Legal Source: US Citizenship for a child born to US parent abroad

by Attorney Dwayne Braithwaite Without breaking attorney-client privilege pursuant to the Official Code of Georgia Annotated (O.C.G.A.) 24-9-24, I will seek to address one aspect of derivative citizenship. A few years ago, I had the privilege of assisting a young married couple from one of the Caribbean islands in attaining U.S. citizenship for their minor […]

Georgetown Hospital threatens staffers with punitive action over “illegal” protest

Upset with its over 150 healthcare workers who protested last Friday, the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation has issued a warning to the health workers about illegal protest action. In a Saturday statement, the GPHC said the protest was instigated and coordinated by the Guyana Public Service Union and was done without proper industrial relations practices. […]

Home isolation of positive COVID-19 cases adding to spread and surge -Fmr. Health Minister

Former Minister of Public Health Volda Lawrence is not impressed with the new government’s response to the Coronavirus pandemic, pointing out that instead of building on the gains made under the last government, the PPP government has only worsened the situation by changing many of the policies. During an online interview with Capitol News, Lawrence […]

Two more COVID-19 deaths take September total to 35

The death toll from the coronavirus in Guyana continues to climb with two more deaths being recorded on Saturday. The two latest deaths have taken the total death toll to 76 with 35 of those deaths taking place in the last 26 days of September. According to the Health Ministry, the two latest fatalities were […]

CXC agrees to results review and to resolve ungraded issues -Education Minister

Facing regional backlash over the results presented to students who wrote this year’s CSEC and CAPE examinations, the Caribbean Examination Council has agreed to begin moves to address the concerns. Education Minister Priya Manickchand met with CXC officials this afternoon via video conference and laid out the concerns expressed by teachers, parents and students in […]

96 of 130 New COVID cases are from Region Four

Region Four which is home to the nation’s capital is emerging again as the hotspot for Coronavirus cases in Guyana. The Ministry of Health in its Dashboard today revealed 130 new cases of COVID-19 in the country. Of the 130 new cases, 96 are from Region Four. Despite a curfew and several health guidelines, citizens […]

Harmon blasts Jagdeo’s attempt to set conditions for consultations

Opposition Leader Joe Harmon today said the Opposition is ready and willing to consult with the Government on national issues and issues of importance. He said the Vice President cannot decide what the Opposition must first do before such consultations take place. During an interview last week, Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo expressed an unwillingness of […]

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