PSC Chairman Gerry Gouveia tests positive for COVID-19

Chairman of the Private Sector Commission and Businessman, Captain Gerry Gouveia has tested positive for COVID-19. In a Facebook post, Gouveia who is the Honorary Consul for Barbados in Guyana explained that in preparation for his travel to Barbados to attend the funeral of former Prime Minister Owen Arthur, he had to undergo a COVID-19 […]

Temporary Heads appointed at State Media

The Minister with responsibility for Public Affairs, Kwame McCoy has announced the appointment of NCN Radio Manager, Michella Abraham-Ali to serve as the Acting Chief Executive Officer of the State-owned company and Guyana Chronicle Finance Manager Moshanie Ramotar as the acting General Manager at the state-owned newspaper. Both appointments take immediate effect and will remain […]

Death toll climbs to four in East Coast crash

The Guyana Police Force has confirmed that four persons died in yesterday afternoon’s smash-up between a canter truck and a car at Le Resouvenir on the East Coast Demerara. The accident occurred just before 6 pm. The dead persons were identified as Lynden Pryce, Chris Bradshaw, Latoya Jones and Leknarine Sewpaul. They were all passengers […]

Three persons die in East Coast smash-up

Three persons were killed in a smash-up this afternoon at Le Resouvenir on the East Coast of Demerara.  According to the Police, the accident occurred at around 5:55 this evening and involved a Toyota motorcar and a canter truck. The bodies of two of those who died were pinned in the car while the third […]

Education Ministry still to decide on reopening timeline for schools; Structured at-home learning projects being developed

With Guyana seeing the cases of coronavirus climbing steadily, the Ministry of Education has started to engage various stakeholders on the issue of the reopening of schools. Schools in Guyana have been closed since March because of the coronavirus pandemic. Today, Education Minister Priya Manickchand met and held discussions with the Guyana Teachers Union on […]

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