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Monday, February 19, 2018

New CARICOM Chair wants to create world’s first climate resilient region

New CARICOM Chair wants to create world's first climate resilient region Incoming Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse says the...

ExxonMobil Contract: Guyana could earn US$300M annually from oil reserves

By Michael Younge  After much criticism and public dissatisfaction, the Government today released the controversial petroleum agreement it signed with US oil giant, ExxonMobil...

ExxonMobil Contract to be released shortly

BY MICHAEL YOUNGE The Government of Guyana has confirmed this morning that it will be releasing the controversial agreement it inked with US-based oil giant,...

Fairness in GGMC’s process being questioned

Questions are being raised over the process being used by a miner, who is believed to be closely affiliated with the Guyana Geology and...

Natural Resources Ministry inks first contract for REDD+ Readiness Process in Guyana 

 The Ministry of Natural Resources today announced that it has inked a six month contract with a local consultancy firm to develop a Grievance...

CI strategy key to advancing Guyana’s national development plans – Singh

...aims at working with local communities to conserve Guyana’s forests and coastal areas Conservation International Guyana (CI) 2018-2025 long-term strategy aims at working with local...

Record surge in atmospheric CO2 seen in 2016

By Matt McGrath (BBC) Concentrations of CO2 in the Earth's atmosphere surged to a record high in 2016, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Last...

Miners body lobbying Govt to review tax system

The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) has made an appeal for the Government to review the current tax system involving miners with...

IMF chief warns of ‘dark future’ over climate change

(AFP) The world will be in deep trouble if it fails to tackle climate change and inequality, IMF managing director Christine Lagarde warned on...

US to end Obama climate plan — Trump environment chief

(AFP) The head of the US Environmental Protection Agency said Monday that President Donald Trump's administration will move to repeal his predecessor Barack Obama's...

Recent Articles

Truck driver arrested with unlicensed gun, ammo

A truck driver is now in the custody of the Police after he was early this morning discovered with an unlicensed pistol and ammunition...

Govt releases CGX oil contract

…Guyana gets 1% royalty, 53% profit sharing Weeks after its own self-imposed deadline expired, the Guyana Government has begun the process of releasing the contracts...

Over 50 women raped by men posing as taxi driver in Jamaica

The Jamaica Gleaner is reporting that over 50 women in Jamaica have reported being raped over the past two years by men posing as...

Soesdyke residents arrested with stolen items

Two Soesdyke, East Bank Demerara (EBD) residents are now in police custody after they were on Saturday afternoon caught by Police with stolen items...

Ann’s Grove man killed in early morning accident

A 27 year old man early this morning lost his life following a two vehicle smash up on the Vreed-en-hoop Public Road, West Coast...

Corporal arrested following robbery of Prison Officer

A Police Corporal along with another man are now in the custody of the Police following a robbery committed on a Prison Officer on...

President gives condolences on passing of Justice Mohamed Shahabuddeen

President David Granger, has extended condolences to the family and loved ones of the Justice Mohamed Shahahbuddeen following his passing. Justice Mohamed Shahabuddeen, according to...

AFC to now contest LGE with APNU, Trotman mandated to write President

The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Alliance For Change (AFC) having met on February 17, 2018 at a duly constituted meeting, has mandated...

Lorry driver pinned to death in Potora accident

Police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred on the 14 Miles Potora Road involving motor lorry GSS 6366 attached with motor trailer TRR...

Coldingen fire destroys manufacturing complex

...businessman counting losses Businessman, Keith Moonasar, is now counting his losses after his furniture manufacturing complex-Supra International, at Coldingen on the East Coast of Demerara,...