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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Region Two gets long awaited psychologist

-Intends to work with major stakeholders in fighting suicide  By: Indrawattie Natram Region Two Chairman Devanand Ramdatt has announced that the Pomeroon- Supenaam Region now has...

GTT launches ‘Pinktober’ to raise awareness during breast cancer month

The Guyana Telephone Telegraph (GTT) on Thursday launched Pinktober under the theme “Together we can make a difference” at the company’s main office on...

Students in Linden benefit from dental outreach

Students of the St Aidans and Christianburg Primary Schools in Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) were the recipients of dental care last week, compliments...

UNAIDS negotiates lower price for one pill HIV treatment

UNAIDS on Thursday announced a breakthrough pricing agreement to make the first affordable single-pill HIV treatment regimen available to public sector purchasers in low...

3-year-old that died had an inoperable brain tumor- GPHC Neurosurgery Head

...says parents were in denial Three-year-old Anisha Singh had an intrinsic brain stem tumor that caused her health to rapidly deteriorate but her parents were...

3-year-old toddler dies, parents blame GPHC, call for probe

-"Child was moved against the advice of the medical practitioners"- GPHC CEO By Lakhram Bhagirat Samantha Kandasammy and Michael Singh, the parents of three-year-old Anisha Singh,...

Ramjattan supports raising age limit of purchasing alcohol to 21

 ...says it is a disease in Guyana By Ramona Luthi Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan on Friday asserted that he supports raising the legal age...

Rare feat: Woman with double uterus safely delivers twins at GPHC

By Shemuel Fanfair Doctors at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPHC) are receiving praise for having pulled off a rare and intricate feat following the successful...

Govt once again sole sourcing from Ansa McAl, this time $515M in drugs

...as Secret Cabinet memo surfaces Despite pronouncements that government breached the laws of Guyana to award a $605M drug contract to one of its corporate...

Guyana will continue to offer malaria treatment to Venezuelans – Harmon

Minister of State, Joseph Harmon said that Venezuelans will be allowed into Guyana through the borders at Region One to access malaria treatment. The...

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UPDATE: Man stabs wife, burns home over claims of infidelity

-Several homeless as neighbouring home gutted  Several persons are now homeless following a fire on Da Silva and De Abreu streets, Newtown, Kitty, Georgetown during...

DIWALI MESSAGES 2017

PPP/C's Diwali Message Diwali is universally recognized as the festival of light; the triumph of knowledge over ignorance and the substitution of all that is...

Demerara River crossing: Affected home owners given 2 years to relocate

By Samuel Sukhnandan Those residents whose homes fall directly in the area that has been earmarked for the new Demerara River crossing have been put...

Guyana has more poverty, crime than the regional average- IDB

By Jarryl Bryan Guyana has a long road ahead of it when it comes to poverty reduction, with a recent report from the Inter-American Development...

Trio in custody for illegal gun, ammo

Three men between 22-26 years of age are in police custody following their arrest and the finding of a 9mm pistol with one matching...

Officer dies following motorcycle accident

A 39-year-old motorcyclist is now in police custody after he was involved in an accident in the wee hours of Diwali morning (Wednesday October...

“Smallie”, Nero appear in High Court for businessman’s murder charge

Less than two weeks after being apprehended by Police in Berbice, Mark Royden Williams, called “Smallie”, along with another accused, Sherwin Nero, also known...

EYEWITNESS: Out of the mouth…

…of the big enchilada Readers would know what they say about “Freudian slips”! You know the truth, your listeners know the truth…but you can’t utter...

BREAKING: Fire erupts at Da Silva St, kitty, 2 homes engulfed

A fire of unknown nature has erupted at a home in Da Silva Street, Newtown, Kitty, Georgetown on Tuesday night, destroying that house as...

Cops probing alleged rape of juvenile detainee by City Constab Officers

Police “A” Division Commander, Marlon Chapman has confirmed that the Town Clerk of Georgetown, Royston King, has asked him to investigate a matter involving...