Deadline for Mashramani Song Competitions registration extended

The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport has announced that the registration period for this year’s Mashramani Song competitions has been extended. The original deadline was December 31, 2023, but the registration period will now continue until the 8th January, 2024. The Culture Ministry through the National Mashramani Committee, will be hosting the Junior and […]

GTT to conduct on-spot interviews for vacancies as part of Sophia Village Day and Job Fair

Local telecommunications giant, GTT, has announced its corporate sponsorship of the upcoming Sophia Village Day and Job Fair, which takes place this weekend. In a release today, the company said its sponsorship forms part of its mandate to empower and strengthen communities, noting that it has been actively contributing to the development and progress of […]

HJ’s Kerwin Bollers to attend major international music conference in Jamaica

Director of the Hits and Jams Entertainment company, Kerwin Bollers will be among several big names in the Caribbean’s music industry participating in the Island Music Conference, which is being hosted in Jamaica. The event, which is the brainchild of reggae star, Shaggy, is geared towards recognising and supporting the growth and development of Caribbean […]

Mother & Daughter Pageant returns on May 7

After a two-year absence owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, one of Guyana’s premier family events, the Mother and Daughter Pageant is returning to the stage of the National Cultural Centre on the 7th May. This year will mark the 29th edition of the pageant which was founded by Educator Ms. Ingrid Fung, but is now […]

Legendary Guyanese actor Henry Rodney dies

Legendary and well-known Guyanese actor and comedian Henry Rodney passed away this afternoon at a New York Hospital following a period of illness. Rodney, who was known for his presence on the local theatre stages and in local sitcoms and movies, was surrounded by his family when he took his last breath. He is being […]

Fireside Suites opens in Newtown, Kitty

Promising a higher standard of service for less, the new Fireside Suites will be opening its doors on Saturday at 154 Garnett Street in Kitty. The new boutique hotel with its 14 self-contained rooms is catering for the business traveler and holiday seeker who is looking for all of the modern conveniences in the heart […]

Harmon confident coalition will resolve AFC Region 4 Councilors No-confidence move

Opposition Leader Joe Harmon has poured cold water on the two no-confidence motions brought by members of the Alliance For Change against the Chairman and Vice Chairman of Region Four, who are both APNU members.  The motions filed by the AFC members are seeking to remove their coalition partners, Chairman, Daniel Seeram and Vice-Chairman, Samuel […]

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