$5 Billion Govt. housing project gets cabinet approval

The Government of Guyana is moving to roll out its substantial housing project. Minister of State, Joe Harmon announced on Friday that Cabinet through an application from the Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan has given its approval for the construction of some 758 Housing Units in regions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 10. […]

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CARICOM Leaders renew commitment to ensuring CSME is really realised

The 15 Heads of Government of CARICOM have all renewed their commitment to work towards the realisation of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). This is according to Chair of the Community, President David Granger. He made the statement following a caucus on day one of the 28th Inter-session Meeting of the Conference of Heads of […]

GWI rehabilitates over 300 fire hydrants in Georgetown

The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI), in an effort to expand its services to the Guyanese population has rehabilitated over 300 fire hydrants in Georgetown, to create greater access to adequate water supply for the fire service during emergencies. Chief Executive Officer, (CEO), Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI), Dr. Richard Van West-Charles at the opening of a […]

“Dropping of rates means nothing to us” -says MAPM official

The Movement Against Parking Meters, hosted its third protest against the introduction of the parking meter project outside City Hall today. A large crowd gathered once again to make known their disapproval with the City Council’s awarding of a contract to the Smart City Solutions company to introduce parking meters in Georgetown. They maintain that […]

Guyana launches Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

With oil production on the horizon and increased gold production taking place, Guyana is aiming to become a member of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) by the end of 2017 and as part of that move,  the Guyana Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative – Multi-Stakeholder Group (G-EITI MSG) was launched today.  To become an EITI […]

Education Ministry steps up efforts to tackle sex and pornography in schools

Persons who are found to have been sharing pornographic materials of students will be dealt with by the Education Ministry, following ongoing investigations. This was according to Minister within Education Ministry, Nicolette Henry, who made the announcement during a visit to several schools across Georgetown to engage students on the matter. The schools visited are […]

GWI to construct new waste water plant in Georgetown

A wastewater treatment plant is to be constructed in the city, to provide the necessary capacity to address residential and commercial growth. The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) will advance the design and construction of the facility within the next five years, Planning and Implementation Director, Ramchand Jailall explained in an interview with the Government Information […]

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