Two women have died due to Covid-19 pushing Guyana death toll to 203, the Ministry of Health has confirmed. The latest fatalities are two females, a 64-year-old from Region Ten (Upper Demerara-Berbice) and a 69-year-old from Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica). These persons died while receiving care at a medical facility.

The GAWU joins in saluting all women and girls on the occasion of International Women’s Day (IWD) 2021. It is indisputable that women have played an important role in the advancement of civilization and, increasingly today, they are engaged in all sphere of human endeavour in many countries across the world. We recall that International Women’s Day emerged out of […]

On 8 March 2021, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) joins the rest of the world in celebrating International Women’s Day, a special observance that was adopted by the United Nations 46 years ago in 1975, during International Women’s Year. The annual celebration affords everyone, especially women and girls, an opportunity to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to […]

The National Congress of Women (NCW), the Women’s Arm of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), joins with all Guyanese women as well as women all over the world as we observe International Women’s Day (IWD) 2021, today, Monday March 8, 2021. This day is also observed when the entire month of March is dedicated to women. March is also […]

The Police Commissioner is reported to have stated that the police received a total of 1,662 reports of domestic violence in 2020 (approximately 5 reports for every day of the year).   The bulk of those charges related to violence against women and girls.  The reports represent a fraction of the incidence of violence. Unadorned figures mask the efforts required for […]

On behalf of the membership of the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) it is a privilege and honour saluting women on this memorable and significant occasion, “International Women’s Day”. In doing so, I want to express how relevant and appropriate I consider the theme ‘Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world.’ From the commencement of this […]

…Ali flays ‘Irresponsible’ organisers, spectators President Irfaan Ali left the Everest Cricket Club moments after he arrived there on Sunday, disappointed with the organisers and spectators for not following national COVID-19 protocols. The President, who had agreed to be the patron of the T20 softball competition, had done so with the assurance that all systems would be in place to […]

Suriname authorities on Sunday handed over to local police four Guyanese nationals who were being held in that country as prisoners serving sentences for various crimes. The men were received by Inspector Marlon Odonghue, Detective Sergeant #18065 Benjamin and a party of ranks from the GPF. The four Guyanese nationals are: (1) Andre Ragmangal, 39 years, of lot 151 Bartica; […]

—-says Sarabo-Halley Opposition Member of Parliament, Tabitha Sarabo-Halley, who was allegedly assaulted at the hands of Minister of Public Affairs, Kwame McCoy said her perpetrator should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law and expelled from the Parliament of Guyana. The A Partnership for National Unity + Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) Member of Parliament made the call on […]

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