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86-year old is 180th COVID death

An 86-year old man is Guyana’s latest COVID-19 virus fatality, bringing the total number of deaths since last year March to 180, the Ministry of Health said Friday morning. The Health Ministry said the man died while receiving care at our medical facility. He was from Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica) which accounts for 3,438 cases since the virus was first detected ...

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Suriname-headquartered bakery gets US$4 million loan to expand operations in Guyana

The Inter-American Development Bank’s private sector arm, IDB Invest, will be kneading US$4 million into Fernandes Guyana Enterprise (FGE), a subsidiary of the Suriname-headquartered Fernandes Group as the company eyes increased spending and more customers with different tastes. “This will lead to higher and more efficient local production of bread products, which are an essential part of the Guyanese diet, ...

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APNU+AFC says Guyana-China relations damaged by engaging Taiwan

The opposition APNU+AFC says the now aborted decision by the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC)-led government to allow Taiwan to set up an office in Guyana has damaged long-standing relations with China that will take hard work to revive. “It will now take years and considerable diplomatic and other scarce resources to repair and rebuild trust with the Chinese after ...

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BREAKING: Guyana scraps Taiwan Office agreement a day after US disclosure

The Guyana government on Thursday backed down from its decision to grant approval for a Taiwan Office to be opened here, a day after the disclosure by the United States (US). “The Government has not established any diplomatic ties or relations with Taiwan and as a result of the miscommunication of the agreement signed, this agreement has since been terminated,” ...

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Taiwan to open office in Guyana; US welcomes move, Guyana says One China policy intact

Guyana has granted permission to Taiwan to open an office in Georgetown to facilitate trade and investment, but government has assured that the South American nation’s One China Policy remains intact, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ambassador Elisabeth Harper said Wednesday night. “Guyana has not recognised Taiwan as a State. We continue to accept the One China ...

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Taxi driver gunned down

A taxi driver was shot dead late last night in North-East La Penitence, Georgetown, police said. He has been identified as 29-year old Osafo Pollard of West La Penitence Police say he was killed at about 10:30 Tuesday night. Investigators were informed that a loud explosion was first heard followed by persons screaming and running away. Pollard was seen lying ...

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Pressurised air kills Edward B. Beharry supervisor

A  supervisor of Edward B. Beharry died yesterday after he was struck by pressurised air from a pressure tank, and the Ministry of Labour has since been informed, the company said. Police say 32-year old Mark Gomes of Long Pond, Sister’s Village, West Bank Demerara was struck to his face and tossed to the ground shortly before 6 PM yesterday. ...

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Maduro ordered release of Guyanese-registered fishing vessels- Pres. Ali

President Irfaan Ali said Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro ordered the release of the two Guyanese-registered fishing vessels and crews. The vessels, Lady Nayera and Sea Wolf, were intercepted on January 21 in Guyanese waters off Waini Point, Essequibo Region by the Venezuelan Navy and taken to the Venezuelan port of Guiria. President Irfaan Ali made this disclosure about Mr. Maduro’s ...

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Venezuela releases Guyanese-registered fishing vessels

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 the Venezuelan port of Guiria. The two crews comprising of 12 ...

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

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. Efforts by the government members of the PAC to remove David ...

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