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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Political momentum on climate change must be accelerated says Jagdeo at WSDF

Guyana's former President Dr Bharrat Jagdeo in his capacity as Patron-in-Chief delivered the feature remarks at the World Sustainable Development Forum (WSDF). The forum which convened...

LCDS earned money for Guyana, Green State Strategy will hemorrhage treasury- Jagdeo

...says if PPP elected in 2020 it will be shelved  “It will add cost. I disagree with its fundamental premise. The premise which brings cost...

Exxon Mobil confirms new oil discovery in Snoek well offshore Guyana

IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) announced today positive results on the Snoek well offshore Guyana, confirming a new discovery on the Stabroek Block. Drilling...

Fourth South Rupununi Safari launched

- more sponsorship needed The stage is set for another South Rupununi Safari that will promote Guyana’s ecotourism. Participants in a 12-vehicle convoy will...

Damaged Harbour Bridge causes garbage build-up in Georgetown

With garbage disposal trucks stuck on the West Coast of Demerara (WCD), refuse is beginning to pile up in the capital city. The issue is...

Diamond natural gas explosion: Deadline for capping crater extended

The three-week time line which was set for capping the makeshift well, that led to a natural gas explosion, in Diamond, East Bank Demerara...

Dry season results in 300 acres of rice being lost in Region 6

An estimated 300 acres of rice has been lost in Region Six, Berbice as a result of the dry prevailing conditions and lack of...

Global march in support of Science

March for Science: Protesters gather worldwide to support 'evidence' (CNN) Crowds massed in the US capital and around the world Saturday to support science...

National Geographic team: ‘We have seen many places but none as beautiful as Guyana’

A team from the National Geographic Magazine has described Guyana as one of the nicest, unspoilt countries in the world, and a gem that...

Dr Vincent Adams is new head of EPA

Dr. Vincent Adams, an energy expert and scientist, has been appointed Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), effective today (Monday), October 1,...

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...