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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

PAHO Director urges more community outreaches in Guyana

– during visit to East La Penitence Health Centre The Director of the Pan American Health Organisation/World Health Organisation (PAHO/WHO) Dr. Carissa Etienne concluded the...

Health Ministry defends transparency in procurement of drug supplies

By Tracey Khan – Drakes – Officials from the Ministry of Health have defended claims that the country’s HIV funding hinges on its...

No new cases of Chikungunya in Guyana – Health Minister

  By Kurt Campbell - There have been no new reports of the mosquito borne disease Chikungunya in Guyana, according to Health Minister, Dr Bheri...

Angry mothers protest Ministry of Health for justice

By Jomo Paul   – The mothers and family members of two toddlers who died at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) as a result...

Father of 11 hangs self…after wife threatened to report abuse to police

After suffering years of abuse at the hands of her husband, Sharmilla Singh of lot 17 Dundee Mahaicony, East Coast Demerara (ECD) found her...

T&T Zika cases now likely in thousands – Health Minister

(Trinidad Guardian) Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh yesterday said the number of Zika cases they had recorded were inaccurate and there were more than the...

The tobacco of mental health and the lone Psychologist

By Jomo Paul – Child abuse has been dubbed the tobacco of mental health as far as treatment and effects go;  early abuse have...

President among first in Guyana to provide sample for Ancestry DNA test

President David Granger was among the first to have samples taken for the conduct of an Ancestry Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid (DNA) test in Guyana. The...

“If I can’t get your wellbeing in order I will walk” – Min Norton...

- Minister of Public Health, Dr. George Norton, has assured staff of the New Amsterdam Regional Hospital that he will make representation on...

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...

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Container of dynamite explodes in St Lucia, 4 dead, several injured

Four people are dead and more than a dozen are being treated for serious injuries following an explosion in St Lucia’s north yesterday evening....

Artistic talents at E.R. Burrowes School of Art showcased in OCC’s logo competition

Three students of the E.R. Burrowes School of Art were declared first, second and third place winners of the Office of Climate Change’s (OCC)...

GMSA calls on authorities to take urgent steps to stabilise exchange rate

The Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA) today expressed concern at the rate of deterioration of the Guyana dollar and has called on the...

UPDATE: Terror attack at UK Parliament

(BBC) A police officer has been stabbed in the Houses of Parliament in central London, in what police are treating as a terrorist incident. The attacker,...

Farm certification is a requirement for fresh produce export – NAREI

Local farmers who may be thinking of exporting agricultural produce must first ensure that their farm lands are certified by Quarantine Officers who inspect...

Road works in Regions Seven, Eight in the pipe line

Hinterland Engineer, Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Geoffrey Walcott has confirmed that road works are moving apace in Bartica, Region Seven while the Ministry is...

IPA awarded $36.5M contract without licence to import

… danger of dumping pre qualification criteria exposed Public Health Minister Volda Lawrence has revealed that in 2016 and 2017, several firms were awarded contracts...

Assailant shot, at least a dozen injured in incident at UK parliament

(Reuters) An assailant was shot outside the British parliament by armed police, the leader of the House of Commons said on Wednesday after loud...

Berbice youth apologises in Court for stealing, claims he was drunk

A youngster of East Canje, Berbice was charged and fined for the offence of simple larceny by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan after he confessed...

Windies set to begin preparation for Pakistan series

(CMC) West Indies players will assemble in Barbados today (Wednesday) as they begin preparation for their four-match Twenty20 series against Pakistan starting next Sunday. The...