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Friday, July 3, 2020

Draft solid waste management strategy unveiled for consultations

Solid waste continues to be a risk to Guyana and the Ministry of Communities is moving ahead with its solid waste management strategy to...

Region 7 hit by another violent storm

…no school in Kako village In less than one month, at least three villages in Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) have been devastated by violent storms, leaving...

Largest asteroid in a century to whiz by Earth on Friday

(AFP) — The largest asteroid in more than a century will whiz safely past Earth on Friday at a safe but unusually close distance...

US$50M bauxite project for Bonasika

Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, on Thursday, received a courtesy call from Executive members of the First Bauxite Corporation (FBX) at the Ministry...

Jawalla freak storm: Emergency supplies flown in

CDC assessing situation Following Friday’s freak storm in Jawalla, Region 7, that claimed the life of a pregnant woman, the Guyana Civil Defence...

Exxon teams up with Communities Ministry – building communities’ solid waste management capacity

The Ministry of Communities is building the capacity of regional democratic organs to provide waste management services, according to the Department of Public Information. This...

Region 9 flooding: No major disease outbreak as water rising in North Rupununi

… additional drugs expected soon – Regional Chairman Floodwaters in the North Rupununi continue to rise rapidly as rain continues to batter parts of Region...

Brazil rivers ‘backing up’ causing continued flooding in Region 9- Holder

In about two weeks’ time, Guyana and Brazil could have a joint border committee set up to look at the effects of the excessive...

Better strategy sought after for weather/Climate information dissemination

The Hydrometeorological service through the National Weather Watch Centre in Timehri is seeking to have the weather and climate information disseminated in a timely...

US$650,000 grant for Bartica ‘Green Town’ project

launch set for today In light of Guyana’s overarching sustainable development achievements through the adaptation of the “go green” approach, the Government of Italy...

Recent Articles

Court issues summons for Lowenfield after ducking service of private criminal charges

The Georgetown Magistrates' Court this morning issued a summons for embattled Chief Elections Officer Keith Lowenfield to be served and appear before the court...

Fraud, misconduct charges against Lowenfield for court hearing today

The Georgetown Magistrates' Court will today hear the private criminal charges filed against Chief Elections Officer Keith Lowenfield for fraud and misconduct. Desmond Morian, a...

Cyclist dies after struck down by minibus

A man who is yet to be identified was on Thursday afternoon killed after he was struck down by a minibus at Nonpareil, East...

Young GDF Officer to study at US Coast Guard Academy

Second Lieutenant Orwin Austin on Thursday departed Guyana for the USA where he will attend the United States Coast Guard Academy. The 22-year-old officer clinched...

Ramkarran asks CCJ to rule that recount results are “valid”

Senior Counsel Ralph Ramkarran has asked the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) to make a final determination on the “valid” results of the March...

NGSA concludes with mixed reaction from students

By: Shemar Alleyne Grade Six students today breathed a sigh of relief now that the National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA) has concluded. They now wait, with...

Armed bandits shoot, rob Charlestown businessman

A 56-year-old businessman is now gunshot wounds to the abdomen and right thigh following a robbery on Wednesday at his place of business at...

‘Sue me if you want’ – Manickchand tells unrepentant Lowenfield

Peoples Progressive Party/ Civic (PPP/C) Executive Member, Priya Manickchand, has alleged that the “behaviour” of Chief Elections Officer, Keith Lowenfield, in which he unilaterally...

Kitty business gets 5 acres of ECD land

Premier Sales and Services Inc, located at Pike Street, Kitty, Georgetown has benefited from five acres of land at Goedverwagting and Sparendaam on the...

Navigant Builders/Windsor Estates claims land transaction awaiting new Govt

  Navigant Builders Inc, the developers of Windsor Estates said that it has put on hold its luxury housing development project at Ogle, East Coast...