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Sunday, February 19, 2017

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...

PPP to Gov’t: Release fact based assessment of Amaila Falls project

The Peoples Progressive Party (PPP) has taken the government to task for politicking with the Amaila Falls Hydropower project and is calling for them...

Fourth South Rupununi Safari launched

- more sponsorship needed The stage is set for another South Rupununi Safari that will promote Guyana’s ecotourism. Participants in a 12-vehicle convoy will...

NARIE eyeing hydroponics to proliferate large scale cash crop farming

The National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI), has received the support of the Organisation of American State’s (OAS), Development Cooperation Fund (DCF) to...

The firms turning poo into profit

(BBC) Poo is not something most people like to talk about. Yet it's something we all produce a lot of. In fact, on average each...

Recent Articles

Trump savages media at Florida rally

US President Donald Trump has launched another fierce attack on the media at a "campaign rally for America" event in the state of Florida. He...

Op-Ed: Imagine if there was no PPP in Guyana

(The following is an opinion piece written by former Attorney General and current Executive Member of the PPP, Mohabir Anil Nandlall) Fear is one of...

Burrowes ready to accept responsibility for decisions taken as GO-Invest CEO

Forensic audit In the wake of a forensic audit into Guyana Office for Investment (GO-Invest), former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Keith Burrowes has expressed his...

Roommate arrested in stabbing death of Guyanese in T&T

With the increasing crime rate in the twin island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, a Guyanese national was on Saturday morning stabbed to death...

56 suicides in Essequibo in 24 months

…273 attempted cases reported … Govt’s lack of response criticised Over a two-year period, some 56 Essequibians have committed suicide, signalling the need for more mental...

M&CC shows ‘gross disrespect’ for Chief Justice’s Court Order

as Parking Meter fiasco escalates The Mayor of the City of Georgetown, Patricia Chase-Green has signaled, publicly, that on Monday 20th February 2017,...

Op-Ed: The Waste of Our Human Capital

(The following is an opinion piece written by former President Donald Ramotar) For some time now, maybe since the 1960s, social scientists have concluded that...

LETTER: Bulkan needs to educate himself on Guysuco’s financial history

Dear Editor, I wish to respond to a letter by Mr. Ronald Bulkan, Minister of Communities, in which he accused me of making baseless statements...

Chief Justice rules in favour of Gov’t in GPL case says AG

The Attorney General has announced that Chief Justice (Ag) Yonette Cummings-Edwards last evening ruled in favour of the Government on the matter of a...

EU citizens ‘denied residency documents’

By Ross Hawkins Political correspondent, BBC Radio 4 Today (BBC) EU citizens living in the UK say they are being denied a guarantee of permanent residency...