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Sunday, March 24, 2019

Under-staffing a critical component to incorrect administering of drugs

The medical practitioners who incorrectly administered injections to the three leukaemia juvenile patients leading to their deaths at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC)...

Family of Sharezer Mendonca to sue GPHC

The family of Sharezer Mendonca, 6, plans to sue the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) for the death of the little girl, who was...

BREAKING: Deaths of children at GPHC: protocols were not followed – Findings

The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation has announced that three medical staffs were sent on administrative leave after an internal investigation revealed that established protocol...

Region Six health system in a crisis – AFC Councillor

Alliance For Change (AFC) Councillor, Devin Sookraj on Thursday slammed the poor health system in Region Six (East Berbice/Corentyne) stating that it is in...

“Region Six health system in a crisis” – AFC Councillor

Alliance For Change (AFC) Councillor, Devin Sookraj says the entire Region Six health system is in a crisis. He made the comments while addressing the...

400 child abuse cases reported for 2019

Even though the year is only three months in, there have been roughly 400 reports of child abuse. This was revealed on Tuesday when the...

GECOM CEO remains on sick leave

Chief Elections Officer (CEO) of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Keith Lowenfield remains on sick leave and was visibly absent from today’s statutory meeting. Last...

Increase in diseases, theft since Venezuelan migrants arrived – Indigenous Leaders

As the number of Venezuelan migrants continuously increases, with some 5123 documented in Guyana, Indigenous leaders from Amerindian communities are calling for stricter security...

Several students rushed for medical attention after receiving vaccines in school

…parents unaware of vaccination programme Several students of the Lochaber Primary School in West Canje, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) had to be rushed for medical...

Demtoco to publish graphics warning on cigarette packs

The Demerara Tobacco Company Limited is moving full steam ahead to public graphic warning about the dangers of smoking cigarettes and more so, packaging...

Recent Articles

Several others arrested for illegal shotgun, cartridges found at Kupang Backdam

The 38-year-old chef who has been arrested by the police following the discovery of an unlicensed shotgun and live cartridges at a mining camp...

9-hour power outages expected this week

…as GPL conducts line maintenance Several communities in Georgetown and sections of the coast are bracing for at least nine hours of power outage during...

Oil and gas sector: Govt to handle sale of Guyana’s portion of crude...

…separate from ExxonMobil With first oil just around the corner, Guyana appears to be poised to market and sell its own portion of crude oil,...

Kitty man jailed for ganja possession

A Kitty, Georgetown man who admitted that he had a quantity of marijuana in his possession was on Friday jailed for three years and...

3 senior staff fired over Uitvlugt estate “flying knives” incident

The probe into the ‘knife-shredder’ incident at the Uitvlugt Sugar Estate’s has concluded and three senior staff, including one engineer, were fired. This was...

No ‘business as usual’ once Parliament reconvenes – MP

...as calls mount for removal of dual citizens from National Assembly If Parliament is reconvened by Government, it cannot be business as usual for...

Court of Appeal erred with 34 majority reasoning – Ram

Attorney and social commentator, Christopher Ram, has signalled his intention to the Court of Appeal’s recent rulings, saying that the court was “wrong” in...

PSC urges GECOM to continue election preparations

In light of the Appeal Court’s decision that 34 votes were needed to validly pass the no-confidence motion, the Private Sector Commission (PSC) is...

CCJ fixes case management hearing in challenge of GECOM Chairman’s appointment

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has set a date for a case management hearing in relation to the appeal filed to reverse the...

Chef in ‘hot water’ after police find illegal shotgun in mining camp

Police in ‘F’ Division (Interior Locations) have arrested a chef, who was the lone occupant at a mining camp where an illegal shotgun and...