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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Region 2 flooding- Agri Minister oblivious to the struggles of farmers- AFC Councillor

Agriculture Minister Noel Holder seems to be oblivious to the struggles of farmers in Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) who are severely affected by the widespread...

$30M approved for water harvesting facilities in Region 9

The Government of Guyana is working to ensure that residents of villages in the North Rupununi, Region Nine have a year round water supply....

Natural Resources Ministry brokers one-off deal between Bosai, Rusal

... to ship 24 tonnes of bauxite to China The Natural Resources Ministry says it has assisted in successfully brokering a one-off agreement between...

Environmental Tax will encourage responsible behaviour – Jordan

… as Nandlall highlights duplicity in Customs Amendment Bill Non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverages and water stored in metal, plastic or glass containers will now attract...

MOE supports Iwokrama’s schools climate change awareness workshops

The Iwokrama International Centre (IIC) for Rainforest Conservation and Development, with support from the Government of Guyana and the Ministry of Education, recently embarked...

Barama concessions to be split 4 ways as Govt re-allocating to varied parties

-Deadline for submission of applications is January 20, 2016 Natural Resources Minister, Raphael Trotman, says that his Ministry has begun inviting tenders for forest concessions...

Amaila Falls only realistic path for Guyana – Norway report

…only way for Govt to fulfil its LCDS commitment to UN The independent assessment of the Amaila Falls Hydropower Project (AFHP) has revealed that the...

EXPOSED:  Granger-led gov’t  confirms ‘devotion’ to LCDS programme spearheaded by Jagdeo

Norway report The APNU/AFC coalition government has “confirmed its devotion” to the Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS), which was the brainchild of former President...

Flooding halts Christmas Celebrations in Region 2

– 3 pumps need maintenance By Indrawattie Natram The Christmas celebrations for residents of Region Two had to be halted due to flood water flowing into...

Consultant: Decisions in oil sector must lead to capacity building

Developing a standardised regulatory framework must go hand in hand with building capacity as Guyana works towards developing its oil and gas sector. Trotman...

Recent Articles

Trinidad joins Jamaica in banning Brazil corned beef

(CMC) Trinidad and Tobago has joined its Caribbean Community (CARICOM) partner, Jamaica, in imposing an immediate ban on the importation and sale of corned...

Bosai’s US$400M Manganese mine expects to ship 350,000 tonnes per year

..once up and running at Matthews Ridge in Region 1 in 2018 Members of the Board of Directors of  Bosai Minerals Group including Steven Ma...

UG students, lecturers make inputs on Draft Solid Waste Management Strategy

The Ministry of Communities, today, took its consultations on the Draft National Integrated Waste Management Strategy 2017-2030 to students and lecturers of the University...

LETTER: Justification for G$606M ‘emergency’ medical contract is obscene and insulting

Dear Editor, Even Cabinet members find Minister Volda Lawrence’s explanation for sole-sourcing the G$606M no-tender emergency purchase of medicines from ANSA McAL incredulous. She is...

Man jailed for killing father-in-law

Alvin Gounga, called “Orvin” and “Captain”, was sentenced to 11 years’ imprisonment after pleading guilty to manslaughter, at a retrial at the High Court on...

Int’l body commends Guyana’s 95 percent vaccination rate

Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI), Dr. Anuradha Gupta, yesterday, paid a courtesy call on First Lady,...

Crisis-hit Venezuela halts publication of another major indicator

By Girish Gupta | CARACAS (Reuters) Venezuela has stopped publishing money supply data, depriving the public of the best available tool to ascertain soaring inflation...

Stolen hunting dogs turning up in Guyana …hunter says he has evidence of the...

Reprinted from Trinidad Express  PRIZED hunting dogs are being “dog-napped” from Trinidad, trafficked off the island, and sold to Guyanese hunters to track down wild...

EU calls for greater collaboration with CARICOM

(CMC) The head of the European Union Delegation to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean States and CARICOM, Daniela Tramacere is calling for closer collaboration between...

Electronic devices banned on some US flights

(BBC) The US has announced a ban on large electronic devices from cabin baggage on flights from eight countries in the Middle East, North...