Trade unionist and former MP Komal Chand passes on

Veteran trade unionist and former Member of Parliament for the PPP, Komal Chand has died. Chand served as President of the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union for several years and remained in the position up until his death. He was affectionately referred to by close friends as “Comrade Komal” and was always at the […]

Republic Bank to temporarily reduce banking days from next week

As part of its ongoing efforts to safeguard both staff and customers amid the growing coronavirus concerns in Guyana, Republic Bank has announced that it will be reducing its banking days beginning next Tuesday. In a statement this afternoon, Republic Bank announced that with effect from Tuesday the 14th April and continuing until the 30th […]

Suspected COVID-19 case to be medevac from Region 8

A 60-year-old gold miner who is originally from Turkeyen on the East Coast of Demerara is expected to be medevac to the city today from Region 8 after exhibiting symptoms of the coronavirus. According to information from the Police Commander in the area, at around 11:40 last evening, the miner turned up at the Mahdia […]

Municipal markets to close by 2pm daily

The Georgetown City Council has announced that Municipal Markets will be allowed to operate between the hours of 7 am and 2 pm daily in keeping with measures implemented by the Government to fight the coronavirus. Over the weekend, the markets were closed to facilitate further sanitizing by the City Council. Initially, the City Council […]

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