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OPINION: PM Modi’s call to light a candle to show togetherness in the fight...

(Indian High Commission, Georgetown, Guyana) Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi had appealed to all Indians to show the nation's collective resolve and...

PSC suggests tax waivers, suspension of financial household commitments to cushion impact of COVID-19

The Private Sector Commission has proposed a number of economic relief measures which could be implemented by the caretaker coalition to cushion the impact...

World opinion shifts in favour of masks as virus fight deepens

(Reprinted from AL JAZEERA NEWS) The United States is now urging people to wear face masks when they go outside amid growing evidence suggests that...

Supreme Court updates COVID-19 measures

The Supreme Court of Judicature has updated it Practice Directions COVID-19 Emergency Directions which was gazetted on 23rd March, 2020/ In a media release issued...

CDB makes US$140M available to member countries to fight COVID-19, other disasters

The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) met this week and approved up to US$140 million to be used by the...

City Mayor reminds food services only for delivery or take-away, markets to open from...

  Full statement from the Mayor of Georgetown follows:  Citizens of Georgetown, which stretches from the Eccles/Agricola Dam to the Industry Crown Dam. As your duly elected...

‘Burnhamite faction has taken control of PNCR and will fight to the bitter...

Since the many controversies that accompanied the Guyana Election Commission (GECOM) declarations of results in Region Four, political analysts have criticised and theorised on...

Coronavirus: Tiger at Bronx Zoo tests positive for Covid-19

(BBC) A four-year-old female Malayan tiger at the Bronx Zoo has tested positive for the coronavirus. The tiger, named Nadia, is believed to be the...

Private hospitals can help boost testing for COVID-19, says Dr Anthony

Former shadow Public Health Minister, Dr Frank Anthony is calling for Government to tap into the resources of the private health sector to boost...

‘Mingo must not be part of any electoral process, ever again’ – PPP

Lawyer for one of the litigants in the vote recount case, Anil Nandlall, has urged that controversial Region Four Returning Officer, Clairmont Mingo, be...

Recent Articles

Bandit shot during attempted robbery at Campbellville

A bandit has been shot and is now in police custody following an attempted robbery at Seaforth Street, Campbellville, Georgetown. INews understands that another perpetrator...

Giftland aiding COVID-19 fight with donation of 20 cases of gloves to GPHC

The FoodMaxx Supermarket, a member of the Giftland Group of Companies, today, donated two thousand, eight hundred and eighty (2,880) pairs of gloves to...

Way cleared for private labs in T&T to start testing for COVID-19; Guyana yet...

Private medical laboratories across Trinidad and Tobago are now being encouraged to begin performing tests for the coronavirus (COVID-19), but Guyana, with daily rising...

BREAKING: Guyana’s COVID-19 cases climb to 33

There are now 33 cases of COVID-19 in Guyana, authorities have announced. The country has also recorded its fifth COVID-19 death. The total number of persons...

Corentyne man dies after bitten during fight with employee

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man who died after being bitten during a fight with one of his employees. Dead...

Patient who showed up with coronavirus symptoms at Mackenzie Hospital transferred to GPHC

The Linden Hospital Complex (LHC) has confirmed that a patient showed up at the Mackenzie Hospital yesterday (Monday) where he demonstrated several respiratory symptoms....

Hotline and ‘safe space’ set up for victims of domestic violence during ‘lockdown’

As Guyanese join the rest of the world in sheltering at home to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, a hotline and safe...

Tourism sector takes beating; several businesses likely to close doors if no financial support...

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a heavy toll on the tourism sector worldwide, Guyana is likely to lose $100 billion this year...

PPP continues countrywide distribution of face masks to contain spread of coronavirus

Presidential Candidate of the People’s Progressive Party/Civic, Dr Irfaan Ali, is leading a team persons to distribute thousands of face masks and other essential...

Calls being made for Mingo, Myers to play no part in elections recount

Now that the Appellate Court has cleared the way for the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to go ahead with the recount of all ballots...