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Georgetown, Guyana
Monday, August 3, 2020

Mahaica residents not prepared for another flood

Residents in Region Five (Mahaica Berbice) who were severely affected from flooding when the sea defence was breached last year are not prepared for...

Civil Defence Commission issues Flood Advisory

A flood warning is issued for flood-prone areas over the next few days. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Hydrometeorological Service, rainfall accumulation is...

Iwokrama, EMC call for renewed action to conserve biodiversity and protect ecosystems

The following is a joint message from Iwokrama and Environmental Management Consultants (EMC) on the occasion of International Day for Biodiversity where the organisations...

CDC to help family affected after freak storm destroyed their home

Senior Response Officer of the Civil Defence Commission, Captain Salim October has disclosed that the agency is in the process of finalising assistance for...

Essential workers at Zoological Park keep animals safe during COVID-19

“Our Zoo Keepers and other staff here are the real superheroes; they come every single day, not for the money, but the love of...

Face masks now required to enter the Iwokrama Forest Area

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic that is affecting the entire globe and to protect staff of Iwokrama and the Guyana Police Service along with Fair...

Persons involved in illegal practices at Iwokrama Rainforest face $100,000 fine, imprisonment

The Iwokrama International Centre is now mulling the use of cameras and drones to manage the protected rainforest, as illegal activities increase within the...

Fire erupts at Lusignan landfill

A section of the Lusignan landfill on the East Coast of Demerara (ECD) erupted in flames on Wednesday morning. The Communities Ministry confirmed on Thursday...

CDC conducts assessments of flood-impacted communities across the city

The Civil Defence Commission today conducted rapid assessments in some high-risk communities in the Capital City, Georgetown to evaluate the impact of the heavy...

Hydromet Office urges persons to report flooding, overtopping

With the heavy May/June rains already upon us, the Hydrometeorological Department has issued flash flood warnings for flood-prone areas along the coast, urging residents...

Recent Articles

President Ali celebrates Raksha Bandhan with members of Indian High Commission

The High Commission of India in Guyana celebrated Raksha Bandhan today (Monday) with the members of High Commission tying Rakhi to the newly elected...

Carter Center lauds end of Guyana’s election standoff; urges electoral & constitutional reforms

See full statement from the Carter Center:  ATLANTA (Aug. 3, 2020) — The Carter Center commends the Guyana Elections Commission and Chairperson Claudette Singh for...

GDF ranks now subject to directives of Commander-in-Chief Ali – Chief-of-Staff

Chief-of-Staff (ag) of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Brigadier Godfrey Bess has reminded army officers that they are subject to serve the State and...

Full Cabinet to be appointed this week – President Ali

President Dr Irfaan Ali on Monday, disclosed that his full cabinet to carry out the new government’s development agenda will be appointed by the...

Charges against GECOM Chair dropped

The private criminal charges filed against Chair of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Justice (retired) Claudette Singh have been dropped. INews was informed that the...

President Ali meets with employees at Ministry of the Presidency

President Irfaan Ali has met with employees at the Ministry of the Presidency. Dr Ali was sworn in as Guyana's Ninth Executive President during a...

CARICOM congratulates President Ali

See full statement from the Caribbean Community: The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) welcomes the conclusion of the Guyana General and Regional Elections of 2 March 2020...

There is much work to be done – FITUG says in congratulating President Ali

See full statement from the Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Guyana on the swearing in of Dr Irfaan Ali as President of Guyana: The...

GMSA looks forward to working with President Ali in developing Guyana

The Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA) has written President Irfaan Ali, congratulating him on being sworn in and expressed their anticipation in working...

“We’re building a country for every Guyanese” – President Ali

In his inaugural address as President of Guyana, Dr Irfaan Ali committed to Guyanese that he will uphold the Oath of Office he took...