…Anglican Bishop says amid international pressure on GECOM to declare elections  Charles Davidson the Bishop of the Anglican Diocese here said he is not surprised by the intervention of the international community in Guyana’s affairs. But he quickly reminded that Guyana is an independent nation and that we do not have to pay attention to their utterances. “I was 12 […]

Dear Prime Minister Mottley, After a hard day’s work I listened to the statement by Prime Minister Mia Mottley Chairman of CARICOM, regarding the elections which were just held in Guyana, and who was asked to use her good office to assist in the finality of the results of the March 2nd 2020 election. Your statement Prime Minister, is one […]

…faces charge of ‘ being part of a social event’ Coalition candidate in Berbice and Director of Regional Health Services in Berbice Jevaughn Stephen has been charged for breaking the COVID-19 curfew. He will be appearing at the New Amsterdam Court to face a charge of being part of a social event.  Particulars of the offence states on Thursday 18 […]

The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) on Thursday announced that it has extended tax relief measures that were implemented to cushion the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.In a statement the GRA said: “having carefully assessed the impact of COVID-19 on the economy to-date, the Government of Guyana has granted a further extension to the timeline on the existing tax relief measures […]

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 […]

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