NAREI harvests English potatoes

The National Agriculture Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) has harvested the first batch of English potatoes from its nursery demonstration plot at Mon Repos, East Coast Demerara. The Ministry of Agriculture said in a statement that NAREI in keeping with its plan to diversify the sector as part of its work programme embarked on the planting of a…

Guyana sets aside funds for reparation activities

The Guyana government has set aside cash in this year’s national budget to fund the country’s participation in the Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM) quest for reparation from former European colonial powers. Culture Minister, Frank Anthony on Wednesday made the announcement during the National Assembly’s consideration of estimates for the 2014 National Budget. He said GUY$5 million…