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Friday, July 3, 2020

Guyana gets its first Neurosurgeon

- Dr. Amarnauth Dukhi has become Guyana’s first neurosurgeon and will be stationed at the Georgetown Public Hospital from January 2015. He is young,...

Jaguar attacks on the rise in Region Two..woman barely escapes

Over 100 dogs have gone missing and the carcasses of scores of livestock in Essequibo have been discovered recently following a number of jaguar...

Sale of meat on the streets will be prohibited- M&CC

The Mayor and City Council (M&CC) says that they are in the process of implementing a decision made at their Statutory Meeting held recently,...

Food & Drug lists 26 companies licenced to provide treated water

The Government Analyst-Food & Drug Department has listed for health and safety purposes, 26 companies that are currently licenced to provide treated water to...

GPHC’s first in house neurosurgeon completes 15 surgeries

- Though still in its initial setup stage, the newly specialised Neurosurgical Department at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC), complemented with its...

Still-born two headed baby delivered at New Amsterdam Hospital

A still-born girl with two heads was delivered at the New Amsterdam Hospital on Saturday, creating history in the Ancient County. The baby, which completed...

3-year-old toddler dies, parents blame GPHC, call for probe

-"Child was moved against the advice of the medical practitioners"- GPHC CEO By Lakhram Bhagirat Samantha Kandasammy and Michael Singh, the parents of three-year-old Anisha Singh,...

Tobacco Control Bill proposes G$20,000 fine for public smoking after first offence

The Guyana government has made public its long awaited Tobacco Control Bill; which inter alia, prohibits by law, the smoking of cigarettes and other...

Woman dies in GPHC after emergency C-section

by Ramona Luthi Hours after undergoing an emergency C-section to deliver her third child at the Georgetown Public Hospital on Tuesday, a Kuru Kururu woman...

No resitting of nurses’ final examination – Health official

Public Health Minister Dr George Norton has recommended, based on the report submitted to his office by the Nursing Council, that there should be...

Recent Articles

Lowenfield slapped with 3rd private criminal charge

Chief Elections Officer Keith Lowenfield has been slapped with yet another private criminal charge for fraud. Two private criminal charges were filed against Lowenfield for...

Suspect in Agricola fatal shooting nabbed, confesses to crime

The man who was fingered in the shooting to death of 27-year-old Tyron Duesberry on June 22, 2020, whilst he was searching for party...

General Elections set for August 10th in Trinidad and Tobago

Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr Keith Rowley, has announced that general election will be held on August 10th. After announcing that he had...

UN urges all to refrain from acts, remarks that could incite racial hostility

The United Nations Resident Coordinator in Guyana, Mikiko Tanaka, has urged all stakeholders to work towards ensuring that there is peace and stability in...

‘I have every confidence in recount’ – CARICOM Secretary General

Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Ambassador Irwin LaRocque says he has "every confidence" in the work conducted by the high-level CARICOM delegation...

Private Sector bemoans that COVID-19 Task Force not functioning as expected

The Private Sector Commission (PSC) has once again expressed concerns that the COVID-19 Task Force - which comprises of caretaker ministers - is not...

Charges against PPP/C’s “pro-democracy” protesters withdrawn

The charges which were instituted against two pro-democracy protesters for breaching the government’s COVID-19 guidelines have been withdrawn. The charges were brought against former People’s...

GTA, THAG receive int’l funding to tackle wildlife trafficking

The Tourism and Hospitality Association of Guyana (THAG) and Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) have received funding from the Latin American Trade Association (LATA) Foundation...

Caribbean scholars join mounting calls for Granger to concede defeat

Respected Caribbean scholars and practitioners; W. Andy Knight and Winston Dookeran, on Friday, joined the mounting calls for Guyana’s President David Granger, Leader of...

Bandits storm Western Union outlet, pharmacy at Little Diamond

Four armed bandits on Wednesday pounced upon a Western Union outlet and a pharmacy located at Little Diamond, East Bank Demerara (EBD). During the ordeal,...