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Thursday, August 6, 2020

UK Minister urges GECOM to make declaration based on certified recount

Calls continue to mount for the Guyana Elections Commission to make a declaration based on the results emanating from the national recount, which was...

Schenectady bans police head holds after controversial arrest of US-based Guyanese

 City police officers are now prohibited from placing their knee on a suspect’s head as a control hold and the department will boost de-escalation...

WHO Chief blasts ‘lack of leadership’ and calls for global unity as coronavirus cases...

(CNN) The director-general of the World Health Organization has condemned a "lack of leadership" in fighting the coronavirus pandemic and made an emotional plea...

Is India the next global coronavirus hotspot?

(BBC) The coronavirus took hold slowly in India, but six months after its first confirmed infection it has overtaken Russia to record the world's...

Coronavirus: WHO rethinking how Covid-19 spreads in air

(BBC) The World Health Organization has acknowledged there is emerging evidence that the coronavirus can be spread by tiny particles suspended in the air. The...

US-based Guyanese attacked by police in NY

Schenectady - City police have launched a probe into an incident that resulted in an officer kneeling on a man’s neck while being...

Coronavirus: Anger over US decision on foreign students’ visas

(BBC) Politicians and academics have criticised a decision to withdraw US visas from foreign students whose courses move fully online. US Immigration and Customs Enforcement...

UK: Majority testing positive for COVID-19 have no symptoms

(BBC) Only 22% of people testing positive for coronavirus reported having symptoms on the day of their test, according to the Office for National...

WHO: Access to HIV medicines severely impacted by COVID-19 as AIDS response stalls

Seventy-three countries have warned that they are at risk of stock-outs of antiretroviral (ARV) medicines as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to...

UK court recognises Guaido as Venezuela’s president in gold dispute

LONDON  (Reuters) – Britain has recognised Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country’s president, the English High Court ruled today, in a case...

Recent Articles

Ocean View exposé could amount to criminal conduct – AG Nandlall

Attorney General Anil Nandlall says his government is actively considering a lawyer’s letter from the owner of the Ocean View Hotel, Wilfred Rambarran who...

Major reshuffling of Police Force; Blanhum back as Crime Chief 

Days after Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali was sworn in as the 9th Executive President of Guyana, there has been major changes within the hierarchy...

Gross mismanagement of Natural Resources Ministry reported during visit by new Minister

The recently appointed Minister of Natural Resources Vickram Bharrat on Thursday 6th August 2020, met with the Heads of the various agencies under the...

Fast-tracking land titling project among priorities for Minister Sukhai

Newly-appointed Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Pauline Sukhai, has said her priorities include ensuring that the Land Titling Project which had started under the previous...

Ocean View Hotel owner claims he still owns building, demands millions in rent

Owner of the Ocean View Hotel, Wilfred Rambarran is claiming that he still owns the building which was compulsorily acquired under the David Granger...

Health Ministry revamping COVID-19 response

New Health Minister, Dr. Frank Anthony has disclosed that one of his immediate actions as the minister responsible for the sector is to implement...

OPINION: Challenges facing the new Government of Guyana

By Sir Ronald Sanders The one upside of the challenges facing the government of Guyana after a five-month impasse in declaring the result of general...

Minister Manickchand engages senior education officials

New Minister of Education Priya Manickchand has hit the ground running. On her first official day at work (Friday) she met with the senior staff...

Over 40,000 rapid test kits, other Covid-19 supplies arrive in Guyana

Director General of the Civil Defence Commission (CDC), Lieutenant Colonel Kester Craig, last evening, handed over a quantity of essential medical supplies to the...

Single mother gets boost to kick-start business venture

Shamika Henry, a mother of one, on Tuesday received a quantity of cosmetology equipment from the Social Protection Ministry, through its Gender Affairs Bureau...