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Saturday, September 19, 2020

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...

Consultant: Decisions in oil sector must lead to capacity building

Developing a standardised regulatory framework must go hand in hand with building capacity as Guyana works towards developing its oil and gas sector. Trotman...

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Ambassador LaRocque, Secretary Pompeo had “fruitful” discussions – CARICOM

Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, had “fruitful discussions” with U.S. Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo, at the CARICOM Secretariat Headquarters,...

23-Y-O killed in hit and run outside Mon Repos home 

A 23-year-old man was killed the morning after celebrating his birthday in a hit and run accident outside his Mon Repos, East Coast Demerara,...

WBD man arrested after breaking another’s leg 

Police are investigating an alleged incident of Inflicting Grievous Bodily Harm committed on 23-year-old Devon Ally, a construction worker of Parfaite Harmonie, W.B.D. The incident...

Water truck driver robbed; 15-Y-O in custody   

A driver/salesman delivering water in Cummings Lodge, Greater Georgetown, was attacked and robbed by three persons. During the robbery, which occurred at about 06:30h on...

2 more COVID-19 deaths recorded; total at 64

The Ministry of Health (MOH) regrettably informs that as of 17:00hrs on September 18, 2020, two other persons who tested positive for the novel...

6 new Learning Channels to be established

Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand says six new learning channels will soon be established to allow students across Guyana to access learning programmes virtually,...

People who earn money must be able to keep it – Jagdeo says PPP/C...

In heavily criticising the previous administration's taxation policy, Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo told the National Assembly on Friday that the new Peoples Progressive Party...

Constitutional reform to be a multi-stakeholder effort – AG

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall, today, said the Government intends to keep its manifesto promise on constitutional reform and will...

‘Squandermania at its best’ – Nandlall says of APNU/AFC’s handling of US$8M justice reform...

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall, on Friday, blasted the previous APNU/AFC administration for “squandering” millions of dollars on various projects...

Foreign nationals found on illegal aircraft in Guyana charged

Two of the three foreign nationals who were found aboard one of two illegal aircraft which were discovered at Issano, Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) have...