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Monday, July 26, 2021

Contractors to face penalties for negligence over flooding – AG Chambers

Drainage and Irrigation contractors, whose negligence leads to flooding, will now face numerous penalties as a new model contract is to be drawn to...

Good energy mix will give Guyana electricity reliability – Sam Hinds

On the cusp of massive transformation, Guyana continues to grapple with unreliable power generation, but according to Guyana’s Ambassador-designate to the United States, Samuel...

Guyana braces for tropical waves, continuous rainfall as Regions 7 & 8 to experience...

The month-long battle with severe flooding continues to persist, and the population has been asked to remain on alert, as above normal rainfall is...

CDC received over $100M in cash and relief supplies for flood response

The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) said it has received over $100M in cash and relief supplies from numerous entities in response to the countrywide...

CDEMA team arrives in Guyana for flood assessment

Officials from the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), the Regional Security System (RSS) and Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) arrived in Guyana on...

Mayor Narine says not his job to monitor employees, refuses to accept blame for...

Georgetown Mayor Ubraj Narine on Thursday refused to take the blame for the lackadaisical approach towards the management of the city’s pump stations, sluices,...

City pumps, sluices need better management – Mustapha

Minister of Agriculture, Zulfikar Mustapha is again calling on the Georgetown Mayor and City Council (M&CC) to implement better mechanisms to properly manage flooding...

We will rebound from this disaster and be prepared for future threats – President

  Message of His Excellency Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, on World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2021 Guyana...

CDC, GGMC meet to discuss aid for miners affected by flooding

  The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) on Wednesday engaged Executives of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) and the Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners...

Over 36,000 households across 300 communities affected by floods – CDC

The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) today revealed that a total of 36,083 households across 300 communities have been affected by the countrywide floods that...

Recent Articles

Letter: Those who filed NCM against Granger are part of the failed leadership of...

The Editor, The motions of no confidence against the leader of the PNCR and the Coalition, Mr. David Granger, are likely to backfire in a...

Woman stabs teen for breaking up with her

An 18-year-old lad Tabatinga Drive, Lethem, Central Rupununi was on Sunday afternoon stabbed two times by a 20-year-old woman with whom he had just...

1000 house lots distributed in Region Four

A total of 1,000 house lots were today distributed in Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica) by the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA), through the ‘Dream...

Guyana recording “slowdown” of persons getting vaccinated against Covid-19

Health Minister Dr Frank Anthony today revealed that authorities are seeing a “slowdown” of persons coming out to get vaccinated against Covid-19. “Generally, we have...

Letter: Cases dismissed due to no-case submissions

Dear Editor, There seems to be a serious problem within the Office of The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). From 6th October, 2020 to now,...

Mother of 3 kills man who constantly abused her

  A 28-year-old woman has allegedly killed the father of her three children following years of abuse. The incident occurred at around 16:15hrs on Sunday whilst...

Woman, 83, killed in fire at Linden house

An 83-year-old woman identified as Norma Semple was during the wee hours of today killed in a fire at her home at Wismar, Linden. Semple...

Pedestrian killed by speeding, intoxicated driver at Providence

A man, who is yet to he identified, was last evening killed after he a struck down by a speeding motorcar driven by an...

Mother pleads for safe return of sons allegedly taken by father

A 26-year-old mother, originally from Bartica, Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni), is pleading with the public to help her locate her two sons, aged two and...

Agri Minister instructs NDIA to withhold payment to contractors over incomplete works

Agriculture Minister Zulfikar Mustapha has instructed the National Drainage and Irrigation Authority (NDIA) to withhold payments to contractors who have failed to complete works...