Some $275 million will be invested to execute critical road and revetment works along the main access road in Hague Backdam, West Coast Demerara (WCD), Region Three, Guyana, South America. His Excellency Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali during a community engagement in the area on Tuesday, said that the contract for the project, has been awarded and works will commence shortly. The much-needed infrastructural works will bring relief to hundreds of residents who traverse the thoroughfare daily, as well as provide easier access to farms to transport produce.
Tourism Stakeholders from across the country gathered in the mining town of Linden, on Tuesday 1st of November, 2022 for the Launch of Tourism Awareness Month which is being observed under the theme ‘All Sectors, One Tourism.’ Prime Minister Brigadier (Ret’d) Mark Phillips, while delivering the feature address noted that tourism over recent times has proven to be a major contributor to Guyana’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
President Mohamed Irfaan Ali has restated his government’s commitment to ensuring the upliftment of Guyanese in every community across the country. The president, was on Tuesday, 1st of November, 2022 addressing residents of Den Amstel and neighboring communities in Region Three during an outreach.
Home Affairs Minister Robeson Benn says traffic officers need to increase the rate of ticketing for errant drivers on the roadways. The Home Affairs Minister was on Monday evening addressing the launch of ‘The Right Turn’ Road Safety Magazine Volume II and the official website of the Guyana National Road Safety Council (GNRSC).
Health Minister, Dr Frank Anthony says the same process applies for the administering of a computerised tomography (CT) as that of an X-ray, for patients requiring this service at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC). This follows the recent announcement that effective November 1, 2022, CT scans are free for patients at the public institution.
The Health Ministry on Monday, 31st of October, 2022, launched the Pharmacy Assistant training programme in Region Two. Some 27 persons will benefit from nine months of training from a compressed curriculum. Health Minister, Dr Frank Anthony noted that with the expansion of the healthcare system, the need for medical personnel increases.
Committed to its promise to build a world-class healthcare system in Guyana, the government is moving ahead with the construction of seven new hospitals that will deliver quality health service to Guyanese in all regions. Minister of Health, Dr Frank Anthony, in a recent interview, said the mobilization phase for the construction of the hospitals has been completed.
The long-awaited Presidential Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the events of the March 2, 2020, General and Regional elections will officially begin public hearings on Friday. The commission already has more than 20 witnesses lined up to recount what transpired during the March elections and the five-month delay before the results were declared.
His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali said that the developmental projects being implemented by the Government in Tucville, Georgetown, Guyana, South America are geared to enhance the community’s infrastructure and the well-being of its residents. The Head of State gave this assurance as he addressed scores of residents during an outreach in the community.
On Wednesday, 2nd of November, 2022, His Excellency Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali conducted a walkabout and met with a group of residents. He assured them that all steps will be taken to ensure they are relocated to safer and healthier communities.
The verification process to move ahead with the disbursement of steel and cement for home builders could begin as early as next week, Minister of Housing and Water, Collin Croal has disclosed. He made the disclosure during a recent interview with DPI.
To improve the infrastructure of the country, improve the lives of the citizens, and further beautify Guyana, the Guyana government has constructed a bigger, better market facility for the residents of Mon Repos. See photos below.
So far, distribution of sanitary pads has commenced in secondary schools in Regions one, five, six and ten, while women from indigenous communities in region one are also benefitting from this project. It is my hope that in a few years, we will be able to provide full coverage to all women and girls in Guyana, making us the first country in Latin America and the Caribbean to achieve this.
Guyana’s Vice President, Dr. Bharrat Jagdeo on Thursday, 3rd of November, 2022, announced new fiscal terms as part of an updated model Production Sharing Agreement being introduced in the new oil producing South American country, Guyana.
All are invited to the Guyana Police Force Beauty With A Purpose Pageant “Miss Regional Youth Ambassador Pageant” which will be held on Sunday November 6th, 2022 at The National Cultural Centre at 18:00 hrs. Come Out Early and Support Your Region.
They intend to show that it is possible to break from our daily, repetitive routine and engage in healthy outdoor initiatives which help the body and mind and also give us a short break from our attachment with electronics and social media.