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Daily Archives: August 13, 2020

Tourism Minister COVID-19 positive; President, other ministers negative

Tourism Minister Oneidge Waldrond-Allicock has tested positive for the coronavirus, COVID-19, but President Irfaan Ali and other cabinet ministers have been tested negative, Health Minister Dr. Frank Anthony said in a statement late Thursday night. “Minister Allicock has been placed in self-isolation and will be monitored in accordance with the public health guidelines,” he said. In disclosing that the Tourism ...

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Robust COVID-19 awareness campaign for indigenous villages -Amerindian Affairs Minister

by Samuel Sukhnandan As part of efforts to tackle the spread of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in indigenous communities across Guyana, focus will be placed on starting a robust education campaign and providing economic relief and support to affected villages. This is according to Minister of Amerindian Affairs Pauline Sukhai, who told News Talk Radio 103.1 FM/Demerara Waves Online ...

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Millions in damage to public infrastructure due to accidents recorded

by Samuel Sukhnandan Government has recorded over GYD$22 million in damage to public infrastructure due to accidents with a large portion of that sum falling directly within the East Coast Demerara Public Road Widening Improvement Project. Technical Services Manager of the Ministry of Public Infrastructure Nigel Erskine told News Talk Radio 103.1 FM/Demerara Waves Online News Online that over $19 ...

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Shake-up in state media continues

The shake-up in the management of Guyana’s state media continues with the removal of persons who appeared connected to the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR)-led coalition, the latest being at the National Communications Network (NCN) and the Guyana National Newspapers Limited (GGNL). Broadcaster and middle-level manager, Michella Abraham-Ali has been elevated to the post of acting Chief Executive Officer. She ...

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President Ali, ministers expect COVID-19 test results today

by Samuel Sukhnandan President Irfaan Ali, several government ministers and other top government officials are late Thursday expected to get results of their COVID-19 tests, even as Suriname’s President Chandrikapersad Santokhi and his top officials who held talks in Guyana have been cleared of the viral disease. Senior Guyana government sources told News-Talk Radio Guyana 103.1 FM/Demerara Waves Online News ...

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