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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Natural Resources Ministry says it is not responsible for Bai Shan Lin Company

– The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment has cleared the air on recent reports surrounding the Bai Shan Lin Company. A local...

Biodiversity assessment on Kaieteur National Park completed; Preliminary findings revealed

 By Tracey Khan – Drakes - The Preliminary findings of two assessments were today presented to stakeholders by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF)...

“Guyana unequivocally opposes acts of discrimination”- Minister Ali tells OIC

- Housing Minister Irfaan Ali has reminded that international peace and security must be of paramount importance to all even as he urged...

Insel Air secures smooth touchdown at CJIA

  By Kurt Campbell - Insel Air's jet - MD80 - along with its pilot braved the rain and secured a smooth landing at the...

NCN fires Admin Officer over alleged dishonesty; Poor performance

By Leroy Smith - Administrative Officer of the National Communications Network (NCN) Inc. Angulie Paruag was dismissed from the Company for poor performance and...

MOE to withhold CSEC results for failure to return textbooks

- The Ministry of Education is placing all students who wrote the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations and their parents and guardians on...

GGB restates commitment to ensuring legal mining, declaration

  - The Guyana Gold Board says it has noted the accusations made by the Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) surrounding the...

National Conversation to focus on implementation of $1B clean – up campaign

  - The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment will host a National Conversation on a clean environment for members of the public...

UN recommits to implementing 2016 plan to improve lives of Guyanese

  By Tracey Khan - Drakes - The United Nations and the Government today (June, 18) held a midterm review of the UN’s Development Assistance...

GGDMA believes mining is being criminalized; Begs for incentives

  - The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miner’s Association (GGDMA ) says it is disappointed by recent statements and threats emanating for the Ministry...

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Opposition finds Alves, La Bennet as “unfavourable” candidates for GECOM Chair

The Opposition did not find favour with Attorney Kesaundra Alves and Justice Claudette La Bennet as nominees for the post of chairperson of the...

Stansted ‘disruptive passenger’: Woman faces £85,000 bill

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Antigua Government not willing to pay price Barbados wants for its LIAT shares

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has disclosed that the US$44 million price Barbados was asking for its LIAT shares was too steep, insisting that while...

Mechanic remanded for possession of high-powered weapon

A 32-year-old motorcycle mechanic was today remanded to prison for the illegal possession of a high-powered weapon. Devon Atkinson, known as “Wild Buck”, of Kitty,...

21-Y-O charged for robbing, shooting Kristian Jeffery

A 21-year-old resident of Alberttown, Georgetown was today charged for the shooting and robbing of motor racer, Kristian Jeffery who was attacked by a...

Top Cop signals intention to replace SOCU Head

Police Commissioner Leslie James has signaled the administration’s intention to replace Sydney James as the Head of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU). “Later on,...

Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’ sentenced to life in prison

(BBC) A US judge has sentenced Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán to life in prison plus 30 years. Guzmán, 62, was found guilty...

Tennessee Police Warn Of ‘Meth Gators’ Because Of Drugs Flushed Down The Toilet

(CNN) A Tennessee police department is warning residents to stop flushing drugs down their toilet and sinks out of fear they could create "meth...

Coach says fitness a priority as Guyana U-19 training camp commences

By Brandon Corlette With the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional Under-19 tournament looming, the Guyana U-19 team began their training camp on Monday last with...

95 persons die from snakebite in five years

An estimated 95 persons have died over a five year period as a result of being bitten by venomous snakes, the Ministry of Public...