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Sunday, March 24, 2019

Govt has ‘missed the bus’ where Green State agenda is concerned- Jagdeo

While the general concept of a green state would see emphasis being placed on earning revenues for a country, catalysing different kinds of investments...

Climate forecasting critical to sectoral decisions – CIMH social scientist

Social Scientist at the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology & Hydrology (CIMH) Dr Roche′ Mahon said on Friday that climate forecasting is a critical element...

Guyana to have prevalence surveys on gender-based violence in 2019- CARICOM SG

...says we all have a shared responsibility in achieving gender equality In recognition of November 25, being the International day for the Elimination of Violence...

LGE 2018: Accommodation not provided for disabled persons

No accommodations were effectively put in place across Guyana to facilitate the voting of differently-abled persons at Monday’s Local Government Elections (LGE). When the issue...

Guyana Goldfields production guidance down by 50%

...Net loss for the third quarter of 2018 amounted to US $2.2 million The Guyana Goldfields Inc. reported a 50 per cent downward third...

Sixth water well successfully drilled in Region 9

A sixth well has been successfully drilled at Awaruwaunau in Region Nine, Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo. Drilling commenced October 16, 2018. This follows the completion of...

“Persons need to take climate change seriously” – Lt. Col Craig

Acting Director-General of the Civil Defence Commission, Lieutenant-Colonel Kester Craig urged stakeholders to be more proactive in the fight to mitigate climate change. In an...

25 receive training to cultivate white oyster mushrooms

Twenty-five persons are now equipped with the expertise to cultivate their own crop of white oyster mushrooms following a five-day workshop on the cultivation...

World must slash meat consumption to save climate: study

PARIS, France (AFP) — The world must drastically reduce its meat consumption in order to avoid devastating climate change, scientists said Wednesday in the...

Guyana benefits from UK funded maritime seafloor mapping programme

The Government of Guyana through an agreement with the United Kingdom (UK), has benefited from a Commonwealth Maritime Economics Programme in Hydrographic Surveying. This is...

Recent Articles

PSC urges GECOM to continue election preparations

In light of the Appeal Court’s decision that 34 votes were needed to validly pass the no-confidence motion, the Private Sector Commission (PSC) is...

CCJ fixes case management hearing in challenge of GECOM Chairman’s appointment

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has set a date for a case management hearing in relation to the appeal filed to reverse the...

Chef in ‘hot water’ after police find illegal shotgun in mining camp

Police in ‘F’ Division (Interior Locations) have arrested a chef, who was the lone occupant at a mining camp where an illegal shotgun and...

President Granger’s 1st phase of medical treatment in Cuba successful – medical specialists

-no more chemo treatment, radiotherapy to commence in April  The first phase of President Granger’s medical treatment in the Republic of Cuba has been successfully...

Known felon, other arrested with illegal gun, ammo during high speed chase  

A high speed chase by ranks of the Guyana Police Force on Friday afternoon in the streets of Georgetown led to the arrest of...

Teen miner fatally stabbed by drunk employer

A teenager is now dead after he was allegedly murdered by his employer, who happened to be a close relative. Dead is 19-year-old Dave Boyal,...

ERC calls for prevailing calm among Guyanese

The current political situation in Guyana is not going unnoticed by the Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC) and the entity is calling for the prevailing...

Charrandas Persaud files $30M lawsuit against Ramjattan

Former APNU/AFC Parliamentarian Charrandas Persaud has filed a $30 million lawsuit against Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan for libel committed after the passage of...

“Strange Mathematics” cannot change what is in Guyana’s Constitution – Jagdeo

The Constitution of Guyana is pellucid on what number of votes is needed for the passage of a no-confidence motion; it is a majority...

Sugar worker killed by Africanised bees

A Berbice sugar worker was on Thursday killed by a swarm of Africanised bees as he was clearing bushes. Dead is Rameshwar Poonoo, 31, of...