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Sunday, October 20, 2019

Jawalla freak storm: Emergency supplies flown in

CDC assessing situation Following Friday’s freak storm in Jawalla, Region 7, that claimed the life of a pregnant woman, the Guyana Civil Defence...

Exxon teams up with Communities Ministry – building communities’ solid waste management capacity

The Ministry of Communities is building the capacity of regional democratic organs to provide waste management services, according to the Department of Public Information. This...

Region 9 flooding: No major disease outbreak as water rising in North Rupununi

… additional drugs expected soon – Regional Chairman Floodwaters in the North Rupununi continue to rise rapidly as rain continues to batter parts of Region...

Brazil rivers ‘backing up’ causing continued flooding in Region 9- Holder

In about two weeks’ time, Guyana and Brazil could have a joint border committee set up to look at the effects of the excessive...

Better strategy sought after for weather/Climate information dissemination

The Hydrometeorological service through the National Weather Watch Centre in Timehri is seeking to have the weather and climate information disseminated in a timely...

US$650,000 grant for Bartica ‘Green Town’ project

launch set for today In light of Guyana’s overarching sustainable development achievements through the adaptation of the “go green” approach, the Government of Italy...

Trump poised to pull out of Paris climate deal — US media

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) – President Donald Trump's administration is poised to announce the United States' withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, US media...

Oil production in 2020: Govt awaiting independent reports to determine if possible – Trotman

Government is now awaiting the recommendations of two independent agencies that are in the process of reviewing ExxonMobil’s production licence applications to make a...

Illegal mining at Kaieteur National Park: Several arrested in Govt clamp down

President David Granger has ordered officers from the Guyana Police Force (GPF); the Guyana Defence Force (GDF); and the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission...

Climate Change and Food Security Institute launched

at Critchlow Labour College  One of Guyana’s oldest training institutions, the Critchlow Labour College (CLC), has moved to establish the Guyana Climate Change and...

Recent Articles

Man allegedly sets house on fire

A dwelling house at Tumanturi Village, Potaro River, Region Eight  (Potaro-Siparuni)  was completely razed by fire between Friday evening and Saturday morning leaving the...

Several arrested in Diamond, Grove, Craig Police operation

Several persons were arrested on the East Bank of Demerara (EBD) on Saturday morning during a four-hour Police operation. Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica) EBD Sub-Division Commander,...

Govt distances self from NAREI citrus fruits importation ban

…Agri Minister suggests higher tariffs One day after the National Agriculture Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) Chief Executive Officer announced that it is completely restricting...

Major AFC financier cites Guyana’s economic woes as split from party

A major Alliance For Change (AFC) financier, who has backed the party for years, has parted ways with the party to found a party...

Toothless oil spill plan mandates operators to clean up spills

…but Govt to cover cleanup costs if operators duck responsibilities The draft National Oil Spill Contingency Plan shows that while operators are obligated to clean...

Stop selling plantain chips & get into manufacturing – Granger tells Berbicians

In what is considered a complete backpedaling of a his previous advice to young Guyanese, President David Granger has called on Berbicians to stop...

President back in Cuba for medical check-up  

President David Granger left Guyana this morning (Saturday, October 19, 2019) for the Republic of Cuba to undergo another medical check-up. He is accompanied by...

Ban imposed on importation of citrus fruits

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Agriculture Research and Extension Institute (NAREI), Dr Oudho Homenauth has announced that while there is no ban...

Nephew who beheaded uncle found guilty

Twenty-nine-year-old Dwayne Tappin was earlier today found guilty by a 12-member jury for murdering his uncle back in 2017 at Better Hope, East Coast...

PNC/R Executive deflects blame for constitutional reform failure

Executive Member of the People’s National Congress Reform – the leading party in the APNU alliance, Gary Best, has sought to deflect blame for...