Parts of the Rupununi are inundated with water. Regional officials are engaged in an emergency meeting to address the issue.
Three houses have been flooded and the residents from those homes have been evacuated. Two shelters are being set up this evening at the Arapaima Primary School building and another location to accommodate residents who may need to be evacuated.
In total 26 persons are threatened and may need to be evacuated.
The latest area to be affected is Tabatinga as the Tabatinga creek continues to overflow its banks, affecting residents on its right bank.
DPI, GUYANA, Friday, January 19, 2018 Some 1,600 sugar workers whose severances are $500,000 and less will receive their payment in full at the end of January. This decision was made following a meeting between the government and the unions for the 4,763 redundant sugar workers of the Guyana Sugar...