Politics

All City drainage pumps are working; No time for playing politics with flooding -Mayor

With the weatherman predicting that more heavy rainfall could pound Guyana’s coastal region and the nation’s capital over the next 24 hours, various Government Departments and the Georgetown City Council have dispatched assessment teams to look at flooding in a number of areas. In Georgetown, which is seeing widespread flooding in a number of communities, […]

COVID-19 death toll inches up to 130

For the second straight day, Guyana recorded two more COVID-19 deaths. Four deaths have been recorded in the first three days of this month, taking the total number of deaths in the country to 130. According to the Ministry of Health, the two latest victims are a 77-year-old woman from Region Two and a 92-year-old […]

Police Reward is admission of failure in Berbice teen murders probe; Govt. needs to bring in specialist investigative team -Family Attorney

Hours after the Guyana Police Force announced its $3 million reward for information about the murder of Berbice teens, Isaiah and Joel Henry and Haresh Singh, the Attorney for the Henry family, Nigel Hughes said the offer of that reward at this time is an admission of failure by the Police Force. Speaking during a […]

Opposition gives Clerk of the Assembly 24hrs to provide copy of Waldron’s renunciation certificate

The Opposition APNU+AFC has given the Clerk of the National Assembly a 24-hour ultimatum to provide a copy of the citizenship renunciation certificate for Tourism Minister Oneidge Waldron. The Opposition has warned that the Clerk’s failure to do so will result in the commencement of legal proceedings. In a letter to the Clerk of the […]

Government terminates contracts for St. Roses High and Yarrowkabra Secondary School construction

Two of the country’s largest contractors, BK International and Courtney Benn Contracting have lost their contracts for the contruction of two secondary schools. The Government has terminated a $826.7 Million contract for BK International’s construction of the Yarrowkabra Secondary School along the Linden/Soesdyke Highway. The contract was signed under the previous government on the 31st […]

Nandlall’s allegations against me are baseless and repugnant -Fmr. Finance Minister

Former Finance Minister Winston Jordan has described recent statements and allegations made by Attorney General Anil Nandlall about him as “baseless and repugnant”. During a recent statement, Nandlall announced that he intends to take legal action on behalf of the government against the former Finance Minister and the former Head of NICIL over the sale […]

44 COVID-19 deaths recorded in October

The month of October has now emerged as the deadliest month for the coronavirus pandemic in Guyana, with 44 deaths being recorded in 31 days. Two of the 44 deaths were recorded on the last day of the month. The month of September was the previous deadliest month. A total of 41 deaths were recorded […]

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