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Monday, September 23, 2019

Consultant: Decisions in oil sector must lead to capacity building

Developing a standardised regulatory framework must go hand in hand with building capacity as Guyana works towards developing its oil and gas sector. Trotman...

PPP to Gov’t: Release fact based assessment of Amaila Falls project

The Peoples Progressive Party (PPP) has taken the government to task for politicking with the Amaila Falls Hydropower project and is calling for them...

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...

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GRBD announces increase in paddy prices

As harvesting for the second crop of 2019 gains momentum, the Guyana Rice Development Board announced that paddy prices have increased and farmers are...

Miner charged for murder of drinking buddy

A miner was on Monday arraigned for the murder of his drinking buddy when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court. Thirty-two-year-old, Mcnee Edwards of...

8200 persons infected with HIV in Guyana  

Public Heath Minister, Volda Lawrence earlier today revealed that a total of 8200 persons are infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) while adding that...

Granger greeted with protest in Essequibo

  Hundreds of citizens on the Essequibo Coast, Region Two (Pomeroom/Supernaam) earlier today picketed President David as he made his way from the Hampton Court...

MMA-ADA threatens dozens with repossession of land

– says it’s owed over $50M in rent, D&I fees A number of landowners are facing the repossession of hundreds of acres of farmland after...

Commonwealth says elections are “long overdue”, urges President to immediately set date

The Commonwealth body on Monday joins other groups and the Diplomatic Community and calls on President David Granger to set an early date for...

Claims of ‘hooliganism’ just manufactured lies – Teixeira

points to veiled threats against protesters, parliamentary Opposition reminds that Govt ignored PPP’s previous offer to extend life People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Executive Gail...

Prisoner escapes Police Outpost by chopping off handcuffs

Chaos broke out at the Stabroek Police Outpost on Thursday last when a prisoner armed himself with a cutlass, chopped off the handcuffs from...

Masked gunmen rob “Cheese Please” customers

Four armed men executed a brazen robbery on a trio who was waiting for their meals outside the popular food outlet “Cheese Please” in...

Teen attacked, chopped while walking along roadway

A teenage construction worker is battling for his life at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) after he was attacked and brutally chopped about...