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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

22 persons die in workplace accidents last year

From a total of 560 reported workplace accidents, 22 of the incidents have resulted in the loss of lives last year, says Minister with...

Tests on sick Chinese Nationals rules out Swine Flu

...Other infectious disease unearthed Chief Medical Officer, Dr Shamdeo Persaud confirmed on Monday that the Chinese miners died of histoplasmosis, a fungal infection and not...

Guyana has growing domestic drug use problem ‒ US report

…marijuana, cocaine most prevalent; ecstasy also present A United States (US) State Department report has declared that while Guyana has a comprehensive drug demand reduction...

GPHC partially shutdown due to prolonged power outage

Several key services at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) are severely affected, owing to a prolonged power outage at the premiere health institution. Affected...

Infected Chinese miners return home

Those Chinese nationals who have fallen ill after working on a manganese plant in Guyana’s North West District (NWD) are due to return home,...

Teachers of mosquito infested Freeburg Secondary forced to work on road side

Mosquito infestation and flooded washroom at the Freeburg Secondary School, Norton and Palm Streets, Werk-en-Rust, Georgetown have forced a number of teachers to perform...

GA-FDD conducts survey on Chinese restaurants

In the past, Chinese businesses, especially restaurants have come under scrutiny for the quality of foods they prepare and sell to locals. In this...

GMI remains closed until “certain requirements are met” – EPA

affected miners to travel to China today Regional Health Officials on Saturday held a public meeting with residents of Matthews Ridge, North West District...

Several sick patients air-dashed to GPHC still undiagnosed

…testing still ongoing, hospital awaiting results to determine illness One week has passed since at least eight Chinese mining workers were air-dashed to the capital...

Minister Lawrence greeted with protests at Port Mourant

Public Health Minister Volda Lawrence was on Thursday greeted by protestors when she turned up to commission the National Ophthalmology Hospital at Port Mourant. Led...

Recent Articles

Guyanese killed after motorcycle slams into garbage truck in Queens NY

A Guyanese biker was on Tuesday evening killed while his friend is rendered critical after the motorcycle on which they were travelling slammed into...

Jailed MPs attend Spain parliament opening

Five Catalan separatist politicians - currently on trial accused of rebellion - have taken their seats in the Spanish parliament under discreet police...

Gunmen cart off $1.2M in cash, jewellery from Bartica businesswoman

Two armed and masked men executed a daring daylight robbery on Monday at 7th Street and 4th Avenue Bartica, Region Seven during which they...

NIS reserves expected to be exhausted in 2021

As far back as 2016, the actuary review into the finances of the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) had warned that repeat deficits may bring...

“Justice served” – mother of brothers killed during robbery

The mother of two men, Harricharran and Premcharran Samaroo, who were killed reportedly at the hands of one of the suspected bandits killed on...

Blackout hits Demerara, Berbice; GPL apologises

Residents in the Demerara and Berbice region have been hit with blackout. The power outage comes at a time when scores of persons are getting...

Man charged with murder of ex-wife Zaila Sugrim

A 38-year-old businessman was hauled before Magistrate Zameena Ali at the Leonora Magistrate’s Court to answer to the capital offence of murder. Ryan Sugrim is...

Berbice Commander urges residents to remain alert

Commander of “B” Division, Paul Langevine is urging residents to remain alert as there may be more bandits involved in a criminal network operating...

No changes to India’s World Cup squad

There will be no changes to India's World Cup squad after Kedar Jadhav was declared fit to participate in the event. Jadhav's position had become uncertain after he...

Several areas experiencing service interruption – GPL

The Guyana Power and Light Incorporated (GPL Inc.) is advising that customers from North Sophia to Success, East Coast of Demerara, are currently experiencing...