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Saturday, August 8, 2020

CDC conducts assessments of flood-impacted communities across the city

The Civil Defence Commission today conducted rapid assessments in some high-risk communities in the Capital City, Georgetown to evaluate the impact of the heavy...

Hydromet Office urges persons to report flooding, overtopping

With the heavy May/June rains already upon us, the Hydrometeorological Department has issued flash flood warnings for flood-prone areas along the coast, urging residents...

Iwokrama Forest retains coveted FSC certification

The Iwokrama International Centre for Rain Forest Conservation and Development (Iwokrama) has announced that it has received confirmation that the Iwokrama Forest has retained...

GPL contains “minor” fuel spill at Kingston Complex

An oil spill was discovered today within the compound of the Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL Inc.) Kingston Power Complex. A small amount of...

We can become guardians of our diminishing coastline – Reel Guyana

By Lakhram Bhagirat Among the constants in the universe, change is a big one. Though change is most welcomed, some forms of that very change...

Earth Day 2020: EMC joins call for global climate action

The following is a message from the Environmental Management Consultants (EMC) on the occasion of Earth Day 2020:  Environmental Management Consultants (EMC) joins the international...

Parks, gardens to be closed for Easter Weekend

In an effort to contain the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Protected Areas Commission and the National Parks Commission (PAC/NPC) announced on Wednesday,...

Leatherback turtle found dead at Number 63 Beach

A leatherback turtle was on Monday morning discovered on the Number 63 Beach, Corentyne, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne). The leatherback turtle, a protected species in...

Authorities rescue stranded sea turtle at Kitty Seawall

A juvenile green sea turtle which was recently stranded at the Kitty Seawall has been rescued and returned to its natural habitat. The marine creature...

Guyana records deforestation rate of over 9000 hectares for 2018

mining dominates as main driver of deforestation A key report recently released by the Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC) has shown that for last year,...

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CGX announces multiple high potential oil leads in Corentyne Block

CGX Energy Inc through CGX Resources Inc, operator of the Corentyne Block offshore Guyana, on Thursday, said that it has completed a preliminary evaluation...

Minister Indar calls for urgent fix to Mahaica sea defence breach

Minister within the Ministry of Public Works, Deodat Indar, on his second day in office, visited the breached sea defence site at Content and...

Govt to review all State land leases issued by APNU/AFC Coalition after No-Confidence Motion

Head of the Guyana Lands and Survey Commission (GL&SC) Trevor Benn no longer has the authority to approve the leasing of State lands. This is...

Cops seeking Soesdyke man in relation to abduction 

A Kuru Kururu, Soesdyke, Linden Highway, man is wanted by ranks of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) in relation to a case of abduction. Miguel...

Miner arrested after threatening to kill dredge owner

A 33-year-old miner of Post Office Street, Grove East Bank Demerara (EBD), has landed himself in hot water after he allegedly threatened to kill...

AG assures no witch-hunting but affirms that any ‘unlawful conduct’ will be swiftly addressed

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Anil Nandlall today met with the Professional, Managerial, Clerical and Secretarial staff of the Ministry of Legal...

President Ali convenes first official Cabinet meeting

President Dr Irfaan Ali today convened his first official Cabinet meeting at the Office of the President. Just days after taking the Oath of Office,...

Suriname’s Santokhi coming to Guyana for President Ali’s inauguration

Suriname’s President, Chan Santokhi is expected to attend the inauguration ceremony of Guyana’s 9th Executive President, Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali, on Saturday, August 8,...

Environmentalist gives President Ali’s Cabinet thumbs up

Environmentalist Annette Arjoon has fully endorsed President Irfaan’s Ali Cabinet as “a good mixture” of competent Guyanese who are very capable of ensuring the...

Air India jet breaks in two in Kerala killing 16

(BBC) An Air India Express plane with 191 people on board has crashed at an airport in the southern state of Kerala, killing at...