Energy cost to be slashed by 50 per cent

Energy cost to be slashed by 50 per cent

GOVERNMENT is committed to providing stable and reliable energy for both domestic and commercial purposes with the aim of reducing cost by at least 50 per cent over the next five y

 Suspension of nurses’ strike commendable

Suspension of nurses’ strike commendable

EVEN as he commended the signing of an agreement to end the protest action by nurses, Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony, has underscored the importance of collaborative efforts

Robert Corbin hospitalised

Robert Corbin hospitalised

FORMER Opposition Leader and leader of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Robert Corbin is hospitalised after being tested positive for COVID-19. Read more

 Guyana earns over $30B in rice exports

Guyana earns over $30B in rice exports

GUYANA has earned over $30 billion (US $144,178,325) from 343,068 tonnes of rice exported during the period January to August 2020. Read more

 Guyanese businessman brings innovation to ‘flooring’

Guyanese businessman brings innovation to ‘flooring’

IN support of value-added products manufactured locally, Guyanese businessman, Andre Cummings, has taken his lumber-export business further by offering enhanced, ‘exotic&rsqu

 Prospect Housing Development to get water in two weeks

Prospect Housing Development to get water in two weeks

THE Housing and Water Ministry is on a quest to ensure that new housing schemes are developed with the basic amenities such as water, before allocations are made. Read more

CDC updates travel notice for dengue in Americas, Caribbean included

CDC updates travel notice for dengue in Americas, Caribbean included

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its travel notice for Dengue in the Americas with a Watch Level One in effect. Read more

34 people connected to White House, more than previously known, infected by coronavirus: Internal FEMA memo

34 people connected to White House, more than previously known, infected by coronavirus: Internal FEMA memo

The coronavirus outbreak has infected "34 White House staffers and other contacts" in recent days, according to an internal government memo, an indication that the diseas

 Four Caribbean countries record virus deaths

Four Caribbean countries record virus deaths

Four Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries recorded deaths from the coronavirus (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours and several other regional countries reported more positive case

 Standards, Quality Still Important

Standards, Quality Still Important

Barbados and other Caribbean Community (CARICOM) states are being warned that now is not the time to “slack” on investment in quality and standards, even as they seek t

UK appoints New Special Trade Envoy to Caribbean

UK appoints New Special Trade Envoy to Caribbean

UK Prime Minister the Rt Hon Boris Johnson has appointed Darren Henry MP as the new Trade Envoy to the Commonwealth Caribbean. Read more

Space sector works to keep societies and economies on track during the pandemic

Space sector works to keep societies and economies on track during the pandemic

Decades of developments in the space sector are being utilized during the COVID-19 pandemic, helping countries to keep their citizens safe and economies on

Global trade: Signs of rebound, but recovery uncertain

Global trade: Signs of rebound, but recovery uncertain

Global trade is showing signs of bouncing back from a deep, COVID-19-induced slump, the World Trade Organization (WTO) has said, with the caveat that any recovery could be badly di

UN chief urges greater investment in universal health coverage, starting now

UN chief urges greater investment in universal health coverage, starting now

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of strong public health systems and emergency preparedness for communities and economies globally, the UN Secretary-General sai

Stillbirths: An unnecessary, unspeakable tragedy – UN report

Stillbirths: An unnecessary, unspeakable tragedy – UN report

A stillborn baby is delivered every 16 seconds, which translates into nearly two million infants over the course of a year that never took their first breath, according to a new UN

Some countries showing spikes in virus  transmission, especially among young people: PAHO

Some countries showing spikes in virus transmission, especially among young people: PAHO

While Brazil and the US remain significant drivers of new cases, over the past 60 days, 11 countries and territories in the Caribbean have moved from moderate to intense transmissi

Global challenge for movement on mental health kicks off as lack of investment in mental health leaves millions without access to services

Global challenge for movement on mental health kicks off as lack of investment in mental health leaves millions without access to services

A global social media challenge to get the world moving on mental health is launched today with a call for a massive scale-up in investment in mental health. Read more

Members of Orthodox Jewish community protest in Brooklyn after new Covid-19 restrictions

Members of Orthodox Jewish community protest in Brooklyn after new Covid-19 restrictions

Members of Orthodox Jewish community protest in Brooklyn after new Covid-19 restrictions. Read more