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Sixth water well successfully drilled in Region 9

A sixth well has been successfully drilled at Awaruwaunau in Region Nine, Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo. Drilling commenced October 16, 2018. This follows the completion of...

“Persons need to take climate change seriously” – Lt. Col Craig

Acting Director-General of the Civil Defence Commission, Lieutenant-Colonel Kester Craig urged stakeholders to be more proactive in the fight to mitigate climate change. In an...

25 receive training to cultivate white oyster mushrooms

Twenty-five persons are now equipped with the expertise to cultivate their own crop of white oyster mushrooms following a five-day workshop on the cultivation...

World must slash meat consumption to save climate: study

PARIS, France (AFP) — The world must drastically reduce its meat consumption in order to avoid devastating climate change, scientists said Wednesday in the...

Guyana benefits from UK funded maritime seafloor mapping programme

The Government of Guyana through an agreement with the United Kingdom (UK), has benefited from a Commonwealth Maritime Economics Programme in Hydrographic Surveying. This is...

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,...

Six Intl tour operators impressed with Guyana’s wow factor

Six international tour operators from the United Kingdom (UK) and Australia recently completed a familiarisation tour of Guyana through local tour company Wilderness Explorers. The...

Guyana tourism to be marketed by US, German firms- GTA

The Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) has attracted the support of three market representation firms that will assist in introducing Guyana to the world so...

Despite mining, forestry, agriculture Guyana’s land degradation low- GLSC

Guyana's coastline continues to be prone to erosion, saltwater intrusion and flooding continues to be an issue, resulting in lands which should have been...

Port Kaituma receiving new well after high mercury levels found in Kaituma River- GWI

A second well is now being drilled in the Port Kaituma area, North West District (NWD) to bring relief to residents of the said...

Recent Articles

Commonwealth ministers urge GECOM to act immediately to ensure right of people to duly...

The following is the concluding statement of the 56th Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group on the Guyana political situation: The Group commended the Good Offices efforts...

MEASURES TO LIMIT TRANSMISSION OF CORONA VIRUS

By Dr Tariq Jagnarine, MD, MMED Family Medicine, CCFP Infection prevention advice to individuals has the potential to reduce transmission of SARS-CoV-2 causing COVID-19, especially...

Guyana’s economy in no position to withstand imminent financial crisis – Ramsaroop

Economic advisor to the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Peter Ramsaroop is warning that the Guyana economy is currently in no position to withstand the...

Rankings movement will be gradual, warns Skerritt

(CMC) — Cricket West Indies (CWI) president Ricky Skerritt has warned that the regional side's climb up the rankings ladder will be a gradual...

Essequibo Coast minibus and hire car owners call for support to deal with COVID-19...

Essequibo Coast minibus and hire car owners and drivers are calling on the authorities to render some assistance to keep the Region's  transportation sector...

Caretaker gov’t sold prime State lands to APNU/AFC financier days before March 2 polls

Finance Minister Winston Jordan, just days before the March 2, 2020 General and Regional Elections, turned over to Brian Tiwarie’s BK Marine Inc. ownership...

COVID-19: The pandemic is about to devastate the developing world

Reprinted from the Washington Post (By Brian Klaas, Global Opinions contributor) Covid-19 is about to overload health-care systems in Italy, France, Spain, Britain and the...

Melanie man accused of trafficking narcotics granted bail

Principal Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus, on Wednesday, granted 41-year-old Richard Pillay bail when he appeared before her at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on a trafficking...

US moves warships against Venezuela’s Maduro …raises ante for democratic regime change

In its years long effort to return democratic governance to Venezuela following last week’s indictment against Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, the United States has...

Carter Center says Ulita Moore’s case proves attempt to frustrate electoral process

Control of Guyana’s newfound oil wealth is in the midst of the electoral impasse that faces the nation following “the mother of all elections”,...