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Monday, January 20, 2020

Hydromet Office warns of flooding

Flash Flood warning is in effect for flood prone areas in Regions 1 to 4. Overcast skies are being observed along Regions 1 to 5...

Mahaica residents battling with flood aftermath

Almost two months after villages along the East Coast of Demerara (ECD) were inundated due to a breach in the sea defence, residents are...

THAG resounded calls for ban on wildlife trade

Officials of the Tourism and Hospitality Association of Guyana (THAG) are continuing to press for the trade and commercial use of wildlife to be...

Tyre build-up a major challenge at Haags Bosch Landfill

Officials at the Haags Bosch Landfill are struggling to overcome a major challenge; a buildup of waste tyres at the facility, which is creating...

Iwokrama engages students on environmentalism, biodiversity

The Iwokrama International Centre (ICC) is currently conducting a school outreach programme whereby students are being enlightened on matters such as environmentalism, conservation and...

Penalties normally excluded from local content policy – Bynoe

Director of the Energy Department, Dr Mark Bynoe has responded to criticisms about the lack of penalties in the country's local content policy. “The Local...

As tides rise, residents call for higher sea defences

With intense overtopping along the costal stretch as a result of high tides this past year, persons residing on the West Coast of Demerara...

Monkey Mountain gets facility to refine semi-precious stones, gems

A $10 million lapidary at Monkey Mountain, Region Eight (Potaro-Siparuni) will be commissioned on Friday, November 1, 2019. The facility will cater specifically for the...

Sea level rise to affect ‘three times more people’ – report

(BBC) Millions more people will be at risk of coastal flooding from climate-driven sea-level rise later this century. That's the conclusion of new research conducted...

Major flooding disaster averted at Stewartville

Catastrophic flooding along the West Coast of Demerara (WCD) was last night averted. The main koker at the border of Stewartville and Uitvlugt villages encountered...

Recent Articles

Cyclist died after colliding with motorcar

A pedal cyclist is the country’s latest road fatality after the bicycle he was riding collided with a motorcar at Land of Canaan, East...

5 homeless as Linden apartment building goes up in flames

Five persons are now homeless following a fire which gutted a two-story apartment building in Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara- Berbice) on Friday evening. The...

Fisherman stabbed to death at Coldingen

The lifeless body of a 23-year-old fisherman was discovered along Coldingen village, East Coast Demerara (ECD) roadway on Saturday evening with several stab wounds. Dead...

ECD man nabbed with illegal gun, ammo in GT

A Victoria East Coast Demerara resident was on Sunday morning taken into custody following the discovery of a .32 Taurus pistol and a magazine...

APNU no good for progress, democracy – Jagdeo tells Region 2 supporters

…as Govt given “F” grade in every sector In light of the A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC) paltry track record in upholding...

PPP rebuilt Guyana without oil & gas – Ali to mammoth Essequibo Coast rally

…vows to transform agriculture sector …promises incentives for rice farmers It was a scene of red, yellow and black at Damon Square, Anna Regina, Essequibo Coast,...

13-yr-old hit in the head after rebuffing classmate’s inappropriate touches

A young teenager is now nursing gaping wounds to her head after she was hit with a piece of wood by a male classmate,...

1 arrested after robbing females of cash, jewellery

One man is now in police custody after he and another allegedly robbed two females of a quantity of cash and jewellery in the...

PPP promises to help ex-sugar workers get back on their feet

Presidential Candidate of the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C), Irfaan Ali, has promised that if his party is elected into office come March then they...

GTT employees benefit from chronic disease workshop

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) on Wednesday hosted a Chronic Disease Management workshop in an effort to raise the awareness of the...