Guyanese President, First Lady tested for COVID-19
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Guyanese President Granger, First Lady tested for COVID-19

Reading Time: < 1 minute Granger becomes the latest head of state to test positive for COVID-19 President David Granger and First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger were on tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-1 Bv 9). In an written statement, President Granger urged Guyanese to adhere to the various precautionary measures promulgated since March 2020 to prevent Read More…

Guyana high courts rule in favour of election recount
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Guyana high courts rule in favour of election recount

Reading Time: 2 minutes Guyana a country without a president Following the ruling by Chief Justice (ag) Roxanne George in the High Court in the Misenga Jones vs the Guyana Elections Commission case, Attorney-at-law, Roysdale Forde representing the applicant informed that an appeal will be filed by tomorrow in the Court of Appeal. Forde also requested that the Chief Read More…

Dominica is on England's COVID-19 Quarantine-Free List
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Dominica is on England’s COVID-19 Quarantine-Free List

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dominica is on England’s COVID-19 Quarantine-Free List. The Countries Borders have been closed to international travel for months Dominica has had only 18 COVID-19 cases and no related deaths. The borders remain closed to inbound passenger travel. However, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says that the government is considering reopening in August, guided by health advice. Dominica is known as the Read More…

Guyana President Granger reaffirms strong ties with USA
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Guyana President Granger reaffirms strong ties with USA

Reading Time: 2 minutes Guyana President Granger reaffirms strong ties with USA. Guyana is part of the Western Hemisphere President David Granger has reaffirmed Guyana’s commitment to Western Hemispheric values and to the furtherance of mutual goals and ideals. The Head of State, in a recent interview, emphasized that the United States of America is a friend and has Read More…

Guyana and Venezuela square off on international land claims
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Guyana and Venezuela square off on international land claims

Reading Time: 2 minutes Guyana and Venezuela square off on international land claims. These claims date back to 1966 The Bolivarian National Armed Force (FANB) called on Friday for the national union for the defense of the Essequibo territory, after in 2018, Guyana filed a lawsuit with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ), to debate the controversy over Read More…

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A Joint Parliamentary Assembly is non-negotiable says EU

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Joint Parliamentary Assembly is non-negotiable says EU. Africa-Caribbean nations & EU Nations Relations on the rocks European Parliament insists that the future institutional framework must still include an ACP-EU joint parliamentary dimension. The negotiations on a new partnership agreement between the European Union and African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries are entering the final Read More…

Guyana introduces strict COVID-19 aviation regulations
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Guyana introduces strict COVID-19 aviation regulations

Reading Time: 2 minutes Guyana introduces strict COVID-19 aviation regulations. Pilots are now subject to COVID-19 regulations Airlines operating in Guyana along with airport staff and pilots will soon be required to comply with COVID-19 regulations set out by the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), as the regulatory body moves forward with developing a draft document. Speaking at the Read More…

SOVEREIGNTY AT STAKE - Guyana's 54 years of independence.
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SOVEREIGNTY AT STAKE – Guyana’s 54 years of independence

Reading Time: 4 minutes SOVEREIGNTY AT STAKE – Guyana’s 54 years of independence. The flag will be raised virtually due to COVID-19 TUESDAY, May 26, will mark the 54th year since Guyana became an independent state. It will be a national holiday, but the usual outdoor events will be curtailed by the Covid-19 restrictive measures. Instead, there will be Read More…

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CDC Sends Hundreds Of Hampers To Those Affected By COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes CDC Sends Hundreds Of Hampers To Those Affected By COVID-19. Most Vulnerable Finally Receiving Receiving Help The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) on Saturday continued its distribution exercise of relief hampers to persons living with disabilities in Region Five, Six and Ten The Guyana Association for the Blind-Berbice Chapter, the Disabled Peoples Network in Regions 5 Read More…

2,350 Bottles Of Hand Sanitizer Recalled - Defective
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2,350 Bottles Of Hand Sanitizer Recalled – Defective

Reading Time: 2 minutes 2,350 Bottles Of Hand Sanitizer Recalled – Defective, Little To No Alcohol Used In the Bottling Production. The Government Analyst Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) wishes to alert the general public of the immediate recall of the PURCILL Brand Hand Sanitizer from our local market. The Department on 24 March 2020, received a consumer complaint regarding the sanitizers use Read More…

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Guyana President Confident His Party Will Be Re-Elected

Reading Time: < 1 minute The A Partnership for National Unity +Alliance for Change Coalition (APNU+AFC) is confident of its victory at the General and Regional Elections today. In a statement following the close of polls on Monday afternoon, His Excellency President David Granger told the nation he is confident of a victory and also expressed his satisfaction with the Read More…

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Canada Locks Up Key CARICOM Allies In Bid For UN Security Council Seat

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bridgetown, Barbados – Global Affairs Canada François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs concluded a successful series of meetings with leaders of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in Bridgetown, Barbados on behalf of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Over the past two days, Minister Champagne and CARICOM leaders discussed solutions to the impacts of climate change and ways Read More…

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Decade Of Development vs Decade Of Troubles

Reading Time: 2 minutes His Excellency President David Granger on Sunday said Guyanese must make a choice between the Decade of Development his government has in store for the country of the and the decade of troubles brought upon the country by the previous administration during its tenure. Between 2000 and 2010, under the previous administration, some 1,431 homicides Read More…

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Drill Baby Drill, Guyana Sits On Large Oil Reserves

Reading Time: < 1 minute United States oil company ExxonMobil and its partners Hess International and CNOOC International have made their 15th oil discovery, at the Mako-1 Well southeast of the Liza field in the Stabroek Block Guyana. “This discovery by ExxonMobil and its partners comes on the heels of the start of oil production. The Cooperative Republic of Guyana Read More…

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Child Labourers Needed, Must Be Atleast Five Years Old For Employment

Reading Time: 3 minutes With over 152 million reported cases of child labour worldwide, Minister of Social Protection, Hon. Amna Ally today said no country can achieve or sustain prosperity on the backs of children. Guyana, the minister said, is keenly working towards the elimination of child labour by 2025; an objective of the National Action Plan’s National Child Read More…