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Monday, December 11, 2017

Oil spill from Exxon reaching offshore possible but unlikely- EPA study

An environmental study undertaken by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has found that the likelihood of an oil spill offshore Guyana as part of...

2018 Environmental audits to analyse Guyana’s capacity to deal with oil spills, other disasters...

By Jarryl Bryan The Audit Office of Guyana (AOG) will, in 2018, be carrying out a number of audits which will analyse the capacity of...

El Dorado Offshore pooling skills for oil industry

– 16 deck hands trained El Dorado Offshore (EDO) has facilitated training for 16 deck hands to work on existing and future rigging operations. “This is...

Stakeholders benefit from capacity building training to access funding for ‘green’ initiatives

The Office of Climate Change (OCC), which falls under the purview of the Ministry of the Presidency, yesterday, opened a three-day workshop at the...

Storm hits Linden causing significant infrastructural damage

By Utamu Belle A severe lightning and thunder storm on Tuesday resulted in damage to several homes and public buildings in the Linden, Region 10...

Draft solid waste management strategy unveiled for consultations

Solid waste continues to be a risk to Guyana and the Ministry of Communities is moving ahead with its solid waste management strategy to...

Region 7 hit by another violent storm

…no school in Kako village In less than one month, at least three villages in Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) have been devastated by violent storms, leaving...

Largest asteroid in a century to whiz by Earth on Friday

(AFP) — The largest asteroid in more than a century will whiz safely past Earth on Friday at a safe but unusually close distance...

US$50M bauxite project for Bonasika

Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, on Thursday, received a courtesy call from Executive members of the First Bauxite Corporation (FBX) at the Ministry...

Jawalla freak storm: Emergency supplies flown in

CDC assessing situation Following Friday’s freak storm in Jawalla, Region 7, that claimed the life of a pregnant woman, the Guyana Civil Defence...

Recent Articles

2 dead in horrific accident at Mahaicony

...as 5 killed in separate accidents today Stephen Phillips, also called ‘Peter Mal,’ of Buxton, ECD and Abbenna Hubbard of Melanie, ECD died when the...

GDF rank dies in accident outside nightclub

…was struck down by minibus at Pouderoyen  A Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Lance Corporal is now dead after he was struck down by an...

Cyclist killed by speeding Policeman – at Rosignol

A West Bank Berbice (WBB) man was killed on Saturday evening after he was struck down by a speeding police officer on the Rosignol...

Motor cyclist killed in Berbice accident, cop detained

A motor cyclist is now dead and the pillion rider critical after their vehicle collided with a car being driven by a police officer...

Growth of manufacturing sector affected by 2017 tax measures- GMSA President

-16 companies honoured at GMSA’s annual awards President of the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Ltd Association (GMSA) Shyam Nokta has highlighted the impact of the 2017...

Significant damage averted as small fire at Giftland Mall contained

A fire of unknown origin which erupted at the Giftland Mall, Turkeyen, East Coast Demerara (ECD) was quickly contained saving the institution from further...

Local businesses have to build capacity to compete with Int’l firms – Jordan

Government is urging local businesses to help themselves by building capacity and actively seeking partnerships with international businesses on their own. This is according to...

Letter: Budget 2018 fails to address fundamental issues of wealth generation, expansion

Dear Editor, Budget 2018, like other budgets presented by the APNU/AFC Government, lacks economic perspicacity and wit. The main findings are: * Low economic growth: Had...

North Korea condemns ‘dotard’ Trump over Jerusalem

SEOUL, South Korea (AFP)— North Korea has lambasted US President Donald Trump for recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital, renewing its description of him as...

Gabriel, Cummins help West Indies rally after Raval 84

By Andrew Fidel Fernando New Zealand 286 for 7 (Raval 84, de Grandhomme 58, Gabriel 3-83) v West Indies (ESPNcricinfo) A measured 84 from Jeet Raval,...