Guyana receives 10,000 more Sputnik 2nd dose shots

Health Minister, Dr. Frank Anthony has announced that his Ministry will continue its nationwide inoculation of persons who have already received a first shot of the Sputnik vaccine from tomorrow. A total of 10,000 2nd dose shots arrived in the country this morning and will cater for the remaining persons who received the first shot […]

Elderly woman dies in early morning Linden fire

An early morning fire at Block 22, Wismar Linden has claimed the life of an 81-year-old woman. The dead woman has been identified as Norma Semple. The Fire Service was summoned just after 2 o’clock this morning as the fire ripped through the wooden house. Persons in the area said the woman was heard crying […]

18-year-old stabbed by girlfriend after ending relationship

An 18-year-old man from Lethem is nursing stab wounds to both of his arms after he was attacked by his 20-year-old girlfriend when he told her he wanted to end their relationship. The incident occurred yesterday afternoon in the Region 9 community.  According to a Police report, the 18-year-old youth, Brandon Bailey returned home yesterday […]

AFC gearing up for Congress and internal elections

General Secretary of the Alliance for Change (AFC) David Patterson has announced that the party is gearing up to host its biennial delegates congress to elect new leadership. The last AFC congress was held in July 2019 and was slated to be hosted at the end of this month. However, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

Granger sees attempts afoot to destroy PNCR from within

Leader of the People’s National Congress David Granger fired back today at party members who have publicly criticized him declaring that internal elections are not won by destroying the party. Appearing on his weekly programme, “The Public Interest”, Mr. Granger said there seems to be an attempt by a small group within the party to […]

Education Minister urges parents and teachers to get vaccinated to allow faster reopening of schools

Education Minister Priya Manickchand is encouraging parents to get vaccinated, which she believes could lead to the safe reopening of schools. Schools across Guyana have been closed for over a year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. During the distribution of the cash grant for public school students in Linden on Thursday, Minister Manickchand made it […]