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No second COVID vaccine needed as travel requirement for foreigners- PAHO

The Pan-American Health Organisation (PAHO) on Wednesday said there is no need to impose the need for a second COVID-19 vaccine and would amount to a “barrier” to the movement of persons, in the wake of concerns by Guyana and the rest of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). PAHO’s Assistant Director, Jarbas Barbosa said there is no proof that the mixing ...

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Opposition Leader’s Communications Chief Imran Khan dies

Director of Communications in the Opposition Leader’s Office, Imran Khan died of COVID-19 early Tuesday morning, a senior Health Ministry official confirmed He was not vaccinated. In an initial reaction to Khan’s passing, Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon said he was “shocked”. Shadow Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Senior Counsel Roysdale Forde said, “I am devastated. Imran was my ...

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ANUG recommends public judicial inquiry into police shooting death of Boston

A New and United Guyana (ANUG) political party is recommending that a coroner’s inquest be held into the police shooting death of an Essequibo Coast businessman earlier this month. That party says if that judicial inquiry finds the policeman culpable for the death of 29-year old Orin Boston on September 15, the lawman should be prosecuted. In contrast to a ...

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Ali lied about extra-judicial killings- Aubrey Norton

Executive member of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Aubrey Norton has rebuked President Irfaan Ali for spouting untruths that there had been no extra-judicial killing of Afro-Guyanese under the  previous People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) administration. “When the president of Guyana stands in front of reporters and claims Guyana never had a problem with extrajudicial killings and we cannot ...

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President rubbishes claims that Carolyn Rodrigues had resigned as Guyana’s Permanent Representative at UN

President Irfaan Ali on Friday denied that Guyana’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Carolyn Rodrigues had resigned and that she was persuaded to rescind it. “I don’t know about Ms. Carolyn Rodrigues resigning. I have never received a letter. I appoint Ambassadors but I don’t know what is the question in relation to rescinding resignation,” he said in response ...

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Venezuela snubs Guyana’s international campaign to use International Court of Justice to settle border controversy

Hours after Guyana’s President Irfaan Ali indicated that his country was waging an international diplomatic offensive to convince Venezuela to recognise the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in settling the border controversy over the Essequibo Region, the Venezuelan government again bluntly stated that it was only interested in a bilateral settlement. “Venezuela urges Guyana to abandon the unilateral path of ...

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Ali dismisses claims about return to PPP extra judicial killing of Afro-Guyanese

President Irfaan Ali on Friday rejected claims by sections of the opposition that the recent killing of Essequibo businessman, Orin Boston, marked the return of extra-judicial killing of Afro-Guyanese, saying that an opposition-generated list of victims had already been debunked years ago. “The propaganda that was used in the past about extra-judicial killing was dismantled,” he said, adding that an ...

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PNCR calls on Health Minister to produce detailed COVID-19 statistics

The People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) on Wednesday punctuated its entire news conference with calls for Health Minister Dr. Frank Anthony to resign, alleging that he has been mismanaging the COVID-19 pandemic resulting in increasing deaths and infections. Repeating its call for the opposition to be integrally involved in helping to manage the pandemic that has so far killed 740 ...

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President lashes out at countries imposing vaccine preference on foreigners

President Irfaan Ali on Thursday heaped criticism on key Western Nations that have decided to block entry of nationals from other countries that have taken vaccines that have not been approved by their regulatory authorities or the World Health Organisation (WHO). Addressing the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, he said access to vaccines has led to the ...

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Former CARICOM facilitator in Guyana’s political dialogue dies

Former Barbados Attorney General Maurice King, who had been a CARICOM facilitator in dialogue between the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) and the People’s National Congress (PNC) in 1999,died on Tuesday. He was 85 years old. In the aftermath of the 1997 general and regional elections that had ended in much turmoil and dispute that had led to the Herdmanston Accord, ...

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