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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Guyana gets its first Neurosurgeon

- Dr. Amarnauth Dukhi has become Guyana’s first neurosurgeon and will be stationed at the Georgetown Public Hospital from January 2015. He is young,...

Sale of meat on the streets will be prohibited- M&CC

The Mayor and City Council (M&CC) says that they are in the process of implementing a decision made at their Statutory Meeting held recently,...

Jaguar attacks on the rise in Region Two..woman barely escapes

Over 100 dogs have gone missing and the carcasses of scores of livestock in Essequibo have been discovered recently following a number of jaguar...

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...

Woman dies in GPHC after emergency C-section

by Ramona Luthi Hours after undergoing an emergency C-section to deliver her third child at the Georgetown Public Hospital on Tuesday, a Kuru Kururu woman...

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,...

No resitting of nurses’ final examination – Health official

Public Health Minister Dr George Norton has recommended, based on the report submitted to his office by the Nursing Council, that there should be...

GPHC’s first in house neurosurgeon completes 15 surgeries

- Though still in its initial setup stage, the newly specialised Neurosurgical Department at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC), complemented with its...

Tobacco Control Bill proposes G$20,000 fine for public smoking after first offence

The Guyana government has made public its long awaited Tobacco Control Bill; which inter alia, prohibits by law, the smoking of cigarettes and other...

Still-born two headed baby delivered at New Amsterdam Hospital

A still-born girl with two heads was delivered at the New Amsterdam Hospital on Saturday, creating history in the Ancient County. The baby, which completed...

Recent Articles

BREAKING: Four arrested at Garnett St. bar in connection with trafficking of 16 females

Police on Thursday afternoon descended upon a bar located at Garnett Street, Newtown, Kitty, Georgetown and arrested four persons in connection with human trafficking. This...

Derrick Patterson pleads guilty to cocaine trafficking

The younger brother of Public Infrastructure Minister, David Patterson, was on Thursday given the option of paying a hefty fine or being jailed for...

Jagdeo supports decriminalizing possession of small quantities of marijuana

...Does not support legalizing of marijuana however By Ramona Luthi Opposition Leader, Dr Bharrat Jagdeo has pressed his support towards the call for the decriminalization of...

HIV and AIDS cause billions of dollars in lost earnings- ILO report

In addition to human suffering, HIV and AIDS cause billions of dollars in lost earnings, largely as a result of the deaths of hundreds...

Cross dresser slapped with assault charges

A 21-year-old cross dresser was on Thursday released on bail by Magistrate Leron Daly after he appeared in the Georgetown Magistrates' Court charged with,...

KKR spinner Yadav hails ‘extraordinary’ Russell

Kolkata Knight Riders chinaman spinner Kuldeep Yadav has hailed Windies all-rounder Andre Russell for an extraordinary innings in a 25-run eliminator win over Rajastan...

Venezuela’s Maduro sworn in for second 6-year term

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro was sworn in Thursday for a second term as president of the crisis-wracked Latin American country. Maduro swore...

Kaneville housewife succumbs to Kuru-Kururu public road accident

The two vehicle smash-up on the Kuru-Kururu public road, Soedyke/Linden Highway, has claimed its fourth life, Rookmin Indranie ,40, a housewife of Kaneville Squatting...

Police bust Berbice taxi driver with over 3 kilos of compressed cannabis

Acting on intelligence, police in ‘C’ Division on Wednesday about 12:30hrs intercepted a Georgetown-bound hire car, HC 6444, on the Cove and John Public...

CDB, CARICOM partner to implement Human Resource Development Strategy

The Caribbean Development Bank and the CARICOM Secretariat on Monday, May 22, 2018, launched a three-day workshop designed to focus on the implementation, coordination...