Addressing the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, President Irfaan Ali yesterday urged that the movement of people not be curtailed based on the COVID-19 vaccines they took and he also upped the pressure on Venezuela over the border controversy between the two countries.
Following the controversial retendering of steel for the Ministry of Agriculture’s National Drainage and Irrigation Authority (NDIA), a decision is being mulled to cancel the tender altogether and cease the practice of the authority stockpiling steel.
With the growing number of COVID-19 infections and deaths resulting in the United States’ Centers for Disease Control and Pre-vention (CDC) this week warning against travel to Guyana, the PNCR yesterday called on the government to “take politics out of health” and have an inclusive approach to addressing the pandemic.
Two Region Two men died on Wednesday afternoon after a truck toppled at Buckhall, Essequibo River, the latest of a series of fatal accidents in the area.
Following the conclusion of fresh legal proceedings, Premdaat Persaud has again lost to his brother Deodat Persaud, all claims to ownership of the embattled Camp Street building housing the popular Shanta’s Puri Shop, which their mother had bequeath-ed to all six of her children.
The South Rupununi District Council (SRDC) is calling on the government to ensure that better policies are put in place to protect schoolchildren in South Rupununi communities against COVID-19.
Four more COVID-19 fatalities along with 258 cases were reported yesterday.
The Minister of Health yesterday stated that as long as the critical information on laminated COVID-19 vaccination booklets is visible, it is acceptable.
A Patentia Housing Scheme, West Coast Demerara (WCD), cane harvester was crushed to death by an excavator while at work at the Uitvlugt Estate Backdam, WCD.
Nine months after Ritawantee Persaud, a New York-based Guyanese woman was killed in a hit-and-run accident, a suspect has been arrested.
A man who was previously charged with the attempted murder of his wife has now been charged and remanded for murder.
Contracts were yesterday signed at the Ministry of Public Works for the rehabilitation of the Canal Polders No.1 and No.2 Roads and the Schoonord Main Access Road, Region Three.
A man and a woman were on Monday charged with being in possession of 26 grammes of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking and were each placed on $150,000 bail.
A man who allegedly pulled out a knife and threatened the Mayor of Rose Hall, Dave Budhu, was on Wednesday apprehended by police.
Tenders were on Tuesday opened at the National Procurement and Tender Administration Board for the Construction of a Medex Building at the University of Guyana’s campus in Berbice.
The police have been granted an extension to further detain the suspect who was arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of boat builder, Sigmol Gouveia and the attempted murder of his brother, Neville Gouveia at Vreed-en-Hoop, West Coast Demerara (WCD) on Saturday night.
The two suspects who were arrested in relation to the murder of pastry vendor, Shawn Albert during an anti-crime operation in Region Two last week have been released on station bail.
A 32-year-old Berbice River man was on Wednesday sentenced to 18 months in prison and fined $804,000 for possession and trafficking of narcotics.
A fire of unknown origin that started at a Blueberry Hill, Wismar, Linden home yesterday is being investigated by the Guyana Police Force (GPF).
The Ministry of Health today said that as of September 22, 2021, four more persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have died.