…but activists say party must reform, repositioned   …change in leadership necessary    By Svetlana Marshall   Contending that there is no “power struggle” within the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Political Activist, Lurlene Nestor said what Guyana is witnessing is an attempt to reposition the party to meet the changing political, social and economic realities but Political Scientist, Dr. David Hinds is […]

…CEO says company looking expand Blaze customer base as part of $5B investment plan    By Svetlana Marshall   The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) is aggressively pursuing plans to upgrade its mobile network to 4.5G LTE as part of a multibillion investment for 2021. Currently, the communication giant offers Guyanese the 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) experience – a next […]

…mother of injured Rupununi woman allegedly shot by REO  By Alva Solomon   While police are now deeming a shooting incident involving the Regional Executive Officer (REO) of Region Nine, Karl Singh “accidental” rather than “attempted murder” as they initially stated, the mother of the victim says she will not accept any form of compensation for her injured daughter until the matter passes […]

…govt seeks developer for 2022 start up The PPP/C Government is looking to revive the 165 Megawatts (MW) Amaila Falls Hydropower project (AFHP), with intent to start construction in 2022 and completion in 2025. The Office of the Prime Minister is looking for a partner to develop the project. It has published a request for proposals, which outlines two options […]

COVID-19 deaths in July have moved to 46 with 16 females and 30 males now dead after contracting the virus. The majority of the persons, a total of 18, came from Region Four while Regions Three and Five recorded the second-highest number of deaths at 8 each. Meanwhile, there were 6 deaths in Region Nine, 5 in Region Ten and […]

…as Guyana’s Civil Aviation Regulations are amended All adult passengers who are not Guyanese nationals travelling to Guyana from Trinidad and Tobago are now required to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated in order to enter the country, according to amendments made to the Civil Aviation Regulations (Amendment) 2021. The changes to the specific Health Safety Measures for Airports and Aircraft during […]

(BBC) Rescuers are scouring devastated parts of western India for survivors after heavy rains caused deadly floods.  Tens of thousands of people have been moved out of affected areas, with record-breaking rainfall reported along parts of the coast.  The states of Goa and Maharashtra have been badly affected, with many feared missing near the financial hub Mumbai.  At least 136 […]

…donates school supplies to students of St. Ignatius Secondary During a recent visit to Lethem and St. Ignatius, Region Nine, U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Mark Cullinane met with several top officials of the area also donated school supplies to a local school. Those the DCM met were: Regional Chairman, Guyana Police Force leadership, the Regional Health Officer, the […]

Nine youths here aged 15 to 18, will be representing Guyana in the virtual five-week Youth Ambassadors Programme from Monday, July 26th to Friday, August 27th, 2021. Representing Guyana this year are: Anjalita Palaniandi, Rachel Chesney, Krystal McLean Victor Nandlall, Juel Johnson, Ayushi Nandalall, Divya Nandalall, Kanye Blades, Jahnavi Tuluram. André Romaldho, an alumnus of the Youth Ambassadors Program, 2018 […]

…govt distances self from uniform, blames GOA Guyanese have criticised the overpowering red on the official uniform of the country’s athletes at the Olympics and the government has distanced itself from the outfit, saying it was the work of the Guyana Olympics Association. The summer games opened earlier on Friday with the honour falling on Tennis Star, Naomi Osaka to […]

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