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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Fourth South Rupununi Safari launched

- more sponsorship needed The stage is set for another South Rupununi Safari that will promote Guyana’s ecotourism. Participants in a 12-vehicle convoy will...

NARIE eyeing hydroponics to proliferate large scale cash crop farming

The National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI), has received the support of the Organisation of American State’s (OAS), Development Cooperation Fund (DCF) to...

The firms turning poo into profit

(BBC) Poo is not something most people like to talk about. Yet it's something we all produce a lot of. In fact, on average each...

National Geographic team: ‘We have seen many places but none as beautiful as Guyana’

A team from the National Geographic Magazine has described Guyana as one of the nicest, unspoilt countries in the world, and a gem that...

Cash strapped City Council offers amnesty on interest to recover $22B in property rates

The Mayor and City Council in a desperate bid to rake in revenues so that it can continue to function, has announced that it...

Cop 21 Paris Climate Agreement enters into force

The Cop 21, Paris Agreement on climate change will enter into force today; 30 days after the required minimum of States (55) ratified the...

India’s 105-year-old mother of trees

(CNN) Being unable to have children is a heartbreaking situation for anyone who wants to conceive. But in rural India, infertility carries an added...

Recent Articles

Lusignan prisoner killed

A man who was on remand at the Lusignan Prison Holding Bay has died as a result of injuries he received during an altercation...

Handyman remanded for several armed robberies

Cheddie Bacchus, a handyman of Norton Street, Georgetown, was today remanded to prison for several armed robberies. He appeared before Magistrate Faith McGusty where he...

Govt begins Budget 2020 preparation

The coalition government – which was toppled by a no-confidence motion since last year – has begun preparing for the 2020 National Budget. Finance Circular...

US migrant crisis: Senate blocks $4.5bn border aid bill

(BBC) The Republican-controlled Senate has rejected a bill designed to send aid to the US border, a day after the world reacted with shock...

OPINION: Eyewitness: Picking sense

…from PNC’s nonsense Your Eyewitness still can’t get over the PNC’s barefacedness on our Constitution over the consequences of the NCM. And it’s not that...

Father, son remanded for armed robbery

A father and son were today remanded to prison on an armed robbery charge. Richard Edwards, 48, and his son, Imran Ali, 20, pleaded not...

Man jailed 2 years over 20 grams of marijuana

A 26-year-old man was Wednesday sentenced to two years in jail for having 20 grams of marijuana in his possession. Darren Sears pleaded guilty to...

Rain provides soggy ending to WI Women tour of England

Rain reigned supreme in the final match of the Vitality T20 International series between the West Indies Women and England Women, preventing a single...

PAHO launches online course to address alcohol use in pregnancy

(CMC) The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), worried that the rates of alcohol disorders among women are higher in the region of the Americas...

Essequibo Coast man critical after hit-and-run accident

A 44-year-old man is now battling for his life after he was struck down by a speeding motorcar at Queenstown Village, Essequibo Coast at...