- Published: 17 March 2017
KINGSTON - The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), through the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, today (March 17, 2017) received two state-of-the-art portable Explosive Trace Detection (ETDs) Machines from the United States Transportation Security Administration (US-TSA).
- Published: 22 March 2017
(KINGSTON) The Director Maritime Safety, Maritime Administration Department, John Flores travelled with a team of officers from MARAD to the areas of Imbamadai and Kamarang in the Upper Mazaruni River on March 15, 2017. The visit was to conduct River Navigation training for boat operators which was held at the Warawatta Multi-Purpose building in Kamarang.
Thirty (30) boat operators participated in the training session. The participants were drawn from Quebanang, Waramadong, Jawalla, Phillipi, Kako, and Kamarang.
Operators were briefed on River Navigation and Safety Regulations by Capt. John Flores who encouraged the operators to practice the river safety rules while traversing the waterways.
A Deputy River Navigation Officer from MARAD, David Mittlehozer highlighted to the operators the importance of the river navigation regulations which are currently in effect in the riverain areas. Non-adherence to these regulations can lead to prosecution, Mr. Mittlehozer admonished.
At the end of the training, ten (10) operators who had fulfilled the requirements, were granted certification and given licenses to operate in the Upper Mazaruni area.
Meanwhile, a team from MARAD’s Safety Division also visited the New Amsterdam and Rosignol areas in Region Six on March 15, 2017, on an outreach which involved the issuance of licenses to fishermen in that area.
With safety being high on MARAD’s agenda, training for boat operators will continue countrywide.
- Published: 04 April 2017
(KINGSTON) The nine-member board of directors of the Power Producer & Distributors Inc. (PPDI) was this morning, April 4, 2017, officially installed during a simple ceremony at the Ministry of Public Infrastructure.
- Published: 25 April 2017
KINGSTON - Minister within the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Hon. Annette Ferguson, conducted ministerial outreaches to the communities of Mahaicony and Parika on Saturday April 22 and Sunday April 23, 2017, respectively.
- Published: 02 May 2017
KINGSTON - Following major rehabilitative upgrades, the MV Barima has significantly reduced its travel time, a move that has been deemed as “historic” by the management of the Transport and Harbours Department (T&HD).
- Published: 20 June 2017
The Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) is currently providing technical support to the Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE) Energy Project which seeks to implement pilot/demonstration sustainable energy initiatives in three rural communities in Guyana.
- Published: 20 October 2017
KINGSTON - Located 19 miles outside Bartica is a spot known as Allsopp’s Point. To frequent travellers, the point is easily distinguishable. But to the casual traveller the location is just like any other: a dirt road surrounded by trees, perhaps memorable by its two-pronged fork in the roadway.