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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

$48M grid solar powered PV systems earmarked for 9 public institutions- GEA

...says will save Govt over $8M annually after 6 years payback period The Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education (MoE)...

Exxon’s first FPSO vessel to depart for Guyana next month

As ExxonMobil prepares for first oil early next year, its first Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel, Liza Destiny, is expected to set...

Region Nine flooding being assessed- Harmon

Minister within the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Annette Ferguson is currently on the ground in region nine, assessing the level of damages as the...

Department of Energy launches Multilateral Environmental Agreements Committee

Guyana has signed onto a number of Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) with the hope of handling environmental issues and threats efficiently and effectively. Director of...

School hit by deadly cyclone landslide in Zimbabwe

Two boarding school pupils are among 31 people to have been killed in eastern Zimbabwe by Cyclone Idai. They were asleep in their dormitory when...

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...

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...

WCD braces for flooding during high tides

…as sections of sea defence remains unrepaired One year ago, the seawall structure along the West Coast of Demerara was hit by massive waves during...

New CARICOM Chair wants to create world’s first climate resilient region

New CARICOM Chair wants to create world's first climate resilient region Incoming Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse says the...

Africanised bees bother Diamond residents

Some residents of Diamond New Housing Scheme are complaining of the prevalence of Africanised bees in the area and the inaction of the Neighbourhood...

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Opposition finds Alves, La Bennet as “unfavourable” candidates for GECOM Chair

The Opposition did not find favour with Attorney Kesaundra Alves and Justice Claudette La Bennet as nominees for the post of chairperson of the...

Stansted ‘disruptive passenger’: Woman faces £85,000 bill

(BBC) A woman who allegedly caused a flight to be diverted due to "extremely disruptive behaviour" has been given an £85,000 bill by an...

Antigua Government not willing to pay price Barbados wants for its LIAT shares

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has disclosed that the US$44 million price Barbados was asking for its LIAT shares was too steep, insisting that while...

Mechanic remanded for possession of high-powered weapon

A 32-year-old motorcycle mechanic was today remanded to prison for the illegal possession of a high-powered weapon. Devon Atkinson, known as “Wild Buck”, of Kitty,...

21-Y-O charged for robbing, shooting Kristian Jeffery

A 21-year-old resident of Alberttown, Georgetown was today charged for the shooting and robbing of motor racer, Kristian Jeffery who was attacked by a...

Top Cop signals intention to replace SOCU Head

Police Commissioner Leslie James has signaled the administration’s intention to replace Sydney James as the Head of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU). “Later on,...

Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’ sentenced to life in prison

(BBC) A US judge has sentenced Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán to life in prison plus 30 years. Guzmán, 62, was found guilty...

Tennessee Police Warn Of ‘Meth Gators’ Because Of Drugs Flushed Down The Toilet

(CNN) A Tennessee police department is warning residents to stop flushing drugs down their toilet and sinks out of fear they could create "meth...

Coach says fitness a priority as Guyana U-19 training camp commences

By Brandon Corlette With the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional Under-19 tournament looming, the Guyana U-19 team began their training camp on Monday last with...

95 persons die from snakebite in five years

An estimated 95 persons have died over a five year period as a result of being bitten by venomous snakes, the Ministry of Public...