PopMuse: Guyana News http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2020 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Ronsford Beaton: The speedster’s testing journey https://guyanatimesgy.com/ronsford-beaton-the-speedsters-testing-journey/ https://guyanatimesgy.com/ronsford-beaton-the-speedsters-testing-journey/ Mon, 01 Jun 2020 08:00:18 UTC GTIMES at Guyana Times By Brandon Corlette He is still one of the fastest bowlers in the Caribbean. The journey of Ronsford Rodwick Beaton has certainly been a roller coaster; from injuries to being suspended from bowling due to an illegal bowling action. This strong and talented fast-bowler, who hails from Essequibo and was born in Montserrat, has only […] The post Ronsford Beaton: The speedster’s testing journey appeared first on Guyana Times. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ WiMAC donates hampers to women on frontline amid COVID-19 https://guyanatimesgy.com/wimac-donates-hampers-to-women-on-frontline-amid-covid-19/ https://guyanatimesgy.com/wimac-donates-hampers-to-women-on-frontline-amid-covid-19/ Mon, 01 Jun 2020 07:50:32 UTC GTIMES at Guyana Times The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic’s disruptive impact on world business, now and in the future, will particularly negatively impact women. A recent United Nations report cited that some 740 million women globally work in the informal economy, and the global gender pay gap remains at 16 per cent and extends as high as 35 per cent […] The post WiMAC donates hampers to women on frontline amid COVID-19 appeared first on Guyana Times. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ GPHC lab assistants pleading for risk allowance incentive amid COVID-19 https://guyanatimesgy.com/gphc-lab-assistants-pleading-for-risk-allowance-incentive-amid-covid-19/ https://guyanatimesgy.com/gphc-lab-assistants-pleading-for-risk-allowance-incentive-amid-covid-19/ Mon, 01 Jun 2020 07:40:30 UTC GTIMES at Guyana Times …as other frontline workers receive risk allowance As the number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases continue to increase in Guyana, emphasis is being placed on frontline workers, which include doctors and nurses among others but unfortunately, medical laboratory professionals are being excluded. In an exclusive interview with Guyana Times, a few lab professionals employed by the […] The post GPHC lab assistants pleading for risk allowance incentive amid COVID-19 appeared first on Guyana Times. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Golden Om Dharmic Youth Group distributes hampers as COVID-19 cases rise https://guyanatimesgy.com/golden-om-dharmic-youth-group-distributes-hampers-as-covid-19-cases-rise/ https://guyanatimesgy.com/golden-om-dharmic-youth-group-distributes-hampers-as-covid-19-cases-rise/ Mon, 01 Jun 2020 07:30:39 UTC GTIMES at Guyana Times The Golden Om Dharmic Youth Organisation said it is deeply concerned about the unprecedented daily increases of COVID 19 cases in Guyana. In a statement, the Hindu Organisation said as the pandemic continues to wreak havoc, they are taking notes of the various challenges associated with this novel virus. “We are therefore calling on the […] The post Golden Om Dharmic Youth Group distributes hampers as COVID-19 cases rise appeared first on Guyana Times. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ GGDMA working with PAHO to establish new guidelines to operate in pandemic https://guyanatimesgy.com/ggdma-working-with-paho-to-establish-new-guidelines-to-operate-in-pandemic/ https://guyanatimesgy.com/ggdma-working-with-paho-to-establish-new-guidelines-to-operate-in-pandemic/ Mon, 01 Jun 2020 07:29:33 UTC GTIMES at Guyana Times While recognising concerns of vulnerable hinterland communities amid the coronavirus pandemic, President of the Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA), Andron Alphonso insisted that mining has to continue. To this end, he disclosed that the mining sector is currently working along with the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) to establish long-term protocols that will […] The post GGDMA working with PAHO to establish new guidelines to operate in pandemic appeared first on Guyana Times. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ 2 critical following drive-by shooting https://guyanatimesgy.com/2-critical-following-drive-by-shooting/ https://guyanatimesgy.com/2-critical-following-drive-by-shooting/ Mon, 01 Jun 2020 07:25:21 UTC GTIMES at Guyana Times Two young men were up to late Sunday evening in a critical state at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) after they were shot during a drive-by shooting at Prince William Street, Plaisance, East Coast Demerara (ECD), on Saturday evening. Injured are Kevin Bernard Jr of the abovementioned address and one of his friends, who […] The post 2 critical following drive-by shooting appeared first on Guyana Times. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ 1 new COVID-19 case recorded; total now at 153 https://guyanatimesgy.com/1-new-covid-19-case-recorded-total-now-at-153/ https://guyanatimesgy.com/1-new-covid-19-case-recorded-total-now-at-153/ Mon, 01 Jun 2020 07:20:23 UTC GTIMES at Guyana Times Guyana’s confirmed COVID-19 cases has now gone up to 153 after one more new case was recorded on Sunday. This is according to the Public Health Ministry’s updated COVID-19 dashboard. It was noted that the country’s COVID-19 death toll remains at 12 after recording its latest fatality on Saturday. Caretaker Public Health Minister Volda Lawrence […] The post 1 new COVID-19 case recorded; total now at 153 appeared first on Guyana Times. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ 1 month later, investigations still underway https://guyanatimesgy.com/1-month-later-investigations-still-underway/ https://guyanatimesgy.com/1-month-later-investigations-still-underway/ Mon, 01 Jun 2020 07:15:24 UTC GTIMES at Guyana Times Camp Stephenson explosion Officials of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) have no new information in relation to the explosion that left three soldiers dead and two injured at Base Camp Stephenson, Timehri, East Bank Demerara (EBD), on April 30 last. Just after the tragic incident, President David Granger had ordered a Board of Inquiry (BoI) […] The post 1 month later, investigations still underway appeared first on Guyana Times. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Youth targeted for World No Tobacco Day 2020 https://guyanatimesgy.com/youth-targeted-for-world-no-tobacco-day-2020/ https://guyanatimesgy.com/youth-targeted-for-world-no-tobacco-day-2020/ Mon, 01 Jun 2020 07:12:43 UTC GTIMES at Guyana Times In observance of World No Tobacco Day 2020 which was celebrated on Sunday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has embarked on a global campaign to highlight the “strategic, aggressive and well-resourced tactics” employed by the tobacco industry to target youth and debunk the myths they create. This year’s theme is “Protecting youth from industry manipulation […] The post Youth targeted for World No Tobacco Day 2020 appeared first on Guyana Times. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Sending second son to jail will make me lose both – father https://guyanatimesgy.com/sending-second-son-to-jail-will-make-me-lose-both-father/ https://guyanatimesgy.com/sending-second-son-to-jail-will-make-me-lose-both-father/ Mon, 01 Jun 2020 07:09:45 UTC GTIMES at Guyana Times Shieldstown murder The father of the man who stabbed his brother to death on Saturday at Shieldstown, West Bank Berbice (WBB), is now pleading for him not to be sent to jail, claiming if that happens, he will lose both sons. Seventy-four-year-old Bisnauth told Guyana Times that he does not what his son to face […] The post Sending second son to jail will make me lose both – father appeared first on Guyana Times. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/