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CDC considering recommending general public wear face coverings in public

Reprinted from Washington Post  Should we all be wearing masks? That simple question is under review by officials in the U.S. government and has sparked...

Two positive COVID-19 cases now in ICU; Lawrence says Guyana prepared to deal with...

Guyana is expected to confirm roughly 1400 cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 at the end of the global pandemic. This is according to the...

COVID-19: The unseen mental burden and impact of this pandemic!

By Dr Tariq Jagnarine, MD, MMed Family Medicine, CCFP During a Pandemic as COVID-19, there are always increased levels of anxiety and worry among the population....

Guyana Times/INews Public Service Advisory on COVID 19

Wear Masks against spreading COVID 19 In the battle against the COVID 19 pandemic, until a vaccine is created, initiatives have focused on preventing...

Audit Office had cited embattled company for expired HIV kits on numerous occasions

Caribbean Medical Supplies, the company currently embroiled in scandal for supplying Guyana’s Public Health Ministry with expired Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) testing kits, has,...

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...

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...

CORONAVIRUS: Linden announces curfew for people, businesses

The Linden Mayor and Town Council has imposed a curfew for people as well as businesses operating in the township, in a bid to...

COVID-19 Advisories

As the Ministry of Public Health steps up its efforts to limit the spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Guyana, several Ministries and...

CXC mulls July timeline for CSEC, CAPE

With the Caribbean Secondary Examinations and the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations on hold due to the coronavirus threat in the region, the Caribbean Examination...

Recent Articles

GAW advice on COVID-19

The management and key players, both domestic and overseas, of the Guyana Amazon Warriors cricket team are calling on members of the public to...

Rowley disappointed, concerned over political situation in Guyana

One of Guyana’s closest bilateral partner, Trinidad and Tobago, has expressed concerns and worry over the current political impasse in Guyana that has been...

Guyana first country to roll out COVID-19 shutdown without cohesive Economic Relief Measures implemented...

By Nigel Hinds With our country's democratic electoral system being bludgeoned on a daily basis; we now have an illegitimate government; imposing a one-month countrywide...

MoPH issues emergency measures to tackle COVID-19

All citizens must be indoors by 6pm   Full Statement: These emergency measures are made pursuant to the paragraphs (1) and (2)(b) of the Direction by...

Recount of votes “an important step to grant legitimacy” to electoral process – OAS

Following the decision of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to proceed with recounting the votes cast in the March 2, General and Regional Elections,...

GPL suspends disconnections, meter readings until May 4

See full statement: 2020 April 3, Georgetown, Guyana: Pursuant to our press release dated March 16, 2020, the Guyana Power and Light Inc. offers the...

Union asks GuySuCo to temporarily suspend operations over Coronavirus threat

Several sugar workers of the Albion Estate have staged a protest calling on the Guyana Sugar Cooperation (GuySuCo) to put measures in place to...

Health Ministry to launch self-testing app for COVID-19

The Ministry of Public Health will soon launch an App which will allow persons to self-test for COVID-19. This is expected to be rolled out...

Coronavirus cases in Guyana jump to 23

As of April 2, the number of confirmed Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Guyana have now jumped to 23. This was disclosed by Deputy Chief Medical...

‘Struggle for vote recount continues’ – Jagdeo says recount should be televised

General Secretary of the Peoples Progressive Party/ Civic (PPP/C) Bharrat Jagdeo, today, (Friday), assured the nation that the party will continue the struggle to...