Farewell, Obama
They've all completed the packing and the boxes have been moved out. The staff has handed in those items belonging to the State, even the BlackBerry phones that they were using for the past eight years. Teary-eyed goodbyes have been said in the...

Obama, a friend to Jamaica - Holness
Jamaica's Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, has expressed good wishes to outgoing United States President Barack Obama, telling him to do good deeds and keep in touch with the nation that has come to love him.In a message yesterday, Holness commended...

Enough talk!
Recent assertions by Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler that the dollar was not in danger of devaluation, the economy was growing and the country would be getting some favourable economic news shortly, are not enough to quell the concerns of the private sector. President of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) Eddy Abed […]

Yellow House in charge at Ellerton
As their slogan goes Yellow House outshone everyone to be crowned champions once again at Ellerton Primary’s sports day at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex Thursday. It was the first time that the students were without former house leader Shari Nurse who passed away last October and indeed the victory was dedicated to her. Despite […]

Time to fix sweeper/cleaners’ pay
CITING it as a front burner issue, the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) is once again calling on the government to regularise the emoluments of the public schools sweeper/cleaners.At the GPSU headquarters on Shiv Chanderpaul Drive in the capital city , GPSU head Patrick Yarde and other senior officials sat alongside the sweeper/cleaners, a number

President for Punta Cana confab
PRESIDENT David Granger along with Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge will be participating in the 5th Summit of Heads of State and Governments of Latin America and the Caribbean states, CELAC from January 21 to 25 in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) is an inter-governmental mechanism for

Cabinet taking note of Chancellor’s actions-Trotman
CABINET is likely to discuss the concerns over recent court actions by outgoing Chancellor of the Judiciary, Carl Singh, at its next meeting, although it will not comment adversely or positively on happenings within the judiciary, Natural Resources Minister, Raphael Trotman has said. Over the past month, concerns have been raised via the media about the