Politics

Nearly 6000 active cases of COVID-19 in Guyana

There are now nearly 6000 active cases of COVID-19 in Guyana as the number of positive cases continues to soar. On Sunday, the Ministry of Health announced that 657 new cases of the virus had been recorded, which was coming 24 hours after another 1016 new cases were recorded. Region Four continues to see the […]

Seeram and Forde among members co-opted to PNC Executive

Region 4 Chairman Daniel Seeram and Opposition Member of Parliament Roysdale Forde are among the members of the People’s National Congress Reform who will be added to the party’s Central Executive Committee. Both Seeram and Forde ran for executive positions at the party’s recent elections and lost their bids. However, the party’s constitution allows the […]

PNC wants Granger to relinquish position as Head of Coalition’s list and Norton to become Opposition Leader

The new Leader of the People’s National Congress Reform, Aubrey Norton, has written to former Party Leader David Granger requesting that he surrenders the position of leader of the list for the APNU+AFC. The leader of the list has the power to make changes to the party’s parliamentary representatives. It is unclear whether Granger has […]

847 new COVID-19 cases and two more deaths recorded

The number of active COVID-19 cases in Guyana has jumped to 4,295 with 847 of those cases recorded in the past 24hrs. The Ministry of Health has also recorded two additional deaths from the virus. More than half of the new cases are young people between the ages of 25 and 39-years-old. It was also […]

Dr. Leslie Ramsammy is new Chairman at GPHC

The Ministry of Health today announced the appointment of Ministerial Advisor on Health, Dr. Leslie Ramsammy as the new Chairman of the Georgetown Public Hospital. He has replaced Dr. Madan Rambarran. In its statement announcing the appointment of the new Board of Directors, it was also revealed that Robbie Rambarran is the new Chief Executive […]

Opposition not happy with decision to keep schools open while COVID cases surge

Opposition Members of Parliament today again called out the Government for its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic but more particularly its decision to reopen schools when the virus spread is surging. During a press conference today Opposition Members of Parliament Dr. Karren Cummings, Dr. Nicolette Henry and Ganesh Mahipaul opined that the Government’s decision to […]

Prashad Nagar house gutted in early morning blaze

An early morning fire gutted an empty house in Prashad Nagar and scorched two other houses nearby. The Fire Service was summoned to the blaze at 91 Premniranjati Street Prashad Nagar at around 3 o’clock this morning. When the Fire Service arrived at the scene, the two-story wooden and concrete house was already completely engulfed […]

President gives assurance that health officials are in control of COVID situation; Encourages extra precautions

Despite the sudden surge in new COVID-19 cases believed to be caused by the Omicron variant, President Irfaan Ali this afternoon assured that local Health Authorities are in control of the virus. With the Health Ministry warning that the situation could worsen in the coming days, the President said the country is fully prepared to […]

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