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Govt has ‘missed the bus’ where Green State agenda is concerned- Jagdeo

While the general concept of a green state would see emphasis being placed on earning revenues for a country, catalysing different kinds of investments...

Climate forecasting critical to sectoral decisions – CIMH social scientist

Social Scientist at the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology & Hydrology (CIMH) Dr Roche′ Mahon said on Friday that climate forecasting is a critical element...

Guyana to have prevalence surveys on gender-based violence in 2019- CARICOM SG

...says we all have a shared responsibility in achieving gender equality In recognition of November 25, being the International day for the Elimination of Violence...

LGE 2018: Accommodation not provided for disabled persons

No accommodations were effectively put in place across Guyana to facilitate the voting of differently-abled persons at Monday’s Local Government Elections (LGE). When the issue...

Guyana Goldfields production guidance down by 50%

...Net loss for the third quarter of 2018 amounted to US $2.2 million The Guyana Goldfields Inc. reported a 50 per cent downward third...

Sixth water well successfully drilled in Region 9

A sixth well has been successfully drilled at Awaruwaunau in Region Nine, Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo. Drilling commenced October 16, 2018. This follows the completion of...

“Persons need to take climate change seriously” – Lt. Col Craig

Acting Director-General of the Civil Defence Commission, Lieutenant-Colonel Kester Craig urged stakeholders to be more proactive in the fight to mitigate climate change. In an...

25 receive training to cultivate white oyster mushrooms

Twenty-five persons are now equipped with the expertise to cultivate their own crop of white oyster mushrooms following a five-day workshop on the cultivation...

World must slash meat consumption to save climate: study

PARIS, France (AFP) — The world must drastically reduce its meat consumption in order to avoid devastating climate change, scientists said Wednesday in the...

Guyana benefits from UK funded maritime seafloor mapping programme

The Government of Guyana through an agreement with the United Kingdom (UK), has benefited from a Commonwealth Maritime Economics Programme in Hydrographic Surveying. This is...

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Bolt gives up football dream, eyes business ventures

KINGSTON, Jamaica Observer — With the idea of becoming a professional footballer appearing a pipe dream, Jamaica's retired track superstar Usain Bolt says he...

Suspect in Eccles execution-style killing arrested in private hospital

One of the alleged perpetrators who shot and killed a young father execution-style on Tuesday night in the vicinity of the two Brothers Service...

No-confidence cases: Submissions filed in the High Court

The various parties in the legal challenges relating to the no-confidence vote have filed and sent out their submissions to the High Court. In one,...

Letter: If GECOM cannot cope then the staff should be replaced

Dear Editor, I want to throw this out there - does it make sense that on one hand the constitution, which is the supreme law...

Four dead in clashes ahead of Venezuela protests

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — At least four people have died following overnight clashes ahead of Wednesday's rival protests in Venezuela by supporters and opponents...

Miner accused of fraud gets bail

A miner found himself before the Court on Wednesday after he allegedly failed to return funds obtained following the sale of car parts to...

West Indies bat first at Bridgetown as England leave out Stuart Broad

ESPNcricinfo- West Indies won the toss and chose to bat on the opening day of the first Test against England in Barbados. England have selected...

PPP/C presidential candidate on the move, begins outreach in Berbice

Newly elected People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) presidential candidate, Irfaan Ali travelled to Berbice, on Tuesday, where he was given a resounding welcome as he...

Man executed in Eccles

A man was on Tuesday evening gunned down in the vicinity of the Two Brothers Service Station, Eccles, East Bank Demerara (EBD) by two...

EYEWITNESS: Dragging their feet…

…but digging their grave It was a bit surprising the PNC’s still insisting the elections be dragged out – via their unilaterally appointed GECOM Chair,...