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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Mahdia mulls relocating persons living near creeks

Regional authorities in the Potaro-Siparuni region are considering removing persons who reside in close proximity of creeks, especially in flood-prone areas. This decision comes in...

Oil spill response training wraps up

A three-day oil spill response training workshop wrapped up with members of the Volunteer Emergency Response Team (VERT) programme participating in a simulation exercise...

Wildlife Commission collects jaguar from Lima Sands

The Guyana Wildlife Conservation and Management Commission has confirmed collecting the young female jaguar which was being held at Lima Sands, Essequibo Coast in...

WCD braces for flooding during high tides

…as sections of sea defence remains unrepaired One year ago, the seawall structure along the West Coast of Demerara was hit by massive waves during...

More rainfall expected over next 3 days

After being affected by floodwaters, the township of Mahdia in Region Eight (Potaro-Siparuni), found some relief as the water is slowly receding. On Saturday,...

Floods hit Black Bush Polder

Just one day after regional authorities said that there is no danger of flooding at Black Bush Polder, Berbice, during the rainy season, a...

 Sections of Mahdia under water

Hundreds of residents in the mining town of Mahdia, Region Eight (Potaro/Siparuni) are presently battling with massive flooding in the area thus forcing them...

CDC gets oil spill response gears

The Ministry of the Presidency’s Department of Energy, this morning, handed over a quantity of oil spill response equipment to the Civil Defence Commission...

Jaguar captured at Lima Sands

A jaguar has been captured by residents of Lima Sands, Essequibo Coast. INews understands that the majestic animal was found wandering around the village at...

CDC opens oil spill planning and readiness assessment workshop

The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) this morning, opened an Oil Spill Planning and Readiness Assessment workshop, which is aimed at finalising the Contingency Planning...

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Essequibo teen dies after crying out for ankle pains  

A former student of the Anna Regina Multilateral School died on Monday while receiving medical attention for a pain to the ankle at the...

Boxer who suffered severe brain injury during Friday fight, has died at 28

Russia-born boxer Maxim Dadashev has died from injuries suffered in the ring. He was 28. His death was first confirmed by his trainer James “Buddy”...

Man gunned down at pool party, 2 in custody  

As investigations continue into the shooting to death of a 28-year-old South Sophia, Greater Georgetown resident, the Police have arrested and are currently grilling...

Guyanese registered vessel intercepted with cocaine in BVI

A Guyanese registered vessel was on July 18 last intercepted in Tortola with a total of 95 pounds of cocaine concealed in Thin-set cement. News...

Linden Passport Office yet to open

Almost a year after completion, the newly constructed Linden Passport Office in Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) is yet to be opened to serve members...

New landing equipment for CJIA in 2020

The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCCA) has signed a contract with a Canadian firm to supply the airport with new technical equipment to aid...

6 months jail for man who stole chicken

A 23-year-old man who is accused to stealing some 170 pounds of chicken was today sentenced to serve six months imprisonment for failing to...

PSC says Lowenfield failed to address major concerns raised

The Private Sector Commission in a letter to Chief Executive Officer of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) stated that he has failed to address...

GECOM CEO never advised President voters’ list bloated by 200,000

Chief Elections Officer (CEO) Keith Lowenfield has admitted that he never advised President David Granger that the voters’ list was bloated with 200,000 names,...

High Court denies application for interim order blocking H2H Registration

The High Court on Tuesday denied an application for an interim conservatory order to block the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) from continuing its House...