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Fire destroys health ministry’s mosquito control bond

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 May 2024, 23:07 by Writer A Ministry of Health bond that stored mosquito fogging chemicals and other vector control supplies was Tuesday afternoon destroyed by fire, the Guyana Fire Service said on Wednesday. “Vapor from gasoline tank came into contact with heated exhaust pipe from fogging machine same ignited and exploded,” the fire service told ...

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Section of Kurupukari-Lethem road collapses; water covers Pirara Bridge

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 May 2024, 23:04 by Writer The Ministry of Public Works on Wednesday activated emergency teams for the restoration of the Linden-Lethem corridor, after a section of that earthen interior artery collapsed and washed away. “Contractors and materials are en route to the affected area,” the Public Works Ministry said. That government ministry said there was ...

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Flood waters recede, drainage system being cleared; politicians trade blame for disaster

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 May 2024, 22:59 by Writer Even as flood waters were receding from the south-eastern town of Linden and surrounding Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Upper Berbice) areas, the opposition-controlled regional council and government on Wednesday traded blame for the severity and response to the flood. The Civil Defence Commission (CDC), Guyana’s disaster response agency, reported that water ...

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