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Tyre build-up a major challenge at Haags Bosch Landfill

Officials at the Haags Bosch Landfill are struggling to overcome a major challenge; a buildup of waste tyres at the facility, which is creating...

$31.4M water ambulance yet to service Baracara

The community of Baracara, East Canje, is yet to benefit from a $31.4 million water ambulance, which was commissioned in August. Reports are that the...

Substandard food items refused entry into Guyana – GA-FDD

The Government Analyst-Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) has once again clamped down on local business for importing substandard food items from foreign countries. The...

Disease outbreak triggers restriction on imported lettuce

The National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) will be restricting the importation of romaine lettuce, due to the outbreak of the E. coli...

GPHC boss says steps being taken to reduce number of persons waiting for surgeries

As part of minimizing the numbers of persons on the waiting list for surgeries at the Georgetown Public Hospital, another initiative geared at targeting...

Expired baby food, other items seized as health officials swoop down on Essequibo Coast...

Expired baby food among other defective items were seized on Thursday as authorities from the Government Analyst-Food and Drug Department swoops down on businesses...

Pres. Granger’s cancer in remission

President David Granger has returned to Guyana last night from Cuba having completed a scheduled medical evaluation at CIMEQ over the past few days. The...

Cancer survivors, patients and caregivers receive self-care vouchers

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) in collaboration with partnering companies, has distributed 42 self-care vouchers to cancer survivors, cancer patients and caregivers...

Local authorities working to prevent swine flu outbreak in Guyana

With an outbreak of the swine flu disease in other parts of the world, local authorities are working to ensure the illness does not...

Granger to return to Cuba for health check-up

President David Granger will be returning to Havana, Cuba for a medical check-up on Saturday, October 19, 2019. He made this disclosure on the sidelines...

Recent Articles

Cyclist died after colliding with motorcar

A pedal cyclist is the country’s latest road fatality after the bicycle he was riding collided with a motorcar at Land of Canaan, East...

5 homeless as Linden apartment building goes up in flames

Five persons are now homeless following a fire which gutted a two-story apartment building in Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara- Berbice) on Friday evening. The...

Fisherman stabbed to death at Coldingen

The lifeless body of a 23-year-old fisherman was discovered along Coldingen village, East Coast Demerara (ECD) roadway on Saturday evening with several stab wounds. Dead...

ECD man nabbed with illegal gun, ammo in GT

A Victoria East Coast Demerara resident was on Sunday morning taken into custody following the discovery of a .32 Taurus pistol and a magazine...

APNU no good for progress, democracy – Jagdeo tells Region 2 supporters

…as Govt given “F” grade in every sector In light of the A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC) paltry track record in upholding...

PPP rebuilt Guyana without oil & gas – Ali to mammoth Essequibo Coast rally

…vows to transform agriculture sector …promises incentives for rice farmers It was a scene of red, yellow and black at Damon Square, Anna Regina, Essequibo Coast,...

13-yr-old hit in the head after rebuffing classmate’s inappropriate touches

A young teenager is now nursing gaping wounds to her head after she was hit with a piece of wood by a male classmate,...

1 arrested after robbing females of cash, jewellery

One man is now in police custody after he and another allegedly robbed two females of a quantity of cash and jewellery in the...

PPP promises to help ex-sugar workers get back on their feet

Presidential Candidate of the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C), Irfaan Ali, has promised that if his party is elected into office come March then they...

GTT employees benefit from chronic disease workshop

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) on Wednesday hosted a Chronic Disease Management workshop in an effort to raise the awareness of the...