Cooperative Republic of Guyana
  • Solid Waste Management Strategy nears completion

    Solid Waste Management Strategy nears completion

    ─ Strategy developed through consultations with national, regional and local government, along with private sector DPI, Guyana, Thursday, April 4, 2019 The final draft of the Ministry of Communities’ National Solid Waste Management Strategy has been completed and will come into effect very soon. This is according to Technical Advisor on Waste Management, Ministry of

  • City Council and Communities to address citizens’ concerns

    City Council and Communities to address citizens’ concerns

    ─ Mayor looks forward to communication between M&CC and the Public ─ Tax increase suggested by former solid waste officer DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, March 27, 2019. Issues with garbage disposal, drainage and irrigation and health were addressed by the three main departments of the Georgetown Mayor and City Council (M&CC) Engineering, Solid Waste Disposal and

  • Mabaruma focuses on ports of entry to boost tourism

    Mabaruma focuses on ports of entry to boost tourism

    The township of Mabaruma is setting its eyes on its two main ports of entry to boost its tourism sector. Known to be the Administrative Centre of Region One, Barima/Waini, Mabaruma was one of the four new towns declared by President David Granger. Since attaining township status in 2016, Mabaruma has been making significant strides

  • Committee established for Solid waste management

    Committee established for Solid waste management

    The Mayor and City Council has established a Solid Waste Management Committee to address the concerns and matters relating to solid waste in the city. Solid Wastes Management Director, Walter Narine said the committee has already commenced its work and is expected to present the council with a draft policy.  “That policy will speak to

  • Kumaka ‘waterfront’ vendors to occupy new marketing tarmac

    Kumaka ‘waterfront’ vendors to occupy new marketing tarmac

    Vendors plying their trade at the Kumaka waterfront, in Mabaruma (Region 1), can begin occupying the new Marketing Tarmac as early as March month-end. This is a pioneer project of the maiden Mabaruma Town Council. The project, which began in 2017, saw the construction of 21 stalls by the Ministry of Communities. The Mayor and

  • Congrats to MOC-sponsored Calypso Monarch

    Congrats to MOC-sponsored Calypso Monarch

    The Ministry of Communities would like to express hearty congratulations to Calypso Monarch, Mr. Kenroy Fraser (Mighty Believer) who was sponsored by the Ministry’s Green Generation Guyana (#3G) Sanitation Programme and copped the crown at Friday night’s staging of the finals. Minister of Communities, Ronald Bulkan first heard Mr. Fraser sing at an event in

  • Minister Bulkan hands over equipment to Sophia Primary

    Minister Bulkan hands over equipment to Sophia Primary

    ─ Students will now benefit from a multimedia projector and sports gear. ─ Headteacher grateful for donation. ─ 46 waste disposal receptacles donated as part of ministry’s 3Gs initiative. DPI, Guyana, Thursday, February 14, 2019 Minister Bulkan today handed over several pieces of equipment to the Sophia Primary School on behalf of the Ministry of

  • Rupertee faces a ‘pleasant problem’

    Rupertee faces a ‘pleasant problem’

    – village among the very first to receive its Presidential Grant for 2019 – grants are geared towards boosting economic and social development for Indigenous people in their villages and communities – village to convene urgent meeting to discuss how best to utilise the money, given unexpected intervention of GWI as the grant was initially