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Saturday, December 16, 2017

Ministers Ireland medical trips: They are paying for it- Harmon

...medical insurance policies being set up for the future Minister of State, Joseph Harmon on Friday, during a post-cabinet media briefing, said that all...

Citizens decry unequipped ambulances even as MOH distribute new ones countrywide

By Kurt Campbell – “All those things (ambulances) good for is to fetch bodies,” one woman could be heard remarking at the handing over...

Special UN Envoy on official mission in Guyana to discuss HIV response initiative

- Minister of Social Cohesion, Amna Ally was paid a courtesy call by Special Envoy of the United Nations (UN) Secretary General in...

Six hospitals accredited with Baby-Friendly Hospital status

Six Hospitals were yesterday accredited with Baby-Friendly Hospital Status as the Ministry of Public Health continues to implement the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative in collaboration...

Guyana recorded 18 maternal deaths in 2013

By Kurt Campbell   – According to figures released by Health Minister Dr. Bheri Ramsarran, Guyana recorded a total of 18 maternal deaths in 2013. The...

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...

Could this soap stop malaria?

(CNN) - It's just a little sting, so slight often the victim doesn't even feel it. But it's administered by the most dangerous animal...

Look out for fake evaporated milk – Food & Drugs Dept

- The Government Analyst –Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) has issued an alert to the general public against the sale and purchase of...

9 – Year – old pleads for assistance to acquire Prosthetic leg

  By Tracey Khan – Drakes - Meet 9 - year-old Javier Anderson. This brave little boy lost one of his legs in April...

Health Minister urges RHOs to work towards improving services offered in regions

Public Health Minister Dr George Norton, during the opening of the Regional Health Officers (RHOs)/ Directors meeting this morning, said that while there is...

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Tuschen labourer killed in accident

Police say they are investigating a fatal accident which occurred about 05:30hrs this morning (Saturday) on the Orangestein Public Road, East Bank Essequibo(EBE) involving...

Two attacked, carjacked in separate armed robberies

Two men were last evening (Friday) attacked and beaten by armed bandits who then escaped with their motorcars in two separate robberies. The first victim,...

Letter: Public Enterprises suffering from political patronage and interference

Dear Editor, The Honorable Finance Minister in his Budget 2018 speech forecasted a deficit of $12.8 billion in the overall performance of the Public Enterprises...

EYEWITNESS: Stifling…

…debate in Parliament Your Eyewitness is sorry he’s got to begin with a tedious lesson in history. But we’re entering treacherous waters with the Parliamentary...

New Yorker convicted of manslaughter of Guyanese teen

A Brooklyn man was convicted of manslaughter on Friday for shooting a Guyanese teenager who was at the time babysitting her three-year-old cousin. Online news...

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Guyana-Venezuela border controversy: President confident Guyana ‘on good ground’

President David Granger said he is prepared to meet with the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General (SG) once again to ensure the final resolution of...

$267.1B Budget passed without US$18M signing bonus included

-Opposition signals intention to file legal challenge The National Assembly late on Friday afternoon approved the $267.1billion budget for 2018 despite concerns from the Opposition...

65 vehicles belonging to police officers stripped of tint-Traffic Chief

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Breaking: Soesdyke Post Office stormed, robbed by gunmen

The Soesdyke Post Office, East Bank Demerara (EBD) was this afternoon stormed by two gunmen who made off with a quantity of cash from...