Government acquires Ocean View Hotel

The Government on Thursday acquired the Ocean View Hotel Property through a compulsory order. “This notice is made pursuant to paragraph (2)(a) of the Direction by the President under the Public Health Ordinance. Cap.145, and published on the Gazette, Legal Supplement- B, 16TH March 2020,” the Order stated. According to the order,

Changes to Essequibo Ferry Schedules

The Ministry of Public Infrastructure has amended the Leguan, Wakenaam, Supenaam and Bartica ferry schedules to facilitate increased transport of goods and food. The new schedules permit no more than 200 passengers per trip to maintain social distancing: Parika-Bartica (Return Trip) Three return trips will be allowed to Bartica on Tuesdays, Thursdays and

Private Sector donations boost CDC hamper distribution

This morning, the Civil Defence Commission received some much-needed support for its national food hamper distribution campaign. Their efforts were boosted by several donations from members of the private sector. Saj Rice Group Incorporated donated 70 bales of 30kg rice valued at $208,250, while David Persaud Investments Limited has handed


Over the weekend, The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company announced that it will be temporarily cutting salaries to ensure the company’s solvency in the face of the COVID-19 global pandemic. According to GT&T’s Chief Executive Officer, Justin Nedd the situation is already having a severe financial impact on

Parika-Supenaam speedboat service suspended

Acting on the recommendations provided by the Regional Health Emergency Committee of Region 2, Regional Executive Officer (REO) Dennis Jaikaran has suspended the Parika-Supenaam speedboats service amid efforts to stop the transmission of COVID-19. A meeting was held today between the REO, the Regional Commander, Parika-Supenaam Speedboat Association, Otis Roberts and