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Guyana confirms 3 more COVID-19 cases; total now up to 8

Guyana has confirmed another three cases of the novel coronavirus, bring the total cases here to eight. This was announced by Public Health Minister, Volda...

PPP’s applicant in elections case commits suicide

Reaz Holladar, the man who had obtained an injunction blocking the declaration of a winner of the March 2 polls, has committed suicide. Holladar, 26,...

‘We will pursue our appeal to the very end’ – Nandlall says of Court...

Following today’s ruling by High Court Judge, Franklyn Holder, that he has jurisdiction to hear the case brought by A Partnership for National Unity,...

United Nations urges Guyana Govt to introduce “more stringent measures” to stem COVID-19

The United Nations (UN) System has called on the Guyana Government to urgently introduce more stringent measures to stem COVID-19. See full statement: The novel coronavirus...

Court refuses application for GECOM to produce SoPs

The application made to High Court Judge Franklyn Holder for the court to order the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to produce the Statements of...

T&T records second death from COVID-19

An elderly man has become the second person to succumb to COVID-19 in Trinidad and Tobago, CMC has reported. According to CMC, the ministry of...

Oil headed to US$10 a barrel as virus lockdown eradicates fuel demand

(Forbes) Oil prices have collapsed by more than half this year, to $23 per barrel today for West Texas Intermediate crude. But now is...

ICD urges GECOM, Judiciary to do honorable, just and right thing

Full statement: The International Center for Democracy (ICD) along with the ABCE countries, CARICOM, International and Local Observer Groups / Organizations is calling on the...

West Dem. nurses, other employees prevented from entering hospital

Nurses and other staff members of the West Demerara Regional Hospital in Region Three are currently being prevented from entering the hospital compound. The employees...

Guyanese bus operator dies from coronavirus in New York – NY Daily News

  A Guyanese Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) bus operator has died from coronavirus Thursday in New York, the second member of the agency’s workforce to...