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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Norton roasted for constantly being embroiled in one scandal after another

Opposition MPs 'fed-up' with his continuous misleading public statements urge Gov't  to stop interfering in functioning of statutory authorities, particularly those designed to...

Food & Drug lists 26 companies licenced to provide treated water

The Government Analyst-Food & Drug Department has listed for health and safety purposes, 26 companies that are currently licenced to provide treated water to...

‘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...

GWI bought 100 litres of Antinfek

…was used for testing in water distribution mains – Minister Bulkan The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) purchased 100 litres of the questionable chemical Antinfek, which...

150 nurses will be required to re-write leaked examination papers- Lawrence

Public Heath Minister, Volda Lawrence, earlier today announced that 150 nurses, who sat the Clinical and Functional examination in October, 2016 will be required...

Health Ministry condemns Kissoon’s attack on Cuban-trained Guyanese doctors

stands by local and foreign trained doctors The Ministry of Public Health has strongly condemned Kaieteur News columnist Freddie Kissoon’s attack on the reputation...

Divisive drug cytotec approved for use only by medical practionsers- CMO

In light of a recent maternal death where the drug cytotec was used to induce labour in the patient, Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr...

Shocking statistics on suicide … a leading cause of death in Guyana –...

The following was excerpted from a feature written by former Minister of Health, Dr Leslie Ramsammy on the suicide crisis currently sending shock-waves throughout...

Boy dies, brother ‘brain dead’ in unknown illness, health officials baffled-Norton

The death of a nine-year-old boy from the village of Kako, Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) and the hopeless condition of his 11-year-old brother who was...

Legislation outlawing commercial human organ trafficking in the works- MOPH

Guyana will soon draft legislation to outlaw commercial human organ harvesting, transplant tourism and organ trafficking, operations which are very attractive on the lucrative,...

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(BBC) Violence has erupted in Brazil at the end of the country's first general strike in more than 20 years. Buses and cars have been...

North Korea crisis: North in another ‘failed’ missile launch

(BBC) North Korea has test-fired another ballistic missile, South Korean and US military officials say. The missile exploded shortly after take-off, they said - the...

Education COI unearths non-existent teachers on payroll in Region 10

The preliminary report of the Commission of Inquiry (COI) launched into the state of the education sector of Region 10 has revealed that there...

Flash Flood warning in effect- Hydromete office

The Hydrometeorological office has announced a Flash Flood warning. See full statement below: Continuous overcast skies are being observed throughout Guyana with moderate to heavy rain...

Motorcyclist meets gruesome death after crashing into plough

A 21-year-old clerk, Farzul Junior Bacchus, is Guyana's latest road fatality after the motorcycle he was riding attempted to overtake a motor car but...

Row over water murder: Bagotstown man charged, remanded

The suspect in the recent Bagotstown stabbing was charged with the capital offence of murder when he appeared before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on...

Several rescued after being stranded for hours on the Essequibo River

Several passengers were stranded for  hours on Friday morning in the middle of the Essequibo River. The passengers were at the time traveling from Parika...

Florida National Guard Brigadier General visits Guyana …hosts sexual assault prevention workshop

In observation of “Sexual Assault Awareness Month,” Brigadier General Mike Canzoneri, Commander of the Florida Army National Guard (FLARNG), and a team of subject...

Jamaica monitoring US border wall funding Act

(Jamaica Observer) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade has indicated that it is fully aware that a draft Bill entitled “HR 1813...

FIFA opens probe into head of Caribbean Football Union

(Reuters) A member of FIFA’s audit and compliance committee was handed a provisional 90-day ban from football on Friday, a day after pleading guilty...