Category: Press Releases

Agri. Minister commits to conducting urgent drainage works in Buxton/Friendship

Agri. Minister commits to conducting urgent drainage works in Buxton/Friendship

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 27, 2021

Farmers of the Buxton/Friendship, East Coast Demerara will soon benefit from much-needed upgrades to their communities’ drainage and irrigation system. ... Read More

Agri. Minister hands over planting material, tools to boost agriculture in Hururu

Agri. Minister hands over planting material, tools to boost agriculture in Hururu

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 27, 2021

Minister of Agriculture, Zulfikar Mustapha, MP, on Tuesday made good on his promise to provide assistance, when he presented a ... Read More

Court dismisses Colwyn Harding claims – awards $1M costs against him

Court dismisses Colwyn Harding claims – awards $1M costs against him

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 27, 2021

From:          Attorney General’s Chambers Headline: Court dismisses Colwyn Harding claims - awards $1M costs against him   Subject:      Claims ... Read More

Cash grants testament to Government’s commitment to education development – PM

Cash grants testament to Government’s commitment to education development – PM

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 26, 2021

Prime Minister, Brigadier (Ret’d), The Honourable Mark Phillips has said that the reintroduction of the "Because We Care" cash grant programme ... Read More

‘Let’s put the traffickers behind bars’ – Minister Persaud

‘Let’s put the traffickers behind bars’ – Minister Persaud

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 26, 2021

- at training of remigrants Minister of Human Services and Social Security, Dr. Vindhya Persaud MP has said the Counter-Trafficking ... Read More

Region Four CPGs trained in anger management, conflict resolution

Region Four CPGs trained in anger management, conflict resolution

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 26, 2021

- training to continue in other regions MEMBERS of the Region Four (Demerara/Mahaica) Community Policing Groups (CPG) recently benefitted from ... Read More

NDIA to commence works on blocked drains in Light Town

NDIA to commence works on blocked drains in Light Town

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 26, 2021

- Agri. Minister tells farmers Govt’s assistance to return to land guaranteed Residents of Light Town on the East Bank ... Read More

Region Five flood affected residents welcome Because We Care cash grant

Region Five flood affected residents welcome Because We Care cash grant

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 26, 2021

Residents of the Mahaicony River was hit by one of the country’s worst floods in May-June of this year; in ... Read More

Agri. Minister tells NDIA to hold payments after Plegt Anker residents complain of incomplete works

Agri. Minister tells NDIA to hold payments after Plegt Anker residents complain of incomplete works

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 25, 2021

- says contractors should assess works before tendering - rehabilitation works on Crown Dam to commence within a week Agriculture ... Read More

World Drowning Prevention Day

World Drowning Prevention Day

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 25, 2021

GOING BLUE FOR WORLD DROWNING PREVENTION DAY Message from the Minister of Health- Dr. Frank Anthony On April 28, 2021, ... Read More

Min. Croal commissions $20M Water distribution system in St. Ignatius, Reg. 9

Min. Croal commissions $20M Water distribution system in St. Ignatius, Reg. 9

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 24, 2021

Just over a month ago, a contract was inked to the tune of $ 20 million for the upgrading of ... Read More

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