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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

West Africa declared free of Ebola transmission, but UN health agency warns new flare-ups...

The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) today declared the end of the most recent outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Liberia, announcing that...

Plans underway to incorporate Whim Community Centre in health program

- Monitoring and evaluation of the Berbice Regional Health Authority continued on Friday with another health facility day in Region six. Performance over...

Diabetes among the leading causes of death in Guyana, 60,000 people being treated

- Diabetes is one of the leading cause of deaths in Guyana and it affects all ethnic groups. Most persons suffer from Type...

326 babies born to teen mothers in first quarter 2015

– The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) says for the first quarter of 2015, it successfully delivered 1,467 babies; however 326 of those...

Minister Norton referred to Privileges Committee for misleading Parliament

Public Health Minister, Dr George Norton was today directed to the Parliamentary Committee of Privileges as a case has been made out against the Minister over his...

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...

Millions of Mars and Snickers bars recalled

Mars is recalling chocolate bars in 55 countries because some of them may contain pieces of plastic. The recall includes millions of Mars, Snickers and...

Gov’t pulls plug on Specialty Hospital

By Fareeza Haniff – Minister of State, Joseph Harmon has revealed that cabinet decided to use the money allocated for the construction of Guyana’s...

Final piece of type 1 diabetes puzzle solved

A complete picture of the areas that the immune system attacks to cause type 1 diabetes has finally been revealed by scientists, according to...

Former India cricketer Arun Lal reveals battle with cancer

Taken from Times of India Arun Lal, former India opener and cricket commentator, is recovering after undergoing treatment for a "rare and dangerous" jaw cancer. The...

Recent Articles

Armed bandits invade GTU’s compound, at least 5 robbed

At least five employees attached to the Guyana Teacher’s Union (GTU) were this afternoon robbed after armed bandits stormed their place of work.   Inews understands...

PI continues into Babita Sarjou’s murder

As the Preliminary Inquiry into the murder of Babita Sarjou continues, her reputed husband, Sharadanand Narine and his accomplice, Darrel Punton, today appeared before...

Unequivocal calls for revocation of parking contract in MAPM’s 4th protest

Supporters of the Movement Against Parking Meters (MAPM) took to the streets today to, as they say, "mourn the death of the city" since...

Presidential term limit unconstitutional: Court of Appeal upholds Justice Chang’s decision 2 to 1

The Guyana Court of Appeal during a ruling today upheld the decision of former Chief Justice Ian Chang that the presidential term limit was...

President Trump congratulates Guyana on 47th Republic Day Anniversary

The following letter was sent to President David Granger on behalf of the people of the United States: Dear Mr. President: On behalf of the...

Morning downpour inundates sections of the city

The heavy downpour, this morning, once again resulted in some city streets being flooded. However, the water has already started to recede in most...

Guyana signs US$40m loan agreement with IDB

Minister of Finance, Winston Jordan, yesterday, signed four loan agreements with the Inter-American Development Bank to secure US$40 million in developmental resources to finance...

List of players sold and unsold at IPL auction 2017

  Sixty-six players sold in 2017 auction Sold players INR 1 crore = INR 100 lakh = INR 10000000 = USD 149254 approx INR 1 lakh = INR...

Kim Jong-nam killing: Senior N Korea diplomat named as suspect

(BBC) Malaysian police have named a senior North Korean embassy official they want to question in connection with the killing of Kim Jong-nam. Hyon Kwang...

Trump invites Trinidad PM to Washington

Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley got a surprise call from American President Donald Trump during which the leader of the twin-island...