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Daily Archives: Wednesday, 1 April 2020, 19:10

APNU+AFC candidate asks Court of Appeal to order High Court to review GECOM vote recount decision

Last Updated on Wednesday, 1 April 2020, 21:01 by Writer The Court of Appeal will Thursday begin determining whether Ulita Moore can appeal a decision that the High Court cannot legally hear her request for a judicial review of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to order a recount of votes cast in last month’s general elections. Through her lawyers Mayo ...

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Updated: Guyana confirms fourth COVID-19 death

Last Updated on Thursday, 2 April 2020, 2:23 by Denis Chabrol Minister of Public Health, Volda Lawrence Wednesday night  confirmed that the total number of deaths from COVID-19 in Guyana has moved to 4.. The deceased is a male from Region 4 (Demerara-Mahaica). Earlier this evening, Minister Lawrence had confirmed Guyana’s third COVID-19 death was Ms Osa Collins, a 78-year-old ...

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Guyana now records 19 coronavirus cases; Health Minister calls for no discrimination against health workers

Last Updated on Wednesday, 1 April 2020, 17:26 by Writer Public Health Minister, Volda Lawrence on Wednesday announced that Guyana has now recorded 19 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, even as she appealed to public transportation operators not to stop carrying health workers. “I now wish to make an appeal to all those who are bent on stigmatising our ...

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Parks and gardens closed for Easter weekend

Last Updated on Wednesday, 1 April 2020, 17:22 by Writer The Protected Area Commission (PAC) and the National Parks Commission (NPC) have announced the closure of all recreational parks and gardens for the Easter Weekend adhering to the COVID-19 National Task Force social distancing measure. The PAC in a statement says from Thursday, April 9 to Tuesday, April 14 (Easter ...

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ACDA calls on government to provide relief to the poor being hit by COVID-19

Last Updated on Wednesday, 1 April 2020, 16:49 by Writer The African Cultural and Development Association (ACDA) on Wednesday called on the Guyana government to set aside the political situation and provide emergency relief due of economic hardships brought on by the COVID-19 decline in economic activity. “A more robust and broad-based stimulus package for households and business, that can ...

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Nandlall rails against GECOM’s decision to “study” High Court decisions

Last Updated on Wednesday, 1 April 2020, 16:42 by Writer Attorney-at-Law, Anil Nandlall, one of the lawyers for the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Wednesday morning reacted sharply to a decision by the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Retired Justice Claudette Singh to first study the High Court’s decisions that they cannot legally hear two election-related cases. A GECOM ...

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GECOM to study High Court decisions today

Last Updated on Wednesday, 1 April 2020, 16:43 by Writer The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) says it will Wednesday study the High Court’s decisions before it meets on Thursday to determine the way forward on results of general elections held one month ago. “There won’t be a Commission meeting today. The decision of the court will be studied today and ...

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Guyana’s two airports to remain closed until May 1

Last Updated on Wednesday, 1 April 2020, 10:05 by Denis Chabrol The Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) and the Eugene Correia International Airport (ECIA) will remain closed to international flights until May 1, 2020, in order to continue mitigating the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. “The closure of the airspace will greatly assist in minimizing the spread of COVID-19 by ...

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