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Monday, November 18, 2019

Govt, private sector discuss relief efforts for hurricane-hit Bahamas

The Private Sector Commission (PSC) has assured that “all stops will be pulled out” to send aid to the hurricane-ravaged The Bahamas. This assurance was...

Oil spill response 90% completed

Guyana’s National Oil Spill Response Contingency Plan which is ninety percent complete is being drafted by local experts in key sectors. In an exclusive interview...

India awaiting new licensing round for Guyana’s oil blocks

Indian companies are eagerly awaiting a fresh round of licensing for oil blocks offshore Guyana. This is according to Indian High Commissioner to Guyana Dr...

PPP urges full support for The Bahamas

The Peoples Progressive Party (PPP) is urging full support for hurricane-hit Bahamas. See full statement below: The People’s Progressive Party and all Guyanese extend our sympathy...

GBTI commits $3M towards Bahamas Hurricane Relief

The Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry Limited (GBTI) today announced a substantial three million dollars in hurricane relief to The Bahamas. In addition, the...

Guyana preparing to help hurricane-hit Bahamas

The Government of Guyana through the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) has activated its response mechanism to facilitate assistance and support for the Caribbean island...

Damaged Harbour Bridge causes garbage build-up in Georgetown

With garbage disposal trucks stuck on the West Coast of Demerara (WCD), refuse is beginning to pile up in the capital city. The issue is...

Another fire erupts at Waikin Ranch in Region 9

Less than four months after experiencing a devastating fire which led to the death of several animals and destroyed both flora and fauna in...

GWI to get US$17M loan to improve water supply countrywide

The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) will soon receive a loan of US$17M from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) to improve the water supply across...

100 families affected after Region 10 freak storm

A freak storm ripped through several communities of Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) this morning (Saturday, August 24, 2019), leaving in its wake the mass...

Recent Articles

Headless body of Brazilian found in Lethem

The headless body of a Brazilian man was discovered in Lethem, Region Nine (Upper Takatu-Essequibo) on this morning (Sunday, November 17, 2019) and police...

PPP to launch full elections manifesto in January

The People’s Progressive Party will be formally launching its manifesto for the next year’s March 2 General and Regional Elections sometime in January. This was...

“We cannot allow ourselves to fall victim to corruption” – UG valedictorian

…history created as 2 valedictorians attain perfect score …as 1985 students graduate Nineteen hundred and eighty-five (1985) students on Saturday graduated from the University of Guyana...

“We feel neglected” – retrenched sugar workers

…disheartened after “outsiders” granted 100 acres of land …and none to them as promised Closing the estates was one of the most tragic news for workers...

Fmr acting CJ Ian Chang dies

Former acting Chief Justice, Ian Chang, died this evening (Saturday, November 16, 2019) after a losing a battle with cancer. At the time of his...

Armed bandits rob employees of city business

A group of employees attached to a paint establishment located on Water Street, Georgetown, were robbed by three armed bandits this morning (Saturday, November...

GECOM dismisses over 13,000 unsubstantiated objections in Region 5

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has rejected objections to a total of over 13,000 names being on the voters’ list in Region Five and...

THAG resounded calls for ban on wildlife trade

Officials of the Tourism and Hospitality Association of Guyana (THAG) are continuing to press for the trade and commercial use of wildlife to be...

Berbice woman busted with 5lbs ganja

Ranks on duty at the Berbice River Bridge Police Checkpoint this morning (Saturday, November 16, 2019) arrested a 48-year-old woman after she was found...

Over 600 murders recorded in Guyana from 2015

A whopping 631 murders were recorded in the country between the year 2015 and the November, 2019, the Guyana Police Force (GPF) said. In 2015,...