Bullying of Queenstown student to be treated as ‘urgent and serious’ – Ministry of Education The Ministry of Education has pledged to treat the matter of a Venezuelan student from Queenstown Secondary School, who was beaten by some of her schoolmates, as “urgent and serious”. The article Bullying of Queenstown student to be treated as ‘urgent and serious’ – Ministry of Education appeared first on Stabroek News.

Man dies after crashing into utility pole at Corentyne A 38-year-old man died after he lost control of the car he was driving, which collided with a utility pole at Number 36 Village, Corentyne Berbice. The article Man dies after crashing into utility pole at Corentyne appeared first on Stabroek News.

Technical issue caused early morning power outage yesterday – Nandlall Guyana Power and Light Company (GPL) Manage-ment Committee Head Kesh Nandlall said that yesterday morning’s power outage was caused by a “technical issue”. The article Technical issue caused early morning power outage yesterday – Nandlall appeared first on Stabroek News.

EPA waives Environmental Impact Assessment for Plasma Rock Resort project The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that the proposed Plasma Rock Resort project is exempt from the requirement to conduct an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). The article EPA waives Environmental Impact Assessment for Plasma Rock Resort project appeared first on Stabroek News.

Child rights commission says parents of six-yr-old calypsonian chose not to pursue probe in disqualification The Rights of the Child Commission (RCC) has indicated that the parents of the six-year-old who was disqualified from the Calypso segment of the Children’s Mashramani Competition have no desire to pursue the matter further. The article Child rights commission says parents of six-yr-old calypsonian chose not to pursue probe in disqualification appeared first on Stabroek News.

Guytrac owner Hareshnarine ‘Chiney’ Sugrim dies Well-known businessman Hareshnarine ‘Chiney’ Sugrim, owner of Guyana Tractor and Equipment (Guytrac) and the Classic Hotel in Berbice and who was acquitted of money laundering charges in the United States in 2016, died yesterday. The article Guytrac owner Hareshnarine ‘Chiney’ Sugrim dies appeared first on Stabroek News.

Two Port Kaituma minors held over rape allegation Two juveniles were arrested after they along with others allegedly raped a 15-year-old girl of Port Kaituma, North West District, Region One. The article Two Port Kaituma minors held over rape allegation appeared first on Stabroek News.

Economic Service Committee summons GPL over blackout The management of the Guyana Power and Light Company (GPL) is expected to appear before the Parliamentary Sectoral Committee on Economic Services on May 8, having been summoned, according to the committee’s Chairperson Shurwayne Holder. The article Economic Service Committee summons GPL over blackout appeared first on Stabroek News.

Gov’t will compensate for any private lands used for East Coast highway projects - -Edghill assures East Coast residents Community members from Cummings Lodge, Industry, and Better Hope, on the East Coast of Demerara, recently attended meetings hosted by the Minister of Public Works, Juan Edghill, to receive updates on the progress of the East Coast Demerara Highway and Orange Nassau road development projects. The article Gov’t will compensate for any private lands used for East Coast highway projects appeared first on Stabroek News.

How the Cost of Living is affecting people Stabroek News spoke to members of the public in Bareroot, East Coast Demerara about the rising cost of living and how it is affecting them. The article How the Cost of Living is affecting people appeared first on Stabroek News.