The Preliminary Report of the Commission of Inquiry (COI) to probe the fire at the Hadfield Street Drop In Centre, which resulted in the deaths of two young children, was today handed over to Minister of State, Joseph Harmon, at the Ministry of the Presidency by Commissioner, Retired Colonel Windee Algernon.
The National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) on Wednesday inked two contracts totaling $21.5M with S&K Construction Services to improve river defence on the coastland, a release from the Ministry of Agriculture said.
Residents in Campbellville, Georgetown will soon be relieved of drainage problems as the Ministry of Public Infrastructure is currently working along with the Mayor and City Council (M&CC) to address this issue, GINA said.
Windies captain Jason Holder (left) and Indian captain Virat Kohli posing with the trophy on the first day of the first Seagram’s Royal Stag Test Match between West Indies and India at Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground, Antigua yesterday.
The Guyana Oil Company in collaboration with Tradewind Tankers yesterday officially handed over a newly constructed music room to the Covent Garden Primary School which is located in the school’s compound, Covent Garden, EBD.
Vigil held for Linden trio killed in 2012: Scores turned out at the Wismar-Mackenzie Bridge on Monday for a candlelight vigil to commemorate the lives of the three Lindeners—Shemroy Boyea, Ron Somerset and Alan Lewis—who were shot dead on July 18, 2012 during the Linden protest.
Former President Bharrat Jagdeo (right) has urged the FAO’s Committee on Forests (COFO) to play a more active role in the implementation of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals related to rests and food security, a release from his office said today.