Daily Archives: Tuesday, 2 February 2021, 21:34

Venezuela releases Guyanese-registered fishing vessels

Last Updated on Tuesday, 2 February 2021, 22:21 by Denis Chabrol Venezuela Tuesday evening agreed to release the two Guyanese-registered fishing vessels that were intercepted by that country’s Navy 13 days ago, a top government official confirmed. Sources said the captains of the Lady Nayera and Sea Wolf were informed at about 6 PM that they were free to leave ...

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Lenox Shuman may replace David Patterson as Chairman of Public Accounts Committee

Last Updated on Tuesday, 2 February 2021, 10:58 by Denis Chabrol Leader of the small opposition Liberty and Justice Party (LJP), Lenox Shuman may emerge as the Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), if the major opposition coalition of A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) continues to insist that current chairman, David Patterson must remain as chair. ...

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Human Services Ministry suspends officer who allegedly slapped pensioner; Human Services Minister condemns incident

Last Updated on Tuesday, 2 February 2021, 9:47 by Denis Chabrol Minister of Human Services, Dr. Vindhya Persaud said an investigation has been launched into the alleged slapping of a pensioner by an official of that ministry who had gone at the city office to uplift her 2021 pension book. Dr. Persaud said the officer has been sent on leave ...

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Guyana to get 104,000 doses of AstraZeneca COVID vaccines

Last Updated on Tuesday, 2 February 2021, 8:35 by Denis Chabrol Guyana will be getting more than 100,000 doses of the coronavirus vaccine produced by AstraZeneca, Health Minister Dr. Frank Anthony said Monday. Health Minister Dr. Frank Anthony made the disclosure in an update through the government’s Department of Public Information.  He said the vaccines would be provided through COVAX, ...

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