By Marc Jones LONDON, June 22 (Reuters) – Venezuela’s rival leaders, President Nicolás Maduro and his western-backed opponent Juan Guaido, began a legal tug-of-war on Monday over $1 billion of the country’s gold stashed deep under the Bank of England in London. In a High Court hearing due to last four days, the Venezuelan central bank (BCV), controlled by Maduro’s […]

(Reuters) – Taking a knee is not enough and legislative change is required to battle racism in society, according to West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite. The gesture, first popularised among athletes by American football quarterback Colin Kaepernick, has become widely adopted by many people to protest racial injustice following the death of George Floyd, a Black man who died in […]

….death toll climbs to 15 The Ministry of Public Health Sunday morning confirmed Guyana’s 15th COVID-19 related death. Donna Greaves, a 25 year old female of Lethem passed Sunday morning at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation. She was admitted to the ICU on July 1.Deepest condolences are extended to her family, relatives and friends. On Saturday Guyana recorded sixteen new […]

By David HindsLast week’s column made the case that it would take a herculean effort to mend Guyana whenever the current impasse is resolved. I made that prediction on the basis of studies of ethnically divided societies in general and Guyana in particular. I am satisfied that there are three factors at play in this election—ethnic competition and conflict, geopolitics, […]

—screening point implemented at Sherima crossing By Akeasha Boodie Officials of Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) have taken the step to implement more stringent measures to deal with and monitor the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the region. As of Tuesday, July 7, 2020, individuals seeking to pass through the Sherima Crossing, on the Essequibo River, will now be screened at the new […]

By Akeasha Boodie Officials in Santa Rosa, a village in Moruca, Region One (Barima-Waini) have implemented a 14-day lockdown in the community in light of the increasing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the area. Toshao of Moruca, Wuanita Philips said residents in the area have presented a carefree attitude towards the pandemic and the lockdown is aimed at limiting their […]

−Foreign Affairs Ministry working on return of students in Cuba By Shaquille Bourne The National COVID-19 Task Force (NCTF) has facilitated the return of approximately 1300 Guyanese who were stranded abroad, since June 6. This was disclosed by Chairman of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority’s Board of Directors, Lt. Col. (ret’d) Larry London at a virtual meeting of the National […]

The Guyana Police Force will soon roll out a new strategy which will see motor lorries and container trucks being restricted to use the roadways in Georgetown, East Bank, East Coast, West Bank and West Coast between the hours of 07:00-09:00, 11:00-13:00 and 15:00-17:00 in order to ease traffic congestion during those hours which are referred to as “peak hours”. […]

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