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Thursday, September 16, 2021

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

4 months later: PCA completes review of file on Peter Headley’s murder

Four months after 45-year-old Peter Headley, a taxi driver of Dowding Street, Kitty, Georgetown, was fatally shot by police while in custody, the Police...

Essequibo man dies after crashing into utility pole

A driver attached to the Guyana Oil Company (GuyOil) in Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) was on Wednesday evening killed after he reportedly lost control of...

Deadly Police Operation: GPF says it has ‘no desire to conceal the truth’

Statement issued by the Guyana Police Force: Cognisant of a statement issued by Attorneys Konyo Sandiford and Nigel Hughes, representing the Boston family following the...

Residents continue protest for justice over killing of Dartmouth businessman

Residents of Dartmouth, Essequibo Coast in Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) continued to protest into the night, demanding that justice be served in relation to the...

32% of police officers fully vaccinated against Covid-19

Commissioner of the Guyana Police Force (GPF), Nigel Hoppie has revealed that at least 75 per cent of his officers have received the first...

Just before being fired, Lowenfield renewed assistant’s contract for 3 years

One of former Chief Elections Officer (CEO) Keith Lowenfield’s final acts before he was sent on leave and ultimately fired from the Guyana Elections...

17 schools forced to close after teachers test positive for Covid-19

Just days into the new school term, COVID-19 outbreaks have forced the closure of 17 schools across Guyana, according to Education Minister Priya Manickchand....

Eyewitness: Who do they think they’re fooling…

…with the protests? PNC-wannabe-leader Aubrey Norton was nabbed by the Police on Monday for allegedly “leading an illegal procession”. He and a dozen others were...

Deadly Police Operation: Family demands independent probe

Statement from Attorney representing the Boston family on the murder of Junior Orin Boston at Dartmouth, Essequibo Coast: On Wednesday the 15th day of September...

Officer in fatal shooting of Essequibo man under close arrest; nothing illegal found at...

The officer who pulled the trigger on a rifle which resulted in the death of 29-year-old Orin Boston of Dartmouth, Essequibo Coast in Region...