The police have held a driver who they say is responsible for the death of a carpenter, who was lying on a Herstelling, East Bank Demerara cross street when he was run over by a car on Saturday afternoon.
The Ministry of Communities on Saturday launch-ed its “Ten Thousand Trees Planting (3TP) Project” at the West Indian Housing Scheme Park in Bartica under the theme, “Plant a tree for you and me building communities from people up.”
According to DPI/ GINA, Minister of Com-munities, Ronald Bulkan urged the residents to actively participate in this project which will contribute in making Bartica the ideal green town and create sustainability of the community.
Housewives in the Wales community, West Bank Demerara are at their wit’s end on how to make ends meet with the little money that they have been surviving on since the estate closed its sugar operations in December.
Floodwater in a string of villages along the East Coast of Demerara (ECD) has been slowly receding and residents believes this is as a result of a cessation of rainfall on Saturday night into Sunday rather than any step taken by the government.
The Chinese company, Guyana Manganese Inc., is gearing up to start preparatory work at its mining site at Matthews Ridge, North West District, before the ending of next month and is seeking operators for heavy-duty equipment.
The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) remains in possession of some twenty-six dredges seized last month during a raid in the Kaieteur National Park (KNP) and there is complete silence from it, the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Protected Areas Commission (PAC) on what happens next.
Even with a budget of $80 million and a commitment from the United Nations to offer both technical and financial support, the APNU+AFC government has made no concrete efforts to realize constitutional reform.
The Government of Guyana is mourning the passing of Dr. Ivor S. Mitchell, former Managing Director of Guyana Office for Investment (GO-Invest) and Professor of Marketing at the Clark Atlanta University.