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Tuesday, May 21, 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

Handling pressure, not conditions, the challenge at the World Cup – Virat Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli believes handling the pressure "is the most important thing in the World Cup and not necessarily the conditions". He said...

Guyanese killed after motorcycle slams into garbage truck in Queens NY

A Guyanese biker was on Tuesday evening killed while his friend is rendered critical after the motorcycle on which they were travelling slammed into...

Jailed MPs attend Spain parliament opening

Five Catalan separatist politicians - currently on trial accused of rebellion - have taken their seats in the Spanish parliament under discreet police...

Gunmen cart off $1.2M in cash, jewellery from Bartica businesswoman

Two armed and masked men executed a daring daylight robbery on Monday at 7th Street and 4th Avenue Bartica, Region Seven during which they...

NIS reserves expected to be exhausted in 2021

As far back as 2016, the actuary review into the finances of the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) had warned that repeat deficits may bring...

“Justice served” – mother of brothers killed during robbery

The mother of two men, Harricharran and Premcharran Samaroo, who were killed reportedly at the hands of one of the suspected bandits killed on...

Blackout hits Demerara, Berbice; GPL apologises

Residents in the Demerara and Berbice region have been hit with blackout. The power outage comes at a time when scores of persons are getting...

Man charged with murder of ex-wife Zaila Sugrim

A 38-year-old businessman was hauled before Magistrate Zameena Ali at the Leonora Magistrate’s Court to answer to the capital offence of murder. Ryan Sugrim is...

Berbice Commander urges residents to remain alert

Commander of “B” Division, Paul Langevine is urging residents to remain alert as there may be more bandits involved in a criminal network operating...

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...