Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Chief of Staff Brigadier Godfrey Bess and French Non-Resident Ambassador to Guyana Antoine Joly have signed a Letter of Intent which paves the way for enhanced cooperation between the GDF and the French Military.
The Ministry of Health says that another person who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has died.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) yesterday confirmed the deaths of four more persons who were infected with COVID-19.
Despite continuing contentions over its chairmanship, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has moved to seek nominees in order to reconstitute the Public Procurement Commission (PPC).
Guyana is rated “Free” in Freedom House’s latest Freedom in the World report, an annual study of political rights and civil liberties worldwide, although it still has the lowest score among Carib-bean countries except for Haiti.
The Guyana Court of Appeal has set Mon-day, June 14th, to hear the appeal filed by the main opposition APNU+AFC to the dismissal of one of its two petitions challenging the March 2nd, 2020 General Elections.
The Guyana senior men’s basketball team suffered their second consecutive loss in the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Pre-Qualifiers, losing to powerhouse Jamaica 107-87 last evening at the José Adolfo Pineda National Gymnasium in El Salvador.
West Indies’ Director of Cricket, Jimmy Adams believes that there must be some sort of competitive cricket played in order to keep advancing the standard of the sport in the region.
Brief Scores: Chennai Super Kings 107/4 (Moeen Ali 46, Faf du Plessis 36*; Mohammad Shami 2/21) beat Punjab Kings 106/8 (Shahrukh Khan 47, Jhye Richardson 15; Deepak Chahar 4/13) by 6 wickets The bowlers led from the front once again in the early stage of the season as Chennai Super Kings (CSK) secured their first victory of the VIVO Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, beating Punjab Kings (PBKS) in Match 8 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai yesterday.
(Trinidad Guardian) Energy Minister Franklin Khan is dead. In a brief post, Prime Minister Keith Rowley extended “his deepest condolences to the family of Senator the Hon Franklin Khan”.
HAVANA, (Reuters) – Raul Castro confirmed he was handing over the leadership of the all-powerful Cuban Communist Party to a younger generation at its congress that kicked off yesterday, ending six decades of rule by himself and older brother Fidel.
(The Nassau Guardian) Six men who were released from police custody yesterday were shot and killed two hours later at the intersection of Jerome Avenue and Chesapeake Road by assailants who escaped the scene, authorities reported last night.
WINDSOR, England, (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth and her family paid their last respects to Prince Philip at a funeral today that celebrated his naval past, his international heritage and seven decades of service in which he helped guide the queen through repeated crises.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – President Joe Biden yesterday sought to present a united front with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to counter an increasingly assertive China as the U.S.
CHICAGO, (Reuters) – Hundreds marched through the streets of Chicago yesterday to protest the police shooting of Adam Toledo, a day after the city released a graphic video of a police officer shooting and killing the 13-year-old Latino boy in an alley two weeks ago.