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Georgetown, Guyana
Friday, May 29, 2020

Rain expected during the next 24 to 48 hrs

- A Tropical Wave is in the Western Atlantic Ocean. At 08:00 hrs local time it was located at approximately 1900 km east...

Gov’t approves $13.4M for Inter-Guiana games

– The Government of Guyana has approved a total of $13.4M to go towards the hosting of the Inter-Guiana games scheduled for Guyana...

Bourda vendors to be temporarily displaced

– The Georgetown City Council is moving ahead with plans to displace some vendors at Bourda to facilitate the demolition of the Bedford...

Albouystown flood relief continues; no aid for businesses

By Jomo Paul – As heavy rains continue throughout the coast of Guyana, residents of Albouystown are being supported by way of flood relief...

Guyana reaches agreement with RUDISA for US$7.72M payment

- The Guyana government has reached an agreement with the Surinamese beverage company, RUDISA International NV, with regard to the repayment of a...

Investors confident in Guyana’s economy – Agri. Minister

- Guyana and Brazil have committed to working closely with each other to realize this country's agriculture potential, especially as it relates to...

ExxonMobil oil find may be 12 times Guyana’s GDP

– An Exxon Mobil Corp. discovery off the coast of Guyana may hold oil and natural gas worth 12 times the South American...

Overseas NGO develops social services centre at Port Mourant

- First Lady, Sandra Granger met with President of the New Jersey Arya Samaj Humanitarian Mission, Suresh Sugrim on Monday, July 19, aimed...

Private sector pledges to hold Gov’t accountable

– President of the Guyana Manufacturing Services Association (GMSA) Norman McLean has pledged to hold the new APNU+AFC government accountable while working to...

“I was not sent on leave” – Sattaur goes on voluntary vacation

By Jomo Paul –Commissioner General of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) Khurshid Sattaur says he has not been asked to proceed on three weeks...

Recent Articles

Hydromet Office predicts heavy rainfall over the next 12-36 hours

The Hydrometeorological Department of the Ministry of Agriculture has reported that heavy and continuous rainfall is anticipated over the next 12-36 hours over Guyana. The...

Guyanese health authorities conducting too many unnecessary COVID-19 tests – PAHO

The Ministry of Public Health is conducting too many unnecessary COVID-19 tests on persons who do not require such testing, says the Pan American...

PAHO projects over 10,000 COVID-19 cases in Guyana if lockdown lifted on June 3

By: Rupa Seenaraine Country Representative of the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), Dr William Adu-Krow has cautioned against completely lifting the current lockdown measures, as...

Woman removed from New Amsterdam Market tests negative for COVID-19

The woman who was on Monday removed from the New Amsterdam Market after it was reported that she is a suspected COVID-19 case has...

OPINION: Salute the “CARICOM Three” for their sacrifice

By Sir Ronald Sanders Here are three heroes of democracy in the 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM): Cynthia Barrow-Giles (St Lucia/Barbados), John Jarvis (Antigua and Barbuda)...

Unofficial crossings at Region One border a serious threat – CMO

The Barima-Waini region, located in the northwestern part of Guyana is at greater risk of positive COVID-19 cases being imported from Venezuela. This is...

World’s oldest man dies

(CNN) Robert Weighton, the world's oldest man, died on Thursday at the age of 112, his family confirmed in a statement. Weighton, a former engineer...

West Indies set to play three-match T20 series in Australia in October

The West Indies are set to play Australia in three T20 Internationals in October, Cricket Australia has announced. According to a schedule released by Cricket...

GTT to re-open Camp & Robb Streets retail outlet

After re-opening several of its retail locations to facilitate bill payments and access to services, the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) will be...

2nd person charged for murder of 68-Y-O security guard

The prime suspect in the murder of the 68-year-old security guard has been remanded to prison. Jermaine DeJonge, 22, of Albouystown, Georgetown, was not required...