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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...

Commonwealth SG calls for greater unity on climate change

LONDON, United Kingdom (CMC) – Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, has called for more action to deal with the impact of climate change as the...

“We are quite alarmed” – Trotman on Amazon fires

Guyana’s Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman has expressed grave concerns over the record rate at which fires have been affecting the Amazon Rainforest in...

Consultations begin on construction of VIP latrines

A consultation session has begun among stakeholders in the construction sector regarding the developing of Ventilated Improved Pit (VIP) latrines. VIP latrines are an improvement...

Mechanics can be fined $100,000 for irresponsible dumping

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is warning persons to desist from dumping waste irresponsibly as this can lead to imprisonment or a fine of...

Amazon rainforest burning at record rate

  Brazil's Amazon rainforest has seen a record number of fires this year, according to new data from the country's space research agency. The National...

Bids received for upgrade of zoo

Guyana’s lone Zoological Park, located within the Botanical Gardens on Vlissengen Road, Georgetown, will soon be upgraded with bids in excess of $5 million...

Region Three communities flooded

Several communities in Region Three (Essequibo Islands West Demerara) are now under water owing to the heavy rainfall Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. Water rose...

CDC monitoring flooding at Eteringbang

Several parts of Eteringbang in Region Seven (Cuyuni Mazaruni) have been flooded due to the persistent rainfall over the past few days. The Civil Defence...

Essequibo residents discuss oil and gas

Residents of Essequibo were recently given an opportunity to join the conversation on how citizens can influence the way in which Guyana’s oil and...

Recent Articles

Bandits attempt to break into GWI’s Chesney Office

An attempted robbery was carried out at the Guyana Water Incorporated’s Chesney, Berbice Office on Tuesday night. The security officer on shift reported that the...

Govt to remedy safety breaches on Sheriff Street/Mandela Avenue Project

The Public Infrastructure Ministry will be picking up the slacks after the Chinese contractor, SINOHYDRO, failed to implement some of its contractual obligations such...

Nonpareil family counting losses after bandits broke into their home for fourth time

Members of a Nonpareil, East Coast Demerara family are still counting their losses after bandits broken into their home for the fourth time and...

CCJ President praises Justice Chang’s contribution to the development of Guyanese and Caribbean jurisprudence

The President of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Justice Adrian Saunders has stated that the former acting chief justice of Guyana, Ian Chang,...

Granger raps AFC for threatening to begin elections campaign without APNU

Leader of the A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) David Granger has rapped the Alliance For Change (AFC) for threatening to begin its elections...

GTT warns against scammers

GTT is urging all subscribers to be cautious of scammers as 'criminally-minded' persons may be devising ways in which to cash in with the...

21-yr-old jailed for assisting father to escape from custody

A 21-year-old farmer who helped his father to escape from lawful custody was on Wednesday sentenced to one year in prison. Samuel Domingo, of South...

Mahaica residents battling with flood aftermath

Almost two months after villages along the East Coast of Demerara (ECD) were inundated due to a breach in the sea defence, residents are...

Windies Women clash with India in final T20 at Providence today

By Brandon Corlette West Indies Women had their last taste of victory against India Women in T20 Internationals since November 2016. While the West Indies...

Over 18 containers shipped to Guyana under GA-FDD radar

In excess of 18 containers shipped to Guyana is under the radar of the Government Analyst Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD), it said in...