Tag: Department of Public Information

All stakeholders need to pool efforts to strengthen education sector – Minister Manickchand

All stakeholders need to pool efforts to strengthen education sector – Minister Manickchand

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- June 23, 2022

Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand is calling for an ‘all hands on deck’ approach with the support of parents, teachers, ... Read More

School children to receive $30,000 cash grant in late July

School children to receive $30,000 cash grant in late July

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- June 22, 2022

Guyanese students will start receiving the $30, 000 cash grants at the end of July, Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand ... Read More

Gov’t distributes hampers to flood-affected Mahdia residents

Gov’t distributes hampers to flood-affected Mahdia residents

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- June 22, 2022

Flood affected residents in Mahdia, Potaro-Siparuni (Region Eight), less than 12 hours after they were hit by flash floods, received ... Read More

Police’s community relations programme to spearhead youth training  

Police’s community relations programme to spearhead youth training  

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- June 20, 2022

The fostering of youth development across the country is a key objective of the Guyana Police Force’s (GPF) recently re-established ... Read More

Health system prepares for detection of Monkey Pox

Health system prepares for detection of Monkey Pox

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- June 20, 2022

Local health authorities are preparing to address any possible case of Monkey Pox in Guyana, Minister of Health Dr. Frank ... Read More

Guyana to provide free treatment for persons living with Hepatitis C

Guyana to provide free treatment for persons living with Hepatitis C

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- June 18, 2022

Persons living with Hepatitis C will soon have their treatment fully funded by the Government of Guyana as the Ministry ... Read More

More permanent road infrastructure for hinterland – President Ali

More permanent road infrastructure for hinterland – President Ali

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- June 17, 2022

The government will be investing in more permanent road infrastructure for the hinterland, particularly mining areas, in order to protect ... Read More

Region Six residents elated to be beneficiaries of part-time jobs initiative

Region Six residents elated to be beneficiaries of part-time jobs initiative

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- June 17, 2022

Several persons residing in East Berbice - Corentyne (Region Six) are elated to be among the thousands who are now ... Read More

Persons with permanent disabilities to get lifelong public assistance

Persons with permanent disabilities to get lifelong public assistance

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- June 17, 2022

- persons with HIV, cancer to also benefit Minister of Human Services and Social Security, Dr. Vindhya Persaud M.P., on ... Read More

Guyana lifts Covid-19 test requirement for arriving passengers, proof of vaccination still required

Guyana lifts Covid-19 test requirement for arriving passengers, proof of vaccination still required

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- June 17, 2022

Guyana has lifted the Covid 19 testing requirements for all international travellers arriving by aircraft, but proof of vaccination is ... Read More

COVID-19 Alert!

Coronavirus disease spreads primarily through contact with an infected person when they cough or sneeze. It also spreads when a person touches a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. We urge citizens to practice good hygiene and social or physical distancing also adhere to the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health, Guyana.