Dozens of Santa Rosa residents defied lockdown rules this morning to protest against the stringent measures that were imposed last week by the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) and the Santa Rosa Village council to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
A 76-year-old woman yesterday became the 16th person known to have died from COVID-19 here.
The Guyana Forensic Science Laboratory (GFSL) processed more than 100 pieces of evidence in the first quarter of this year and systems are in place to ensure that its services are not interrupted during the new Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Rights activist and columnist Akola Thompson yesterday accused writer and politician Ruel Johnson of physical, sexual and verbal abuse during their relationship several years ago.
Founding member and past president of the Guyana Association of Women Lawyers (GAWL), Sheila Chapman yesterday passed away at the age of 82.
The police are investigating the death of a 35-year-old man whose lifeless body was discovered in a trench at Plaisance, East Coast Demerara yesterday morning.
Five new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were recorded yesterday by the Ministry of Public Health.
A festering feud between two sets of men in Canefield Settlement, East Canje Berbice, yesterday led to one side stoning two houses in the area breaking windows, doors and damaging other items in the yards.
A number of stores along the Vreed-en-Hoop Stelling Road that had closed as a result of the lockdown brought on by the coronavirus pandemic have since reopened but business is far from normal with these stores doing fifty per cent or less of their normal sales.
Three Guyanese including a couple were arrested by the police on Sunday after they were caught attempting to transport nine Brazilian nationals, who had illegally entered the country, to Georgetown.
The disappearance of police constable Quincy Lewis has left his mother at a loss for answers and up to yesterday afternoon, there were no word on his whereabouts.
One hundred and thirty-seven Cubans including fifteen doctors flew yesterday on a Caribbean Air-lines flight bound for Havana, Cuba after being stranded in Guyana for several months.
The toshao in the Moruca sub-district in Region One yesterday said that residents are adhering to the lockdown and restrictions that are being enforced by the Ministry of Public Health to stem the spread of the Coronavirus disease.
The Ministry of Public Health this evening confirmed Guyana’s 16th COVID-19 related death, the Department of Public Information reported.
The Bar Council of the Guyana Bar Association today condemned attacks on the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) and attempts to interfere with the administration of justice.
A Lethem nursery school teacher died at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPHC) on Saturday night after testing positive for COVID-19.
There have been 12,000 applications for COVID-19 relief assistance and those who are approved will receive vouchers for between $25,000 and $32,000.
In an early sign of how the COVID-19 spread here might impact on the ability of Guyanese to fly, Guyana is not on a list of 59 countries identified by the UK whose residents will not need to be quarantined for a mandatory 14 days on arrival.
An Angoy’s Avenue, New Amsterdam man yesterday succumbed to stab injuries while being treated at the New Amsterdam Public Hospital.
The Government was yesterday flayed by former Attorney General Anil Nandlall for its `sub judice’ attempt to influence the expected ruling on Wednesday by the Caribbean Court via advertisements placed in regional newspapers and on the social media page of PNCR General Secretary Volda Lawrence which state that the case is outside of the CCJ’s remit.