25 C
Georgetown, Guyana
Thursday, May 28, 2020

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...

Liquid water ‘lake’ revealed on Mars

(BBC) Researchers have found evidence of an existing body of liquid water on Mars. What they believe to be a lake sits under the planet's...

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...

Recent Articles

LETTER: Adequate systems were in place to prevent electoral skullduggery at polling stations

Dear Editor: Undeniably, the Constitution protects the right of all qualified citizens to vote in national elections. That right is guaranteed once they are in...

Safety a priority as Caribbean weighs reopening of borders – CARICOM Chair

CARICOM Chair and Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley, has stated firmly that safety remains the most important issue for Caribbean countries mulling the...

Linden men charged with armed robbery released on bail

Royston Thompson, 28, and Travis Hazel, 35, were each granted bail in the sum of $60,000 by Magistrate Faith McGusty on Wednesday when they...

Scotiabank to cease non-customer transactions

Scotiabank Guyana on Wednesday announced that it would no longer be facilitating transactions for non-customers commencing from June 8, 2020. The Bank notes that this...

Port Kaituma miner dies after being badly beaten

Police are investigating the murder of a miner, who was on Tuesday evening fatally beaten. Dead is David James of Port Kaituma, Region One (Barima-Waini). According...

Dr. Ramesh Sugrim discharged from Rehab Center in NY after recovering from COVID-19

Well-known Guyanese doctor, Ramesh Sugrim, has been discharged from a rehab center in New York after recovering from the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease. Sugrim, 66, of...

103-year-old Massachusetts woman beats coronavirus

Shelley Gunn describes her Polish grandmother, Jennie Stejna, as having a feisty spirit. Stejna certainly displayed that spirit as the 103-year-old woman recently...

2 critical after Rupert Craig Highway accident

Two women are said to be in a critical condition following an accident along the Rupert Craig Highway on Thursday morning. The accident involved a...

City receives $8M from PAHO for COVID-19 fight

The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) will provide approximately $8 Million (US$38,412) to aid the Georgetown City Council in its efforts to contain the...

Dr Ralph Gonsalves gives proposed Windies tour of England his blessing

Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines Dr Ralph Gonsalves has given the proposed West Indies tour of England in July his blessing...