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Sunday, September 15, 2019

GPHC out of malaria medication

Guyana’s premier health institution, the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) has run out of medication to treat malaria, a life-threatening disease common in this...

Guyana on high alert in light of Ebola outbreak in DRC

In light of the new spike of Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Caribbean Region is at risk of the virus...

St Lucia, Barbados on Ebola alert

At least two Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries have responded to a warning by the Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) that regional States...

Some 500 persons charged over illegal drugs in 2018

More than 500 persons were charged with a drug-related offence last year, according to Guyana's Drug Information Network Report 2019. The Guyana Drug Information Network...

Govt to launch mental health support groups

The Mental Health Unit will next month launch three support groups to help anyone struggling with depression and substance misuse. This is according to the...

Essequibo teen dies after crying out for ankle pains  

A former student of the Anna Regina Multilateral School died on Monday while receiving medical attention for a pain to the ankle at the...

Public Health Ministry to begin triple therapy filaria programme in October

With Guyana still lagging behind with its epidemiology coverage, the Public Health Ministry will embark on a triple therapy programme this year, beginning in...

Region 1 still awaiting 2nd shipment of drugs, medical supplies

Outlying health facilities in Region One (Barima-Waini) are yet to receive the second shipment of medicine and medical supplies for the year. According to Region...

President off to Cuba for medical evaluation

President David Granger left Guyana this morning (Saturday, July 20, 2019) for the Republic of Cuba to undergo medical check-up. He is accompanied by First...

“Pepper spray saved my life” – survivor of Norton St. shooting

By: Kizzy Coleman For two years, she suffered severe beatings at the hands of a man she truly loved and wanted to please. She was battered...

Recent Articles

Body of US-based chef found in Kitty apartment

The nude body of a US-based chef was on Sunday morning discovered on the kitchen floor of his Station Street, Kitty, Georgetown apartment. The...

Jordan takes four on debut before Lewis fireworks seal big win for Patriots

Akeem Jordan took 4/33 on his Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) debut to set St Kitts & Nevis Patriots on their way to a...

GPL “smart metres” to be introduced next year

…prepaid metres out of stock Even as the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) is yet to fulfil the demands of its customers in supplying prepaid...

Guyanese family from hurricane-ravaged Bahamas returns home today

A five-member Guyanese family is expected to return home today from the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas. Director of the Civil Defence Commission (CDC), Kester Craig told Inews...

MACORP launches new line of parts for Caterpillar machine

The need for machinery parts that function effectively and considers its users’ budget has now been met by the Machinery Corporation of Guyana Limited ...

No more tax exemptions for certain Toyota vehicles after November

After November 30, 2019, the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) will not be allowing tax exemptions on certain Toyota vehicles being registered in the G...

Police nab several men with “Molotov cocktails”

…drugs, illegal motorcycles unearthed during raid in Linden Several alleged arsonists were nabbed by the Police after ranks swooped down at the premises they had...

Warriors spinners bamboozle Patriots to set up fourth straight win

Guyana Amazon Warriors continued to match Trinbago Knight Riders win for win at the top of the 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) table...

Several local banks shoring up on offshore investments

…billions of dollars worth of offshore securities purchased Some big names in the local banking sector have been increasing their offshore investments over the past...

Fire guts Good Hope house, furniture workshop

An early morning fire has left an East Coast Demerara (ECD) family counting their losses as their home and furniture workshop were completely destroyed. The...