A statement from the Ministry revealed that the relaxation of the curfew takes effect today, Wednesday December 23, 2015. According to the statement, the decision was taken following an inundation of requests from businesses and the general public seeking to fully enjoy the Christmas Season.
“It is a time for celebration and knowing the Guyanese spirit the Minister has seen the need for this relaxation. The period during which the deadline will not be in effect is from December 23, 2015 – January 1, 2015.”
As of January 2, 2016, the aforementioned stipulated closing time will be back on stream.
“The Ministry takes this opportunity to wish the citizens of Guyana Happy Holidays and to urge you to be particularly safety conscious during this busy season, especially on the roadways.”