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Monday, August 19, 2019

GTT deploys 3G site to replace fallen cell tower at Diamond

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GT&T) on Thursday last (August 8) deployed a 3G site at Diamond, East Bank Demerara to provide services...

GRDB receives int’l help to fight paddy bug infestation

By: Andrew Carmichael  The Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB) has received assistance from its international partner, the Latin-American Fund for Irrigated Rice (FLAR), to tackle...

Tullow finds oil offshore Guyana

Director, Department of Energy, Dr. Mark Bynoe, this morning, announced that UK-based Tullow Oil Plc wholly owned subsidiary Tullow Guyana B.V. Jethro-1 exploration well,...

American Airlines plane makes U-turn after taking off from CJIA

Just one day after having to divert one of its flight because of runway issues at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), another American...

Flight affected after CJIA runway lights fail

The Runway Lighting System at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) experienced a failure last night, forcing at least one airline to divert to...

Pomeroon firm shutdown: Number of affected farmers climb to 3,000

Fat Boy Ventures Inc. - the coconut processing firm that has closed its operations in light of a fine from the Environmental Protection Agency...

Berbice farmers predict major losses again from paddy bug infestation

By: Andrew Carmichael Reeling from the devastating effects of the paddy bug infestation on their last crop, farmers were hoping for a fresh start with...

Several main thoroughfares to be closed for road works

The Public Infrastructure Ministry has announced a series of closures along Rupert Craig Highway, Mandela Avenue, and Sheriff Street, Georgetown, which will affect pedestrian...

Essequibo residents discuss oil and gas

Residents of Essequibo were recently given an opportunity to join the conversation on how citizens can influence the way in which Guyana’s oil and...

$460M approved for emergency works on Mahaicony Sea Defence

The Finance Ministry has approved some $460M to undertake emergency works on the sea defence at Mahaicony, East Coast Demerara (ECD). The sea defence was...

Recent Articles

“Mad rush” for land at Millie’s Hideout – Region 10 REO

As some 628 applications have been received for land at Millie’s Hideout, there continues to be a “mad rush” for land, Region 10 (Upper...

Jagdeo calls out Govt for poor public servants’ wages track record

…as Finance Minister says talks underway with unions While Finance Minister Winston Jordan has promised that public servants can look forward to salary increases over...

Construction worker found unconscious on roadway

A construction worker was on Saturday morning found in an unconscious state with several injuries about his body along the Washing Pond Public Road,...

Agriculture sector decline: Sugar sector procurement woes sign of mismanagement – Irfaan Ali

…rising costs a major disincentive for local producers The troubles documented in the sugar industry relating to procurement is a strong indicator of incompetence in...

Moruca man beaten to death during argument  

A miner was on Saturday evening beaten to death by another man during an argument at Kumaka Water Front, North West District (NWD). The...

Teen battling for life after being stabbed by knife-wielding bandit

A teenager is currently battling for his life at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) after being stabbed...

Tickets on sale from Monday for CPL matches in Guyana

Tickets for the Guyana Amazon Warriors (GAW) home matches in the upcoming Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) tournament will be on sale from Monday,...

UK Govt denies Russian claim of military base construction in Guyana

Britain’s Defence Ministry on Friday denied the allegations that it was involved in a plot to overthrow the Venezuelan Government using a military base...

Bids received for upgrade of zoo

Guyana’s lone Zoological Park, located within the Botanical Gardens on Vlissengen Road, Georgetown, will soon be upgraded with bids in excess of $5 million...

Virgin Atlantic expresses interest in Guyana

United Kingdom-based Virgin Atlantic Airways is the newest airline to express interest in expanding its service to Georgetown, Guyana. This was revealed by Public Infrastructure...