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Friday, August 18, 2017

25 Medex unemployed 2 years after completing programme

Nearly two years after completing the Public Health Ministry’s Medex programme, several graduates are still awaiting employment. According to a Guyana Times report, there are...

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...

Cummings-Lodge decomposing body: Man died as a result of malaria, typhoid

The post mortem examination conducted on the body of the 35-year-old man whose partially decomposed body was found in his Cummings-Lodge home on Monday...

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...

One hour after birth, baby falls off cot at GPHC

– The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) says it is investigating an incident where a baby fell off a cot just one hour...

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...

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Armed bandits rob GPL Parika office, customers

Three armed bandits, earlier today (Friday), stormed the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) Parika office; robbing the location of all revenues it collected up...

CPL 2017: Warriors Operations Manager says “we’re still in it to win it”

Having been defeated at the hands of the Jamaica Tallawahs during Thursday night’s thrilling match up, many of the Guyana Amazon Warriors fans have...

CAL offers relief flights after cancellations due to weather

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad — Caribbean Airlines says it will operate relief flights between Port‐of‐Spain, Trinidad and Barbados to accommodate passengers on flights that were cancelled...

Brighton: Porn-obsessed boy, 12, raped 4-year-old sister before bribing her with skittles

(INT’L BUSINESS TIMES) – A 12-year-old boy repeatedly raped his four-year-old half-sister whilst playing hide-and-seek then bribed her to keep quiet with a bag of...

Several ‘seriously’ injured as minibus crashes into lorry on Berbice road

-Minibus driver was under the influence of alcohol A reportedly intoxicated minibus driver, 47, and the driver of a motor lorry, 45, are in police...

WBD man who claims he was drunk lands in Court for threatening to kill...

Nandkishore Singh of Patentia, West Bank Demerara was on Thursday arraigned before Wales Magistrate Rushell Liverpool on an allegation that, on August 8, 2017...

‘Heartbreaking’ treatment at T&T’s Immigration Detention Centre …Guyanese, Jamaicans among those allegedly...

(Trinidad Express) The treatment of persons at the Immigration Detention Centre is heartbreaking and inhumane says Khafra Kambon, chairman of the Emancipation Support Group. He said...

Berbice man remanded over six pounds of cannabis found in suitcase

Mark Anthony Tim, a “partially handicapped” man (as described by his Lawyer), of Stanleytown, New Amsterdam, Berbice made his second court appearance at the...

WPA says Central Govt should intervene in City Hall garbage woes

The Working People's Alliance (WPA), one of the political parties that comprises the governing coalition A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), has raised concerns...

Historic opening match for Windies U19s at Youth World Cup

(CMC) Reigning champions West Indies Under-19s will be part of history when they kick off their title defence of the ICC Youth World Cup...