Police probing West Demerara murder-suicide

Police investigators on the West Demerara are probing the deaths of a 56-year-old woman and her 69-year-old husband in a reported murder-suicide case. The incident took place on Sunday. A Police statement this morning said 56-year-old Sarah Bacchus-Arjoon of Recht-Door-Zee was discovered murdered in her home by her 13-year-old daughter. The woman was found with […]

President urges GPHC doctors to deliver higher quality of service; Promises more investment in healthcare

President Irfaan Ali met with medical personnel from the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC), this morning and told them that with increased investments in the healthcare sector, the Government expects the delivery of a higher quality of service.  In his address to the healthcare workers, the President said the Georgetown Hospital alone has seen major […]

GPSU want local nurses to benefit from concessions being offered to nurses from abroad

The Guyana Public Service Union has hammered the Government over its move to greenlight the recruitment of some five hundred nurses from Bangladesh, while local nurses continue to complain about low wages and poor working conditions. Addressing a press conference yesterday, GPSU President, Patrick Yarde, said the government continues to show contempt for public servants […]

Jagdeo expresses frustration over GPL’s power problems; Promises continued efforts to reduce blackouts

Describing the situation at the state-owned Guyana Power and Light (GPL) as “bad”, Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo this afternoon promised that the government is working to reduce the power cuts currently being experienced by citizens across the country.   At his weekly press conference today, the Vice President said the frustrations of citizens over the […]

Norton accuses Government of dropping the ball on the Venezuela issue after the Argyle meeting

Opposition Leader, Aubrey Norton today accused the government of dropping the ball on the border issue with Venezuela, as the neighbouring country continues with its threats and plans to annex Guyana’s Essequibo region. At a press conference, Mr. Norton said several recommendations which were made by the Opposition to assist the government on the issue […]