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City Mayor reminds “littering is unlawful” amid garbage pileup after Easter

Following a huge garbage pile up post the Easter Weekend festivities in the city, Georgetown Mayor Ubraj Narine has reminded that persons can be...

Deadly landslide hits Colombian town

At least 17 people have been killed by a landslide on Sunday in south-western Colombia, officials say. Five others were injured and several houses destroyed...

Damian Fernandes to head Conservation International Guyana

Conservation International-Guyana today announced the appointment of Damian Fernandes as Executive Director. Fernandes was selected as part of an open recruitment process. He is...

Linden records 48 bush fires within a month

An estimated 48 bush fires have occurred within a month at Linden, Region 10, due to the current "dry spell". This is according to statistics...

Teachers of mosquito infested Freeburg Secondary forced to work on road side

Mosquito infestation and flooded washroom at the Freeburg Secondary School, Norton and Palm Streets, Werk-en-Rust, Georgetown have forced a number of teachers to perform...

GMI remains closed until “certain requirements are met” – EPA

affected miners to travel to China today Regional Health Officials on Saturday held a public meeting with residents of Matthews Ridge, North West District...

Pregnant whale washed up at Italian tourist spot had 22 kilograms of plastic in...

(CNN) The carcass of a pregnant sperm whale that washed up in Sardinia, Italy, last week had 22 kilograms (49 pounds) of plastic in...

Mining accounts for 85% of deforestation rates

Mining activities are accounting for 85 percent of Guyana’s deforestation and degradation rates while logging is responsible for 2.5 percent. This is according to Natural...

Guyana working to safeguard marine life before first oil in 2020

As Guyana moves towards an oil producing nation, calls are being made for the protection of the country’s marine life, now that exploration is...

School hit by deadly cyclone landslide in Zimbabwe

Two boarding school pupils are among 31 people to have been killed in eastern Zimbabwe by Cyclone Idai. They were asleep in their dormitory when...

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No changes to India’s World Cup squad

There will be no changes to India's World Cup squad after Kedar Jadhav was declared fit to participate in the event. Jadhav's position had become uncertain after he...

Several areas experiencing service interruption – GPL

The Guyana Power and Light Incorporated (GPL Inc.) is advising that customers from North Sophia to Success, East Coast of Demerara, are currently experiencing...

Guyana elected to WHO Executive Board

Public Health Minister Volda Lawrence was elected to the Executive Board of the World Health Organisation (WHO), giving Guyana a voice in helping to...

Children who witnessed mother being killed by their father to receive counselling

The children of the 39-year-old woman who was knifed to death by her husband on Thursday last will be receiving counselling. This is according to...

Woman dies in motorbike accident at Mahdia

A 24-year-old woman is now dead after she succumbed to injuries she received in a motorcycle accident at Mahdia, Region Eight. Abidacy Klass od Norton...

Clive Lloyd believes all-rounders will have biggest roles

LONDON, United Kingdom (CMC) — One of the greatest West Indies captains of all time, Sir Clive Lloyd expects all-rounders to play a decisive...

House-to-House Registration: Former GCCI President says GECOM legal advice appears in line with the...

The recent legal opinion by the Guyana Elections Commission’s (GECOM’s) Legal Officer that the expired voters’ list should be refreshed without house-to-house registration continues...

Several injured in High Street accident

Several persons were rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) for medical treatment after the minibuses they were travelling in were involved in...

Mother of 6 dies after eye removed

Sunita Vandyke, the mother of six who recently lost her eye weeks after giving birth at the Suddie Hospital in Region 2, has died. She...

Armed bandits beat, rob Diamond residents during birthday celebration

The birthday celebration of a Diamond Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara resident turned into a nightmare when armed bandits stormed into her house on...