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  1. GEF Funding Seeks To Address The Hidden Mercury Cost Of Gold

    20 Feb 2019- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A new $180 Million USD Global Environment Facility (GEF) program, supported by United Nations (UN) agencies is designed to cut harmful mercury emissions, associated with gold mining, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2019 - 07:30

  2. Guyana: Unsafe Levels Of Mercury In Kaituma River

    2 Oct 2018- 12:00 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN Guyana Times Five months after water supply was sourced from alternative means for affected residents, an investigation into mercury contamination of the Kaituma River, North West District has confirmed t ...

    Local Press Report - 10/02/2018 - 12:00

  3. Agency Urges More Caribbean Action on Water Management

    19 Oct 2017- 07:16 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN Jamaica Observer The executive director of the Barbados-based Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) Ronald Jackson says the region must bridge existing fundamental gaps if it is to effec ...

    Local Press Report - 10/19/2017 - 07:16

  4. Guyana Tests New Purification Chemicals Against Expert Advice

    18 Oct 2016- 09:31 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN Demerara News The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) is testing a new chemical to purify water, despite concerns by some experts at the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) and the Guyana Food and Drug A ...

    Local Press Report - 10/18/2016 - 09:31

  5. Transfer of Water Infrastructure Creates Furore in Guyana

    27 Sep 2016- 10:56 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN Stabroek News Last week technicians were asked to discontinue an inspection of a well until the issue surrounding the ownership of the well had been established. Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) subsequen ...

    Local Press Report - 09/27/2016 - 10:56

  6. Guyana Considers Using UK Grant Funds for Water Supply Projects, Airstrips

    3 Jun 2016- 09:59 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN Stabroek News Two projects on improving the water supply and hinterland airstrips here are under active consideration by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) as Guyana looks to benefit from £53.2 million ...

    Local Press Report - 06/03/2016 - 09:59

  7. Audit Finds Guyana Water Inc Lost Millions in Potential Revenue

    25 May 2016- 08:47 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN Starbroek News Guyana Water Inc’s (GWI) failure to take a series of actions including increasing tariffs has resulted in the loss of millions in potential revenue, according to an audit of the utility, e ...

    Local Press Report - 05/25/2016 - 08:47

  8. Guyana to Stop Pumping Water for Rice Crops in Mahaica

    15 Mar 2016- 08:42 by Local Press Report MAHAICONY Stabroek News With more than 4,000 acres of rice already dead in the Mahaicony and Mahaica areas and the crop cycle in the harvesting stage, the Mahaica-Mahaicony-Abary Agriculture Development Authority ( ...

    Local Press Report - 03/15/2016 - 08:42

  9. Guyana Residents Urged to Conserve Water

    19 Oct 2015- 08:45 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN Associated Press The government of Guyana called on residents Saturday to conserve water as officials warned that the drought-like conditions afflicting the South American country would likely persist in ...

    Local Press Report - 10/19/2015 - 08:45

  10. Amazon to Experience More Frequent and Severe Droughts: Study

    13 Oct 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FALMOUTH, MA, United States The Amazon region will experience more hydrological extremes, including more frequent and severe droughts, by 2100 as a result of climate change, according to new research from inde ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/13/2015 - 10:13

  11. Guyana Supplies Water to Drought-Stricken Indigenous Communities

    8 Oct 2015- 09:49 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN ABC247 Officials in the South American country of Guyana are rushing water to parched areas as indigenous communities struggle with dry wells and withered crops. The administration of President David Gran ...

    Local Press Report - 10/08/2015 - 09:51

  12. Guyana Provides Water to Drought-Stricken Jungle Communities

    13 Apr 2015- 09:31 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN Associated Press Government officials in Guyana are delivering water to thousands of people living in the South American country's remote jungle communities amid a worsening drought. On Friday, Cabi ...

    Local Press Report - 04/13/2015 - 09:31

  13. Guyanese Farmers Warned of Shortages

    12 Feb 2015- 10:51 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN Stabroek News The Mahaica, Mahaicony, Abary-Agricultural Development Authority (MMA-ADA) today advised farmers that the water level in the Abary Conservancy is “dangerously low”. In a notice in today’s G ...

    Local Press Report - 02/12/2015 - 10:51

  14. Jamaican Minister Calls for Sustainable Development in CARICOM Region

    11 Feb 2015- 10:39 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN CARICOM Jamaica’s Minister of Water, Land, Environment, Sustainable Development and Climate Change, Hon. Robert Pickersgill on Thursday evening issued a call to all Caribbean Community (CARICOM) stakehol ...

    Local Press Report - 02/11/2015 - 10:39

  15. Guyana to Begin Hydropower Project

    6 Jan 2015- 10:03 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN Trinidad and Tobago Guardian The Guyana government says it will “deliver’ the multi-million dollar Amaila Falls Hydro Power Project and that construction work on the project would begin “within months.” T ...

    Local Press Report - 01/06/2015 - 10:03