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Friday, November 15, 2019

High tide rushes over Georgetown Seawall

Unusually high waves caused by high tide rushed over the Georgetown Seawall, causing flooding within the vicinity. Authorities had predicted that today would see the...

Mahaicony homes flooded

Scores of houses in the Mahaicony area became flooded on Sunday after ferocious high waves caused by high tides rolled over the sea defence...

Coastal residents warned as high tides expected this week

Coastal residents are being urged to prepare for high tides expected this week. It was only a month ago that devastating floodwaters from recurring high...

Reg. 1 most at risk from oil spill – contingency plan

Region One (Barima-Waini) is the most ‘at risk’ location in the country should an oil spill occur offshore, according to the preliminary findings in...

Gov’t to host CPL finals watch-party at Stabroek Square on Saturday

The Government of Guyana, via the Ministry of the Presidency, Department of Social Cohesion, Culture, Youth and Sport will be hosting a watch party...

Corentyne communities flooded due to high tides

Several villages within close proximity of the Number 63 Beach on the Corentyne are under water due to high tides. Communities between Number 64 Village...

Flood victims to get financial assistance from Govt

Persons who are severely affected by the floods caused by last weekend’s high tides will be receiving financial assistance from government. This was announced by...

Several WCD villages under water; more high tides expected

Residents along the West Coast of Demerara are preparing for more flooding this afternoon after waking up overtopping caused by high tides this morning...

Guyana signs historic Amazonian pact to protect tropical forest

Guyana joined six fellow Amazonian countries on Friday (September 6, 2019) in Letecia, Colombia to sign a pact to protect the world’s largest tropical...

Govt, private sector discuss relief efforts for hurricane-hit Bahamas

The Private Sector Commission (PSC) has assured that “all stops will be pulled out” to send aid to the hurricane-ravaged The Bahamas. This assurance was...

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