July 13, 2024

Hughes should be rejected by all

Dear Editor, I AM compelled to express my deep concern and alarm regarding the potential candidacy of Mr. Hughes for the highest office in the land. As a citizen of Guyana, I am duty-bound to speak out against this individual’s campaign bid, given his questionable track record and lack of commitment to the well-being of […]
July 13, 2024

Woolford has crossed the line

Dear Editor, THERE is a line between honest mistakes and blatant lies in journalism. The post by senior journalist Enrico Woolford alleging that “Guyana’s Minister of Natural Resources, Vickram Bharrat was escorted off and questioned by Federal agents at JFK airport” falls squarely not only within the ambit of fake news and public mischief (a […]
July 13, 2024

Prudence and Vision

IN the midst of global economic turbulence, which has left many nations reeling, Guyana stands as a testament to prudent governance and strategic foresight. Under the leadership of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) and its General Secretary, Dr. Bharrat Jagdeo, the country has demonstrated a robust approach to managing its economy, ensuring that its citizens […]
July 13, 2024

50 GDF ranks being deployed to hurricane-ravaged St. Vincent, Grenada

–President Ali emphasises importance of helping to rebuild lives, livelihoods FIFTY ranks from the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) will be deployed to Grenada and St. Vincent and Grenadines to aid in rebuilding efforts following the destructive passage of Hurricane Beryl. The GDF’s mission, Guyana’s President, Dr. Irfaan Ali said, is to restore normalcy and demonstrate […]
July 13, 2024

Money earned from trees financing massive drainage, irrigation projects

–gov’t working to alleviate flooding, assist local farmers, Dr. Jagdeo says   CLIMATE mitigation efforts are underway in Guyana as the government seeks to roll out a comprehensive plan to enhance countrywide drainage and irrigation, alleviate the effects of flooding and improve the lives of local farmers. Particular focus is being placed on building new […]
July 13, 2024

Collective action required to continue, enhance biodiversity conservation -President Ali

AS threats loom over the Amazon Basin, Guyana’s President, Dr. Irfaan Ali, has vowed to lead a collective call to muster support to safeguard the region’s forest and plant and animal life. Dr. Ali, earlier this week, presented a detailed outline of Guyana’s strategy in conserving its forest at the 2024 Concordia Amazonas Summit. “We […]
July 13, 2024

Region Two RHO strongly refutes Opposition claims of dysfunctional Gynaecology, Neonatal Departments at Suddie Hospital

–says deliberate attempt being made to tarnish hospital’s good reputation –points out government’s investments in healthcare resources, infrastructure   REGIONAL Health Officer (RHO) of Region Two, Dr. Ranjeev Singh has categorically refuted the allegations made by the parliamentary opposition concerning services offered to women and newborns at the Suddie Public Hospital. Without producing any concrete […]
July 13, 2024

Time to transform ideas into actionable initiatives

-Minister Walrond urges as CIF comes to a close   GIVEN the numerous conversations about opportunities for partnerships that were had during the Caribbean Investment Forum (CIF), Minister of Tourism Industry and Commerce, Oneidge Walrond, has said that it is time to transform the ideas into actionable initiatives. The minister made this call at the […]
July 13, 2024

Parents urged to monitor children’s screen time to prevent eye strain

Free screenings, eyewear provided to Children and Seniors In an effort to safeguard the vision of citizens, particularly children and seniors, the government has launched a comprehensive eye health initiative. This programme, which began in June, offers regular eye tests, screenings, and assistance with eyewear to children under 18 and adults aged 65 and older. […]
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