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Monday, September 16, 2019

Record surge in atmospheric CO2 seen in 2016

By Matt McGrath (BBC) Concentrations of CO2 in the Earth's atmosphere surged to a record high in 2016, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Last...

Miners body lobbying Govt to review tax system

The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) has made an appeal for the Government to review the current tax system involving miners with...

IMF chief warns of ‘dark future’ over climate change

(AFP) The world will be in deep trouble if it fails to tackle climate change and inequality, IMF managing director Christine Lagarde warned on...

US to end Obama climate plan — Trump environment chief

(AFP) The head of the US Environmental Protection Agency said Monday that President Donald Trump's administration will move to repeal his predecessor Barack Obama's...

President commissions Tumeric Factory in Region One

President David Granger, today (Sunday), emphasised the importance of agriculture to the development of Barima-Waini (Region One) even as he visited Hosororo to celebrate...

Caribbean countries assessing Paris Agreement

ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (CMC) — Representatives from several Caribbean countries have started a meeting here that will provide both states and the private sector...

Oil spill from Exxon reaching offshore possible but unlikely- EPA study

An environmental study undertaken by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has found that the likelihood of an oil spill offshore Guyana as part of...

2018 Environmental audits to analyse Guyana’s capacity to deal with oil spills, other disasters...

By Jarryl Bryan The Audit Office of Guyana (AOG) will, in 2018, be carrying out a number of audits which will analyse the capacity of...

El Dorado Offshore pooling skills for oil industry

– 16 deck hands trained El Dorado Offshore (EDO) has facilitated training for 16 deck hands to work on existing and future rigging operations. “This is...

Stakeholders benefit from capacity building training to access funding for ‘green’ initiatives

The Office of Climate Change (OCC), which falls under the purview of the Ministry of the Presidency, yesterday, opened a three-day workshop at the...

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Body of US-based chef found in Kitty apartment

The nude body of a US-based chef was on Sunday morning discovered on the kitchen floor of his Station Street, Kitty, Georgetown apartment. The...

Jordan takes four on debut before Lewis fireworks seal big win for Patriots

Akeem Jordan took 4/33 on his Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) debut to set St Kitts & Nevis Patriots on their way to a...

GPL “smart metres” to be introduced next year

…prepaid metres out of stock Even as the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) is yet to fulfil the demands of its customers in supplying prepaid...

Guyanese family from hurricane-ravaged Bahamas returns home today

A five-member Guyanese family is expected to return home today from the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas. Director of the Civil Defence Commission (CDC), Kester Craig told Inews...

MACORP launches new line of parts for Caterpillar machine

The need for machinery parts that function effectively and considers its users’ budget has now been met by the Machinery Corporation of Guyana Limited ...

No more tax exemptions for certain Toyota vehicles after November

After November 30, 2019, the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) will not be allowing tax exemptions on certain Toyota vehicles being registered in the G...

Police nab several men with “Molotov cocktails”

…drugs, illegal motorcycles unearthed during raid in Linden Several alleged arsonists were nabbed by the Police after ranks swooped down at the premises they had...

Warriors spinners bamboozle Patriots to set up fourth straight win

Guyana Amazon Warriors continued to match Trinbago Knight Riders win for win at the top of the 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) table...

Several local banks shoring up on offshore investments

…billions of dollars worth of offshore securities purchased Some big names in the local banking sector have been increasing their offshore investments over the past...

Fire guts Good Hope house, furniture workshop

An early morning fire has left an East Coast Demerara (ECD) family counting their losses as their home and furniture workshop were completely destroyed. The...