There is no specific working [...]
Deep in the rainforests of southern Guyana, Masa-kenari, long known as a bastion for conservation, is in a renewed push for economic development. But this must be in line with its conservation ethic, the toshao of the village, Paul Chekema says. ‘Green’ development, he believes, could be the answer as the community’s population grows and [...]
Guyana’s national football team (the Golden Jaguars) is currently preparing for their key home and away 2014 World Cup fixtures against El Salvador on Friday. Yesterday the players underwent a beep test at the National Gymnasium ….. Reader Comments » Notice: If you are having trouble viewing and submitting comments below, please ensure your browser [...]
Days before the University of Guyana (UG) commences the semester, minor work is being done on the Turkeyen Campus and while the unions which have been rallying for more to be done say they are thankful for this, they do not believe that much change will follow. “We are going to resume the new academic [...]
By Emmerson Campbell Lack of funding mixed with poor preparation were the main ingredients that caused Guyana, the six-time NACRA Champions’ cookie to crumble at this year’s NACRA Championships in Ottawa, Canada. Despite winning three matches and the Plate by mauling Trinidad and Tobago 27-0 in the Plate final, an upset loss to Barbados in [...]
A man’s left lung was punctured after he was stabbed with a broken bottle last night, as a result of being accused of fondling a woman. Wounded is Navendra Persaud, 22, of Sisters Village, West Bank Demerara, …..
Euclid Da Silva, who authorities say escaped from a prison in Boa Vista where he was jailed after drug trafficking and money laundering convictions, was yesterday accused of illegal entry into Guyana and hit with fraud charges that date back to 1997. Bail for Da Silva, 42, was set at $3,085,000 on the four charges [...]