…night shifts almost left bare as nurses, doctors fall ill with COVID, report sick —RN says: “We have the gear but we just don’t have the human resources” By Svetlana Marshall At least seven units within the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPHC) are reportedly hard-hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, with many nurses and other health professionals falling ill and others ‘reporting […]

—US Government urges Guyana Government “We the People,” whether it be choosing to build roads and bridges, create policies that encourage equitable economic prosperity, provide access to clean drinking water, or provide education that uplifts all citizens, democracy and access to free and fair elections gives every citizen the power to be inspired and participate in the collective quest for […]

…but complaints against Nandlall, Roshan Khan languish Eight months after Opposition Member of Parliament, Amanza Walton-Desir filed a criminal complaint against Roshan Khan – a Guyanese businessman – for calling on Indo-Guyanese to “target” her, the Guyana Police Force is still to complete its investigation into matter. “Indo-Guyanese need to picket Parliament and her home and everywhere she is or […]

—as mayor, PNCR urge boycott over “misuse of joint services” The second phase of a sustained campaign that commenced over the Christmas holidays to clean up Guyana’s capital city, Georgetown, kicked off Saturday morning and continued on Sunday, but the Mayor and City Council as well as the Peoples National Reform Congress have urged citizens to boycott the exercise. The […]

…say Granger, Harmon, do not have any position of authority in the party By Svetlana Marshall Having conducted initial talks on the push by the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) for its Leader Aubrey Norton to replace Joseph Harmon as the Leader of the Opposition, the two leaders are expected to meet again very soon to continue their negotiations but […]

…House approved $6B, govt spent $13.9B Just days after the National Assembly approved the sum of $6B for infrastructure development under the Ministry of Housing and Water, the Government, through the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) signed a number of contracts totaling $13.9B for ‘housing development.” Now, the Opposition wants answers. Where did the additional $7.9B come from? For […]

—PNCR tells Govt Vice Chairman of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Vinceroy Jordan has called on the Government to desist from bullying residents of the West Berbice villages of Profit, Foulis, El Dorado, Belladrum, Paradise and Golden Fleece for their land. He was referencing move by the administration to utilize lands that run through these villages to construct a […]

…insists on strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols By Svetlana Marshall At a time when Guyana is faced with another surge of COVID-19, resulting in well over 10,000 active cases, among them teachers and students, Lecturer and Psychologist, Wil Campbell said it would be prudent for the Ministry of Education to close schools plagued by COVID-19, while ensuring that there is […]

Notwithstanding scorching criticisms from its local counterparts, the CARICOM Private Sector Organization (CPSO) has signaled its intention to discuss with the Guyana Government possible infringements of the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas with the recently passed Local Content Act. “Having regard to the CPSO’s mandate and premised on the importance of consultations as recognised in the RTC, under Article 26, the […]

—-PAHO says health workers must be protected With COVID-19 infections accelerating in the Americas and the detection of the Omicron variant in at least 42 countries and territories in the region, the Pan American Health Organization Director Carissa F. Etienne has called on countries to ensure health workers have access to protective equipment and additional COVID-19 vaccine doses where available. […]

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