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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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...

Storm hits Linden causing significant infrastructural damage

By Utamu Belle A severe lightning and thunder storm on Tuesday resulted in damage to several homes and public buildings in the Linden, Region 10...

Draft solid waste management strategy unveiled for consultations

Solid waste continues to be a risk to Guyana and the Ministry of Communities is moving ahead with its solid waste management strategy to...

Region 7 hit by another violent storm

…no school in Kako village In less than one month, at least three villages in Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) have been devastated by violent storms, leaving...

Largest asteroid in a century to whiz by Earth on Friday

(AFP) — The largest asteroid in more than a century will whiz safely past Earth on Friday at a safe but unusually close distance...

US$50M bauxite project for Bonasika

Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, on Thursday, received a courtesy call from Executive members of the First Bauxite Corporation (FBX) at the Ministry...

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‘Hit-and-run’ driver gets bail

A driver allegedly involved in a hit-and-run accident on the Corentyne which claimed the life of a 27-year-old man has been released on bail. Yadesh...

Man charged for attempted execution on ex-cop

One of the men who attempted to execution ex-cop Teon Allen known as "Spoil Child" at East La Penitence, Georgetown was on Tuesday Slapped...

LETTER: Guyanese should refrain from near-sighted temptations that oil wealth will offer

Dear Editor, Two favourite campaign promises are already being bandied about: free education and cash transfers. The former is borne of a desire to fundamentally...

Man slapped with murder charge for setting girlfriend on fire

A 25-year-old man of Sophia, Greater Georgetown this morning appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan where he was not required to plead to the...

Suspect who murdered Meten-Meer-Zorg fisherman arrested

Twenty-year-old Ramesh Ramdeen also called “Braffy”, a fisherman who was on the run after killing his villager was this morning arrested in Parika, East...

Guyana has second most oil discoveries in the world for 2019

By Jarryl Bryan Oil and gas companies throughout the world have discovered over seven billion barrels of oil equivalent for the year 2019, but of...

India’s ‘exceptional ruthlessness’ with bat left us ‘mentally weak’ – Faf du Plessis

Faf du Plessis will continue to captain South Africa despite overseeing one of their worst Test results since readmission - he sees it as...

Cancer survivors, patients and caregivers receive self-care vouchers

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) in collaboration with partnering companies, has distributed 42 self-care vouchers to cancer survivors, cancer patients and caregivers...

Repairman gets 2 years’ jail for stealing from employer

Uriel Amsterdam was on Monday sentenced to two years’ imprisonment after he confessed to a larceny charge when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’...

Duo busted with 42kg of ganja at Parika charged

The two men of Tuschen New Housing Scheme, East Bank Essequibo (EBE), who were busted with over 42 kilograms of ganja in a motorcar...