Cooperative Republic of Guyana
  • Contracts Totalling Approx. G$110M Signed for Execution of Water Supply Improvement Projects

    Contracts Totalling Approx. G$110M Signed for Execution of Water Supply Improvement Projects

    Georgetown, Guyana: Four Contracts, totalling over GYD$110 Million were signed on Monday, December 9, 2019, signalling the undertaking of water supply improvement projects to be done in Fly Hill, Kwaimatta, Shulinab, Wowetta and Aranaputa, Region 9. The contracts were signed among the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI), Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF), Caribbean Engineering and Management

  • New capital towns leading in development

    New capital towns leading in development

    The four capital towns established by His Excellency President David Granger in the hinterland regions are moving steadfastly towards development, Minister of Communities, Hon Ronald Bulkan said on Thursday. Following the restoration of local democracy through the long overdue Local Government Elections (LGE) in 2016, President Granger named Bartica, Lethem and Mabaruma and Mahdia as

  • 14,000 land titles distributed over 4 years – Min Bulkan reveals

    14,000 land titles distributed over 4 years – Min Bulkan reveals

    Over the last four years, the Coalition Government, through the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) has delivered some 14,000 land titles; a representation of close to 4000 titles per annum. This was revealed by Minister of Communities, Hon Ronald Bulkan today. Providing an overview of his ministry’s work, which includes housing and water, Minister

  • Govt providing technical support to LGOs

    Govt providing technical support to LGOs

    Several municipalities are receiving technical support as the central government looks to decentralise the delivery of public services further. A two-day workshop organised by the Ministry of Communities opened on Wednesday for representatives from the Guyana Association of Municipalities and five selected municipalities. The aim is to foster greater local involvement in social and economic

  • M&CC Councillors get support training

    M&CC Councillors get support training

      ─ in local governance and accountability DPI, Guyana, Thursday, October 17, 2019 Councillors of the Mayor and City Council (M&CC), on Thursday, participated in a booster training to build their capacity in local governance and accountability. Convened by the Ministry of Communities, the one-day meeting engaged councillors and administrators of the M&CC, on their

  • Roads, street lights, 8-hr water supply for Ituni

    Roads, street lights, 8-hr water supply for Ituni

    ― GWI, Ministries of Communities, Agriculture carrying out works in the community Residents of Ituni, Upper Demerara-Berbice are now receiving up to eight hours of water supply following the installation of a well in their community by the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI). Community Development Officer (CDO) Keisha Mc Kane, related that prior to the completion

  • Roundtable financial sessions for LDOs

    Roundtable financial sessions for LDOs

    Roundtable financial sessions for LDOs Apr 29, 2019 Government, Ministry of Communities, News ─ govt aims to institute a standardised system of financial management across municipalities DPI, Guyana, Monday, April 29, 2019 The Ministry of Communities, this morning, commenced a two-day training session on financial management for Local Democratic Organs (LDOs). The session was opened