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Saturday, April 4, 2020

CORONAVIRUS: Giftland Mall to close temporarily from April 1

Amid the coronavirus threat in Guyana, the Giftland Mall has announced that it will be temporarily closed from April 1 until further notice. However, the...

Govt mulls imposing “extreme measures” to restrict movement of people

The Guyana Government says it is considering imposing "extreme measures" to restrict the movement of people, in light of the coronavirus threat in Guyana. The...

No new coronavirus case in Guyana

The Ministry of Public Health today provided an update on the COVID-19 situation in Guyana, where it was revealed that there are no new...

M&CC begins sanitisation of public spaces

The Georgetown Municipality in collaboration with the Guyana Fire Service, commenced sanitising city streets as a measure to combat the spread COVID-19. The cleaning is...

NAMILCO advises customers to cease “panic buying” of flour

The National Milling Company of Guyana Incorporated (NAMILCO) is urging its customers to end their panic buying of flour. In a notice to the public,...

MoPH directives may exacerbate COVID-19 spread

…colonial-era measures regurgitated The Ministry of Public Health has been empowered by a gazetted directive from caretaker President Granger to take several public health measures...

Trump directs FDA to consider Chloroquine to treat COVID-19

One day after the NEW GPC announced that it was ramping up production of Chloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19 persons, US President Trump...

No party permits will be granted – Police

The Guyana Police Force (GPF) on Tuesday announced that no applications for barbecue, fair, party or public event permits would be processed until further...

NEW GPC ramps up production of COVID-19 treatment

Pharmaceutical manufacturing company NEW GPC on Wednesday announced that in response to the outbreak of novel coronavirus-2019 (COVID-19), it has ramped up production of...

Fifth coronavirus case confirmed in Guyana

Minister of Public Health Volda Lawrence has confirmed that another person has tested positive for COVID-19 in Guyana. This brings the total number of...

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...