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Monday, September 16, 2019

Damaged Harbour Bridge causes garbage build-up in Georgetown

With garbage disposal trucks stuck on the West Coast of Demerara (WCD), refuse is beginning to pile up in the capital city. The issue is...

Another fire erupts at Waikin Ranch in Region 9

Less than four months after experiencing a devastating fire which led to the death of several animals and destroyed both flora and fauna in...

GWI to get US$17M loan to improve water supply countrywide

The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) will soon receive a loan of US$17M from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) to improve the water supply across...

100 families affected after Region 10 freak storm

A freak storm ripped through several communities of Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) this morning (Saturday, August 24, 2019), leaving in its wake the mass...

Commonwealth SG calls for greater unity on climate change

LONDON, United Kingdom (CMC) – Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, has called for more action to deal with the impact of climate change as the...

“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...

Consultations begin on construction of VIP latrines

A consultation session has begun among stakeholders in the construction sector regarding the developing of Ventilated Improved Pit (VIP) latrines. VIP latrines are an improvement...

Mechanics can be fined $100,000 for irresponsible dumping

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is warning persons to desist from dumping waste irresponsibly as this can lead to imprisonment or a fine of...

Amazon rainforest burning at record rate

  Brazil's Amazon rainforest has seen a record number of fires this year, according to new data from the country's space research agency. The National...

Bids received for upgrade of zoo

Guyana’s lone Zoological Park, located within the Botanical Gardens on Vlissengen Road, Georgetown, will soon be upgraded with bids in excess of $5 million...

Recent Articles

Body of US-based chef found in Kitty apartment

The nude body of a US-based chef was on Sunday morning discovered on the kitchen floor of his Station Street, Kitty, Georgetown apartment. The...

Jordan takes four on debut before Lewis fireworks seal big win for Patriots

Akeem Jordan took 4/33 on his Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) debut to set St Kitts & Nevis Patriots on their way to a...

GPL “smart metres” to be introduced next year

…prepaid metres out of stock Even as the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) is yet to fulfil the demands of its customers in supplying prepaid...

Guyanese family from hurricane-ravaged Bahamas returns home today

A five-member Guyanese family is expected to return home today from the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas. Director of the Civil Defence Commission (CDC), Kester Craig told Inews...

MACORP launches new line of parts for Caterpillar machine

The need for machinery parts that function effectively and considers its users’ budget has now been met by the Machinery Corporation of Guyana Limited ...

No more tax exemptions for certain Toyota vehicles after November

After November 30, 2019, the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) will not be allowing tax exemptions on certain Toyota vehicles being registered in the G...

Police nab several men with “Molotov cocktails”

…drugs, illegal motorcycles unearthed during raid in Linden Several alleged arsonists were nabbed by the Police after ranks swooped down at the premises they had...

Warriors spinners bamboozle Patriots to set up fourth straight win

Guyana Amazon Warriors continued to match Trinbago Knight Riders win for win at the top of the 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) table...

Several local banks shoring up on offshore investments

…billions of dollars worth of offshore securities purchased Some big names in the local banking sector have been increasing their offshore investments over the past...

Fire guts Good Hope house, furniture workshop

An early morning fire has left an East Coast Demerara (ECD) family counting their losses as their home and furniture workshop were completely destroyed. The...