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Dr Vincent Adams is new head of EPA

Dr. Vincent Adams, an energy expert and scientist, has been appointed Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), effective today (Monday), October 1,...

Six Intl tour operators impressed with Guyana’s wow factor

Six international tour operators from the United Kingdom (UK) and Australia recently completed a familiarisation tour of Guyana through local tour company Wilderness Explorers. The...

Guyana tourism to be marketed by US, German firms- GTA

The Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) has attracted the support of three market representation firms that will assist in introducing Guyana to the world so...

Despite mining, forestry, agriculture Guyana’s land degradation low- GLSC

Guyana's coastline continues to be prone to erosion, saltwater intrusion and flooding continues to be an issue, resulting in lands which should have been...

Port Kaituma receiving new well after high mercury levels found in Kaituma River- GWI

A second well is now being drilled in the Port Kaituma area, North West District (NWD) to bring relief to residents of the said...

Liquid water ‘lake’ revealed on Mars

(BBC) Researchers have found evidence of an existing body of liquid water on Mars. What they believe to be a lake sits under the planet's...

Local fishermen to get oil spill response training – ExxonMobil

Local fishermen could soon be exposed to some “hands-on training” in oil spill response, US oil giant - ExxonMobil said on Tuesday. The company believes...

Venezuela migration, primarily through Barima-Waini being addressed- Citizenship Minister

Minister of Citizenship, Winston Felix, on Monday, convened a multi-agency meeting at the Department of Citizenship, aimed at coordinating a response to the migration...

National Toshaos’ Council blasts Govt for broken promises

The National Toshaos' Council (NTC) conference of 2018 opened on Monday with Chairman Joel Fredericks putting government on blast for a number of unimplemented...

LCDS earned money for Guyana, Green State Strategy will hemorrhage treasury- Jagdeo

...says if PPP elected in 2020 it will be shelved  “It will add cost. I disagree with its fundamental premise. The premise which brings cost...

Recent Articles

Suspect in Eccles execution-style killing arrested in private hospital

One of the alleged perpetrators who shot and killed a young father execution-style on Tuesday night in the vicinity of the two Brothers Service...

No-confidence cases: Submissions filed in the High Court

The various parties in the legal challenges relating to the no-confidence vote have filed and sent out their submissions to the High Court. In one,...

Letter: If GECOM cannot cope then the staff should be replaced

Dear Editor, I want to throw this out there - does it make sense that on one hand the constitution, which is the supreme law...

Four dead in clashes ahead of Venezuela protests

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — At least four people have died following overnight clashes ahead of Wednesday's rival protests in Venezuela by supporters and opponents...

Miner accused of fraud gets bail

A miner found himself before the Court on Wednesday after he allegedly failed to return funds obtained following the sale of car parts to...

West Indies bat first at Bridgetown as England leave out Stuart Broad

ESPNcricinfo- West Indies won the toss and chose to bat on the opening day of the first Test against England in Barbados. England have selected...

PPP/C presidential candidate on the move, begins outreach in Berbice

Newly elected People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) presidential candidate, Irfaan Ali travelled to Berbice, on Tuesday, where he was given a resounding welcome as he...

Man executed in Eccles

A man was on Tuesday evening gunned down in the vicinity of the Two Brothers Service Station, Eccles, East Bank Demerara (EBD) by two...

EYEWITNESS: Dragging their feet…

…but digging their grave It was a bit surprising the PNC’s still insisting the elections be dragged out – via their unilaterally appointed GECOM Chair,...

CCAC preparing legislation to protect rights of customers who shop online

With the use of online shopping vastly expanding, the Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission (CCAC) has taken up the task of expanding its mandate...