Daily Archives: Saturday, 19 June 2021, 16:49

Medical Council endorses Sputnik V vaccine

Last Updated on Saturday, 19 June 2021, 16:49 by Denis Chabrol The Medical Council of Guyana on Saturday endorsed the use of the Russian-made Sputnik V vaccine as one of several that is being used to protect people against becoming seriously sick or dying from COVID-19. The Council, which regulates medical practitioners, said all of the available data about Sputnik ...

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French Red Cross rushes flood relief to Guyana

Last Updated on Saturday, 19 June 2021, 16:13 by Denis Chabrol The French Red Cross’ Regional Intervention Platform for the Americas and the Caribbean has rushed 9.45 tons of various items aboard a French military vessel, Dumont d’Urville, to Guyana to assist with flood relief, the French Embassy in Suriname. The mission said the consolidated “large donation” was dispatched to ...

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Health Minister refuses to formally provide Harmon specific information about Sputnik V vaccines; reassures jabs are safe, all guidelines followed

Last Updated on Saturday, 19 June 2021, 15:26 by Denis Chabrol Health  Minister Dr. Frank Anthony on Saturday refused to formally provide specific information about the batch of 200,000 doses of  Russian-made Sputnik V vaccine, but instead reiterated that all of the required procedures have been followed before and after the jabs were imported. Dr. Anthony said that after the ...

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BREAKING: North Ruimveldt Multilateral School on fire

Last Updated on Saturday, 19 June 2021, 15:33 by Denis Chabrol The North Ruimveldt Multilateral School was Saturday afternoon burning by fire of unknown origin, multiple sources confirmed. A section of the decades-old school has already been badly damaged by the mid-afternoon fire. “this is an extremely unspeakable loss here but is 0one that we’ll overcome,” Education Minister Priya Manickchand ...

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APNU stronger with two unknown parties

Last Updated on Saturday, 19 June 2021, 9:32 by Denis Chabrol Months after refusing to place elected representatives from a number of smaller parties that had been part of A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) in the National Assembly because he believed that they had not  won at least 7,000 votes at last year’s elections, the Leader of the People’s ...

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Local Government Commission responsible for disciplining pump attendants- Town Clerk tells Commission

Last Updated on Saturday, 19 June 2021, 8:19 by Denis Chabrol Town Clerk of the City of Georgetown, Sherry Jerrick has told the Local Government Commission that she does not have the power to discipline pump attendants who are being blamed for recent floods in the capital. “Please be advised that as the Town Clerk (ag) for the City of ...

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