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Increased focus on promoting healthier lifestyles in 2016

Health authorities here in Guyana have made it clear that this year (2016), increased focus will be placed on addressing issues relating to Chronic...

Changes in ministerial responsibilities aimed at meeting national needs – Govt

President David Granger, after seven months in office, has said that he has had the opportunity to identify policy areas that need strengthened Ministerial...

Twelve organisations receive National Awards

To usher in the new year (2016) -the commencement of Guyana’s 50th Independence Anniversary-  the Government of Guyana has honoured twelve cultural and religious...

Teen accused of escaping with employer’s money

A teenager, who allegedly fled to Berbice with $400,000 of his employer’s money, was on Thursday charged for fraudulent conversion and placed on $100,000...

Fake visa appointment letter lands man in court

A computer technician was on Thursday released on $50,000 bail when he appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan for forging an appointment letter from...

GTUC not happy with the removal of Broomes from Labour portfolio

The Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) has stated that the removal of Minister Simona Broomes from the Labour portfolio could not have been informed...

Govt lists priority items for 2016 …urges all citizens to rally together

The Government of Guyana in its end-of-the-year press statement has outlined several plans for the development of the country and promises that the new...

Guyana records over 3000 child abuse cases in 2015 …Govt promises more aggressive approach...

Government intends to take a more aggressive approach in 2016 to tackle child abuse and child exploitation. This is according to Social Protection Minister...

2015 a dismal year for sugar workers – GAWU

2015 would be indelible in the sugar workers’ memory as the year when, for the first time in thirty-one (31) years, they were not...

H1N1 confirmed in Guyana …but no need for panic, says Chief Medical Officer

The H1N1 virus also known as swine flu has been detected in Guyana, with one person already confirmed as having the virus. Chief Medical Officer...

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Eyewitness: Of Reports and omissions…

…from ERC With great fanfare, the Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC) was created out of the Constitutional Reform process – precipitated by the PNC bludgeoning the...

Renewed global effort needed to fight climate change—President Ali

President Dr Irfaan Ali today called for a renewed global effort in the fight against climate change to meet the goal of the Paris...

2 more women die from Covid; 36 in ICU

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has announced that as September 21, 2021, two more persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have...

Guyana will work to eradicate all forms of racism – President Ali in address...

President Dr Irfaan Ali has pledged that his Government will work to eradicate all forms of racism. The Guyanese Head of State made this commitment,...

Guyana and Colombia commit to improved bilateral ties

President Dr Irfaan Ali said that Guyana and fellow South American country, Colombia today made a commitment to strengthen bilateral ties. The Head of State...

No vaccinated-related deaths at Palms Facility – Ministry rejects untruths peddled by Opposition

Statement from the Ministry of Human Services and Social Security It has come to the Ministry of Human Services and Social Security's attention that deliberate...

Family debunks Police’s report on Leopold St shooting, calls for proper probe

Family members of the two robbery suspects who were arrested by police at Leopold Street, Georgetown are debunking the police's account of the events...

Persons with Disabilities to benefit from Govt’s block making initiative

The Ministry of Housing and Water and the Central Housing and Planning Authority in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism and the Guyana National...

Delta surge: No total border closure; priority to build capacity to treat infected patients...

Whilst admitting with full certainty that the Delta variant is circulating in Guyana, Health Minister Dr Frank Anthony ruled out the possibility of completely...

Pres. Ali discusses Venezuela border controversy, electoral reform with OAS Secretary General

President Dr. Irfaan Ali and several members of his Government held a productive meeting with the Secretary-General of the Organization of American States (OAS),...