42 COVID-19 deaths recorded since start of July

The Ministry of Health recorded three more COVID-19 related deaths yesterday with one of the latest victims being a 38-year-old man. With Guyana still to confirm the presence of the fast-spreading Delta variant of the virus being here, the number of new infections continues to rise. 74 new cases of the virus were recorded yesterday […]

Region 9 REO still in Police custody for shooting of woman

The Regional Executive Officer for Region 9, Karl Singh, remains in Police custody over the shooting of a woman in his car. Singh is accused of shooting the woman to her abdomen around midnight on Tuesday in the Lethem business district. The woman has been hospitalised in a serious condition. Details of the shooting incident […]

GTU not taking Manickchand’s political label lightly

The Guyana Teachers Union is not taking kindly to recent statements by the Minister of Education Priya Manickchand, who accused the union of behaving like a political entity because of its protest outside her office. She said the union will be treated as a political entity if that’s how it wants to behave. GTU President […]

Rupununi teacher found dead in home; Foul play suspected

Police investigators in Region 9 are probing the death of a 31-year-old teacher whose body was found in his South Pakaraimas home three days ago. It is suspected that the teacher, Peter Christian, was murdered as several marks of violence were found on his body. The man’s father claims that earlier in the same day […]

Three remanded for armed robbery of Rockstone businesswoman

Three men who have been accused of robbing a Rockstone businesswoman in Region 10 have been charged and remanded to jail. The three, Elijah Hollingsworth, Dane Bowen and Joel Morrison appeared in Court on Tuesday jointly charged with the armed robbery of Dianne Ross. It is alleged that on Friday, the three men pounced on […]

Health Minister encourages companies to ensure workers are fully vaccinated

Although the COVID-19 vaccines are not mandatory, Health Minister, Dr. Frank Anthony believes that employers should ensure that their workers are fully vaccinated to keep their colleagues and those who they serve safe. Several private entities have been implementing strict measures against staff who did not receive their COVID-19 vaccine or have refused to take […]

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