The pandemic’s heavy toll on people in Peru points to its disproportionate impact on many developing countries. The shadow economies and lack of social safety nets in these countries make COVID-19 especially deadly. Repost from http://weforum.org Those wondering if the threat of COVID-19 is receding should take a hard look at Peru. The country, often cited as a poster child for economic development and […]

Guyana’s COVID-19 Emergency Measures have been slightly relaxed to allow persons 90 minutes of exercise from Monday to Friday only in parks, on roads, at the seawall, on beaches and at rivers and creeks. However, most of all the other measures previously in place remain and have been extended to July 2, 2020. In a release on Wednesday, the National […]

Linden, Guyana: June 17th, 20 — Scores of Lindeners came out today to insist that GECOM count only valid votes. In contention are the thousands of irregular ballots cast in favour of the opposition People’s Progressive Party Civic, allowing them a significant projected lead in the Guyana 2020 national elections. Protestors voiced their concern about the suggestion that GECOM should […]

Kenrick Waithe grew up in South Ruimveldt, Guyana and today he is an Engineer at Colorado-based startup Boom.  Waithe creates computer-based simulations of supersonic passenger flights so that one day they will become a reality. “We’re trying to build a supersonic airliner that’s economically viable, the way that the Concorde was not,” he said.  Formerly an Engineer at Gulfstream, Lockheed […]

The Small Business Procurement Programme under which firms designated small businesses will have access to 20% of state contracts in designated areas was supposed to come into full effect in 2019.  While small business owners in Guyana still await the implementation of this programme, business giants in Guyana mostly represented by the PSC and GCCI continue to aggressively push for […]

GUYANA’s Chief Election Officer (CEO), Keith Lowenfield, has been ordered to prepare a report in keeping with Section 96 of the Representation of the Act, Chapter 1:03 – a move that effectively paves the way for the official declaration of the Election results by the Chair of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Justice (Ret’d) Claudette Singh. The decision was arrived […]

– mining communities on the radar JUST when Guyana thought it was “out of the woods” in the fight against the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), things have taken a worrying turn with 12 cases being recorded within the past 24 hours. Those cases were detected after health authorities tested 36 persons between Monday and Tuesday. According to Chief Medical Officer (CMO) […]

… Ashmead Nedd heading to Leewards Hurricanes ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) – Discarded West Indies batsman Kyle Hope will attempt to rekindle a career in shambles by returning to newly crowned domestic first class champions Barbados Pride for the upcoming professional season. The 31-year-old, who has spent the last several seasons at Trinidad and Tobago Red Force, rejoins his native […]

…Florida, Los Angeles possible venues By Rawle Toney Speaking to Chronicle Sport from his base in Brooklyn, New York, Allen revealed that his bout, which was originally set for April 11 at the Armory in Minneapolis, will now be held in either Florida or Los Angeles. According to the 35-year-old Allen, training has been progressing smoothly and he’s all set and […]

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