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Friday, August 23, 2019

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...

Over 500 farmers affected after Pomeroon Coconut Firm shuts down

Fat Boy Coconut Ventures, which is being managed by Alphonso and Sons Enterprise, has closed its operations indefinitely, after it was fined one million...

GRA cancels VAT on airfares for interior locations

The Government of Guyana has inked an agreement with Air Services Limited which will reverse its 2017 decision to impose taxes on flights to...

Chicken shortage has its genesis in smuggling from Suriname – producers

The current countrywide chicken shortage is most likely triggered by the clampdown on the smuggling of the animal, according to the Guyana Poultry Producers...

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New Amsterdam prisoner injured after setting mattress on fire

Committed prisoner Delon Boucher received injuries about his body after he set fire to his mattress located in the Security Block of the New...

“We are quite alarmed” – Trotman on Amazon fires

Guyana’s Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman has expressed grave concerns over the record rate at which fires have been affecting the Amazon Rainforest in...

Man remanded for stabbing ex-girlfriend and her new beau

A 48-year-old man, who stabbed his ex-girlfriend and her new companion, was today remanded to prison. Gilbert Thomas of Hururu Mission, Upper Berbice River, was...

Elections can be held by late October – Jagdeo

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) believes a date in late October is more reasonable for the hosting of early General and Regional Elections. This timeline...

Barbados to abolish immigration/customs forms

(CMC) — Passengers arriving at the Grantley Adams International Airport here will no longer be required to fill out immigration/customs forms, also known as...

Valmiki College for Business and Technology launched

Guyana’s newest tertiary educational institution, the Valmiki College for business and technology, was declared open today as the non-profit institution is now expanded to...

President Granger attends viewing of late Presidential Guard

President David Granger, on Thursday morning, attended the viewing of the body of the late Constable Winston Cooper, former member of the Presidential Guard,...

Civil society group protests again for Govt to respect Guyana’s Constitution

A few members of civil society have staged another protesting, calling on the government to respect the country's constitution. Last week, just a handful of...

FFTP donates 100 beds to public health sector

The local public health sector has received a tremendous boost with the donation of 100 hundred beds from the Food For The Poor Guyana...

‘City Hall cash-strapped’ – Mayor urges residents to settle outstanding rates and taxes

Mayor of Georgetown, Ubraj Narine is appealing to residents in the capital city to pay their rates and taxes so that City Hall, which...