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President Irfaan Ali addressing the UN General Assembly (Office of the President photo)
President Irfaan Ali addressing the UN General Assembly (Office of the President photo)

Do not divide us on type of COVID vaccine taken

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.

Zulfikar Mustapha
Zulfikar Mustapha

Agri ministry might scrap steel retendering – source

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.

Dr. Karen Cummings
Dr. Karen Cummings

PNCR accuses gov’t of mishandling pandemic

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.

Suspect in killing of boat builder still in custody

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.

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