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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Wakenaam flooding: Koker door replaced by CDC, Region 3 administration

A swift response on Wednesday, from the Regional Administration of Region Three, the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) and Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC) prevented a...

CARICOM reaffirms support for Guyana’s sovereignty, territorial integrity in face of Venezuela threat

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) says it views with grave concern the reported interception by the Venezuelan navy on Saturday, 22 December 2018 of a...

Remapping of Guyana to begin in 2019- GLSC

Commissioner of the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GLSC), Trevor Benn, at the Commission’s annual end-of-year press briefing on Monday said plans are in...

Region urged to prepare for ‘big’ quake

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The head of the seismic Research centre (SRC) at the St Augustine campus of the University of the...

Cevons, Puran Brothers to resume collection after meeting with Central Govt, M&CC

Cevons Waste Management and Puran Brothers Disposal are expected to resume garbage collection in the city, after assurances that they will be paid outstanding...

Massy to train mechanics to convert cars to run on cooking gas

Come next year technicians across Guyana will be involved in training geared towards equipping them with the knowledge of converting cars which use gasoline...

Govt has ‘missed the bus’ where Green State agenda is concerned- Jagdeo

While the general concept of a green state would see emphasis being placed on earning revenues for a country, catalysing different kinds of investments...

Climate forecasting critical to sectoral decisions – CIMH social scientist

Social Scientist at the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology & Hydrology (CIMH) Dr Roche′ Mahon said on Friday that climate forecasting is a critical element...

Guyana to have prevalence surveys on gender-based violence in 2019- CARICOM SG

...says we all have a shared responsibility in achieving gender equality In recognition of November 25, being the International day for the Elimination of Violence...

LGE 2018: Accommodation not provided for disabled persons

No accommodations were effectively put in place across Guyana to facilitate the voting of differently-abled persons at Monday’s Local Government Elections (LGE). When the issue...

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“Gun Youth” gunned down in East La Penitence

An East La Penitence man was on Monday evening gunned down while walking on a dam in the area. The dead man has been identified...

CXC to consider petition for Mathematics resit following breaches

The Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) is to consider a petition call­ing for all stu­dents to re-sit the 2019 CSEC Maths ex­ams fol­low­ing se­ri­ous breach­es...

Handling pressure, not conditions, the challenge at the World Cup – Virat Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli believes handling the pressure "is the most important thing in the World Cup and not necessarily the conditions". He said...

Guyanese killed after motorcycle slams into garbage truck in Queens NY

A Guyanese biker was on Tuesday evening killed while his friend is rendered critical after the motorcycle on which they were travelling slammed into...

Jailed MPs attend Spain parliament opening

Five Catalan separatist politicians - currently on trial accused of rebellion - have taken their seats in the Spanish parliament under discreet police...

Gunmen cart off $1.2M in cash, jewellery from Bartica businesswoman

Two armed and masked men executed a daring daylight robbery on Monday at 7th Street and 4th Avenue Bartica, Region Seven during which they...

NIS reserves expected to be exhausted in 2021

As far back as 2016, the actuary review into the finances of the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) had warned that repeat deficits may bring...

“Justice served” – mother of brothers killed during robbery

The mother of two men, Harricharran and Premcharran Samaroo, who were killed reportedly at the hands of one of the suspected bandits killed on...

Blackout hits Demerara, Berbice; GPL apologises

Residents in the Demerara and Berbice region have been hit with blackout. The power outage comes at a time when scores of persons are getting...

Man charged with murder of ex-wife Zaila Sugrim

A 38-year-old businessman was hauled before Magistrate Zameena Ali at the Leonora Magistrate’s Court to answer to the capital offence of murder. Ryan Sugrim is...