No COVID-19 death linked to vaccines -Health Minister

With concerns mounting over the COVID-19 death rate in Guyana, the Minister of Health has made it clear that none of the COVID-19 deaths are related to the vaccines being administered. More than 154,000 persons have received a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. A total of 7,000 persons have been fully vaccinated. “We have […]

Jones and Ferguson on $20,000 bail over illegal procession

Opposition Members of Parliament Christopher Jones and Annette Ferguson were this morning charged for participating in an illegal procession. Ferguson also faced an additional charge for allegedly ostructing a Police Officer. The two pleaded not guilty to the charges and were released on @20,000 bail each. Opposition Leader Joe Harmon was at the Court. The […]

President regretful over Arrival Day statement

President Irfaan Ali has clarified remarks that he made during his Arrival Day address to the nation. During that address, the President said every group that came to Guyana, did so for improvement and improved living conditions so that successive generations will be better off. The statement drew instant condemnation across social media as persons […]

US State Department supporting electoral reform project for Guyana

An 18-month project to strengthen the capacity of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) and the Attorney General’s Chambers regarding electoral processes is being supported by the US Department of State. The project also seeks to encourage civil society organizations (CSOs) to advocate for electoral reform in accordance with regional and international standards. The project will be implemented […]

Farmer and Housewife on $350,000 bail each for possession of marijuana

A 34-year-old farmer and a 39-year-old housewife of Goedverwagting, East Coast Demerara were charged today for being in possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking. The two, Shelroy Clarke and Patricia Grant, were allegedly held with just over one pound of compressed marijuana. During their appearance at the Sparendaam Magistrates’ Court today, they both […]

Linden Nurse jailed for 3 years for luring a child

32-year-old registered male nurse, Yohan London, of Christianburg Linden, was sentenced to three years in jail today after he pleaded guilty to luring a child. Details of the charge or the incident were not released by the Police, owing to a child being the victim. The charge, however, made reference to the Cyber Crime Act, […]

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