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Guyana to receive Covid-19 vaccines for 5- to 11-year-olds

Guyana is about to get COVID vaccines for children between five and 11 years old, Health Minister Dr Frank Anthony said. Health Minister Dr Frank Anthony said 50,000 doses, which are expected from Spain, would be administered to 25,000 children. He was optimistic that parents would be willing to allow their their children between 5 and 11 years old to ...

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Budget cuts for Indigenous Peoples and Child Rights Commissions

The Guyana government Thursday slashed huge chunks of monies from the proposed budgets of the Rights of the Child Commission and the Indigenous Peoples Commission for 2016. The ROC asked government for GYD$84 million but in the end only ended up with GYD$31 million, prompting opposition Peoples Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) MP, Gillian Burton-Persaud to observe that the reduction has ...

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