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Georgetown, Guyana
Thursday, September 19, 2019

Lamaha Springs’ residents decry deplorable condition of roads

Residents of Lamaha Springs, Georgetown are calling on City Hall and the Public Infrastructure Ministry to look into their road woes as heavy-duty trucks...

‘Hefty fines, jail time for illegal hunting’ – Wildlife Commission warns

The Guyana Wildlife Conservation Management Commission (GWCMC) is urging members of the public and more specifically miners and those that encroach on the habitat...

Over 120 rice farmers’ crops ruined due to breach at Mahaicony

– Govt commences corrective work, will take time to fix Over 120 rice farmers in several villages in Mahaicony are beginning to count their losses...

$450M contract awarded for hydropower plant at Chiung River

An estimated $450M contract was awarded for the supply and installation of a 150KW hydropower plant at the Chiung River at Kato Village, Region...

Sale of part of Demerara River: Land close to shore base location now worth...

…as PPP questions strategic land grab at expense of ordinary Guyanese …calls for Police investigation into massive GL&SC land distribution Attempts by the Guyana Lands and...

Exxon’s first FPSO vessel to depart for Guyana next month

As ExxonMobil prepares for first oil early next year, its first Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel, Liza Destiny, is expected to set...

Eco Atlantic estimates 4 billion barrels of oil in Orinduik Block

Eco Atlantic, which is preparing to drill two wells in the Orinduik Block offshore Guyana, has estimated that there might be four billion barrels...

Climate Change stakeholders benefit from capacity building workshop

The Office of Climate Change (OCC), in collaboration with the Coalition for Rainforest Nations (CfRN), this morning, commenced a two-day inventory training on reporting...

City gets face-lift for Ghana’s President State visit

As Guyana prepares for the State Visit of Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo Addo, the Capital city has received a face lift. Town Clerk (ag) Sharon...

EPA wants funding to test air quality

Although air pollution is a “major concern” for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which falls under the Natural Resources Ministry, the entity is not...

Recent Articles

Jagdeo says Sept. 18 was ‘red line’ day; calls for decisive action from GECOM...

Exactly three months after the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) validated the December 21, 2018 passage of the No-Confidence Motion (NCM) against the Coalition...

GECOM Chair to advise President on elections tomorrow

Chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Justice Claudette Singh has committed to advising President David Granger on the entity's readiness to have elections. See...

Guyana’s first E-Library launched at North Georgetown Secondary School

The North Georgetown Secondary School celebrated its 50th anniversary in grand style by launching the country's first e-library, which costs some $10.5M. This innovative project...

Truck driver in fatal Agricola accident charged

Danion Welcome, the driver of the truck involved in the horrific accident at Agricola Public Road, Greater Georgetown, that claimed the life of seven-year-old...

India announces ban on e-cigarettes

(BBC) India's cabinet has announced a ban on the production, import and sale of electronic cigarettes, saying they pose a risk to health. An executive...

CPL 2019: Lewis and Khan guilty of Code of Conduct breach

During Match 14 of the 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League both Evin Lewis of the St Kitts & Nevis Patriots and Ali Khan of...

Pensioner dies in Corriverton fire

An 85-year-old man perished in a fire at his home at Scottsburg, Corriverton, Region Six. Stanley Brown, an amputee, was trapped in the upper-flat of...

Leopold St. residents start fire to protest killing of man allegedly by police

Residents of Leopold Street, Georgetown this morning took to the street burning objects, protesting the shooting to death of a fellow resident, allegedly by...

“I’m uncomfortable with a restricted Govt” – Pres. Granger

President David Granger this morning said he is not comfortable having to run a caretaker government which has a lot of restrictions on its...

King says no decision yet on if he will return as Town Clerk

Days after the High Court reversed the dismissal of Former Town Clerk Royston King, paving the way for him to be reinstated at the...