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Friday, July 3, 2020

Hydromet Office predicts heavy rainfall over the next 12-36 hours

The Hydrometeorological Department of the Ministry of Agriculture has reported that heavy and continuous rainfall is anticipated over the next 12-36 hours over Guyana. The...

Mahaica residents not prepared for another flood

Residents in Region Five (Mahaica Berbice) who were severely affected from flooding when the sea defence was breached last year are not prepared for...

Civil Defence Commission issues Flood Advisory

A flood warning is issued for flood-prone areas over the next few days. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Hydrometeorological Service, rainfall accumulation is...

Iwokrama, EMC call for renewed action to conserve biodiversity and protect ecosystems

The following is a joint message from Iwokrama and Environmental Management Consultants (EMC) on the occasion of International Day for Biodiversity where the organisations...

CDC to help family affected after freak storm destroyed their home

Senior Response Officer of the Civil Defence Commission, Captain Salim October has disclosed that the agency is in the process of finalising assistance for...

Essential workers at Zoological Park keep animals safe during COVID-19

“Our Zoo Keepers and other staff here are the real superheroes; they come every single day, not for the money, but the love of...

Face masks now required to enter the Iwokrama Forest Area

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic that is affecting the entire globe and to protect staff of Iwokrama and the Guyana Police Service along with Fair...

Persons involved in illegal practices at Iwokrama Rainforest face $100,000 fine, imprisonment

The Iwokrama International Centre is now mulling the use of cameras and drones to manage the protected rainforest, as illegal activities increase within the...

Fire erupts at Lusignan landfill

A section of the Lusignan landfill on the East Coast of Demerara (ECD) erupted in flames on Wednesday morning. The Communities Ministry confirmed on Thursday...

CDC conducts assessments of flood-impacted communities across the city

The Civil Defence Commission today conducted rapid assessments in some high-risk communities in the Capital City, Georgetown to evaluate the impact of the heavy...

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Caribbean scholars join mounting calls for Granger to concede defeat

Respected Caribbean scholars and practitioners; W. Andy Knight and Winston Dookeran, on Friday, joined the mounting calls for Guyana’s President David Granger, Leader of...

Bandits storm Western Union outlet, pharmacy at Little Diamond

Four armed bandits on Wednesday pounced upon a Western Union outlet and a pharmacy located at Little Diamond, East Bank Demerara (EBD). During the ordeal,...