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Mother of seven 100 Not Out!

A mother of seven, Ina Barnwell-Bacchus is Guyana’s latest centenarian. According to a press release from the Region Four Democratic Council (RDC), the resident of Mocha Arcadia, East Bank Demerara (EBD), bore seven children and has…

Liberty cinema owner Pradeep Samtani dies

By Neil Marks He brought the stars to us, but Pradeep Samtani, who died Monday, was the real showstopper. He came to Guyana from India’s prolific film city Mumbai and inscribed his name firmly along the corridors of entertainment,…

The Economy: The Berbice Bridge Debacle

The Berbice Bridge was built over ten years ago under the previous Government through a Public Private Partnership financing model. At that time, this was the first project that was financed through such a model which was viewed with good…

Bringing back brewed coffee to Guyana

A heady, distinctive fragrance drifts invitingly up to Louis Holder’s Liliendaal office. It’s the smell of coffee—but definitely not any ordinary kind. The invigorating smell comes from an exquisite brand of locally-produced ground…