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Gyms To Reopen To 50% Capacity - -sport Events Permitted Subject To Approval By Minister Of Health In New Covid-19 Measures Announced

Stabroek News Guyana

Gym owners will have the option of reopening their doors to 50% capacity and sports events are now permitted under the new COVID-19 measures. The measures which were published in the Official Gazette yesterday, shall take effect from November 1, 2020 and last until November 30, 2020 unless earlier....

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Education Ministry Continues Consultations With Parents On CXC Exams

Stabroek News Guyana

The Ministry of Education (MoE) yesterday engaged the parents of CAPE and CSEC-level students from regions 1, 8, 9 and 10 on its plans to prepare for the sitting of exams next year. With the National COVID-19 Task Force the reopening of schools by the MoE as it prepares the fourth, fifth and sixth....

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Minister Warns Of Non-approved Private Labs Offering COVID-19 PCR Tests

Stabroek News Guyana

Health Minister Dr Frank Anthony is warning members of the public to be wary of private institutions claiming to offer polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests for COVID-19 as only one lab has been granted permission to conduct those tests. The minister disclosed that there are now some institutions....

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Gov’t Greenlights Reopening Of Schools, Sporting Events - -under New COVID-19 Measures

Stabroek News Guyana

The government’s roll back of COVID-19 restrictions will continue next month with the reopening of schools and the restart of sporting events, according to the new COVID-19 Emergency Measures, which are due to take effect from tomorrow. Under the COVID-19 Emergency Measures (No.

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Women Shine At GGA Cancer Awareness Event

Stabroek News Guyana

The Guyana Golf Association ‘Shoot for Cash’ activity in support of Cancer Awareness Month was a testament to how strong Guyanese can be in the face of adversity as the week long event was successfully completed while adhering to the strict COVID-19 guidelines.

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Education Packages Distributed To Hundreds Of ECD, EBD Students

Stabroek News Guyana

With many schools still closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Education is continuing to distribute print packages to students to ensure continued learning. A Department of Public Information (DPI) report issued yesterday stated that hundreds of students along the East Coast Demerara....

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Politician Suffering From Memory Loss

Kaieteur News

Dem Boys Seh… Kaieteur News – We have a more serious problem in dis country. De problem bigger than de coronavirus pandemic. It affecting some of dem politicians. Dem suffering from memory loss. Some of dem sign major agreement. And yet dem seh dem can’t remember wah dem sign. But dem remember lots of other things.

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Health Ministry Approves Conditional Opening For Schools In New COVID-19 Measures

Kaieteur News

Kaieteur News – The Ministry of Health (MOH) has provided for the conditional opening of schools in the newly gazetted COVID-19 measures for the month of November. Schools will be allowed to open for 2021 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) and the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency....

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70-year-old Male Is The Latest COVID-19 Fatality

Kaieteur News

Kaieteur News – The Ministry of Health yesterday announced a 70-year-old Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica) man as the latest COVID-19 fatality. The Ministry stated that the man died while receiving medical treatment at a medical facility. The new death brings Guyana’s COVID-19 death toll to 124 deaths.

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More Illegal Mining, Fishing Activities Found In Iwokrama’s Forests

Kaieteur News

These activities, the Centre believes, are being perpetuated by individuals taking advantage of the current restrictions and lockdown protocols established to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. “The Centre would like to once again remind the public and other stakeholders that these activities are not....

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Tour Guides Prepared For Tourism Awareness Month

Guyana Premiere

By Jared Liddell. WITH November being Tourism Awareness Month, the Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) facilitated a two-day training exercise with 20 City tour guides as part of the preparation for the reopening of the tourism sector. The two-day activity saw tour guides being trained on basic tour....

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Christmas Kettle Begins To Boil

Guyana Premiere

–President Ali makes first deposit, says charitable work vital for human development. PRESIDENT, Dr. Irfaan Ali on Friday praised the humanitarian efforts of the Salvation Army during the launch of the annual Christmas Kettle Appeal at the Duke Lodge, in Kingston.

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Curfew Hours Now 22:30hrs-04:00hrs

Guyana Premiere

— gyms to operate at 50 per cent capacity. GOVERNMENT has taken a decision to reduce the time for the national curfew, moving it from 21:00 hrs-04:00 hrs to 22:30 hrs-04:00 hrs. This and other emergency measures were made pursuant to paragraphs (1) and (2) (b) of the Direction by the President, given under the Public Health Ordinance, Cap.

