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Works on the Kitty seawall sinkhole project are moving apace, and are expected to be completed in June. The sinkhole developed near the Kitty pump station last December, and a $127.1M contract was subsequently...

Deputy Director General of the Civil Defence Commission (CDC), Major Kester Craig said flood waters have receded off the land in Region Eight, but water in the Ireng River remains high. Several farmlands...

First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, urged the Guyana Dental Association to make their footprint more visible through high standards of professionalism and continuous education. The First Lady, who was invited...

A study on Indigenous women and children in Guyana was launched in the Moruca Sub-Region, Region One on Friday by the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs in collaboration with the United Nations...

There is more need for partnership with the Midwives Association of Guyana and other relevant organisations to ensure growth and development of the association. This was highlighted, today, during a conference...

The Ministry of Social Protection’s Sexual and Domestic Violence unit is working to have the Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Acts reviewed for better handling of sexual offences and domestic violence...

Senior Superintended and Crime Chief Wendell Blanhum said investigators have been taking all the appropriate steps to expedite the investigation into the alleged plot to shoot President David Granger. Senior...

Plans are underway to upgrade all the roads on the Essequibo Coast in Region Two to asphaltic structures, and to strengthen the sea and river defences. Sea and river defence works done at Aurora, Region...

First quarter gold declaration is along projected lines to achieve record 700,000 ounces targeted for 2017. Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman, during a recent presentation in Lethem on the...

Guyanese are urged to take full advantage of free screening and testing services available countrywide. These services provide early detection and treatment to a number of Non-Communicable Diseases that...