Politics

Harmon calls for suspension of Sputnik V vaccination until government provides information

Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon has called for the immediate suspension of the administration of the Sputnik COVID-19 vaccines until the government provides key information on the procurement of the vaccine. During a press conference on Thursday, Mr. Harmon said because the vaccine did not come directly from the supplier but through a “middleman”, he has […]

President suspends entire Police Service Commission two days before High Court ruling on promotions

Two days before the Chief Justice is set to hand down her ruling in a case against the Police Service Commission filed by two Officers who didn’t get promoted, President Irfaan Ali has suspended all of the members of the Police Service Commission including the Chairman of the Commission, retired Assistant Police Commissioner Paul Slowe. […]

Jagdeo’s application to set aside $20M libel ruling dismissed

The Vice President’s move to set aside a multi-million ruling against him in favour of Opposition Member Annette Ferguson in a libel case has failed. High Court Sandra Kurtzious this afternoon dismissed Mr. Jagdeo’s application for the default to be set aside on the basis that the applicant failed to show a reasonable explanation for […]

President instructs AG to probe drainage maintenance contracts across the country

As heavy rains continue across the country and the likelihood of additional flooding is on the horizon, President Irfaan Ali Wednesday announced today that he has instructed Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall  to immediately review all service and maintenance contracts within the sphere of the Government of Guyana and the entire […]

Government under fire for overpriced vaccine purchases from Dubai Sheik; Opposition Leader seeks answers

Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon is demanding that the government comes clean about its alleged relationship with a member of the United Arab Emirates ruling family Sheik Ahmad Dalmook Maktoum and his associate Umar Farooq Zahoor after an international media investigation tied the two men to an alleged vaccine racket scandal targeting poorer countries. Guyana has […]

Seven more COVID-19 deaths recorded in 2 days

Guyana has recorded 7 more COVID-19 related deaths, pushing the country’s death toll to 437.  Four of the seven deaths were recorded on Sunday while the other 3 were recorded on Monday according to the Ministry of Health. The youngest was  51-years-old while the oldest was 84-years-old.  Regions 3, 4, and 10 recorded 2 deaths […]

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