…police say file sent to Police Complaints Authority for further probe The police file on the circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting of Dartmouth Businessman Orin Boston has been sent to the Chairman of the Police Complaints Authority for review. The Guyana Police Force, in a statement on Wednesday, said the decision to send the file to the Police Complaints Authority […]

Washington DC, September 21, 2021 (PAHO) – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has announced the selection of two centers in Argentina and Brazil as regional hubs for the development and production of mRNA-based vaccines in Latin America in a bid to tackle COVID-19 and future infectious-disease challenges. The Bio-Manguinhos Institute of Technology on Immunobiologicals at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation […]

–Vaccines, Climate Change issues raised Foreign Ministers of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) impressed upon United States Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman the urgency for the delivery of the second tranche of donations of Pfizer vaccines from the US. The ministers and Ms Sherman along with Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Ambassador Brian Nichols held a virtual […]

…through Government’s Community-based Employment Stimulation Project The Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS) is conducting a two-day training session for block makers who are members of the Guyana Society for the Blind, through a partnership with the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA). According to a release from the GNBS, the training takes place on September 22 and 23, 2021. […]

…says his Government is working to reverse this  During his address at a United Nations (UN) General Assembly high-level meeting on Wednesday, President Irfaan Ali acknowledged that ethics insecurities and race continue to be misused in Guyana’s political arena — something his Administration plans to change. He shared these sentiments at the meeting meant to commemorate the 20th anniversary of […]

…as Biden warns corrupt leaders The United States has committed  to supporting citizens who demonstrate against corrupt leaders and promised to use its International platform to help them in their struggle. In his address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, US President Joseph Biden said one of the most important ways nations can effectively enhance security and reduce […]

Dear Editor, I join with all those who have gone before me to express sympathy with the widow and offspring of the late Mr. Orin Boston, age 29, described as a businessman of Dartmouth, Essequibo Coast.  I also join with those like Mr. Khemraj Ramjattan, former Coalition Minister, Mr. Roy Brummell, creative writer, and others who have demanded a transparent […]

Staff of the Palms Geriatric Home on Brickdam, Georgetown who are not COVID-19 vaccinated and could not present a negative PCR test were locked out of the health facility on Wednesday morning. Several of the staff stood in a group just outside the gate in hopes of entry. Meanwhile, other persons visiting the health facility who could not provide a […]

(BBC NEWS) The UK prime minister and US president were thought to have discussed topics such as climate change and the recent submarine deal with Australia. Speaking before the meeting, Mr Biden said they would also talk a “little bit about trade”. The BBC understands the UK government may consider joining a trade pact with the US, Mexico and Canada […]

(BBC NEWS) The Taliban have asked to address world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly this week in New York City. The group’s foreign minister made the request in a letter on Monday. A UN committee will rule on the request. The Taliban also nominated their Doha-based spokesperson, Suhail Shaheen, as Afghanistan’s UN ambassador. The group, which seized control […]

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