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Arrival of 1000 black belly sheep from Barbados likely in 2 months

The Agriculture Ministry is currently putting safe and adequate transportation mechanisms in place for the 1000 Barbados black belly sheep, which are expected to...

“Being licensed not a requirement to benefit from $150,000 grant for fishermen” – Mustapha

Agriculture Minister Zulfikar Mustapha has made it clear that all marine fishermen across the country who earn their living at sea will benefit from...

7 acres of land set aside for Guyana-Barbados Food Terminal in Bridgetown

...Pres Ali, PM Mottley visit site President Dr Irfaan Ali and Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley along with other officials from both countries conducted...

“We must stop thinking we are too small to advance in int’l markets” –...

…delivers feature address at opening of Agro Fest  As the Caribbean works on enhancing its productivity to reduce its high food import bill and ensure...

200 acres rice under threat as water rises in Canje River

By Andrew Carmichael  Close to 200 acres of rice in East Canje, Berbice, is under threat as water continues to rise in the Canje River...

Brazilian state wants to be integrated into CARICOM’s food security vision – Pres Ali

President Dr Irfaan Ali said that Brazilian investors from the neighbouring State of Roraima are interested in being integrated into CARICOM’s vision of reducing...

Dominica signals interest in Guyana’s corn production initiative

Prime Minister of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit, has expressed interest in Guyana’s corn production industry. “We are looking to tap into some of the initiatives that...

Regional Heads agree to tackle trade barriers, transportation and other issues; commit to maintaining...

Outcome Statement of the Agri-Investment Forum and Expo held in Guyana from 19 to 21 May, 2022 at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre: A representative group...

Guyana/Barbados food terminal critical to reducing region’s food import bill – PM Mottley

The realisation of the Guyana/Barbados food terminal in Barbados, is critical to reducing the Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM) food import bill by 25 per cent...

Achieving food security in C’bean requires heavy political lifting from top – VP Jagdeo

…says each country needs champion of agri-sector With the Caribbean Community (Caricom) currently on the path to reducing its high food import bill by 25...

Recent Articles

Father, daughter found guilty of killing fisherman

Initially indicted for the capital offence of murder over the beating to death of 22-year-old fisherman Shereffudeen Nazamudeen, Surendra Sukhdeo and his daughter Mandy...

New era of development on the horizon – President Ali

President Dr Irfaan Ali told this year’s Youths in Natural Resources (YNR) Apprentices that by 2030 they will be living in the best city...

Police now institute murder charge against youth for death of Berbice businessman

The prosecution on Wednesday withdrew the manslaughter charge which was instituted against Dave Singh last week and is now charging the 23-year-old man with...

British Airways to commence operations in Guyana in 2023

British Airways will commence operations from the United Kingdon to Guyana in 2023 but tickets are expected to go on sale from this week....

Miss Jam Zone delegates pay a courtesy call on Tourism Minister

The seven semi-finalists of the Miss Jam Zone Pageant on Monday paid a courtesy call on Tourism, Industry and Commerce Minister, Oneidge Walrond. After being...

Lot 1 of Eccles-Great Diamond Road to be completed before CPL cricket – Min....

Lot One of the new Eccles to Great Diamond four-lane highway is slated for completion in time for the much-anticipated Cricket Carnival. Housing and Water...

Digicel moves office to Pegasus corporate center

Please see below full press release: Digicel is pleased to inform all of our customers that in order to...

Over 3kg ganja found stashed behind Mazaruni Prison kitchen 

A team of prison officers  who were conducting a cleaning exercise of the the Mazaruni Prison stumbled upon a white salt bag...

Masked gunmen shoot duo on Melanie Public Road

Police in Regional Division #4C are investigating an alleged shooting incident committed against 27-year-old Ryan Joseph and 29-year-old Bimal Veersammy which occurred...

Bars now required to verify age of patrons before serving alcohol

The Intoxicating Liquor Licensing (Amendment) Bill 2022 has been tabled, and aims to minimise alcohol-related road accidents and fatalities by instituting harsher...