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Local fishermen to get oil spill response training – ExxonMobil

Local fishermen could soon be exposed to some “hands-on training” in oil spill response, US oil giant - ExxonMobil said on Tuesday. The company believes...

Venezuela migration, primarily through Barima-Waini being addressed- Citizenship Minister

Minister of Citizenship, Winston Felix, on Monday, convened a multi-agency meeting at the Department of Citizenship, aimed at coordinating a response to the migration...

National Toshaos’ Council blasts Govt for broken promises

The National Toshaos' Council (NTC) conference of 2018 opened on Monday with Chairman Joel Fredericks putting government on blast for a number of unimplemented...

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...

Illegal mining affecting Mahdia’s potable water supply- GWI

The authorities responsible for surveillance against illegal mining in hinterland communities are being called upon to exercise stringent enforcement of the law. This follows a...

Region 9 flooding: A number of roads washed away as water levels fluctuate

Severe flooding in Region 9 (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo) has washed away a number of roads, leading to several parts of Deep South Rupununi being...

Eastern C’bean keeps close watch on Hurricane Beryl

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — A tropical storm watch is now in effect for Barbados, St Lucia, Martinique, Guadeloupe, St Martin and Barthelemy and a...

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...

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...

Iwokrama launches bird guide

The Iwokrama International Centre for Rain Forest Conservation and Development has announced the publication of its bird guide. According to the Centre, ‘Guide to the...

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Full Court halts national recount case

The Full Court today granted a stay of the hearing brought against the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to prevent a recount of the March...

CPL allows fans to “re-live the best matches” with new live commentary

With no live sport currently available, the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has partnered with cloud video production platform Grabyo to create a unique...

Diver drowns while working on ‘river dredge’ in Mazaruni River

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 61-year-old Hugh Van Lewin a diver of Camp kayuka Ideal Road, Kuru Kururu, Soesdyke-Linden Highway. According...

Efforts being made to secure flights for UK nationals who want to return home...

British High Commissioner to Guyana, Greg Quinn, in a video message on Sunday, assured that efforts are being made to secure flights for citizens...

Guyana Times/INews Public Service Advisory on COVID 19

Wear Masks against spreading COVID 19 In the battle against the COVID 19 pandemic, until a vaccine is created, initiatives have focused on preventing...

Prison authorities taking measures to keep coronavirus out prisons

The Guyana Prison Service is taking proactive measures to ensure the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is kept out of the country’s prisons. Director of Prisons Gladwin...

‘No fuel shortage’, says GuyOil

The Guyana Oil Company (GuyOil) has given all assurances that there is an adequate supply of fuel in the country to meet domestic demands...

‘Ultimate objective of any judicial system is to resolve disputes according to the law’...

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) is of the view that the court has no jurisdiction to give legitimacy to what is “plainly illegitimate”, that...

India’s pandemic lockdown turns into a human tragedy

(Reprinted from BBC) When I spoke to him on the phone, he had just returned home to his village in the northern state of...

Audit Office had cited embattled company for expired HIV kits on numerous occasions

Caribbean Medical Supplies, the company currently embroiled in scandal for supplying Guyana’s Public Health Ministry with expired Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) testing kits, has,...