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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...

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Guyana receives US$200,000 from China to procure medical supplies

In an effort to enhance the medical facilities and services in Guyana, China handed over a cash grant to the tune of US$200,000 to...

Works progressing on Linden-to-Mabura all-weather road

By: Andrew Carmichael    The upgraded road network between Linden in Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) and Lethem in Region Nine (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo) is beginning to...

Election CoI: “You gon dead tonight” – Deputy RO recalls death threats

Day Seven of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the 2020 General and Regional Elections, saw testimony from the Deputy Returning Officer for Region...

Bushlot murder: Great-niece confesses to plotting robbery, leaving door open for killer

The 37-year-old great-niece of Sumintra Sawh has confessed to plotting to rob the 85-year-old woman on her birthday. This publication understands that the housewife, who...

Largest trailing suction hopper dredger arrives in Guyana for Vreed-en-Hoop shorebase project

NRG Holdings has welcomed the arrival of the largest dredger to ever arrive in the Demerara River. The M.V Galileo Galilei, owned and operated by...

229 persons died from Covid-19 for 2022 thus far

A total of 229 persons who were infected with the novel coronavirus this year have died, Health Minister Dr Frank Anthony revealed today. In total,...

Keith George accredited as High Commissioner of Guyana to Canada

His Excellency Keith Linden George presented his Letters of Credence to Her Excellency the Right Honorable Mary J. May Simon, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief...

In-river works underway at Berbice Deepwater Port

Canadian-owned company CGX Energy Incorporated has revealed that in-river works are underway at the Deepwater Port in Berbice. "As part of a phased approach in...

GPS ‘Christmas family bonding’ initiative starts Dec 5

  Aimed at further strengthening family relationships, the Guyana Prison Service (GPS), ‘Christmas Family Bonding Visits’ initiative will commence on December 5, 2022 at all...

Bond fire: Welding was likely being done near chemicals – GFS

See full statement from the Guyana Fire Service: The Guyana Fire Service is investigating the circumstances that led to a fire at Le Ressouvenir, East...