Local Government Ministry inks $780M Contract for restoration of City Hall

The long-awaited rehabilitation to the historical Georgetown City Hall is set to begin soon. The Ministry of Local Government today signed a $780 million contract with the Fides Guyana Incorporated company which will be spearheading the restoration and rebuilding.   The project has an 18-month timeline and according to the Minister of Local Government, Nigel […]

More than half of active COVID cases detected in Region 4

The daily positive COVID-19 cases and hospitalization continue to be a bother for Health Authorities across the regions, especially in Region Four which now accounts for more than half of the over 4,000 active cases in the country.   During his daily COVID-19 update today, Health Minister Dr. Frank Anthony explained that while in some […]

Venezuela calls on Guyana to abandon ICJ case on border row

The Government of Venezuela has rejected President Irfaan Ali’s account of the border controversy as ‘misrepresentations’ and has now issued a call on Guyana to abandon its case from the International Court of Justice. In a release one day after President Ali addressed the UN General Assembly and raised the ongoing Venezuelan claim, the Nicholas […]

Extra-judicial killings never existed in Guyana -Pres. Ali

President Irfaan Ali today shot down claims that the recent police killings amount to a return to extra-judicial killings under a People’s Progressive Party government. At a press conference in New York, the President said he cannot respond to questions about extra-judicial killings in Guyana since such killings never existed, and talk about extra-judicial killings […]

Driver and Porter die as truck turns over at Buckhall

A driver and one of his porters died as their lumber-laden truck toppled along the Buckhall trail in the Essequibo region. The dead men were identified as 50-year-old Nigel Headley and 24-year-old Ameer Jaitoon. Two other porters who were inside the cabin of the truck were badly injured and have been hospitalised. The Guyana Police […]

President calls global attention to Venezuela’s latest claim to Essequibo in UN General Assembly address

President Irfaan Ali today drew attention to the latest action by Venezuela as it continues its claim over Guyana’s Essequibo region. Speaking to world leaders at the UN General Assembly in New York, the President said Venezuela’s recent posture and actions amount to threats against Guyana. “We draw attention to the continued overt threats to […]

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