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The UN is 75

The UN is 75

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 24, 2020

-video essay competition launched locally The United Nations (UN) in Guyana has launched a video essay competition for youth ages 8 ... Read More

Press Release – Ambassador of French Republic Calls on Foreign Minister

Press Release – Ambassador of French Republic Calls on Foreign Minister

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 7, 2020

Non-resident Ambassador of the French Republic to the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, His Excellency Mr. Antoine Joly, today joined by ... Read More

MoSP tackling domestic abuse during COVID-19 pandemic

Ayana George Ayana George- April 7, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, April 7, 2020 A helpline and safe space have been set up for victims of domestic violence ... Read More

UN urges more stringent measures to stem spread of COVID-19 in Guyana

UN urges more stringent measures to stem spread of COVID-19 in Guyana

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- March 27, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Friday, March 27, 2020 The United Nations office in Guyana has called on the Government to impose more ... Read More

Indigenous leaders endorse ‘Spotlight Initiative’

Indigenous leaders endorse ‘Spotlight Initiative’

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- October 8, 2019

─ Guyana to benefit from $1B to end violence against women and girls DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, October 8, 2019 Under ... Read More

The Cooperative Republic of Guyana and The Kingdom of Norway meet on successful outcomes and final payments to the GRIF

The Cooperative Republic of Guyana and The Kingdom of Norway meet on successful outcomes and final payments to the GRIF

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 25, 2019

Minister of State, Mrs. Dawn Hastings-Williams and Norway’s Minister for Climate and Environment, Mr. Ola Elvestuen, yesterday, met on the ... Read More

$117M project to reduce adolescent pregnancies in Guyana

$117M project to reduce adolescent pregnancies in Guyana

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 7, 2019

─ govt aims for 10% reduction in adolescent pregnancies by 2022  ─ Indigenous communities record highest percentage of teenage pregnancies ... Read More

First World Food Safety Day!

First World Food Safety Day!

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 7, 2019

─ June 7 officially declared World Food Safety Day ─ declaration made mere weeks after Passage of Food Safety Bill ... 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.