Daily Archives: Wednesday, 23 June 2021, 22:36

More Afro-Guyanese dying from COVID-19 at Liliendaal Hospital… a sign of vaccine hesitancy- Carpen

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 June 2021, 22:36 by Denis Chabrol Even as Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon continues to insist that the Health Ministry suspend use vaccination with 200,000 doses of Sputnik V vaccine until he gets satisfactory answers, one of Guyana’s top health experts says more than 50 percent of those who died from COVID-19 are Afro-Guyanese. Head of ...

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Jagdeo appeals High Court decision on compensating Ferguson for defamation

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 June 2021, 12:33 by Denis Chabrol Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo has appealed a decision by the High Court that he has to pay opposition politician Annette Ferguson damages for defamation. “The Appeal has a real chance of success since the Appellant has a real prospect of successfully defending his claim and a reasonable explanation for ...

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World Bank gives US$6.7 million to improve Guyana’s nursery, primary education

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 June 2021, 9:16 by Denis Chabrol The World Bank approved a US$6.7 million grant from the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) for the Guyana Education Sector Program Project, the financial institution announced Wednesday. The World Bank said in a statement that the project aims to improve learning in nursery schools, increase technology use in primary ...

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