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Friday, December 4, 2020

Cease and removal orders issued with immediate effect over illegal mining at Micobie

The Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) said it has noted with grave concern, reports on the issue of environmental degradation in the form of...

GEA inks agreement on hinterland solar power plant

The Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) has entered into an Agreement with Farfan & Mendes Limited and SOVENTIX Caribbean S.R.L for the execution of the...

Authorities issue high tides alert; citizens urged to take precautions

The Ministry of Public Works is advising the general public to take all necessary precautions during the spring tides period of November 12, 2020...

Govt seeking to revitalise partnership with Norway on LCDS

Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo on Friday last affirmed that the PPP/C flagship programme; the Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS), would be the main document...

Current weather pattern forecast to last until November 8

The Civil Defence Commission is currently deployed across the capital city of Georgetown to accurately capture the impact of the weather on public and...

Bourda Post Office temporarily closed due to flooding

Members of the public are advised that the Bourda Post Office is temporarily closed due to flooding as a result of heavy downpours. The office...

Task Force assembled to assess impact of heavy rainfall

The Ministry of Public Works has dispatched engineers and technical officers to assess the situation in Georgetown in light of heavy rainfall over the...

CDC urges RDCs to prepare for flooding

Civil Defence Commission (CDC) Director-General, Lieutenant Colonel Kester Craig has called on Regional Democratic Councils (RDCs) to activate their Regional Emergency Operation Centres (REMS)...

NDIA intensifies drainage operations as rainy season begins

With Guyana transitioning into the secondary rainy season which typically lasts from mid- November to January, the National Drainage and Irrigation Authority (NDIA) is...

Day tours among several activities planned for Tourism Awareness Month 2020

The Guyana Tourism Authority will be launching three new day tours among a roster of activities for Tourism Awareness Month 2020. GTA Director, Ms. Carla...

Recent Articles

Congressman who fought for Guyana’s democracy elected Chair of US Foreign Affairs Committee

Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (NY-05), senior Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, was on Thursday elected to Chair the House Foreign Affairs Committee,...

98 active Covid-19 cases in Region 6

Regional Health Officer Dr Vishalya Sharma on Thursday announced that there are 98 active Covid-19 cases in the East-Berbice Corentyne district. Overall, the region has...

Prepaid meter service experiencing technical difficulties – GPL

All prepaid meter customers are advised that the Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL) Juice/Prepaid System is currently experiencing a suspected hardware fault; which is...

Man stabs reputed wife to abdomen, hands & feet during argument

A 35-year-old housewife of Letter Kenny Village, Corentyne is said to be in a serious but stable condition after she was stabbed multiple times...

Fishing industry on the verge of great transformation – CEO of Fisheries Dept.

The Fisheries Department will be revamping the fishermen’s co-operative societies countrywide to ensure satisfactory delivery of services to customers. Chief Fisheries Officer, Mr. Denzil Roberts...

79 new Covid-19 cases recorded; total at 5528

Within the past 24-hour, the country recorded 79 new cases of the novel coronavirus which takes the total cases recorded to date to 5528. This...

“I hope we can all move on” – Gary Best says after walking free

Former Chief-of-Staff of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and PNCR Member Gary Best has expressed hope that the Bentley family can move on after...

Gary Best freed of causing death of national cyclist Jude Bentley

Former Chief-of-Staff of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and Member of the Peoples National Congress Reform (PNCR) Gary Best was today freed of the...

Learning materials distributed to Ruimveldt children

The Department of Education Georgetown recently distributed worksheets and other learning materials to children in West and East Ruimveldt. Some of the areas targeted include...

Some 50,000 persons living with disabilities in Guyana

Message by Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony, on the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities Guyana is joining with the international community...