Residents in Little India and Little Africa, Corriverton in Region Six were among those that received relief hampers from the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) today. The CDC through the National Emergency Operation Centre (NEOC) continued its countrywide distribution to vulnerable communities to lessen the effect of the month-long emergency measures implemented
Albouystown resident Esther Knight is desperately seeking help. She lives in constant fear over her brother’s behavior. Knight believes that he is mentally unstable and as such, she fears that he may one day physically assault her and her children. However, Knight explains that this began after he was released
Government authorities, women’s rights activists and civil society partners in over a dozen nations have brought attention to an increase in reports of domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic. Worse yet, they have seen an increase in the severity of the reports as well. Domestic violence was a global pandemic before the coronavirus, however,
On Wednesday morning, Daniel McLennon called ‘Dutty’ of 153 Third Street, Rose Hall Town was apprehended in Laing Avenue, Georgetown. He was arrested after being on the run for around a month. McLennon is suspected to be the mastermind of the robbery and murder of popular Berbice businessman Lomenzo Johnny.
A doctor and several patients are currently under quarantine at the Suddie Public Hospital with suspected symptoms of COVID-19. The female doctor on Monday started to develop flu-like symptoms and coughing. it is believed that she was being trained by a medic who recently died from the virus. The other
The Ministry of Public Health is stepping up their response to the novel coronavirus in Guyana with the creation of an online app. According to a medical consultant to the MOPH, Julius Simon the main purpose of the application is to provide information about symptoms of COVID-19. While their website offers visitors to access