AFC CALLS FOR NATIONAL UNITY GOVERNMENT

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

COVID-19 Pandemic: GCCI Calls for Social Distancing and 7PM Curfew for Businesses

On Tuesday, the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry issued a press statement calling for businesses to close at 7pm and to practice social distancing. The statement is as follows: The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) takes the opportunity to thank the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) for its COVID-19

Ministry of Foreign Affairs reaffirms closure of national borders

On Friday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reminded the public that the nation's borders remain closed. The press statement is as follows: "The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to advise members of the public that, as a consequence of the pandemic caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19), measures have been put into effect

Pres. Granger “disappointed” by CARICOM delegation’s departure

Tuesday evening, President David Granger issued a press statement following the departure of the 5 person high-level CARICOM delegation. Below is the statement by President David Granger:   "I am deeply disappointed that the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Initiative –which was agreed upon following the intervention of the Prime Ministers of Barbados, Dominica, Grenada,

ICJ Postpones Guyana vs Venezuela Case

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The International Court of Justice was set to hear the case that was meant to solve the Guyana-Venezuela Border controversy. However, that date has been postponed amid fears of the Covid-19 global pandemic. A release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated: “In the case concerning the Arbitral Award of 3