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Dozens dead in Indonesia flash floods

At least 58 people have been killed in flash floods in the eastern Indonesian province of Papua. Rescue workers are struggling to reach remote parts...

Harmon discusses sustainable development with Smithsonian Institution  

Minister of State, Joseph Harmon on Thursday met with a delegation from the Smithsonian Institution, the world’s largest museum, education and research complex to...

Increase in diseases, theft since Venezuelan migrants arrived – Indigenous Leaders

As the number of Venezuelan migrants continuously increases, with some 5123 documented in Guyana, Indigenous leaders from Amerindian communities are calling for stricter security...

2021 set for systematic ban of single-use plastics

The year 2021 has been designated for the systematic ban of single-use plastics. This was announced by Minister of State, Joseph Harmon, under whose...

Govt investigating alleged ‘trophy killing’ of jaguar

The recent killing of a jaguar, Guyana’s national animal, has gone viral on social media and has grabbed the attention of Government which has...

Demtoco to publish graphics warning on cigarette packs

The Demerara Tobacco Company Limited is moving full steam ahead to public graphic warning about the dangers of smoking cigarettes and more so, packaging...

Better Hope family evacuates home due to burning tyres

A Better Hope, East Coast Demerara family was forced to evacuate their home on Monday after a businessman set alight a quantity of old...

CDC collaborating with Exxon to roll out Voluntary Emergency Response Team programme

In keeping with their objective to build capacity for disaster risk management, Civil Defence Commission (CDC) in collaboration with ExxonMobil will be rolling out...

Int’l conference on combatting desertification opens in Georgetown

For the next few days, Guyana will be the host of the Review of the Implementation of the Convention (CRIC), spearheaded by the United...

Dry season results in 300 acres of rice being lost in Region 6

An estimated 300 acres of rice has been lost in Region Six, Berbice as a result of the dry prevailing conditions and lack of...

Recent Articles

Several areas experiencing service interruption – GPL

The Guyana Power and Light Incorporated (GPL Inc.) is advising that customers from North Sophia to Success, East Coast of Demerara, are currently experiencing...

Guyana elected to WHO Executive Board

Public Health Minister Volda Lawrence was elected to the Executive Board of the World Health Organisation (WHO), giving Guyana a voice in helping to...

Children who witnessed mother being killed by their father to receive counselling

The children of the 39-year-old woman who was knifed to death by her husband on Thursday last will be receiving counselling. This is according to...

Woman dies in motorbike accident at Mahdia

A 24-year-old woman is now dead after she succumbed to injuries she received in a motorcycle accident at Mahdia, Region Eight. Abidacy Klass od Norton...

Clive Lloyd believes all-rounders will have biggest roles

LONDON, United Kingdom (CMC) — One of the greatest West Indies captains of all time, Sir Clive Lloyd expects all-rounders to play a decisive...

House-to-House Registration: Former GCCI President says GECOM legal advice appears in line with the...

The recent legal opinion by the Guyana Elections Commission’s (GECOM’s) Legal Officer that the expired voters’ list should be refreshed without house-to-house registration continues...

Several injured in High Street accident

Several persons were rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) for medical treatment after the minibuses they were travelling in were involved in...

Mother of 6 dies after eye removed

Sunita Vandyke, the mother of six who recently lost her eye weeks after giving birth at the Suddie Hospital in Region 2, has died. She...

Armed bandits beat, rob Diamond residents during birthday celebration

The birthday celebration of a Diamond Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara resident turned into a nightmare when armed bandits stormed into her house on...

1 confesses to killing “White Boy”

One man has reportedly confessed to killing 23-year-old Patrick Matthew Fraser also called “White Boy”, who was fatally shot at Norton Street, Bagotstown, East...