Daily Archives: 05/12/2021

VIDEO: Moray House Trust: Early Colonial Georgetown – Streamed live on May 8, 2021

An illustrated talk about the history of Georgetown, presented by Wayne Mc Watt

Streamed live on May 8, 2021 from Moray House Trust. Georgetown. Guyana.

Moderator: Isabelle De Caires – Moray House Trust

GUYANA: Illegal Concrete Factory Ordered To Cease Operations Immediately

By abroek News – May 11, 2021 — Company had no EPA or CHPA approval

Principals of the facility (left) in a standoff with Ministry of Housing officials (CH&PA photo)

Proprietors of an illegal industrial facility adjacent to South Ruimveldt Gardens, have been ordered to immediately cease all operations. The company is a foreign-controlled company, Superior Concrete Inc.

Minister of Housing and Water, Collin Croal and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Central Housing & Planning Authority (CH&PA), Sherwyn Greaves, visited the location today, where two men identified as representatives were served with a third Contravention Notice. Croal said that based on the CH&PA’s land use policy, the parcel of land has not been approved for industrial activity and the relevant agencies were not engaged.          Continue reading

GUYANA: “A New Era of Engagement for the Guyanese Diaspora” – May 22, 2021, at 9 AM ECT (1 PM UTC)

Dear Diaspora Organisation,

In keeping with His Excellency President Mohamed Irfaan Ali’s promise to aggressively pursue the involvement of the Diaspora in national development, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation will host its first Virtual Diaspora Conference under the theme “A New Era of Engagement for the Guyanese Diaspora”, on Saturday, May 22, 2021, at 9 AM ECT (1 PM UTC).

The conference will provide a platform for the Government to reaffirm its commitment to Diaspora engagement and to garner feedback from the Diaspora on its plans to engage and involve the Diaspora in Guyana’s development.        Continue reading