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Georgetown, Guyana
Friday, August 7, 2020

Bridge causes massive flooding on highway farms

… farmers call for Govt intervention A section of the flooded farmland on the Soesdyke/Linden Highway Several farmers in the vicinity of Splashmin’s Fun Park, Soesdyke/Linden...

Region 2 flooding- Agri Minister oblivious to the struggles of farmers- AFC Councillor

Agriculture Minister Noel Holder seems to be oblivious to the struggles of farmers in Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) who are severely affected by the widespread...

$30M approved for water harvesting facilities in Region 9

The Government of Guyana is working to ensure that residents of villages in the North Rupununi, Region Nine have a year round water supply....

Natural Resources Ministry brokers one-off deal between Bosai, Rusal

... to ship 24 tonnes of bauxite to China The Natural Resources Ministry says it has assisted in successfully brokering a one-off agreement between...

Environmental Tax will encourage responsible behaviour – Jordan

… as Nandlall highlights duplicity in Customs Amendment Bill Non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverages and water stored in metal, plastic or glass containers will now attract...

MOE supports Iwokrama’s schools climate change awareness workshops

The Iwokrama International Centre (IIC) for Rainforest Conservation and Development, with support from the Government of Guyana and the Ministry of Education, recently embarked...

Barama concessions to be split 4 ways as Govt re-allocating to varied parties

-Deadline for submission of applications is January 20, 2016 Natural Resources Minister, Raphael Trotman, says that his Ministry has begun inviting tenders for forest concessions...

Amaila Falls only realistic path for Guyana – Norway report

…only way for Govt to fulfil its LCDS commitment to UN The independent assessment of the Amaila Falls Hydropower Project (AFHP) has revealed that the...

EXPOSED:  Granger-led gov’t  confirms ‘devotion’ to LCDS programme spearheaded by Jagdeo

Norway report The APNU/AFC coalition government has “confirmed its devotion” to the Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS), which was the brainchild of former President...

Flooding halts Christmas Celebrations in Region 2

– 3 pumps need maintenance By Indrawattie Natram The Christmas celebrations for residents of Region Two had to be halted due to flood water flowing into...

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