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Friday, August 18, 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...

Community Health Centres equipped to deal with increased cases of ‘Red Eye’

In the last week alone, the Campbellville Health Centre has seen a dramatic increase in cases of conjunctivitis better known as ‘red eye' compared...

“CHOOSE LIFE, LOVE LIFE AND SAVE LIFE” …Berbicians join battle against suicide

Large numbers of Berbicians on Friday joined the Suicide Prevention Walk held in East Berbice, Region Six under the theme, ‘I choose life, I...

GPHC screens 280 for glaucoma

The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation – Department of Ophthalmology, successfully held its World Glaucoma Week 2016 activities themed  'Check your eyes for Glaucoma'. Two of the...

Health Ministry to probe needle left inside baby’s buttocks

– The Ministry of Public Health has promised an investigation into the circumstances surrounding a broken syringe needle left inside the buttocks of...

Sunday’s Health Tip: The problem with extra long naps

- A nap, a siesta, or as the Chinese call it, a wujiao, is a pleasant break from the day, but the debate...

GPHC’s Maternity Ward to benefit from $235.9M upgrade

– A $235.9 million contract has been approved by Cabinet for the extension of the Maternity Ward at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation...

Controversial drug bond contract: Nothing short of a revocation would suffice, says Nandlall

Former Attorney General and Member of Parliament (MP) Anil Nandlall is urging the Government to take immediate steps to terminate the controversial drug bond...

US Embassy partners with local stakeholders to help tackle suicide

In light of Guyana’s struggle with the societal scourge of suicide, the United States Embassy hosted a workshop aimed at enforcing preventative measures. The initiative...

Floodwaters receding slowly in Region 5 communities

Residents and farmers in various communities in Region Five (Mahacia-Berbice) are finally getting some relief as floodwaters began receding, though slowly. The National Drainage and Irrigation...

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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...