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

 E-Networks looks to increasing 5G coverage

E-Networks looks to increasing 5G coverage

FOR many years Guyana was criticised for being behind when it comes to technological advancement but government’s liberalisation of the telecommunications sector has released

 Telecommunication sector open for investment

Telecommunication sector open for investment

PRIME MINISTER, Brigadier (ret’d) Mark Phillips, on Tuesday, handed over operational licences and accompanying documents to three service providers within the telecommunicati

 Enmore produces first batch of packaged sugar

Enmore produces first batch of packaged sugar

THE Enmore Packaging Plant, which will be satisfying local demands, had a successful test run on Tuesday, producing some two tonnes of packaged sugar over a two-hour period. Read m

 DCEO Myers ‘locked up’ for conspiracy to commit fraud

DCEO Myers ‘locked up’ for conspiracy to commit fraud

DEPUTY Chief Elections Officer (DCEO), Roxanne Myers was arrested on Tuesday after she declined to cooperate with investigators as the probe continues into allegations of electoral

First Lady Office takes note of fake social media accounts

First Lady Office takes note of fake social media accounts

THE Office of the First Lady has taken note that fake social media accounts are still attempting to transact business on behalf of Her Excellency, Arya Ali, First Lady of Guyana, w

 Four modern police stations to be built

Four modern police stations to be built

FOUR new police stations will be built and an existing one rehabilitated to boost the capacity of the Guyana Police Force (GPF). The works will be carried out under the Citizens&rs

 Gov’t gets National Oil Spill Contingency Plan

Gov’t gets National Oil Spill Contingency Plan

FOLLOWING months of work, Guyana’s National Oil Spill Contingency Plan was completed and the finalised document handed over to the Prime Minister, Brigadier (ret’d) Mar

GUYANA | Guyana Gov't arrest more GECOM election officials

GUYANA | Guyana Gov't arrest more GECOM election officials

As Guyana's Peoples Progressive Party (PPP) government continues to intimidate employees of the Guyana Elections Commission, the Deputy Chief Election Officer Ms. Roxanne Princ

JAMAICA | PNP Parliamentarians want Committee Chairs Reinstated

JAMAICA | PNP Parliamentarians want Committee Chairs Reinstated

The Parliamentary Caucus of the Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) is reiterating its call for the immediate reinstatement of the Opposition’s chairmanship of all

BARBADOS | Six More Months For Cuban Nurses In Barbados

BARBADOS | Six More Months For Cuban Nurses In Barbados

BRIDGETOWN,  Barbados, October 6, 2020 - Despite efforts by the United States government to intimidate regional countries  being assisted by the Cuban Government in the p