The Guyana Tourism Authority on Wednesday said it has successfully licenced nine new tourist guides for the month of June 2020. Based on the Guyana Tourism Authority Regulations of 2008, Tourism Accommodation Establishments, Tour Operators, Tourist Guides and Interior Lodges and Resorts are required to have a Guyana Tourism Authority Licence to operate or can be fined by the Authority […]

The Mayor and Councillors of the City of Georgetown on Thursday announced expanded tax relief for individuals and businesses as part of the City’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the associated financial impact caused by same. In a release the M&CC said the Council decided that it will not charge interest on the General rates and taxes for 2020, […]

The Ambassador of the United States of America, H.E. Sarah-Ann Lynch, the British High Commissioner, H.E. Greg Quinn, the Canadian High Commissioner, H.E. Lilian Chatterjee, and the Ambassador of the European Union, H.E. Fernando Ponz-Canto are concerned that 114 days after the 2 March elections the people of Guyana continue to await the declaration of an election result. In a […]

The Director of the Pan American Health Organization, Carissa F. Etienne, on Wednesday said that “in the absence of effective treatments or a widely available vaccine, we expect that over the next two years the Region of the Americas will experience recurring COVID-19 outbreaks, which may be interspersed with periods of limited transmission.” “In the face of a fast-changing pandemic, […]

His Excellency David Granger on Wednesday charged twenty newly commissioned Officers of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) to continue to display professionalism at all times. “I charge you to ensure continued adherence to your professional values and standard and enhancement of the force’s capability and in your service to our citizens, to our country and the Caribbean,” the Head of […]

Guyana on Monday recorded 21 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 205.The Ministry of Public Health has reported that 39 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours. Of the 205 cases, the country has recorded 12 deaths and 103 recoveries. To date, 2,147 persons have been tested for COVID-19 with 1,942 […]

A police sergeant is dead after his car careened into several vehicles and spare parts which were being showcased in front of a business place on the Land of Plenty Public Road, Essequibo Coast Sunday afternoonPolice said in a release that the accident involved motor car PRR 5764 driven by Police Sergeant #21873 Lakhan Persaud a 25-year-old of Lot 5 […]

Police are investigating a hit-and-run fatal accident which occurred on Sunday evening, June 21, 2020 on Enmore Public Road, East Coast Demerara. The accident involved a motor vehicle number and driver unknown and two males whose names and other particulars are also so far unknown, police said in a statement Sunday night. One of the victims was discovered motionless on […]

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