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Illegal Miners Encroach On Iwokrama Reservation

Guyana Premiere

— centre warns against practice, offering rewards to locate perpetrators. THE Iwokrama International Centre has issued a stern warning against illegal activities within the reservation, following the discovery of illegal mining operations, not only in the centre’s protected forest but also within its one-kilometer buffer zone.

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Schools Given Greenlight To Reopen

Guyana Premiere

THE reopening of schools was given the greenlight under the latest COVID-19 Emergency Measures that were gazetted on Friday. The announcement comes following a week-long consultation series that the Ministry of Education (MoE) held with teachers, parents and other stakeholders, from each of the....

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Demerara Banks Gets US$7M Line Of Credit From IDB For Small Businesses

Kaieteur News

Kaieteur News – Demerara Bank Limited (DBL) has received a US$7 million line of credit from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Trade Finance Facilitation Program (TFFP) to fund small and medium scale business lending services to Guyana’s blooming oil and gas sector.

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Cabinet Moves To Reconstitute Parole Board

Kaieteur News

Kaieteur News – The Cabinet is currently in talks to reconstitute Guyana’s Parole Board given that the previous board expired in June this year. This was confirmed by Minister of Home Affairs, Robeson Benn with Kaieteur News last night. It was reported that the government engaged in discussions....

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Guyana Golf Association Hands Over Check To Cancer Institute

Kaieteur News

As Cancer Awareness month ends, The Guyana Cancer Institute received a check from the Guyana Golf Association (GGA) and Nexgen Golf Academy to help in the fight against a disease that affects so many families and friends. This was as a result of the event held at the Nexgen Golf Academy and Driving....

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Many More People Will Die

Kaieteur News

Kaieteur News – The government has learnt nothing from the rest of the world. And because of this, we are going to suffer dire consequences. There is a second wave of coronavirus infections and deaths across Europe. Paris, the capital of France, is now on a lockdown. People are racing to the countryside in order to avoid the restrictions.

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UN Sets Six-point Climate Action Plan ─ For Sustainable COVID-19 Recovery

Kaieteur News

Kaieteur News – United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, Mr. António Guterres has laid out a six-point positive climate action plan developing countries could use to rebuild economies impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Secretary-General delivered his feature remarks on Thursday, at the flagship....

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Task Force Finalizing Updated COVID-19 Guidelines For November

Kaieteur News

. Oct 30, 2020 Kaieteur News – COVID-19 guidelines for November are currently being revised by the National COVID-19 Task Force, and will be issued on Sunday. At the moment, the Task Force is considering several requests made by stakeholders. Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony said the new measures will be similar to those already in place.

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ExxonMobil To Close Aggressive 2020 Drilling Plans With Another Well On Stabroek Block – Hess COO

Kaieteur News

Kaieteur News – Even as ExxonMobil races to execute development plans for the Liza Phase Two and Payara projects on the Stabroek Block in a COVID-19 era, it remains hell-bent on aggressively pursuing exploration in other untapped parts of the offshore concession.

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Crucial New Zealand Series Looms For Guyanese Trio

Guyana Premiere

-Jaguars players could be X-Factors for Windies By Clifton Ross The Guyana Jaguars core of stars in Shimron Hetmyer, Keemo Paul and Romario Shepherd are set to face their biggest international challenge yet, when the West Indies tackle New Zealand in next month’s Test/T20 series.

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Sports Events Will Now Be Permitted Subject To Approval

Guyana Premiere

-Gyms can re-open at 50% THE long awaited return to sports was approved yesterday by the Government of Guyana, but it would be subjected to approval by the Ministry of Health. This is expected to bring much need satisfactions to sportsmen and sportswomen who have been restricted from playing their respective sports for several months.

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GGA Presents Cancer Institute With Donations Following Fundraiser

Guyana Premiere

-Ex-Prime Minister Hinds keeping fit during COVID with golf. As Cancer Awareness month came to an end, The Guyana Cancer Institute were recipients of last Sunday’s Guyana Golf Association’s (GGA) fundraiser purse which will now be used towards the ongoing against the disease.

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