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Dr Vincent Adams is new head of EPA

Dr. Vincent Adams, an energy expert and scientist, has been appointed Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), effective today (Monday), October 1,...

Six Intl tour operators impressed with Guyana’s wow factor

Six international tour operators from the United Kingdom (UK) and Australia recently completed a familiarisation tour of Guyana through local tour company Wilderness Explorers. The...

Guyana tourism to be marketed by US, German firms- GTA

The Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) has attracted the support of three market representation firms that will assist in introducing Guyana to the world so...

Despite mining, forestry, agriculture Guyana’s land degradation low- GLSC

Guyana's coastline continues to be prone to erosion, saltwater intrusion and flooding continues to be an issue, resulting in lands which should have been...

Port Kaituma receiving new well after high mercury levels found in Kaituma River- GWI

A second well is now being drilled in the Port Kaituma area, North West District (NWD) to bring relief to residents of the said...

Liquid water ‘lake’ revealed on Mars

(BBC) Researchers have found evidence of an existing body of liquid water on Mars. What they believe to be a lake sits under the planet's...

Local fishermen to get oil spill response training – ExxonMobil

Local fishermen could soon be exposed to some “hands-on training” in oil spill response, US oil giant - ExxonMobil said on Tuesday. The company believes...

Venezuela migration, primarily through Barima-Waini being addressed- Citizenship Minister

Minister of Citizenship, Winston Felix, on Monday, convened a multi-agency meeting at the Department of Citizenship, aimed at coordinating a response to the migration...

National Toshaos’ Council blasts Govt for broken promises

The National Toshaos' Council (NTC) conference of 2018 opened on Monday with Chairman Joel Fredericks putting government on blast for a number of unimplemented...

LCDS earned money for Guyana, Green State Strategy will hemorrhage treasury- Jagdeo

...says if PPP elected in 2020 it will be shelved  “It will add cost. I disagree with its fundamental premise. The premise which brings cost...

Recent Articles

Parliament sitting postponed at Govt’s request, says Clerk

The postponement of Friday’s sitting of the National Assembly, just one day after the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) filed a no-confidence motion against the...

Press association blasts APNU/AFC over “continued intimidation of media workers”

The Guyana Press Association (GPA), moments after a press conference hosted by the A Partnership for National Unity (APNU)/Alliance For Change (AFC) Government, called...

New standard for restaurants aimed at improving quality of services offered

…implementation to enable better services for consumers The Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS), the Tourism Hospitality Association of Guyana (THAG) and the Guyana Tourism...

Labourer accused of stealing canter batteries gets $40,000 bail

A 31-year-old labourer of Lot 56 Norton Street, Georgetown, on Friday, found himself before Senior Magistrate Leron Daly, after being accused of committing simple...

Shop owner remanded over alleged narco trafficking

A shop owner of Lot ‘E’ Hardina Street, Werk-en-Rust, Georgetown, was on Friday hauled before the courts after she was allegedly busted with a...

GECOM working to resolve electoral ties in 3 constituencies

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), at a press conference held today (Friday), said it is currently working to address electoral ties in three constituencies...

Op Ed: Whim Referendum – Total rejection, repudiation of Nagamootoo and AFC

By Dr Leslie Ramsammy  Webster's Dictionary has chosen TOXIC as the 2018 Word of the Year. Local Government Elections (LGE) 2018 dramatically pronounced the AFC...

Poultry farmer busted with several packets of cocaine en route to Suriname

Police says a 50-year-old poultry farmer of Smythfield, New Amsterdam, Berbice was arrested at the Moleson Creek Ferry Stelling about 09:25h. today (Friday) for...

Bravo opens up on 2014 India tour pull-out

  (ESPNCricinfo) On October 17, 2014, India and West Indies played the fourth ODI of a five-match series, in the hill town of Dharamsala. Halfway through...

‘Don’t blame us’ – GECOM boss says in response to low voter turnout

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has made significant gains in the November 12 Local Government Elections (LGE). This has come, however, with a meager...