Miner shot dead by son

A miner was on Monday shot dead by his son during an argument at Siparuni Backdam, Region Eight (Potaro-Siparuni). Dead is 50-year-old Jonathan John of Parmakatoi, North Parkarimas. Based on reports received the now dead man and two others including his son were imbibing at their camp when an argument ensued


Monday night, the Alliance For Change endorsed calls for a national unity government and constitutional reform. The AFC said that no matter which party takes the seat of government, both must engage each other in a power-sharing administration with clear longterm goals. Specifically, the AFC says that, at a minimum,

NCTF lauds private sector and civil society for supporting fight against spread of COVID-19

The National COVID-19 Task Force (NCTF) commends all private sector businesses for the initiatives taken in advancing Guyana’s fight against the spread of COVID-19. The NCTF notes the decision taken by the Guyana Association of Bankers (GAB) to restrict business hours to four hours per day and commends the banks

Pakuri Village implements strict measures to fight COVID-19

St. Cuthbert’s Mission/Pakuri village has now joined several other Indigenous villages across the country who have implemented precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The village has established a task force that will guide the process and ensure all of the residents are adhering to the measures,