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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

GA-FDD issues warning over “fake” drug on local market

The Government Analyst –Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) has issued a public warning and recall about the circulation of a "fake/Counterfeit Brand of Daflon...

Jamaica hit by Dengue outbreak

The Jamaican Health Ministry is allocating an additional J$250 million (US$2 million) to support enhanced measures to contain the spread of dengue, as officials...

Skeldon Hospital without telephone service

- purchases mobile phone to contact doctors on call The telephone service at the Skeldon Hospital was disconnected due to the non-payment of bills, thus...

Baby boy is GPHC’s first newborn for 2019

A baby boy was warmly welcomed at the Georgetown Public Hospital at 1:05am on New Year’s Day, this being the first delivery at the...

Behaviour of health care workers at GPHC not acceptable- CEO

In admitting that some nurses and doctors at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) have bad attitudes, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Hospital,...

NEW GPC successfully completes US FDA Audit

The NEW GPC INC. recently completed another successful US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) audit. The US FDA is extremely rigorous in its inspections...

Under-processed Del Monte corn to be destroyed- GA-FDD

The Government Analyst-Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) has assured that the US branded Del Monte Fiesta Corn that was recalled from Guyana, among other...

US food company recalls ‘Fiesta Corn’ from Guyana, other countries

The US company, Del Monte Foods has recalled over 60,000 cases of incompletely sterilised canned corn from eight countries in the region, according to...

117 graduate from NA School of Nursing

One hundred and seventeen (117) nurses from the New Amsterdam (NA) School of Nursing, were on Wednesday, encouraged to invest enthusiasm into their work...

Public Health sector a “failed system” under APNU/AFC, says Dr Anthony

The second day of the Budget 2019 debates kicked-off on Tuesday with Opposition Member of Parliament (MP) Dr Frank Anthony lambasting the Government for...

Recent Articles

Suspect in Eccles execution-style killing arrested in private hospital

One of the alleged perpetrators who shot and killed a young father execution-style on Tuesday night in the vicinity of the two Brothers Service...

No-confidence cases: Submissions filed in the High Court

The various parties in the legal challenges relating to the no-confidence vote have filed and sent out their submissions to the High Court. In one,...

Letter: If GECOM cannot cope then the staff should be replaced

Dear Editor, I want to throw this out there - does it make sense that on one hand the constitution, which is the supreme law...

Four dead in clashes ahead of Venezuela protests

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — At least four people have died following overnight clashes ahead of Wednesday's rival protests in Venezuela by supporters and opponents...

Miner accused of fraud gets bail

A miner found himself before the Court on Wednesday after he allegedly failed to return funds obtained following the sale of car parts to...

West Indies bat first at Bridgetown as England leave out Stuart Broad

ESPNcricinfo- West Indies won the toss and chose to bat on the opening day of the first Test against England in Barbados. England have selected...

PPP/C presidential candidate on the move, begins outreach in Berbice

Newly elected People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) presidential candidate, Irfaan Ali travelled to Berbice, on Tuesday, where he was given a resounding welcome as he...

Man executed in Eccles

A man was on Tuesday evening gunned down in the vicinity of the Two Brothers Service Station, Eccles, East Bank Demerara (EBD) by two...

EYEWITNESS: Dragging their feet…

…but digging their grave It was a bit surprising the PNC’s still insisting the elections be dragged out – via their unilaterally appointed GECOM Chair,...

CCAC preparing legislation to protect rights of customers who shop online

With the use of online shopping vastly expanding, the Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission (CCAC) has taken up the task of expanding its mandate...