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Sunday, March 24, 2019

Better Hope family evacuates home due to burning tyres

A Better Hope, East Coast Demerara family was forced to evacuate their home on Monday after a businessman set alight a quantity of old...

CDC collaborating with Exxon to roll out Voluntary Emergency Response Team programme

In keeping with their objective to build capacity for disaster risk management, Civil Defence Commission (CDC) in collaboration with ExxonMobil will be rolling out...

Int’l conference on combatting desertification opens in Georgetown

For the next few days, Guyana will be the host of the Review of the Implementation of the Convention (CRIC), spearheaded by the United...

Dry season results in 300 acres of rice being lost in Region 6

An estimated 300 acres of rice has been lost in Region Six, Berbice as a result of the dry prevailing conditions and lack of...

Wakenaam flooding: Koker door replaced by CDC, Region 3 administration

A swift response on Wednesday, from the Regional Administration of Region Three, the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) and Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC) prevented a...

CARICOM reaffirms support for Guyana’s sovereignty, territorial integrity in face of Venezuela threat

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) says it views with grave concern the reported interception by the Venezuelan navy on Saturday, 22 December 2018 of a...

Remapping of Guyana to begin in 2019- GLSC

Commissioner of the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GLSC), Trevor Benn, at the Commission’s annual end-of-year press briefing on Monday said plans are in...

Region urged to prepare for ‘big’ quake

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The head of the seismic Research centre (SRC) at the St Augustine campus of the University of the...

Cevons, Puran Brothers to resume collection after meeting with Central Govt, M&CC

Cevons Waste Management and Puran Brothers Disposal are expected to resume garbage collection in the city, after assurances that they will be paid outstanding...

Massy to train mechanics to convert cars to run on cooking gas

Come next year technicians across Guyana will be involved in training geared towards equipping them with the knowledge of converting cars which use gasoline...

Recent Articles

Man who assaulted wife allegedly beaten to death

Two men were apprehended in Bartica, Region Seven for their alleged involvement in the beating to death of a 32-year-old fruit vendor at Tuschen...

Several others arrested for illegal shotgun, cartridges found at Kupang Backdam

The 38-year-old chef who has been arrested by the police following the discovery of an unlicensed shotgun and live cartridges at a mining camp...

9-hour power outages expected this week

…as GPL conducts line maintenance Several communities in Georgetown and sections of the coast are bracing for at least nine hours of power outage during...

Oil and gas sector: Govt to handle sale of Guyana’s portion of crude...

…separate from ExxonMobil With first oil just around the corner, Guyana appears to be poised to market and sell its own portion of crude oil,...

Kitty man jailed for ganja possession

A Kitty, Georgetown man who admitted that he had a quantity of marijuana in his possession was on Friday jailed for three years and...

3 senior staff fired over Uitvlugt estate “flying knives” incident

The probe into the ‘knife-shredder’ incident at the Uitvlugt Sugar Estate’s has concluded and three senior staff, including one engineer, were fired. This was...

No ‘business as usual’ once Parliament reconvenes – MP

...as calls mount for removal of dual citizens from National Assembly If Parliament is reconvened by Government, it cannot be business as usual for...

Court of Appeal erred with 34 majority reasoning – Ram

Attorney and social commentator, Christopher Ram, has signalled his intention to the Court of Appeal’s recent rulings, saying that the court was “wrong” in...

PSC urges GECOM to continue election preparations

In light of the Appeal Court’s decision that 34 votes were needed to validly pass the no-confidence motion, the Private Sector Commission (PSC) is...

CCJ fixes case management hearing in challenge of GECOM Chairman’s appointment

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has set a date for a case management hearing in relation to the appeal filed to reverse the...