Politics

Guyana to receive 84,000 doses of AstraZeneca from the UK

The United Kingdom has announced the donation of 84,800 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to Guyana as part of the global assistance to fight COVID-19. In a statement, the British High Commission in Georgetown said the country’s Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab announced that the UK will be sending the AstraZeneca shots to Guyana as […]

Attorney General wants President removed from Court proceedings filed by Police Service Commission; Cites immunity

Attorney General Anil Nandlall has asked the High Court to remove President Irfaan Ali as a respondent in the matter filed by the Police Service Commission over the suspension of the Commission and the promotion of Police Officers. The Attorney General believes that having President Ali in the proceedings is in contravention of the Constitution. […]

Government defends vaccination requirement for Trinis traveling to Guyana

Guyana’s Minister of Works Juan Edghill who overlooks the aviation sector has defended the Government’s decision to put a vaccination requirement in place for non-Guyanese nationals traveling to Guyana from Trinidad and Tobago. The requirement does not exist for persons coming from any other country. Speaking to News Source on Tuesday, Minister Edghill said Trinidad […]

High Court to hear Police Service Commission case next week

Two weeks after the Police Service Commission filed an urgent application in the High Court asking the Court to reverse a suspension order by President Irfaan Ali and to give effect to the Police promotion list released by the PSC, the matter has been fixed for next Wednesday before Justice Gino Persaud. The Police Service […]

Over 6000 house lots distributed in past 11 months; Low-cost homes to be built in Golden Grove EBD -Housing Minister

The Ministry of Housing and its Central Housing and Planning Authority will be moving to construct 500 low-cost homes at Plantation Golden Grove on the East Bank of Demerara. The announcement was made today by Housing Minister Collin Croal as he distributed house lots and land titles at the National Stadium for areas along the […]

Guyana receives 10,000 more Sputnik 2nd dose shots

Health Minister, Dr. Frank Anthony has announced that his Ministry will continue its nationwide inoculation of persons who have already received a first shot of the Sputnik vaccine from tomorrow. A total of 10,000 2nd dose shots arrived in the country this morning and will cater for the remaining persons who received the first shot […]