The Maritime Administration Department (MARAD) observed World Maritime Day 2018 by honouring passenger boat operators.

At a simple ceremony held at MARAD’s Port and Harbour Division, Stabroek Square, more than a dozen speedboat operators who ply the Wakenaam, Bartica, Parika, Supernaam, Leguan and Georgetown routes were presented plaques for their exemplary safety practices and commitment to service by the Minister within the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Annette Ferguson, a...

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Residents of South Rupununi can now travel with ease in and out of their communities following the repairs of several roads in various communities.

The relief came within three weeks following diligent work by the Ministry of Public Infrastructure to repair access roads and bridges to facilitate the collaborative drilling of wells in South Rupununi, by the Brazilian and Guyanese armies. 

Hinterland Engineer, Jeffrey Walcott explained to the Department of Public Inf...

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Residents of Wakenaam Island are basking in newly installed led lights around the Island community. In keeping with an announcement previously made by Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson, the first batch of lights and were installed.

The installation of the energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly led lights came amidst years of there being no street lights on the island, residents’ complaints and government’s ‘Green Agenda’ which seeks to ensure that the coun...

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There was nothing but high praises from incoming passengers at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) who were processed using the facility’s new Arrivals Terminal which became fully operational today.

Passengers on the incoming flights this morning were warmly greeted by the sweet sound of steel pan music and a taste of Guyana’s rich culture. 

The Department of Public Information (DPI) had the opportunity to speak with some of the passengers who lauded the ...

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The Guyana Power and Light Incorporated (GPL Inc.) is working to create redundancy lines in its network at Anna Regina in order to improve services to health institutions in Region Two.

This was highlighted by GPL’s Chief Executive Officer, Albert Gordon during a multi-stakeholder meeting over the weekend at the Regional Office in Anna Regina. This revelation came on the heels of challenges reportedly experienced at health centres and the district hospital during power outages. Read more

Residents of Wallers Delight on the West Coast of Demerara are now free from saltwater intrusion as more than 800 meters of riprap sea-defence works have been completed.

The project, which commenced in November 2017, was completed in three phases. BK International has executed 300 and 260 meters respectively of riprap sea-defence in two phases and Toolsie Persaud Construction completed another 300 meters.

Speaking with the Department of Public Information (DPI) Ministry...

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The Ministry of Public Infrastructure is putting measures in place to quickly address some residents’ concerns, as it optimises the final design for the new bridge at Moruca.

Speaking with the Department of Public Information (DPI), Hinterland Engineer, Jeffrey Walcott explained that the geotechnical investigation for the new bridge was completed last July, and the ministry has since been working on the final design.

The aim, he said, is to deliver a functional and resi...

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Road works on Sheriff Street (Rupert Craig Highway to David St)

The Ministry of Public Infrastructure wishes to advise the general public that the construction works have commenced on Sheriff Street, between Rupert Craig Highway to David Street.

Traffic will be monitored in order to minimize disruptions during the peak periods of 07:00hrs to 09:00hrs, and 15:00 to 17:00hrs.

Road users are advised to, as best as possible, avoid...

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Minister of Public Infrastructure David Patterson has reportedly assured the Private Sector Commission (PSC) that current repairs to the Linden to Lethem road will be completed by the end of August.

In a press statement, the PSC noted that on Friday, Patterson and a team from his ministry, which included Minister in the Ministry, Annette Ferguson, held wide-ranging discussions with a delegation from the PSC on infrastructure projects, including r...

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