A SENIOR government official from Brazil’s Ministry of External Relations has revealed that the commitment to build an all-weather road from Lethem to Linden remains a priority for the country even with a change of government.  

Head of the Division of Venezuela, Colombia and Guyana, Ana Beatriz Nogueira, recently said “The organs responsible for infrastructure in Brazil are aware of the strategic importance of the Linden-Lethem road.”
She further exp...

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Several public roads along the coast will soon be outfitted with sidewalks and cycles lanes as the Public Infrastructure Ministry (MOPI) ramps up efforts to bolster road safety.Speaking with the Department of Public Information (DPI), Manager of Traffic, Safety & Maintenance at the MOPI, Kester Hinds said the ministry will be lobbying for the funds to allocated be for in 2019 budget.

He explained that public roads, which are subject to heavy traffic flows and where school chi...

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Friday, November 2, 2018

The Ministry of Public Infrastructure wishes to advise the Guyanese populace of its condemnation of the draconian toll increase imposed by the Berbice Bridge Company Inc. (BBCI) as unilaterally announced on Tuesday, October 16, 2018.

As publicly stated by Hon. David Patterson, Minister of Public Infrastructure, on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 in a Statement made before the 98th Sitting (Eleventh Parliament), “The Coalition Go...

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After two years of work by the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Mahdia residents are benefitting from upgraded road networks.

The $827M internal roads were officially commissioned today by Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson, during the declaration of Mahdia’s township status.

Minister Patterson said this venture is a significant milestone since the region has seen sweeping changes over the past two and half years, with major advancement geared towards ...

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Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) expansion project is still on schedule to be completed by December 31, says Minister of Public Infrastructure David Patterson.

Work on the runway which began in 2013, resumed in late 2016 after the loan was restructured under the Coalition government.

In a recent interview with the Department of Public Information (DPI), Minister Patterson said the new Arrivals and Departure sections have been opened to passengers. He added that...

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The importance of flood protection systems to Guyana’s social and economic development cannot be over-emphasised.

Recognising this, the Ministry of Public Infrastructure in collaboration with the European Union held a meeting with stakeholders for a comprehensive revision of the Sea Defence Acts and Disaster Risk Management, earlier today.

At the meeting, Minister within the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Annette Ferguson said the collaboration is necessary to ...

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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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