Daily Archives: Thursday, 6 January 2022, 17:23

Health Minister appeals: “Stay home” if you’re COVID positive as surge continues

Last Updated on Thursday, 6 January 2022, 17:23 by Denis Chabrol The Ministry of Health says there are now 967 new COVID cases, amid informed speculation that the highly contagious Omicron variant is in Guyana, a situation that has prompted an appeal for isolated persons to stay home. Official statistics also show that 3,374 persons have now been told to ...

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House crushes woman, daughter to death

Last Updated on Thursday, 6 January 2022, 15:17 by Denis Chabrol A woman and her six-year old daughter have died after their house collapsed on them Wednesday afternoon, the Guyana Police Force said. The incident occurred at about 4 PM at Lower Bonasika Creek, Essequibo River. Dead are 35-year-old female farmer Seematie Chandra and her 6-year-old daughter Christine Sookdeo. The ...

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Geeta Chandan-Edmond is new PNCR General Secretary

Last Updated on Thursday, 6 January 2022, 14:55 by Denis Chabrol The opposition People’s National Congress Reform’s (PNCR) new General Secretary is Attorney-at-Law, Geeta Chandan-Edmond, and the party stressed that is receiving the full backing of its membership. “Ms. Chandan-Edmond is a Member of Parliament and enjoys the support of the membership of the PNCR as manifest in the election ...

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City Mayor appeals to Local Government Minister to approve littering fines

Last Updated on Thursday, 6 January 2022, 5:39 by Denis Chabrol Georgetown Mayor Ubraj Narine wants approval for City Police to fine litterbugs between GY$10,000 and $500,000 because he says enforcing the Environmental Protection Act (EPA) in the town makes no financial sense. “I will spend money and I will not get money…If I bring in fifty people a day, ...

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