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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Region Nine flooding being assessed- Harmon

Minister within the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Annette Ferguson is currently on the ground in region nine, assessing the level of damages as the...

Diamond natural gas explosion: Deadline for capping crater extended

The three-week time line which was set for capping the makeshift well, that led to a natural gas explosion, in Diamond, East Bank Demerara...

Iwokrama launches bird guide

The Iwokrama International Centre for Rain Forest Conservation and Development has announced the publication of its bird guide. According to the Centre, ‘Guide to the...

Wakenaam inundation: Contractor blamed for sea defence breach

A breach to a section of the sea defence structure on the island of Wakenaam, located in the mouth of the Essequibo River, has...

Safe zone established, power restored to Diamond

... GGMC, GWI to manage containment of natural eruption The Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) in collaboration with the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) and...

Diamond gas pocket explosion: Residents advised not to use flammable items

An underground gas pocket exploded at a Sixth Avenue, Diamond, East Bank Demerara residence on Thursday evening when construction workers were drilling a hole...

World Environment Day: Reject single-use plastics, UN head urges

  The following is the message from UN Secretary-General António Guterres on the occasion of World Environment Day being observed today (June 5, 2018). A healthy...

President calls on Guyanese to curtail use of single-use plastics on World Environment Day

"Plastic pollution represents a serious challenge to Guyana’s environmental security. Plastic pollution is dangerous. It has contributed to congested drainage systems; resulted in flooding...

Port Security to be tightened with US$8,000 ID card system

A Port Security Access Card (PSAC) system donated by the United States on Firday is expected to significantly tighten up security at ports in...

26% of Amerindian Land Titling Project complete, Opposition raps Govt’s sloth

... as project slated to conclude in October of 2018 The Parliamentary Opposition on Wednesday criticized Government for the slow progress it has made with...

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President, Opposition Leader meet on Public Service, Police Service Commissions

Opposition Leader Dr Bharrat Jagdeo this morning led a team to meet with a government delegation headed by President David Granger at State House. The...

David Rose Special School: ‘Incident was not as a result of any deliberate wrongdoing...

Following complaints made by the mother of an autistic child that teachers attached to the David Rose Special School intentionally burnt her child’s hand,...

Windies, Bangladesh face off in opener at Providence on Sunday

West Indies touched down in Guyana on Tuesday night as they seek to keep their momentum from the Tests going into Sunday’s first One-Day...

T&T teen killed in ‘shootout with cops’

(Trinidad Guardian) A 19-year-old man who was shot was taken to the Port-of-Spain General Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. He was identified...

Du Plessis wants batsmen to ‘trust their defence’

(ESPNCricinfo) Successful teams can make themselves dizzy in Sri Lanka, when after one or two losses they try to devise new plans on how...

BREAKING: Local Govt Elections set for Nov 12

Guyana's Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan announced, moments ago, that November 12, 2018 is the designated date for local government elections. According to the Department...

Man robbed on Thomas St by armed duo who also wanted his motorcycle

A 37-year-old construction worker was on Wednesday evening robbed of one eight penny weight gold ring- valued at $40,000- by two men- one reportedly...

Albion Estate short 600 workers after GuySuCo sacked 3000 from East Berbice Estates

The Albion Estate on the Corentyne Coast in East Berbice has vacancies for 600 workers of various categories, and may not be able to...

Presidential candidate for PPP to be named by year end- GS

General Secretary (GS)of the Peoples Progressive Party (PPP), Dr Bharrat Jagdeo, has outlined that a Presidential candidate for the party could be selected by...

EYEWITNESS: Remembering…

…Mandela Yesterday, Nelson Mandela – who was born in the same year as Cheddi Jagan – would’ve been 100 years old. It’s a sign of...