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Friday, November 16, 2018

Mothers with babies born with microcephaly not forgotten

...two tell the story of raising their infants (DPI feature)  Two years on, mothers of babies born with microcephaly, Andrea Garner and Puttana Dos Santos have...

Millions in undelivered equipment: GPHC CEO wants stricter enforcement of procurement regulations

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation, (rtd.) Brigadier, George Lewis says it is time for suppliers to procure and deliver...

Cancer Warrior, Volda Ann Lawrence tells her story

Minister of Public Health, Volda Lawrence calls herself a “cancer warrior” because she believes she has fought for her life and for the opportunity...

Several persons hospitalised following incident at Mc Doom fishery

Several persons are reportedly receiving treatment at the Woodlands Hospital following a gas leak and possible explosion earlier on Monday at a fishery located...

Breast cancer survivors urging women to take early action against disease

-as ERC joins in observances to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month Breast cancer survivors Clair Chappell and Bibi Amina Hassan are both urging women to...

Kwakwani Hospital needs urgent expansion – Dr Inniss

By Lakhram Bhagirat Kwakwani, one of Guyana’s premier logging communities, has been on the cusp of rapid development for a number of years, but it...

More than US$1M being spent on filaria campaign this year-Lawrence

In an effort to eradicate the mosquito-borne disease filaria, the Government through the Public Health Ministry will be spending over US $1M in pills...

French Gov’t considering healthcare assistance for Guyana’s hinterland

Primary health care development in the hinterland regions is among other health-related issues being addressed by the Ministry of Public Health; and the government...

Global hand washing day: Avenue to promote healthier lifestyle habits

Monday, October 15, is Global Hand washing Day and it provides an opportunity to design, test, and replicate creative ways to encourage people to...

Food and drug dept gets tough with businesses selling expired products

The Government Analyst–Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) is advising consumers to pay closer attention to the expiry date on products being sold on our...

Recent Articles

Parliament sitting postponed at Govt’s request, says Clerk

The postponement of Friday’s sitting of the National Assembly, just one day after the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) filed a no-confidence motion against the...

Press association blasts APNU/AFC over “continued intimidation of media workers”

The Guyana Press Association (GPA), moments after a press conference hosted by the A Partnership for National Unity (APNU)/Alliance For Change (AFC) Government, called...

New standard for restaurants aimed at improving quality of services offered

…implementation to enable better services for consumers The Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS), the Tourism Hospitality Association of Guyana (THAG) and the Guyana Tourism...

Labourer accused of stealing canter batteries gets $40,000 bail

A 31-year-old labourer of Lot 56 Norton Street, Georgetown, on Friday, found himself before Senior Magistrate Leron Daly, after being accused of committing simple...

Shop owner remanded over alleged narco trafficking

A shop owner of Lot ‘E’ Hardina Street, Werk-en-Rust, Georgetown, was on Friday hauled before the courts after she was allegedly busted with a...

GECOM working to resolve electoral ties in 3 constituencies

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), at a press conference held today (Friday), said it is currently working to address electoral ties in three constituencies...

Op Ed: Whim Referendum – Total rejection, repudiation of Nagamootoo and AFC

By Dr Leslie Ramsammy  Webster's Dictionary has chosen TOXIC as the 2018 Word of the Year. Local Government Elections (LGE) 2018 dramatically pronounced the AFC...

Poultry farmer busted with several packets of cocaine en route to Suriname

Police says a 50-year-old poultry farmer of Smythfield, New Amsterdam, Berbice was arrested at the Moleson Creek Ferry Stelling about 09:25h. today (Friday) for...

Bravo opens up on 2014 India tour pull-out

  (ESPNCricinfo) On October 17, 2014, India and West Indies played the fourth ODI of a five-match series, in the hill town of Dharamsala. Halfway through...

‘Don’t blame us’ – GECOM boss says in response to low voter turnout

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has made significant gains in the November 12 Local Government Elections (LGE). This has come, however, with a meager...