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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Chemical was nonhazardous – GNIC

The Guyana National Industrial Corporation (GNIC) says the substance in the chemical spill at its facility was nonhazardous. See full statement below: On Tuesday December 10,...

Authorities begin cleanup of chemical spill

Authorities have begun to cleanup the chemical spill which occurred at the Guyana National Industrial Corporation (GNIC) wharf on Lombard Street, Georgetown. "...the clean up...

CDC probing suspected chemical spill at GNIC Wharf

The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) says it is investigating a suspected chemical spill which occurred at the GNIC Wharf, Lombard Street, Georgetown. A team including...

Hydromet Office warns of flooding

Flash Flood warning is in effect for flood prone areas in Regions 1 to 4. Overcast skies are being observed along Regions 1 to 5...

Mahaica residents battling with flood aftermath

Almost two months after villages along the East Coast of Demerara (ECD) were inundated due to a breach in the sea defence, residents are...

THAG resounded calls for ban on wildlife trade

Officials of the Tourism and Hospitality Association of Guyana (THAG) are continuing to press for the trade and commercial use of wildlife to be...

Tyre build-up a major challenge at Haags Bosch Landfill

Officials at the Haags Bosch Landfill are struggling to overcome a major challenge; a buildup of waste tyres at the facility, which is creating...

Iwokrama engages students on environmentalism, biodiversity

The Iwokrama International Centre (ICC) is currently conducting a school outreach programme whereby students are being enlightened on matters such as environmentalism, conservation and...

Penalties normally excluded from local content policy – Bynoe

Director of the Energy Department, Dr Mark Bynoe has responded to criticisms about the lack of penalties in the country's local content policy. “The Local...

As tides rise, residents call for higher sea defences

With intense overtopping along the costal stretch as a result of high tides this past year, persons residing on the West Coast of Demerara...

Recent Articles

Bandit shot during attempted robbery at Campbellville

A bandit has been shot and is now in police custody following an attempted robbery at Seaforth Street, Campbellville, Georgetown. INews understands that another perpetrator...

Giftland aiding COVID-19 fight with donation of 20 cases of gloves to GPHC

The FoodMaxx Supermarket, a member of the Giftland Group of Companies, today, donated two thousand, eight hundred and eighty (2,880) pairs of gloves to...

Way cleared for private labs in T&T to start testing for COVID-19; Guyana yet...

Private medical laboratories across Trinidad and Tobago are now being encouraged to begin performing tests for the coronavirus (COVID-19), but Guyana, with daily rising...

BREAKING: Guyana’s COVID-19 cases climb to 33

There are now 33 cases of COVID-19 in Guyana, authorities have announced. The country has also recorded its fifth COVID-19 death. The total number of persons...

Corentyne man dies after bitten during fight with employee

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man who died after being bitten during a fight with one of his employees. Dead...

Patient who showed up with coronavirus symptoms at Mackenzie Hospital transferred to GPHC

The Linden Hospital Complex (LHC) has confirmed that a patient showed up at the Mackenzie Hospital yesterday (Monday) where he demonstrated several respiratory symptoms....

Hotline and ‘safe space’ set up for victims of domestic violence during ‘lockdown’

As Guyanese join the rest of the world in sheltering at home to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, a hotline and safe...

Tourism sector takes beating; several businesses likely to close doors if no financial support...

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a heavy toll on the tourism sector worldwide, Guyana is likely to lose $100 billion this year...

PPP continues countrywide distribution of face masks to contain spread of coronavirus

Presidential Candidate of the People’s Progressive Party/Civic, Dr Irfaan Ali, is leading a team persons to distribute thousands of face masks and other essential...

Calls being made for Mingo, Myers to play no part in elections recount

Now that the Appellate Court has cleared the way for the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to go ahead with the recount of all ballots...