Daily Archives: Friday, 26 February 2021, 21:51

Guyana to get 80,000 COVID vaccines from India

Last Updated on Friday, 26 February 2021, 21:51 by Denis Chabrol India will be donating 80,000 AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines and they are scheduled to arrived in early March, the Health Ministry announced Friday. The ministry said that information was provided India’s High Commissioner to Guyana, Dr. K.J. Srinivasa to the Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony That donation is among ...

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Flaring changes coming in renewed Liza 1 licence

Last Updated on Friday, 26 February 2021, 21:16 by Denis Chabrol Minister of Natural Resources, Vickram Bharrat on Friday said that when the Liza 1 well licence expires, new provisions governing flaring would form part of the new permit. Responding to A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change’s (APNU+AFC) David Patterson during debate on the 2021 National Budget debate, Mr. ...

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Caribbean to buy COVID-19 vaccines from Africa

Last Updated on Friday, 26 February 2021, 20:34 by Denis Chabrol Faced with an acute shortage of coronavirus vaccines, the 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM) bloc Thursday night announced that it would be buying some of the jab from Africa through a South Africa-led initiative. “Other initiatives, such as procurement through the African Union’s African Medical Supplies Platform (AMSP), as well ...

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Two Venezuelans among escapees from Lethem Police station

Last Updated on Friday, 26 February 2021, 20:27 by Denis Chabrol Four men, including two Venezuelans, early Friday morning dug themselves out of the Lethem Police Station lockup and escaped, the Guyana Police Force said. Those on the run are 36-year old Jack King Paul of Kwatamang Village North Rupununi; 20-year old Clarence Rodney of Lethem Central; 26-year old Venezuelan ...

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