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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Several systemic errors identified in Health Ministry

- Minister Lawrence moves office to drug bond to address issues, paramount being drug shortages Public Health Minister, Volda Lawrence, in an interview with...

Investigation launched into foetus found in city drain

Police have launched an investigation after they were called to a scene at Church and Thomas Streets Georgetown on Tuesday, where a foetus, said...

Regional consultation next month to discuss ending of HIV/AIDS by 2030

(CMC) A two-day consultation on ending HIV and AIDS in the Caribbean by 2030 will be held in Trinidad and Tobago early next month. The...

‘Discrepancies’ identified at Region Six Drug Bond

as Regional Audit commences Minister within the Ministry of Public Health, Dr. Karen Cummings and Director of Regional Health Services, Dr. Kay Shako...

Grenada records first case of microcephaly

(CMC) Grenada has recorded its first case of microcephaly after the unidentified mother of the baby became infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus during...

Tobacco is the world’s greatest extra-judicial killer

Time long past to pass the Tobacco Control Bill in Guyana - Ramsammy (The following is a commentary/opinion piece written by DR. LESLIE RAMSAMMY, a...

India hospital builds new unit to operate on ‘500kg’ Egyptian woman

(BBC) An Indian hospital is building a special facility so that an Egyptian woman, believed to be the world's heaviest at 500kg (1,102lb), can...

Minister Cummings, medical team head to Region 9 to deal with gastro outbreak

Minister within the Ministry of Public Health, Dr. Karen Cummings and a team of medical officials are scheduled to visit Region Nine this weekend...

Norton admits corruption abounds in local health sector

- says drug procurement change led to countrywide shortages … staff pressured to cancel bids, re-tender to accommodate favoured companies ― source The explosive revelations about...

Medical team dispatched to deal with Gastro outbreak in Region 9

Minister of Public Health, Volda Lawrence has reported that her Ministry has dispatched a medical team to Aishalton, Shea Village and Areunaw in Region...

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A man who was previously found not guilty of murder was on Wednesday remanded to prison after he was slapped with an attempted murder...

Woman, 64, gives birth to twins in Spain

Spanish 64-year-old gives birth to healthy twins in Burgos (BBC) A 64-year-old woman has successfully given birth to healthy twins - a boy and a...

Oil rises after news OPEC could extend output cuts

By Christopher Johnson | LONDON   (Reuters) Oil prices rose on Thursday after OPEC sources said the group could extend its oil supply-reduction pact with non-members...

PM puts integrity legislation amendments to Cabinet

Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo said that he remains committed to seeing the reform of Guyana’s Constitution through a consultative process. Speaking at the launch of...

Trenchless technologies to be utilised to meet city’s water demands

The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) is exploring the possibility of using trenchless technologies to meet the demands of quality water supply in and around...

GUYSUCO TAKEOVER: Ali writes Ramjattan on lack of ‘impact assessments’

Despite recommendations to privatise the local sugar industry and expressions of interest from foreign investors, Opposition parliamentarian Irfaan Ali is of the view that...

TIGI slams ‘PNC gang’ for leading onslaught on public

- with corrupt parking meter deal …warns of aftermath if deal not rescinded Local transparency watchdog Transparency International Guyana Inc (TIGI) has issued a scathing criticism...

11 homeless after fire guts 2 buildings on Bishop Street

A fire of unknown origin has completely destroyed two buildings on Bishop Street, between Princes and Norton Streets, Georgetown leaving at least 11 people...

Ruling on presidential term limit case deferred to February 21

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5 charged for execution of Berbice woman

Five persons, including a tattoo artists and a Jamaican National were this morning arraigned for the execution style killing of Lilawattie Muhammed, 45, in...