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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

COVID-19: Population is at risk – Opposition Leader

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has accentuated on the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic in Guyana, while noting that sections of the public sector are...

Every vote must be counted for transparent, credible results – Canadian diplomat

…hopes court ruling does not impede recount process News that the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has decided to do a recount has been described by...

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...

‘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...

BREAKING: GECOM to move ahead with countrywide recount

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has decided to conduct a countrywide recount. This was communicated by the Commission's Public Relations Officer (PRO) Yolanda Ward. Ward said...

US Ambassador defends calls for credible vote count in Guyana

United States Ambassador to Guyana Sarah Ann Lynch, on Thursday, issued a strong statement defending US Government officials' calls for a credible result of...

Govt Commissioners at GECOM press for ‘more time’; decision on recount expected tomorrow

See full statement from GECOM: Consequent to the decision of the Full Court on 31st March, 2020, the Guyana Elections Commission met today, 2 nd April,...

GECOM stalls! …Still no decision on way forward for vote recount

After a meeting earlier today (Thursday), the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), has not made any definitive decision on how it intends to move forward...

Commonwealth ministers urge GECOM to act immediately to ensure right of people to duly...

The following is the concluding statement of the 56th Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group on the Guyana political situation: The Group commended the Good Offices efforts...

Carter Center says Ulita Moore’s case proves attempt to frustrate electoral process

Control of Guyana’s newfound oil wealth is in the midst of the electoral impasse that faces the nation following “the mother of all elections”,...

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Bandit shot during attempted robbery at Campbellville

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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...

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Corentyne man dies after bitten during fight with employee

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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...