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Saturday, August 8, 2020

Eastern C’bean keeps close watch on Hurricane Beryl

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — A tropical storm watch is now in effect for Barbados, St Lucia, Martinique, Guadeloupe, St Martin and Barthelemy and a...

Region Nine flooding being assessed- Harmon

Minister within the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Annette Ferguson is currently on the ground in region nine, assessing the level of damages as the...

Diamond natural gas explosion: Deadline for capping crater extended

The three-week time line which was set for capping the makeshift well, that led to a natural gas explosion, in Diamond, East Bank Demerara...

Iwokrama launches bird guide

The Iwokrama International Centre for Rain Forest Conservation and Development has announced the publication of its bird guide. According to the Centre, ‘Guide to the...

Wakenaam inundation: Contractor blamed for sea defence breach

A breach to a section of the sea defence structure on the island of Wakenaam, located in the mouth of the Essequibo River, has...

Safe zone established, power restored to Diamond

... GGMC, GWI to manage containment of natural eruption The Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) in collaboration with the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) and...

Diamond gas pocket explosion: Residents advised not to use flammable items

An underground gas pocket exploded at a Sixth Avenue, Diamond, East Bank Demerara residence on Thursday evening when construction workers were drilling a hole...

World Environment Day: Reject single-use plastics, UN head urges

  The following is the message from UN Secretary-General António Guterres on the occasion of World Environment Day being observed today (June 5, 2018). A healthy...

President calls on Guyanese to curtail use of single-use plastics on World Environment Day

"Plastic pollution represents a serious challenge to Guyana’s environmental security. Plastic pollution is dangerous. It has contributed to congested drainage systems; resulted in flooding...

Port Security to be tightened with US$8,000 ID card system

A Port Security Access Card (PSAC) system donated by the United States on Firday is expected to significantly tighten up security at ports in...

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CGX announces multiple high potential oil leads in Corentyne Block

CGX Energy Inc through CGX Resources Inc, operator of the Corentyne Block offshore Guyana, on Thursday, said that it has completed a preliminary evaluation...

Minister Indar calls for urgent fix to Mahaica sea defence breach

Minister within the Ministry of Public Works, Deodat Indar, on his second day in office, visited the breached sea defence site at Content and...

Govt to review all State land leases issued by APNU/AFC Coalition after No-Confidence Motion

Head of the Guyana Lands and Survey Commission (GL&SC) Trevor Benn no longer has the authority to approve the leasing of State lands. This is...

Cops seeking Soesdyke man in relation to abduction 

A Kuru Kururu, Soesdyke, Linden Highway, man is wanted by ranks of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) in relation to a case of abduction. Miguel...

Miner arrested after threatening to kill dredge owner

A 33-year-old miner of Post Office Street, Grove East Bank Demerara (EBD), has landed himself in hot water after he allegedly threatened to kill...

AG assures no witch-hunting but affirms that any ‘unlawful conduct’ will be swiftly addressed

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Anil Nandlall today met with the Professional, Managerial, Clerical and Secretarial staff of the Ministry of Legal...

President Ali convenes first official Cabinet meeting

President Dr Irfaan Ali today convened his first official Cabinet meeting at the Office of the President. Just days after taking the Oath of Office,...

Suriname’s Santokhi coming to Guyana for President Ali’s inauguration

Suriname’s President, Chan Santokhi is expected to attend the inauguration ceremony of Guyana’s 9th Executive President, Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali, on Saturday, August 8,...

Environmentalist gives President Ali’s Cabinet thumbs up

Environmentalist Annette Arjoon has fully endorsed President Irfaan’s Ali Cabinet as “a good mixture” of competent Guyanese who are very capable of ensuring the...

Air India jet breaks in two in Kerala killing 16

(BBC) An Air India Express plane with 191 people on board has crashed at an airport in the southern state of Kerala, killing at...