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Friday, August 23, 2019

$2.5M solar system project slated for Akawini

A solar power farm will be developed at Akawini Village, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam), the Ministry of Public Infrastructure has announced. Minister David Patterson disclosed during...

2nd Qatar oil company partnership deal with Total being reviewed- Bynoe

–as Middle-Eastern oil producer looks to invest in Guyana oil sector Qatar Petroleum, the national oil and gas company of the Middle Eastern oil producer,...

Chicken shortage affects KFC

Popular fast-food franchise, KFC, is affected by the current shortage of chicken in the market. In an advisory posted on its social media page today,...

Essequibo Coast residents call for more investment

The Essequibo Coast, stretching from Supenaam to the Pomeroon, is known for its many farming communities, where agriculture is the backbone of its economy. But...

Finance Minister downplays importance of local content legislation

At a time when local stakeholders are actively pushing for a local content policy to be in place ahead of next year’s scheduled first...

Guyana records 14.38% increase in visitors in June

The Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) has recorded a 14.38 percent increase in visitors with a total of 24,899 for the month of June when...

Digicel Guyana sends children to computer summer camp

Telecommunications giant Digicel Guyana has sponsored a number of children, selected from Kingston, Georgetown and its environs, to attend an all-expenses-paid computer summer camp...

GTT tower collapses at Diamond

GTT is advising that its mobile coverage will be downgraded in Diamond area. This is due to the collapsing of a GTT Cell Site Tower...

EPA records 35% increase in noise nuisance complaints

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has received some 105 complaints of noise nuisance so far for the year, according to Director Dr Vincent Adams. This...

Counterproductive policies destroying mining sector – Ali

Presidential Candidate of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Irfaan Ali has flagged the now caretaker coalition Government for neglecting the mining sector, noting that...

Recent Articles

Nabaclis murder: Wife suffered years of abuse

The 44-year-old mother of eight, who lost her life at the hands of her husband of 26 years, had been suffering years of abuse. Vinnetta...

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...