Universal Health Coverage ‘more urgent than ever’ – UN chief

Universal Health Coverage ‘more urgent than ever’ – UN chief

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that “our health systems are inadequate”, the UN chief told a ministerial meeting on Thursday, citing weak structures and unequal access

Pandemic has forever changed online shopping, UN-backed survey reveals

Pandemic has forever changed online shopping, UN-backed survey reveals

The COVID-19 pandemic has forever changed the way consumers shop online, the UN trade and development body, UNCTAD, said on Thursday, announcing results of a survey of some 3,700 c

Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation statement: ASG strike action

Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation statement: ASG strike action

The Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation views with deep concern, strike action taken by the Aviation Services of Grenada (ASG) staff of the Grenada Airports Authority (GAA) at t

Patrick Antoine heads new NGO

Patrick Antoine heads new NGO

Dr Patrick Antoine is chairman of non-profit The Grenada Movement (TGM) Read more

Temporary closure of licencing and inspection centre

Temporary closure of licencing and inspection centre

The Traffic Department of the Royal Grenada Police Force (RGPF) informs the general public that the Licencing and Inspection Centre, Dusty Highway, St George will be closed on Thur

GUT Credit Union awards 22 TAMCC scholarships

GUT Credit Union awards 22 TAMCC scholarships

The GUT Cooperative Credit Union has awarded 22 scholarships to students pursuing their education at the TA Marryshow Community College (TAMCC). Read more

 Free zones to be created

Free zones to be created

CREATING an enabling environment for business and investments is high on the agenda of the new Government, and part of the effort to achieve this goal will be to create free and sp

 GuySuCo will be rebuilt brick by brick

GuySuCo will be rebuilt brick by brick

THE Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) is banking on value-added to help return sugar to profitability, said acting Chief Executive Officer, Sasenarine Singh, who noted that every

 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