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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

India’s 105-year-old mother of trees

(CNN) Being unable to have children is a heartbreaking situation for anyone who wants to conceive. But in rural India, infertility carries an added...

Citizens have a duty to protect the earth’s resources to ensure sustenance – President...

In recognition of International Earth Day, which will be observed tomorrow (22 April), the Ministry of the Presidency, Department of Environment, held a  special ceremony ...

CGX, Repsol sign up as Gold Sponsors of GIPEX 2018

Repsol Exploracion Guyana and CGX Energy inc. have signed on to the Guyana International Petroleum Business Summit - GIPEX 2018 - as Gold Sponsors,...

El Dorado Offshore pooling skills for oil industry

– 16 deck hands trained El Dorado Offshore (EDO) has facilitated training for 16 deck hands to work on existing and future rigging operations. “This is...

Department of Environment launched

– integrates 6 agencies President David Granger was on hand on Wednesday to formally launch the Department of Environment, one of several sub-agencies and ministries...

MOE supports Iwokrama’s schools climate change awareness workshops

The Iwokrama International Centre (IIC) for Rainforest Conservation and Development, with support from the Government of Guyana and the Ministry of Education, recently embarked...

Natural Resources Ministry brokers one-off deal between Bosai, Rusal

... to ship 24 tonnes of bauxite to China The Natural Resources Ministry says it has assisted in successfully brokering a one-off agreement between...

Bosai’s US$400M Manganese mine expects to ship 350,000 tonnes per year

..once up and running at Matthews Ridge in Region 1 in 2018 Members of the Board of Directors of  Bosai Minerals Group including Steven Ma...

Environmental Tax will encourage responsible behaviour – Jordan

… as Nandlall highlights duplicity in Customs Amendment Bill Non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverages and water stored in metal, plastic or glass containers will now attract...

Flooding halts Christmas Celebrations in Region 2

– 3 pumps need maintenance By Indrawattie Natram The Christmas celebrations for residents of Region Two had to be halted due to flood water flowing into...

Recent Articles

Over 13 drivers detained for traffic offences

Over 13 drivers were recently detained for committing various traffic offences, the Guyana Police Force (GPF) said. On November 11, 2019 between 17:50hrs and 20:00hrs,...

Logos Hope returns to Georgetown in December

The world’s largest floating bookfair, Logos Hope is set to return to Guyana in just two weeks, after a successful run back in 2017...

Youth gets 9 months jail for breaking and entering house

Twenty-year-old Rollox Williams appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Wednesday and admitted to breaking into a home. Williams appeared before Principle Magistrate Faith McGusty,...

Gender based violence increasing in Guyana, T&T and Jamaica – UN

A senior United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) official Wednesday said that there's a growing problem of gender based violence in Guyana, Jamaica...

GTT launches Christmas promotion

The Guyana Telephone Telegraph Company (GTT) has launched its 'Biggest Christmas Ever' promotion which will end with a Game Show on December 21, 2019. The...

$70,000 new minimum wage for public servants

Finance Minister Winston Jordan has announced $70,000 as the new public sector minimum wage. He also announced that the retroactive salary increase from January this...

1 feared dead after boat capsizes along Mazaruni River

A man is feared dead after he went missing when a boat capsized along the Mazaruni River, in the vicinity of Topoco Falls. The incident...

Albouystown man to face High Court trial for shooting dog food vendor

An Albouystown, Georgetown man was on Tuesday committed to stand trial in the High Court after a prima facie case was made out against...

Wanted man turns self in

Ravindra Punwasie, 36, of Lot 12 Palmyra Street, East Canje has turned himself in to the police. The Guyana Police Force (GPF) had recently issued...

Claims and Objections exercise: PPP claims ‘thousands of false objections’ made in Region 5

As the objections component of Claims and Objections has ended, the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) is raising concerns over the thousands of objections made...