In an effort to keep you more informed about everything that’s happening in Guyana, we’re expanding and improving our Social Media presence. In this context, we’ve recently launched a Twitter Page for the first time where we’ll be tweeting updates about everything Guyana.
Mother of Veerasammy Permaul to be Laid to Rest on Sunday
The mother of famous Guyanese cricketer, Veerasammy Permaul, who was unfortunately and tragically murdered by her husband a few days ago, will be laid to rest on Sunday, 1st of May, 2022.
Woman Found in Shallow Grave Was Murdered by Husband
Dataley Permaul, a Guyanese woman believed to be in her late 40s, was this morning found in a shallow grave in her home at Chesney Village, Region 6, Guyana, South America. Her husband, Terry, who was often abusive towards her, is the prime suspect in her apparent murder.
Guyana Boasts World’s Second Highest Oil Reserves Per Capita (Redirected)
The proven oil reserve “per capita” is calculated as the number of barrels of proven oil reserves divided by the population of the country. The proven oil reserves per capita is a theoretical indicator of how many barrels of oil we can allocate to each citizen. In other, words, if we share out all the oil in reserve to the citizens equally, how many barrels will each get?
Three Weeks After Police Report, No Arrest Was Made
Three weeks later, as of today, 27th of April, 2022, Varshanie Cyril was still not arrested over the alleged threats of violence. This publication called Mr. Seecharran again today, 27th of April, 2022, and he confirmed that no arrests were made “because the patrol ranks are busy.”
Chief Medex, Lolita Ribeiro, Loses Battle with Cancer
Chief Medical Officer of the Ministry of Health, Lolita Ribeiro, passed away last evening, 26th of April, 2022, after losing a year-long battle with cancer. She was 45 years old at the time of her death. Ms. Ribeiro was diagnosed with cancer in late April, 2021 after testing positive for Covid-19. She was treated in both Guyana and Suriname. In January, 2022, she reported feeling better and was back on duties as Chief Medex.
Three New Discoveries Drive Guyana’s Proven Oil Reserves up to 11 Billion Barrels
EXXONMOBIL announced yesterday, 26th of April, 2022, that it has once again struck gold offshore Guyana. Three new discoveries Guyana have driven the Stabroek resource estimate to 11 billion barrels. This brings the total number of discoveries offshore Guyana in 2022 to 5.
Jamaica Removes All Covid-19 Travel Restrictions
The Caribbean island country of Jamaica has joined the long list of countries to remove all Covid-19 entry requirements for travelers to the destination. Now, you can visit Jamaica without showing proof of vaccination, without the need for testing, and without any amount of quarantine. Travel to Jamaican has returned to the way it was in pre-pandemic times.
“Trafficked” 14-year-old Tells Police She Ran Away from an Abusive Mother
High drama played out across the country of Guyana over the course of the last week, starting from Wednesday, 20th of April, 2022, after a woman came on air to lament that her daughter was trafficked into an interior location and her pleas for help are being ignored by the police and other relevant authorities.
Popular Georgetown Businessman, Compton Narine, Passes On
A popular Georgetown businessman, Mr. Compton Narine, who has served his country for most of his life, has died at a ripe old age of 76 years after leading a meaningful and successful life, and leaving a legacy that his children are proud to carry on.
New Harpy Eagle Monument Draws Mixed Reactions
While some, especially die-hard government supports, have lauded “the government efforts,” many others have strongly criticized the mediocre work of art. For one, it is clear that the monument is a poor depiction of the image of an actual harpy eagle. Take a look.
Controversial Mahdia Monument Leaves Unanswered Questions
A monument erected in the year 2018, during the rule of the former APNU/AFC coalition government, has left several unanswered questions, such as: What is the significance of the monument in relation to the town of Mahdia?
What does the monument (a rock) represent or symbolize?
New Monument Unveiled at Mandela Avenue, Georgetown
To coincide with the recently completed Mandela to Eccles 4-lane highway, a new monument was also unveiled last evening, 14th of April, 2022 at Mandela Avenue, Georgetown, Guyana, South America.
“Rastaman” Arrested for Alleged Murder of Young Woman
A character who is suspected of raping and brutally murdering a young woman at a remote location in Region 7 has been arrested by police. He is commonly known in the area as “Rastaman.” According to information received from persons within the area, the suspect took the victim further into an isolated area where he committed the heinous act.
Six Rupununi Beauties Compete for Miss Rupununi 2022 Crown
After a 2-year hiatus, the annual Rupununi Rodeo is back in full swing. The Rupununi Rodeo Pageant, held on the Friday of the Easter Weekend, add flavor to the Rodeo Celebrations. This year, six Rupununi beauties will compete for the Miss Rupununi Rodeo 2022 Crown.
Ogle to Eccles “Bypass” Highway Will Further Congest the Traffic at Golden Grove
Last year, we looked on in astonishment and bewilderment as the government announced plans to build a bypass road from Ogle on the East Coast of Demerara to Eccles on the East Bank. This is evidently intended to ease traffic congestion from Georgetown to Eccles. However, the traffic from Georgetown to Eccles is nothing compared to the traffic along the public road at Golden Grove where the four-lane highway converges into a two-lane road.
Devenand Singh’s Son Writes Tribute to Him: World’s Best Father
The son of embattled Georgetown businessman, who is accused of chronic domestic abuse, has used his social media page to publish a tribute to his father calling him the “world’s best father.”
Businessman Said He Kicked Daughter After She Asked Him for Money and Wished Death Upon Him
A Georgetown businessman who is embroiled in a controversy involving domestic abuse and violence against women has told his side of the story. The businessman, whose name is Devanand Singh, has been charged on April, 1st, 2022 for inflicting grievous bodily harm and threatening language. He appeared on a Guyanese Critic Live Show to explain his side of the story. He showed up with his wife, son, other daughter, and two other close relatives to conduct an hour-long interview aimed at clearing his name.
Cutlass Attacker Allegedly Threatens to “Ram Knife into Guts” of Victim
The victim of a cutlass attack in Region 6 earlier this year has once again complained to this publication that she was threatened once more by her attacker.
Grenada Removes All Covid-19 Travel Restrictions
The spice island of Grenada has joined the growing list of countries which have removed all Covid-19 travel restrictions.