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Georgetown, Guyana
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

‘Flash Flood warning is in effect’-hydromet office

Based on a statement from the hydrometeorological office, low lying areas throughout the Regions should brace themselves for floods as continuous downpours throughout tonight...

Department of Environment launched

– integrates 6 agencies President David Granger was on hand on Wednesday to formally launch the Department of Environment, one of several sub-agencies and ministries...

3 illegal mining operations shut down in Regions 8, 9- GGMC

-They were reportedly responsible for water pollution in the areas outlined A visit to the Region 9 communities of Karasabai and Yurong Paru, and Monkey...

Land reclamation to be aggressively pursued – Trotman

Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman said he would petition the Ministry of Finance to set aside a greater portion of the gold royalties...

Guyana closer to crafting national climate change policy

Guyana is crafting a national climate change policy with assistance from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). Head of the Office of Climate Change, Janelle Christian,...

Bridge causes massive flooding on highway farms

… farmers call for Govt intervention A section of the flooded farmland on the Soesdyke/Linden Highway Several farmers in the vicinity of Splashmin’s Fun Park, Soesdyke/Linden...

Region 2 flooding- Agri Minister oblivious to the struggles of farmers- AFC Councillor

Agriculture Minister Noel Holder seems to be oblivious to the struggles of farmers in Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) who are severely affected by the widespread...

$30M approved for water harvesting facilities in Region 9

The Government of Guyana is working to ensure that residents of villages in the North Rupununi, Region Nine have a year round water supply....

Natural Resources Ministry brokers one-off deal between Bosai, Rusal

... to ship 24 tonnes of bauxite to China The Natural Resources Ministry says it has assisted in successfully brokering a one-off agreement between...

Environmental Tax will encourage responsible behaviour – Jordan

… as Nandlall highlights duplicity in Customs Amendment Bill Non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverages and water stored in metal, plastic or glass containers will now attract...

Recent Articles

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...

Laws against bullying needed to protect LGBTQ+ youths – CCPA Head

At a reception hosted by Guyana’s Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD Guyana) and the British High Commission in Guyana to mark Spirit Day,...

14-year-old boy vanishes after visiting friend

Fourteen-year-old Christopher Basdeo, of Parfaite Harmonie, West Bank Demerara (WBD), disappeared on Wednesday after he reportedly left home to visit a friend’s house. On the...

Wanted man “Demon” nabbed at Cove and John

Delon 'Demon' Morgan who was wanted for questioning in connection with the murder of Deon Stoll was this morning nabbed during a road block...

LETTER: It is up to Guyanese to decide the life they want at 2020...

Dear Editor, The Granger Administration initiated hostilities with the Private Sector immediately upon assumption of office in 2015, it is now 2019 and the local...

Bangladesh players go on strike, India tour under threat

Bangladesh's cricketers have decided not to participate in any cricket activity for the foreseeable future until their demands for the improvement of cricket in...

Man dies after reportedly driving car into Demerara River

The lifeless body of a Berbice, Region Six resident was earlier this morning pulled from the Demerara River after he reportedly drove his motorcar...