Daily Archives: Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 20:38

Hurricane Irma affects Caribbean islands where thousands of Guyanese reside

Last Updated on Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 20:38 by Denis Chabrol Thousands of Guyanese residing in the Leeward Caribbean Islands were Wednesday night grappling with the reality of massive devastation especially on the island of St Maarten where that country’s airport was earlier in the day virtually demolished by Hurricane Irma. Reports are that one person died in French St. ...

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“Tough love” sees younger students at Chase Academy excelling at CSEC exams

Last Updated on Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 19:34 by Denis Chabrol As Guyana observes Education Month 2017, one of the country’s private schools says its “tough love” formula is paying off, resulting in a number of its students of lower forms passing Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations with very good grades. Chase Academy, owned by long-serving educator and Principal, ...

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Berbice Chamber, police agree to set up outposts to stem crime

Last Updated on Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 15:24 by Denis Chabrol The Berbice Chamber of Commerce and Development Association (BCCDA) and the Guyana Police Force have agreed to establish a number of outposts in crime-prone areas. Divisional Commander, Assistant Commissioner Paul Williams said the New Amsterdam Town Council now has to complete infrastructural works for the location of the outposts. ...

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Princess Juliana St Maarten Airport devastated by Hurricane Irma

Last Updated on Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 12:24 by Denis Chabrol (MIRROR.CO.UK).-St Maarten’s world famous airport, where planes fly just above tourists’ heads, has been devastated by Hurricane Irma. Terrifying footage shows the moment the 185mph storm ripped through Princess Juliana International Airport, destroying safety fences and battering nearby Maho beach. Sand was flung onto the runway and huge rocks smashed into ...

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