Two cases of Chikungunya confirmed in Guyana

Minister of Health Dr. Bheri Ramsaran has confirmed the discovery of two confirmed cases of Chikungunya in the Canje, Berbice area and he announced that a team has been dispatched to the area and will be conducting fogging exercise over the next two weeks. The two cases, a toddler, and a woman said to be […]

GoG/CDB funded $98.8M Nursery School commissioned at Tuschen

(GINA) Residents of Tuschen, East Bank Essequibo and surrounding communities today welcomed the commissioning of a spanking new, state-of-the-art nursery school built at a cost of $98.8M. Architecturally, the building is the first of its kind in the country, built specifically with all the necessary amenities to accommodate nursery-age children.             Funding for the school […]

Ansa Mcal concerned about increase in bootleg imports

The Ansa McAL Trading Company in Guyana has expressed its worry and concern over the increasing number of counterfeit products on the local market and many of those counterfeit products appear to be bargain brands of products distributed by the company. In Guyana, Ansa McAl serves as the authorized distributor a wide range of products […]

Copa Airlines appoints Guyana Sales Manager

Panamanian flag carrier Copa Airlines has announced the appointment of Ms. Nadine Oudkerk as the local sales manager for Copa Airlines in Guyana.  The appointment became effective on May 19th 2014, according to a release from the company. Copa Airlines is gearing up to launch its service to the Guyana marker from July. According to […]

Six Guyanese injured in Surinamese accident

Police in Suriname are reporting that six Guyanese nationals were injured early on Monday morning when the black Toyota Hilux land cruiser they were travelling in, suffered a blowout resulting in the driver losing control and the vehicle toppling a number of times. Media reports out of Suriname stated that the accident occurred in Nickerie […]

Guyanese Chefs create a stir at Jamaican Food Festival

When Fly Jamaica Airways offered five Guyanese Chefs and their assistants the opportunity to participate in the annual Epicurean Escape in Jamaica, many of them had never heard of the food festival and did not know what to expect. But on the opening day of the festival on Saturday, the spice filled aroma of the […]

UG law students still in limbo as Hugh Wooding doesn’t budge

The Hugh Wooding Law School in Trinidad and Tobago does not appear to be budging from its position that University of the West Indies graduates will be given preference to be admitted to the school over Guyanese University of Guyana graduates. The Government of Guyana and CARICOM have been trying to get the Hugh Wooding […]

Marriott Hotel lands Hong Kong investors

The Atlantic Hotel Inc. (AHI) and Republic Bank Ltd in a joint press statement have disclosed principal investors in the Marriott Hotel construction and the completion of the financial arrangements syndicated borrowing of US$27M in debt financing for AHI. The US$27M is for “the construction of the Marriott operated hotel and the shell of an […]