Politics

Over 52,000 receive first shot of COVID-19 vaccine

The vaccination programme against COVID-19 in Guyana is on target as more persons visit vaccination sites across the country to get their fist dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. The increase in vaccinations comes as the country is experiencing a wave in new cases with 105 new cases recorded in the past 24 hours. Based on […]

Opposition calls on Government to assist in accomodating Vincentians if volcano crisis worsens

With more than 20,000 residents ordered to evacuate several communities in St. Vincent following the eruption of the Soufriere volcano, several Caribbean countries have agreed to accommodate citizens until the normalcy is restored on the Island. President Ali, on Thursday said that he has spoken to Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Dr. […]

Hospitals facing strain as COVID-19 cases rise; Over 450 new cases in past week

The Infectious Diseases Hospital at Lilliandaal and other public hospitals are feeling the strain as they deal with more hospitalized cases of Coronavirus. There are now 70 persons hospitalized battling COVID-19. The situation is becoming worrying for health officials especially since many of those in hospitals require supported breathing. “Out of seeing more cases, we […]

Worst breaches of occupational health and safety could be found in public sector -says Labour Minister

Declaring that some of the worst breaches of occupational health and safety could be found in the public sector, Labour Minister Joe Hamilton has indicated that government agencies and departments will also be targeted by Labour officers as they enforce regulations. During an appearance on the Jumpstart radio show, Minister Hamilton said an Occupational Health […]

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