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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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...

Exxon teams up with Communities Ministry – building communities’ solid waste management capacity

The Ministry of Communities is building the capacity of regional democratic organs to provide waste management services, according to the Department of Public Information. This...

Region 9 flooding: No major disease outbreak as water rising in North Rupununi

… additional drugs expected soon – Regional Chairman Floodwaters in the North Rupununi continue to rise rapidly as rain continues to batter parts of Region...

Brazil rivers ‘backing up’ causing continued flooding in Region 9- Holder

In about two weeks’ time, Guyana and Brazil could have a joint border committee set up to look at the effects of the excessive...

Better strategy sought after for weather/Climate information dissemination

The Hydrometeorological service through the National Weather Watch Centre in Timehri is seeking to have the weather and climate information disseminated in a timely...

Recent Articles

Cops probing alleged rape of juvenile detainee by City Constab Officers

Police “A” Division Commander, Marlon Chapman has confirmed that the Town Clerk of Georgetown, Royston King, has asked him to investigate a matter involving...

Suspect in murder of city businessman remanded

A 26-year-old man was on Tuesday remanded to prison when he appeared before Chief Magistrate  Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates' Court to answer...

Tallawahs wish Nixon well, begins hunt for new coach

(SportsMax)-The Jamaica Tallawahs will begin the hunt for a new head coach following the departure of Paul Nixon who has been named head coach...

Venezuela elections neither ‘free nor fair’, says US

(BBC) The United States has condemned Sunday's elections for state governors in Venezuela, branding them neither "free nor fair". The State Department said ballot papers...

325-pound woman charged for murder after sitting on 9-y-o girl

FLORIDA, United States (AP) — A 325-pound Florida woman is charged with killing her nine-year-old cousin by sitting on the child as punishment. Veronica Green...

HPV Vaccine officially launched in Bartica

School children from Bartica and surrounding communities in Region Seven, participated in the national launch of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination campaign on...

UG student beaten, carjacked by armed bandits who trailed him

A Herstelling man was on Monday evening accosted by bandits in front of his home after returning from classes at the University of Guyana...

Letter: Some car dealers have a part to play in the road carnage

Dear Editor, The recent No.59 road fatalities are horrifying in the latest of senseless deaths. I would appreciate from the Authorities some answers on the...

Jury empanelled for 2013 Port Kaituma murder trial

  A 12-member jury was empanelled before Justice James Bovell-Drakes at the High Court in Georgetown on Monday to hear the trial of Vigilance, East...

Man remanded for ganja trafficking

A pleading father of one was remanded to prison for allegedly trafficking narcotics after Magistrate Leron Daly refused him bail. Delon Andrews was cut short...