Daily Archives: December 30, 2019

Happy New Year 2020 – from Guyanese Online

Auld Lang Syne with Sing Along Lyrics | Happy New Year Song

Auld Lang Syne (not Old Lang Syne) Happy New Year! The song every body sings to bring in the new year! This is a fantastic sing along song with lyrics of the popular New Year’s anthem – HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE!!!

Guyana: Ministry submits application for new Parika stelling

A view of the Parika stelling in 2017 (SN file photo)

A view of the Parika stelling at left …in 2017 (SN file photo)

The Ministry of Public Infrastructure has submitted an application to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for an Environmental Authorisation to construct a new ferry stelling at Parika.          Continue reading

Guyana Politics: Charrandass Persaud endorses PPP’s Irfaan Ali for presidency

Charrandass Persaud (Keno George photo)

Charrandass Persaud,  the former government parliamentarian who voted for an opposition-sponsored no-confidence motion to remove the David Granger-led administration, has one year later openly endorsed People’s Progressive Party (PPP) presidential candidate, Irfaan Ali.

“I am telling you now that I will support Irfaan in his bid for President of the Republic of Guyana in this 2020 March 2nd general election and I know that I will make a valuable contribution to his team, to his party and to himself. I also know that Irfaan will do wonderful things for us as Guyanese,” said Persaud in a Facebook video.    Continue reading

Guyana: Pres. Granger commissions new power station in Bartica

—  solar farm plans moving ahead

The new Bartica Power Station.

President David Granger Saturday morning December 28, 2019 commissioned a US$3.4 million power station at Dogg Point, Agatash in Bartica, Cuyuni-Mazaruni (Region 7), where he noted that it will bring unprecedented relief to residents who have experienced severe power outages over the years.

The President in his address at a simple ceremony, said it is inconceivable that Guyana can be on a path of development and ignore the evolution of its hinterland communities.          Continue reading

Guyana: Central High merged with St. Mary’s High School and relocated

  • various governments accused of neglect. – New School Address is on Princess Street

    The old Central High School. Georgetown. Guyana

By Stabroek News – December 28, 2019

Central High School which was located on Smyth Street, Georgetown, as of September 2019, was merged with St. Mary’s High School and is now the “The New Central High School.” The new address is 5-6 Princess Street. Werk-en-Rust, Georgetown.

This announcement was disclosed at Central High School’s final graduation in November. However no word was given as to the reason for merging one school with the other.    Continue reading

Guyana: Govt. transactions sluggish; generate cost for both citizens and firms – IDB

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has reported that Guyana is the lowest ranked country in Latin America when it comes to the speedy services when transacting businesses with Government institutions.

Doing such requires a lot of effort; from waiting at counters, filling forms reading communications, seeking information, sending letters or even learning to use a new system or website. In brief are all time consuming.
According to the 2019 data supplied by Transparency International citizens spend an average of five hours, and sometimes three or more visits to get one transaction completed.            Continue reading