• Brickdam lock-up expansion works taking too long -acting Top Cop

    Still ongoing expansion works that have prevented the use of the Brickdam Police Station’s lock-up are “dragging on for too long,” according to acting Police Commissioner David Ramnarine, who says the situation is taxing the force’s scarce resources to shuttle detainees, including high-profile suspects, to other facilities on a daily basis. 0

  • Mabaruma

    Leomie Willis of Mabaruma
    9 hours ago

    School had just let out for lunch when the World Beyond Georgetown arrived in Mabaruma, one of this country’s newest towns. 0

  • Gov’t disappointed at Barama’s disclosure of layoffs, Trotman says

    Government is disappointed that Barama Company Limited has publicly stated that an estimated 500 workers will be laid off as a result of the closure of its forestry operations in Guyana, according to Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman. 0

  • Family baffled by West Dem teen’s sudden death

    Mariza Kissoon

    Baffled by her sudden death, a West Bank Demerara family awaits a post-mortem examination (PME) to determine what killed 13-year-old Mariza Kissoon, who collapsed suddenly at school on Thursday, while the school’s head teacher decried the poor treatment the child received at the West Demerara Regional Hospital (WDRH). 0

  • Better Hope watchman dies after being hit by truck

    Watcliffe Charles

    A 64-year-old watchman succumbed in a hospital early yesterday morning, less than a day after he was hit by a truck while crossing the Plaisance Public Road, East Coast Demerara. 0

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Leomie Willis of Mabaruma

School had just let out for lunch when the World Beyond Georgetown arrived in Mabaruma, one of this country’s newest towns.

What Lindeners say about issues of concern

Interviews and photos by Dreylan Johnson and Dhanash Ramroop This week, we asked people in Linden to speak about issues that were affecting them.

  • Nicole Bissoo-Williams: Savouring memories through art

    Nicole Bissoo-Williams at work with one of her students at the Burrowes School of Art.

    Nicole Bissoo-Williams, painter and ceramist, goes back in time to savour memories through art. The semi-abstract and realism artist portrays her work mostly using oil and acrylics and dabbles a bit in watercolours but regardless of what she uses the end product takes you down her memory lane. 0

  • Getting to Golden

    Lifestyle Toast

    For this edition of Lifestyle, in keeping with the celebrations of 50 years of independence—Guyana’s Golden Jubilee—our theme is ‘Golden’. In a historical piece, we trace the steps to independence.

  • Celebrating our Jubilee

    Jubilee day

    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.