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Georgetown, Guyana
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

GCF approves $140M for Agriculture sector, FAO to assist in resilience building

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved some $140Million (US$697,183) for Guyana’s second Readiness Support for the agriculture sector. Head, Office of Climate Change (OCC),...

Local therapist being trained to work with children born with microcephaly

Physiotherapists, rehabilitation staff and occupational therapists are currently engaged in a training exercise focused on babies with delayed developments, specifically those with microcephaly. The three-day...

Scientists report setbacks in quest for AIDS cure

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands (AFP) — Scientists have reported several setbacks in the quest for a cure to AIDS, highlighting concerns about inconclusive evidence that links...

First Lady underscores the need for family planning, health curriculum in schools

First Lady, Mrs Sandra Granger, on Wednesday called for a comprehensive health curriculum to be implemented in the education system at the early childhood...

Gold Board sources new equipment to ensure safe burning practices

The Guyana Gold Board (GGB) assures that the highest safety measure will be taken in the burning of gold at its new facility. GGB’s new...

IICA supports GLDA’s programme for animal disease management

The Guyana Livestock Development Authority (GLDA) is in a better position to systematically monitor and act on diseases in the animal population which can...

WHO recognises ‘compulsive sexual behaviour’ as mental disorder

GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP) —The World Health Organization has recognised "compulsive sexual behaviour" as a mental disorder, but said today it remained unclear if it...

Opposition urges swift relief for Kwakwani residents affected by flooding

The Opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has expressed its concern regarding the flood situation in Kwakwani, Region Ten. According to the party, the residents have...

119 newborn infants died at GPHC last year, Opposition alarmed

The Parliamentary Opposition has raised concerns over what they described as the high number of deaths of newborn infants at the Georgetown Public Hospital...

GA-FDD laboratories receive accreditation

The Food Chemistry Laboratory; Food Microbiology Laboratory; Excise Chemistry Laboratory and Water Chemistry Laboratory attached to the Government Analyst –Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD)...

Recent Articles

Prisoner facing rape charge dies from suspected poisoning

A prisoner who was expected to answer at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts for the rape of a 16-year-old student died on Tuesday morning after...

Police Commissioner James receives GPF’s highest award

...Colonel Trevor Earl Bowman of the GDF receives Military Service Medal Commissioner of Police, Leslie James was conferred with the Guyana Police Force’s (GPF) highest...

Police officers charged with assault, wrongful detention

Two Police ranks who allegedly assaulted and wrongfully detained a man who visited a liquor bar, which they jointly own, found themselves before the...

Recent road deaths: Ramjattan urges Police Officers to exercise restraint when imbibing

Following recent reports of two Guyana Police Force members being involved in fatal motor vehicular accidents while under the influence of alcohol, Public Security...

Shermon Lewis replaces Alzarri Joseph in Windies Test Tour of India

Right-arm fast bowler, Shermon Lewis will replace Alzarri Joseph in the 15-man squad for the Test Tour of India which starts Thursday, October 4...

Sammy supports Windies Women in ICC WWT20

Daren Sammy, one of St Lucia’s most prolific international sport stars will join the WINDIES Ambassador Programme to lend his support of the WINDIES...

Schoolboy charged with murder of Annandale pensioner

Timothy Vanmaalson of Buxton, East Coast Demerara (CED), was today (Tuesday), charged with the murder of 72-year-old Krishnachand Dabee of Annandale, ECD, when he...

CPL 2018 takeaways: Associate stars shine bright; Smith and Warner, not quite

Continuity pays off for TKR One of the most amazing things about Trinbago Knight Riders' third CPL title in the space of four seasons is...

Ex sugar workers protest PM’s Region 6 Office for their severance

Ex-workers from Skeldon and Rose Hall estates staged a picketing exercise outside of the Prime Minister’s (PM), Region 6, Office at Port Mourant demanding...

Two remanded for cocaine found in luggage at CJIA

Two women were earlier today (Tuesday), remanded to prison, one for attempting to traffic some 1.638 kilograms of cociane and the other for aiding...